Presidential Republican candidate Sen. Ted Cruz stopped in Mutt's for a late barbecue lunch before his townhall meeting at the Cannon Centre this evening.
Cruz was in town for a 6:30 p.m. appearance that is open to the public.
• Blue Ridge players, bios here
By Garrett Mitchell
Greer and Simpsonville are partnering with the S.C. Attorney General’s office to establish domestic violence courts beginning Oct. 8, according to an announcement generated by the City of Greer communications department.
The courts will be in session the second Thursday of each month beginning at 8:30 a.m. in Greer and 1:30 p.m. in Simpsonville.
More people greeted the Northwest Little League All-Stars returning Thursday to Greer’s GSP airport than presidential Republican candidate Donald Trump.
Trump had come and gone for his speaking engagement in Greenville by the time the Northwood Little League players and their families came down the escalator. A crowd of several hundred family, friends and supporters cheered their heroes home from the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa.
The 4th annual Greer Police Department softball tournament is Saturday beginning at 8:30 a.m. at Century B Park (Kids Planet) on Brushy Creek Road.
Eleven law enforcement and public safety teams will play in the one-day, double elimination tournament.
Mark Khoury likes Abbott’s Frozen Custard so much he bought a franchise and is bringing it to Greer.
Khoury is visiting family in Rochester, N.Y., this week, home of Abbott’s, and making a daily run, sometimes more than once, for the frozen treat he grew up eating.
Bon Secours St. Francis Health System is entering the Greer health care market with an ambulatory care center that will anchor a new development on a 70-acre tract of land.
The development, at I-85, Garlington Road and Pelham Road, will feature a multifamily development, office/professional uses, and restaurants, according to an announcement by Central Realty Holdings, a real estate investment company.
As her house filled with smoke, seven-year-old Emma Davis knew exactly what to do.
"I knew I had to get my family out,” of the burning house, Emma said.
The natural gas department of the Greer Commission of Public Works could not have picked a better time to show off its bronze level SOAR (System Operational Achievement Recognition) award.
During the monthly CPW commissioners meeting, General Manager Jeff Tuttle espoused the work the gas department accomplished.
Belk Inc. announced it would be acquired by Sycamore Partners, a private equity firm based in New York, in a transaction valued at about $3 billion including debt. Sycamore, in its biggest ever deal, will pay $68 in cash for each share of Belk.
The Charlotte, N.C.-based department store chain, operates 297 stores throughout the South, including one in Greer.
A topping out was held in the GSP terminal’s Grand Hall Friday afternoon.
The lifting of the final highest piece of steel to be erected at the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport is part of the four-year $122 million terminal improvement plan.
Meet the players of the Northwood Little League team that won the Southeast Regional to advance to the Little League World Series. Photography by Jana Candler.
Greer-based Ovation Brands has been acquired by Food Management Partners (FMP) of San Antonio, Texas.
Ovation Brands is comprised of Ryan’s, Fire Mountain, Country Buffet, Old Country Buffet, Hometown Buffet and Tahoe Joe’s.
Steady rain cancelled today’s opening ceremonies at the Little League World Series and forced the Northwood Little League team to change its scheduled game time on Friday.
Northwood’s game as Southeast champions will be played at 5 p.m., one hour later than previously scheduled on Friday. The Taylors team will play New England at historic Lamade Stadium. Northwood will be the visitors.
• Follow Northwood's LLWS journey here.
It’s going to be a fast and furious day for the Northwood Little League team.
Filing for the city election is closed with all incumbents seeking to retain their seats that expire on Dec. 31.
No opposition has been filed for either of the five expiring terms including mayor, three city council members and one commissioner for Greer CPW.
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A “Make Greer Great” reimbursement grant program is available through the Partnership for Tomorrow.
Anyone in the greater Greer community who has an idea or project to enhance the Greer area may apply here.
It is taking the Northwood Little League team as much work to meet all the public demands than just practicing and playing games at Williamsport, Pa.
The Taylors team has been whisked from public appearances to demands by Little League World Series officials to ESPN production staff getting background information for the televised games.
It takes a special coordination for teams to hit all the marks in their daily and evening schedules.
Taylors will play Rhode Island, the New England Regional Champions, in a first-round game at the Little League World Series on Friday at 4 p.m.