The new owners of a downtown restaurant are experimenting to incorporate a more diverse menu – yet maintain its core offerings.
Neile Bramlett and his wife, Frankie Hendrix, have taken ownership of Chocolate Toad at 224 Trade Street.
Lowes Foods is opening a staffing center for its stores, first coming to Greer, and then entering the Simpsonville and Greenville markets.
The staffing center, at 1659 Woodruff Road in Greenville, is open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. No appointments are necessary and walk-ins are welcome.
Greer Community Ministries (GCM) received a $1,750 grant for participating in Meals on Wheels America’s 2016 March for Meals campaign.
Throughout March, the nonprofit highlighted the benefits of its Meals on Wheels program and asked the community to get involved by donating time and funds.
The Blue Ridge Brewing Co. at 308 Trade Street is open for lunch and its new hours will be 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
A meat and two lunch special will be offered from 11 am. - 2 a.m.
This evening's Farmer's Market is dedicated to watermelons. There will be a contest for the best tasting watermelon and the largest watermelon. 1st place in each category will receive $75 and 2nd place receives a $35 gift certificate to Foodies Farm Shop.
There will also be an abundance of watermelon for everyone to eat and take home!
The four empty connecting apartments are not a homeless shelter by any stretch of the imagination.
They are homes – fully furnished and decorated – awaiting the first occupants of the Greer Shelter to Empower People (STEP). “And they are opportunities of hope for families that are temporarily homeless and don’t want to be,” said Don Louis, STEP director.
Lowes Foods is hiring more than 100 people for its first grocery store in the Upstate at Riverside Commons.
The new concept store, to be built at the corner of Hammett Bridge Road and Suber Road, will be 42,500 square feet. Lowes is building other stores in the Upstate in an aggressive marketing campaign.