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Newhart, Air Force veteran of two wars, dies
JAN 25, 2022

Robert “Bob” Lee Newhart, Sr.
 

Robert “Bob” Lee Newhart, Sr., who served in the United States Air Force for 21 years during both the Korean and Vietnam Wars, died Jan. 15. Newhart served in the United States, Europe and Southeast Asia. He was honored as the Lion of the Year in 2010 and active in community service throughout his career.

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Spartanburg Regional outpatient services closed Monday
JAN 16, 2022

All Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System outpatient services, including Gibbs Cancer Center, will be closed Monday, due to inclement weather. All Medical Group of the Carolinas practices are also closed. Our Immediate Care Centers will open at 12 p.m. 

 

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Swafford, Army vet, retired businessman, dies
JAN 8, 2022

Hoyt  A. Swafford  Sr.
 

Hoyt A. Swafford, Sr., of Greer, a United States Army veteran, passed away on Friday, Jan. 7. He was 88.

Swafford was a retired general manager for Roane-Barker, a Greenville business including distribution of surgical and other medica instruments, apparatus and equipment.

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No visitors allowed at Prisma emergency departments
JAN 7, 2022

Because of the steep rise in COVID-19 throughout the state and the high infection rates, patients coming to Prisma Health emergency departments will no longer be allowed to have visitors except under special circumstances.

The change is effective Saturday, Jan. 8, at 7 a.m. This will apply to all Prisma Health hospital’s emergency departments.

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Brothers named dean for academic school at GTC
JAN 4, 2022

William Brothers has been selected as the new dean for the School of Education and Professional Studies at Greenville  Technical College.
 

William Brothers has been selected as the new dean for the School of Education and Professional Studies at Greenville  Technical College. He will be responsible for oversight of an academic school that encompasses programs in cosmetology, criminal justice, early care and education, human services, and paralegal along with the college’s Culinary Institute of the Carolinas.

Brothers has more than a decade of teaching and administrative experience, Brothers has most recently served as vice president for financial and administrative services and interim director of facilities and operations at Southwestern Community College in Sylva, N.C. In this capacity, he has overseen the financial, human resources, and infrastructure operations of the college.

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Creform makes heavy-duty mobile flow rack for auto plant
JAN 3, 2022

This flow rack is 54 inches wide, 72-inches deep, 71 inches tall and has a load capacity rating of 800 pounds. It features 4 inch casters – for easy movement when cleaning or repositioning, and six swivel wheels, two that feature brakes.
 

Creform Corporation, a Greer manufacturer of unique products for material handling structures has designed and produced a mobile heavy-duty flow rack for use in the body shop of a large automotive assembly plant. The flow rack is used to “flow” in production parts on their assembly line.

The rack is built using Creform 42 mm pipe and joints for extra capacity and rigidity, as well as providing for flexibility and reusability by this long-time customer. The unit features wide Creform Placon roller conveyor for excellent flow characteristics and strength, while the low-friction skate wheel conveyors allow for shallow flow lane angles that are suitable for both plastic returnable totes as well as cardboard boxes. The gravity flow rack assists in first-in, first out (FIFO) inventory management.

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Steadman, Lyman native, dies Jan. 1
JAN 3, 2022

Cornelia Lark Steadman
 

Cornelia Lark Steadman, a native of Lyman passed away on Jan. 1 at her home.  She was 82.

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Steven Dewayne Jones, Army veteran, dies
JAN 2, 2022

Steven Dewayne Jones
 

Steven Dewayne Jones, a United States Army veteran of the Vietnam War died New Year’s Day. He was 73.

The Greer native was retired employee of Greenville Machine.

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Upstate man gets 30 years for drive-by shooting death
DEC 9, 2021

A Gaffney man received a 30-year prison sentence Thursday for his role in a fatal drive-by shooting.

Jermaine Jefferies Jr., 23, will serve every day of Circuit Judge Keith Kelly’s prison sentence. Jefferies pleaded guilty to murder, attempted murder, first-degree burglary, attempted armed robbery, discharging a firearm into a dwelling and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime on Sept. 19, 2019. Sentencing was delayed until the resolution of the cases on a co-defendant, Shaun Rogers Jr., 21, of Gaffney.

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Thornblade, Carolina CC courses for 2022 BMW Pro-Am
DEC 7, 2021

Thornblade Club in Greer is a Tom Fazio design and considered one of the premier golfing experiences in the Upstate.
 
