Shop Small Saturday, now in its sixth year, promotes customers supporting independently and locally owned businesses.
The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce and Greer Station Association merchants have been preparing for this weekend with promotions. The Chamber is inviting shoppers to post a selfie photograph at #ShopSmallSelfie to earn a randomly selected post to win a $50 gift card.
Bruster’s Ice Cream building has been moved to its new location at 504 S. Buncombe Road.
The move to the 1.65 acre site was as simple as moving the entire building from 6040 Wade Hampton Boulevard to its new location on the vacant property.
Jason Clark, honored as the Restaurateur of 2014 in the Upstate, demonstrates how to carve a turkey and present a beautiful plate of food for the family and guests on Thanksgiving.
Chef Clark is owner of BIN112 and the Strip Club 104 A Steak House in Greer.
Restaurants are offering families and travelers an opportunity to enjoy Thanksgiving at food and beverage chains, many offering traditional fare. Some franchisees may not be open. Please call ahead asking for specific times of operation.
The list is in alphabetical order. Drink and gratuity may not be included.
Lonnie "Gee" McGee, a Greer icon with his presence at virtually every significant event and man about town, is leaving Greer this week for Clinton.
Gee, as he is affectionately known to generations of greater Greer citizens of all professions, is moving to a care center in Clinton, according to a Greer Police Department release.
The Pizza Hut at 306 Wade Hampton Blvd. is one year removed from a complete remodeling and the move has ushered in more customers and better profits for the restaurant.
General Manager Russell Kowalczyk said a new prototype, better atmosphere and expanded lunch buffet helped generate a bigger customer base.
Restaurants are thanking military veterans and members of the U.S. Armed Forces with free food, drink and deals on Veterans Day 2015.
Big Thursday raised some big numbers for Greer Community Ministries.
"Preliminary figures put us at or over $55,000 for the event," Krista Gibson of GCM, said. Last week’s 36th annual event held at Fairview Baptist Church helps feed the hungry and vulnerable citizens of Greer.
It appears Abbott’s Frozen Custard will be open in December.
Jason Cole, general manager was handing out candy in an Abbott’s covered cup last Thursday during Halloween on Trade. “We still have a few things to do but it’s coming along,” Cole said. “We hope to be open next month in time for the holidays.”
Nancy Welch, Ann Helton and hundreds other community members will be at Greer Community Ministries’ (GCM) Big Thursday at Fairview Baptist Church.
A bazaar, silent auction, appraisal fair, barbecue lunch, and a hot dog supper are part of the event that raises funds for the ministry. The annual event, at 1300 Locust Hill Road, is 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. There is no live auction tonight.