Passengers departing Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport Tuesday morning via B screen flights will go through the new TSA centralized screening checkpoint.
It will be the first time passengers will experience the new centralized screening area that is a vital part of the $125 million Terminal Improvement Project (Wingspan).
By Paul Alongi
Patients could be less likely to reject artificial hips, knees and other medical implants thanks to the research that Andy Tennyson and his group are doing at Clemson University as part of a prestigious national award.
The largest spec warehouse built in Greer is completed and being leased.
Beacon Partners and Cullum Interests partnered on the 240,101-square-foot venture at 545 Brookshire Road in Velocity Park.
Greenville Women Giving awarded the Washington Center $35,450 to assist with funding construction of an ADA compliant nature trail that is to be developed collaboratively with Sara Collins Elementary School next door.
This trail will provide accessible recreational areas as well as a venue for environmental instruction, and it will be available to the public during non-school hours.
Robert E. Hill, Jr., chair of the Furman University Board of Trustees, announced Friday that six new trustees and one trustee emeritus have been elected to the board.
The new trustees are Yendelela Neely Anderson of Atlanta, Ga., Carl Kohrt of Salem, James A. Lanier, Jr., of Marietta, Ga., Jason W. Richards of Greenville, Todd Ruppert of Owings Mill, Md., and Daniel S. Sanders, Jr., of Greenville. Merl F. Code of Greenville will join the board as trustee emeritus.
Graduation ceremonies for 55 members from the Leadership Greer Class XXXVI and Junior Leadership Greer Class XXVII was held on Tuesday at the Cannon Centre.
This year’s class raised more than $19,000 and distributed $3,382.37 each for its Nourishing Neighbors project to Loaves & Fishes, Greer Community Ministries and Greer Relief & Resources Agency to fight against food insecurity.
The South Carolina Airports Coalition, which includes Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP), Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE), Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) and Charleston International Airport (CHS), received the Outstanding Business Award Tuesday as a part of the 2016 Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards hosted by the Greenville Chamber of Commerce and the Riley Institute at Furman, in partnership with Upstate Chambers.
The award is given to a business that exhibits leadership in promoting diversity and inclusion internally and serves as an example for others to follow.
By Krista Gibson
Greer Community Ministries
The Greer Inland Port handled 8,182 rail moves in April with a lot more on the horizon.
Michelin North America’s announced $300 million tire distribution plant creating 350 jobs was directly related to its accessibility to the Inland Port, according to David Britt of Spartanburg County Council.
The next Greer manufactured BMW milestone will be the four millionth produced.
The 3.5 millionth BMW made in Greer is a Mineral White Metallic BMW X4 xDrive20i and is powered by a 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder engine and equipped with Mocha Nevada Leather interior.
When the Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute at Pelham is completed in 2018, it is to be among the premier of such facilities in the country.
But Dr. Timothy Yeatman, director and president of the Gibbs Cancer & Research Institute, said he wants it to be “a lighthouse” for everyone seeking a cure. “Cancer disrupts the whole family,” Yeatman said. “We want to keep families together, so we’re providing a very patient-focused approach that will bring the very best care right here, locally.”
May 18, 2016
The Greater Greer Education Foundation awarded $13,000 in scholarships to 13 students from six high schools in the Greater Greer area Wednesday afternoon at Greer City Hall. Students were selected by the guidance department of each school and submitted to the Foundation. The Foundation in turn will present scholarship funds to the technical school or college on behalf of the student.
Hundreds of University of South Carolina fans gave Gamecocks Head Football Coach Will Muschamp a rousing welcome to the Upstate with his seventh stop on the 2016 Spurs Up tour at the TD Convention Center Tuesday night.
Just as many fans sought Muschamp’s autograph after speaking to the Greenville County Gamecock Club.
Plans for Michelin to invest more than $300 million that will create 350 new jobs across the street from Greer’s border in Spartanburg County Council passed second reading Monday night.
It’s another shot in the arm for greater Greer residents, as the distribution center reportedly will be along Brockman McClimon Road and Highway 417.
A ceremonial ground breaking was held this morning at the Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute at Pelham for a $65 million state-of-the-art facility with a 198,000-square-foot complex.
The seven-story facility will be an expansion of the existing Gibbs Cancer Center on Highway 14. An overhead corridor will connect the Pelham Medical Center to the cancer center. Completion is scheduled for mid-2018.
The city of Greer Planning Commission held a public hearing Tuesday night tabling two new subdivisions contingent on a traffic impact study. Greer City Council gave unanimous first reading approval on May 10.
The two subdivisions were seeking approval for building a total of 164 homes on two separate parcels around Brushy Creek Road.