 

The 2022 BMW Charity Pro-Am will be played June 9-12 at Thornblade Club in Greer and Carolina Country Club in Spartanburg.

The tournament, part of the Korn Ferry Tour, formally begins June 6 with a series of community events and practice rounds before official play begins June 9.

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BMW Concept XM at Zentrum for public viewing
DEC 6, 2021

The BMW Concept XM will be displayed at the BMW Zentrum Wednesday through Monday (Dec.13).
 

The BMW Concept XM, unveiled at Art Basel 2021 in Miami Beach, will be displayed at the BMW Zentrum museum from Tuesday through Monday (Dec. 13). The series-production model – the BMW XM  – will begin production in late 2022 at BMW Group Plant Spartanburg located in Greer.

The Zentrum hours are Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 

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Upstate man gets 32 years for murdering his wife
DEC 6, 2021

Adrian D. McClintock, 44, pleaded guilty to murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.
 

A Spartanburg man received a 32-year prison sentence Monday for shooting his wife to death.

Adrian D. McClintock, 44, pleaded guilty to murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.

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Kennemore inspires return of The Toads on Trade
NOV 30, 2021

Kelci Kennemore helps bring back popular Toads on Trade.
 

The toads are back on Main Street in downtown Greer and if you’re wondering who helped bring them back, look no further than 10 year-old Kelsi Kennemore.

Kennemore decided they needed to return after being displaced during the city’s streetscape project.  Through research and support of her family, city, and downtown businesses, 16 toads have been installed on and off Trade Street.

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Upstate man sentenced 15 years for drug, weapon convictions
NOV 30, 2021

A Cowpens man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for drug and weapon offenses.

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Prisma Health offers diabetes prevention, education programs
NOV 24, 2021

Prisma Health offers diabetes prevention, education programs

South Carolina ranks seventh highest in the country in percent of adult population with diabetes, and diabetes is one of the top eight leading causes of death for South Carolina residents.

According to the United Health Foundation, South Carolina exceeds the national average for rates of diagnosis in every category – age, race and income levels. During Diabetes Awareness Month, Prisma Health physicians are seeking to impact these trends by encouraging individuals to be aware of risk factors and early signs and symptoms, as well as sharing information on how the disease can be prevented and treated.

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Dollar Tree will become $1.25 tree
NOV 24, 2021

Dollar Tree will become $1.25 tree

Dollar Tree announced Tuesday that it will increase its price point to $1.25 nationwide. Some customers will see prices increase in December, and all stores will implement the new iincrease by the end of March 2022, the company stated. 

Dollar Tree has priced its products at $1 for 35 years. The company is headquartered in Chesapeake, Va.

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GSP making holiday fun for passengers and kids
NOV 24, 2021

Brian Ashley Jones, from the Upstate and based in Nashville, will entertain passengers.
 

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport is expecting 40,000 passengers to arrive and depart the airport this week.  

Nashville-based musician Brian Ashley Jones will be performing for departing passengers Tuesday and Wednesday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.. 

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Upstate man gets 25-years for fatal drive-by shooting
NOV 24, 2021

A Gaffney man received a 25-year prison sentence Tuesday for his role in a fatal drive-by shooting.

Shaun Rogers Jr. 21, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter, possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime, discharging a firearm into a dwelling and attempted murder. Circuit Judge Keith Kelly issued the sentence.

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Traveling? Here's some Thanksgiving Day options
NOV 24, 2021

Traveling? Here's some Thanksgiving Day options

Here's some restaurants that are scheduled to be open on Thanksgiving Day, according to RestaurantNews.com. It's recommended to call restaurants in advance to confirm opening schedules and hours.

Bahama Breeze – Turkey and traditional Thanksgiving fare available noon – 8 p.m.

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Jason Clark's step-by-step guide to carving the turkey
NOV 24, 2021

If it’s Thanksgiving two things you can count on – availability of turkeys and Greer restauranteur Jason Clark’s step-by-step guide to carving the turkey.

If it’s Thanksgiving two things you can count on – availability of turkeys and Greer restauranteur Jason Clark’s step-by-step guide to carving the turkey.

There are plenty of plump turkeys available for Thanksgiving but the price may be higher – maybe as high as 24% compared to last year.

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