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Managing diabetic pets at home is good for you and your pet
AUG 23, 2016

Managing diabetic pets at home is good for you and your pet

Chances are good that you know someone who has diabetes. However, you may not realize this disease that commonly affects humans is on the rise among dogs and cats.

Like humans, a diagnosis of diabetes requires lifestyle changes and heightened health monitoring, yet with proper care, your pet can live a full and active life. During a recent four-year study, hospitals have seen a 32 percent jump in cases of canine diabetes and a 16 percent increase in feline diabetes.

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CPW blisters daily, July peak records with energy demand
AUG 23, 2016

CPW blisters daily, July peak records with energy demand

Coming off one of the hottest summers in South Carolina, Greer Commission of Public Works (CPW) customers set two all-time peaks for electric demand.

On July 27 from 5 to 6 p.m., the total system demand was 90.71 megawatt-hours, beating the former peak of 88.08 megawatt-hours set June 30, 2015 by nearly 3 percent.

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Timmy Dunlap earns Eagle Scout
AUG 22, 2016

Eagle Scout Timmy Dunlap has 25 merit badges.
 
 

Timothy (Timmy) James Dunlap, 14, has earned Eagle Scout.

The Court of Honor ceremony was held Sunday at Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Dunlap is a member of Troop 925, out of Taylors, and his Troop Master is Marty Yigdall.

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Dave Ramsey: Paying cash doesn't make it smart
AUG 22, 2016

Dave Ramsey: Paying cash doesn't make it smart

Dear Dave,

What is your opinion on paying cash for a “tiny house"?

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30 new faculty members join USC Upstate
AUG 22, 2016

30 new faculty members join USC Upstate

Thirty new faculty members joined nearly 800 new freshman students in learning their way around the University of South Carolina Upstate with the start of the fall semester, which began last Thursday.

The following faculty members were hired for the 2016-2017 academic year at USC Upstate.

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CPW honored for second consecutive Clean Water Award
AUG 22, 2016

CPW Wastewater Treatment plant employees were recognized for the Gold Peak Performance Award Tuesday during the monthly Commissioners meeting Tuesday.
 

• CPW receives national Clean Water award

Greer Commission of Public Works has received the Gold Peak Performance Award from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA).

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CPW natural gas operations recognized with national Silver Level honor
AUG 22, 2016

Greer CPW General Manager Jeff Tuttle with APGA President and CEO Bert Kalish at presentation at Newport, R.I.
 

The American Public Gas Association (APGA) presented Greer Commission of Public Works with the “Silver Level” System Operational Achievement Recognition (SOAR) for excellence in operating its natural gas utility.

Public natural gas systems are entrusted by their customers to deliver clean and affordable natural gas through a safe and reliable distribution pipeline system.

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Exclusive: Lowes Foods CEO Tim Lowe talks about Greer's store
AUG 20, 2016

Matt Castillo took a tour of the Lowes Foods signature store in Mooresville, N.C., last week.

President and CEO Tim Lowe gave Matt, of the Video News Division, an exclusive interview about the store’s opening next month across from Riverside High School.

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Man hit and killed walking on shoulder of Locust Hill Road on way to church conference, officials confirm
AUG 20, 2016

A man attending an area church conference was hit and killed while walking along a shoulder of a road.

John William Cowan, 61, of Taylors was killed when a 2008 Ford pickup, driven by a 43-year-old man, ran off the side of the road on Locust Hill Road Saturday and hit Cowan, according to law enforcement reports.

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Northwood beats Panama in consolation game at Junior League World Series, team arrives at GSP Monday
AUG 20, 2016

Northwood and Panama players pose for a photo after playing in the consolation game Saturday at Taylor, Mich.
 
 

Northwood won the consolation game Saturday defeating Panama 5-4 at the Junior League World Series at Taylor, Mich.

Northwood, the Southeast Region champion, began the series winning its first two game and then lost twice in the same day to move into the consolation game.

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Still Water Grill hiring, opening is imminent
AUG 19, 2016

Still Water Grill and Catering is accepting applications and training staff.
 

Still Water Grill and Catering is now hiring for all staff with a variety of options.

The restaurant, at 304 Trade Street, is owned by sisters-in-law Connie and Susie Bakeman. They have taken a building unoccupied and aged inside and out since 2007, and made it into one of the most contemporary restaurants in Greer.

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VIDEO: Riverside hosts Travelers Rest in season football opener
AUG 18, 2016

Riverside High School begins its football season hosting Travelers Rest at the Reservation Friday night at 7:30 p.m.

Sports Correspondent Matt Castillo recorded this report on Riverside as the players, coaches and cheerleaders prepared for their season opener.

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VIDEO: Greer plays Westside at Dooley Field Friday
AUG 18, 2016

Greer High School begins its football season hosting Westside at the Dooley Field Friday night at 7:30 p.m.

Sports Correspondent Matt Castillo recorded this on Greer as the players, coaches and cheerleaders prepared for their season opener.

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VIDEO: Blue Ridge opens season at Belton-Honea Path
AUG 18, 2016

Blue Ridge High School begins its football season traveling to Belton-Honea Path Friday night at 7:30 p.m.

Sports Correspondent Matt Castillo recorded this report on Blue Ridge as the players, coaches and cheerleaders prepared for their season opener.

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Northwood loses twice Thursday in Junior League World Series
AUG 18, 2016

Northwood lost twice in the Junior College World Series Thursday. Northwood, from Taylors, is the Southeast Region champion.

Texas beat Northwood 5-2 in the night game featuring once-beaten teams. Earlier in the day Northwood lost to Hawaii 12-7 in extra innings in a battle of unbeatens.

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Inland Port on pace for 100,000 rail moves in 2016
AUG 17, 2016

The Greer Inland Port handled 7,303 rail moves in July, reported the South Carolina Ports Authority. With 56,875 rail moves calendar year to date, the facility's volumes remain on track to reach 100,000 moves in 2016.

The SCPA has allocated $2.2 million to expand the Inland Port at Greer in fiscal year 2017 and 2018.

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All aboard! Railfest celebration arrives in Greer Sept. 10
AUG 17, 2016

All aboard! Railfest celebration arrives in Greer Sept. 10

Greer will celebrate its railroad heritage and promote rail safety on Sept. 10 at City Park with the inaugural Railfest from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. 

Free activities and entertainment are planned for all ages and guests will have an opportunity to win trips on the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad in Bryson City, N.C.

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New city trash schedule begins 3-day a week collection Aug. 29
AUG 16, 2016

New city trash schedule begins 3-day a week collection Aug. 29

About half of Greer city residents will have a new collection day for curbside trash, recyclables and yard waste when ACE Environmental begins its new routes on Aug. 29.

Trash and recyclables will now be done Monday through Wednesday. Thursday routes will no longer be run.

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Foundation grant aids those living with Parkinson's Disease
AUG 16, 2016

Foundation grant aids those living with Parkinson's Disease

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Pickhardt joins Greer State Bank as SBA Lending Manager
AUG 16, 2016

Paul Pickhardt
SVP Small Business Association Lending Manager at Greer State Bank
 

Paul Pickhardt has joined Greer State Bank as Senior Vice President, Small Business Association (SBA) Lending Manager.

Pickhardt has been ranked the top SBA 7a loan producer for South Carolina.

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