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Greer State Bank reports positive quarter
APR 29, 2016

Greer State Bank reports positive quarter

Greer Bancshares Incorporated, the parent company of Greer State Bank, Friday reported quarterly net income attributable to common shareholders of $661,000 or 27 cents per diluted common share, as compared to the prior year first quarter net income of $761,000 or $31 cents per diluted common share.

It is noted that last year’s net income included gains on the sale of securities totaling $247,000.

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Few needs only 59 pitches as Blue Ridge wins playoff opener
APR 29, 2016

Ethan Few only needed 59 pitches to shut out Richland Northeast.
 

Blue Ridge shut out Richland Northeast at The Ridge Friday night, 10-0, in a first-round District II, AAA baseball playoff game.

The Tigers host Seneca in a second round game, Monday at 6:30 p.m.

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Norris blasts HR, Blue Ridge softball coasts
APR 29, 2016

Norris blasts HR, Blue Ridge softball coasts

The Blue Ridge girls softball team routed Dreher 21-3 in five innings Friday in a first round District II Class AAA playoff game.

Cassidy Norris blasted a two-run homer for Blue Ridge.

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Boy Scouts will honor Ashmore with Citizen Award
APR 29, 2016

Russell Ashmore Jr., will by honored by the Boy Scouts of America with the Distinguished Citizen Award.
 

Russell Ashmore Jr., will by honored by the Boy Scouts of America with the Distinguished Citizen Award at a 7:30 a.m. breakfast on Wednesday, May 11 at the Cannon Centre.

Ashmore will be honored as part of the annual Friends of Scouting breakfast.

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Wolfgang Puck bringing signature restaurant to GSP
APR 28, 2016

Wolfgang Puck is bringing his signature restaurant, The Kitchen, to the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport.
 

Wolfgang Puck is bringing his signature restaurant, The Kitchen, to the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport as part of the $125 million terminal improvement project.

The restaurant is the Piece de resistance of the Grand Hall that will house commissioned artworks of the historic upstate, other restaurants and amenities that will brand GSP as one of the most contemporary airports of its kind.

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YMCA breaks ground for garden, chidren's playground
APR 28, 2016

A groundbreaking ceremony was held today on the front lawn of the Carol Clement Children’s Garden & Playground.
 

A groundbreaking ceremony honoring community philanthropist, Carol E. Clement took place today on the front lawn of the Caine Halter Family YMCA. The turning of the dirt represents the development of the Carol Clement Children’s Garden & Playground that is expected to be completed within several months.

Clement, who died last year, was active in the YMCA with devotion to its cause and community. She served on numerous YMCA boards and impacted many lives with her dedication, stewardship, and friendship.

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Greer Police donate tournament funds to Jacobs' family
APR 28, 2016

Michael and Dillon Jacobs, sons of officer Allen Lee Jacobs, were honored by the Greenville Drive Sunday in a full day of activities that included batting practice, warmups with players and throwing out the ceremonial first pitch.
 

The Greer Police Department has donated proceeds from its annual softball tournament to the family of a slain Greenville police officer. Additionally, the Citizens Police Academy is funding two Greenville officers to the national convention this week.

The family of Greenville Police Officer Allen Jacobs, who was killed in the line of duty March 18, was presented a $6,000 check from Greer’s annual Upstate Law Enforcement Memorial Softball Tournament. “The funds are something we never want to give because of why they are raised,” Capt. Matt Hamby said. “We hope in some small way it will help the officer’s family. We’re honored to be in a position to do this.”

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Two grants awarded fine arts community
APR 26, 2016

Greer Cultural Arts Council was approved for $4,000 to promote four plays by the Greer Children’s Theatre during the 2016-2017 season.
 

Greer’s fine arts community was awarded two Accommodations Tax Grants totaling $14,125 Tuesday night at Greer City Council.

The City Auditorium Art Gallery was awarded $10,125 to provide lighting, hardware and signage for the building entrances on Line Street and Snow Street.

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17 employees commended for years of service to city
APR 26, 2016

17 employees commended for years of service to city

Seventeen employees were commended for their years of service with the City of Greer Tuesday night.

Patrick Fortenberry, who has served in the police department for 20 years, was the most senior celebrated.

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Lake Robinson enhancements made, Cunningham rate is cut
APR 26, 2016

Lake Robinson has had some improvements made in preparation to the peak recreation season.
 

The Lake Cunningham shelter fee has been reduced while improvements to Lake Robinson has the park ready for the biggest usage time of the year.

Greer Commission of Public Works commissioners approved a $50 daily rate, down from $75, the past year for Lake Cunningham’s shelter. It has been rented only once this year.

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Art show at GCM features works from WW II vet
APR 26, 2016

Hal Endsley, 92, a WW II veteran, is having his art displayed at Greer Community Ministries.
 
 

By Krista Gibson

Greer Community Ministries

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Riddle recalls years of serving in the 'Greatest Generation'
APR 25, 2016

John Riddle didn’t want to go on last week’s Honor Flight to Washington, D.C.

He reasoned there was nothing more there for him to see he hadn’t seen 10 years ago at Arlington National Cemetery: granite monuments and memorials of World War II, Korean War and Vietnam veterans.

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Drivers take new merge from I-85 North to I-385 North
APR 24, 2016

Drivers take new merge from I-85 North to I-385 North

Upstate drivers will be taking a new route when merging from I-85 North to I-385 North by early this week.

Weather permitting, a temporary ramp was expected to be completed over the weekend that will shift driving lanes for the next nine months as crews work on the new interchange for the 85-385 Gateway Project. This $231 million project is the second largest undertaking in South Carolina Department of Transportation history.

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Weed out gardening injuries this spring
APR 23, 2016

Weed out gardening injuries this spring

Family Features

Gardening has many health benefits, but you need to ensure that you're not putting undue strain on your body.

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Blue Ridge celebrates Senior Night, Region title, 16th straight win
APR 23, 2016

Blue Ridge players pile on each other in celebration of winning Region II-AAA championship.
 

Blue Ridge won its first Region II-AAA baseball title in 10 years by defeating rival Greer, 4-0, Friday night.

It also set up a first-round home playoff game as the No. 1 seed vs. No. 4 seed Richland Northeast, April 29 at 6:30 p.m.

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Bryant wins prestigious service project competition
APR 22, 2016

Kehler Bryant of Blue Ridge won with her project, “Healthy Tips for Happy Kids”.
 

Students from Blue Ridge High School and Dorman High School are winners of the service project competition held at the Richard W. Riley Institute at Furman University.

Kehler Bryant of Blue Ridge won for her project, “Healthy Tips for Happy Kids”. Dorman’s Jeremiah Drummond’s project, “Picture a Family Together” also won in the institute’s Emerging Public Leaders (EPL) program.

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Pride sets 3 county records, Greer boys 2nd, girls 3rd
APR 22, 2016

Greer High School sophomore Kaiya Bradford clears a hurdle to finish the 100-meter race at the Greenville County Track and Field Championships Wednesday night at Eastside High School.
 
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By Greer Hive Times Staff

TAYLORS — The Greer High School Boy’s and Girl’s Track and Field Teams excelled Wednesday night as the boys finished second while the girls finished third at the Greenville County Track and Field Championships.

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Riverside student receives Legacy Award
APR 22, 2016

Faith Jeter

Riverside High School student Faith Jeter was selected to receive the Carter G. Woodson Legacy Award sponsored by Berea College in Berea, KY.

This award recognizes a high school junior who has demonstrated outstanding character, academic achievement and leadership.

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City residents get Spring Cleaning Day to discard nuisance items
APR 21, 2016

 City residents offered Spring Cleaning Day – April 30 – to discard nuisance items.
 
 
 

City of Greer residents have become accustomed to disposing of nuisance items such as paint and pesticides at the city's annual Amnesty Day. A new name for the event – Spring Cleaning Day – is in store for residents this year.

Spring Cleaning Day will be held from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 30 at the City Recycling Center at 315 Buncombe Street. Only trash items that are not permitted in weekly curbside collection can be brought to the center for disposal. Items from commercial businesses will not be accepted. Workers will be on site to remove the items for visitors.

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Atlanta Bread Company adding staff
APR 21, 2016

Atlanta Bread Company adding staff

The Atlanta Bread Company is seeking friendly, smiling faces to make and serve gourmet sandwiches, salads, soups and coffees at 4100 Pelham Road, off exit 54 and I-85.

The store hours are 7 a.m. – 8 p.m., Monday through Sunday. Mature adults may want to consider this job for additional income. Visit the location between 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., call 864-627-4300 or email here.

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