GREER NEWS


Trick and treating children jam City Park
OCT 25, 2014

A little Gamecock dressed in red figures to get a lot of candy with the orange pumpkin.
 

• See gallery

A week of Halloween events began today at Greer City Park,

Read More


Recognize an Unsung Hero
OCT 24, 2014

Do you know someone who would never call attention to accomplishments and deserves recognition?

Greenville Technical College is "Calling and Heroes," and needs your help in identifying those deserving individuals. Each year, the college recognizes members of the community and the college who act unselfishly in service to others.

Read More


United Community Bank Ice on Main extends skating season
OCT 24, 2014

Read More


Blue Ridge athletes charged
OCT 24, 2014

Five suspended Blue Ridge High School athletes turned themselves in to the Greenville County Law Enforcement Center Friday to face assault charges.

They were charged with assault and battery by a mob for an incident on Tuesday at the high school.

Read More


Cops for Tots golf tournament kicks off fundraising campaign
OCT 23, 2014

Greer Chief Municipal Judge Henry J. Mims, black shirt, sank a birdie putt to make his team happy on this hole in the captain's choice format.
 

Business leaders, attorneys, a municipal judge, a city councilman and others joined host, the Greer Police Department, in the Cops for Tots Charity Golf tournament Thursday.

The tournament at the Greer Country Club is the main fundraiser for the GPD. Proceeds are used to purchase gifts for under privileged children in need in the greater Greer area.

Read More


Bojangles' opens Monday across from BMW
OCT 22, 2014

Allen Johnston, co-owner with his wife, Lee Ann, opens the second Bojangles' in Greer within the past two months. They open a Bojangles' across from BMW on Monday.
 

Bojangles' will open its second Greer restaurant within two months Monday morning.

The restaurant opens at 5 a.m. across from BMW at 1487 Highway 101 South. Owners Lee Ann and Allen Johnston opened Bojangles' at Buncombe in August. The Johnstons own five Bojangles' in the Greenville-Spartanburg area.

Read More


Monteith is crowned 2015 Miss North Greenville University
OCT 22, 2014

Left to right: Valerie Bostick, fourth runner-up, Shiobhan Fraser, second runner-up, NGU President Jimmy Epting, Samantha Monteith, Miss North Greenville University 2015, Miranda Gilbert, first runner-up, and Katelyn Styles, third runner-up.

Samantha Monteith from Pooler, Ga., was crowned the 2015 Miss North Greenville University on Saturday, Oct. 18 in Turner Chapel. Megan Lindler was Miss NGU 2014.

Monteith won a $1,000 scholarship and will compete next summer in the 2015 Miss South Carolina Pageant.

Read More


Guns, knives, grenades are a normal month of abandoned items at GSP
OCT 22, 2014

The table full of grenades, knives, guns, wrenches, brass knuckles and liquids over 3.4 ounces are a sampling of abandoned property at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport during the past 30 days.
 

Passengers at GSP could have easily surmised a gun and knife show was being held Wednesday at the baggage claim area.

Instead the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) had a display table of grenades, guns, knives, a power drill, tools and liquids that were among the 100 pounds of abandoned property during the past 30 days at Greenville-Spartanburg International.

Read More


Greer Memorial offers free flu shots on Thursday
OCT 21, 2014

Kathy Phoenix said her immune system led her to get a flu shot Tuesday.
 

Free flu shots are available Thursday at Greer Memorial Hospital from 7 a.m. - 11 a.m. in the lobby.

The hospital annually offers free flu shots at a series of locations. The drive began at Benson OctoberFAST at Greer First Baptist Oct. 4, offered them at Washington Baptist last week and is issuing shots at the hospital this week – Tuesday and Thursday.

Read More


Commissioners water down zoning requests, appease residents
OCT 21, 2014

Planning Commissioner Brian Martin measures the length of meetings by the number of cans of soda he brings. Martin was accurate with Monday's meeting nearing three-hours.
 

Brian Martin was perfect with five motions made and all five passed unanimously, 7-0, at the Greer City Planning Commission Monday night.

It was another energy-filled meeting.

Read More


Safe Halloween fun with pets
OCT 21, 2014

Family Features

Including pets in your family's Halloween festivities can be a fun addition to your celebration. However, with all the excitement comes the chance for pets to get into danger or trouble. You can head off potential problems and enjoy an evening of fun with some safety tips and smart planning.

Read More


Ghoulish weekend scheduled at Children's Museum
OCT 21, 2014

Fright Night and Kids Comic-Con are scheduled at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate this weekend.

Middle School Fright Night is Friday from 7-9:30 with science experiment, costume contests and a dance contest recognizing the last contestant standing.

Read More


Myrtle Beach stays within staff to fill city manager's position
OCT 20, 2014

Ed Driggers
Interviewed for Myrtle Beach City Manager
 
 
 

Myrtle Beach assistant city manager John Pedersen has been named to become the new city manager. The Myrtle Beach City Council held a special session today to make the selection.

Greer City Administrative Ed Driggers was among the four finalists for the position and interviewed with Myrtle Beach city council and business leaders.

Read More


Doug Messer, long-time owner of Messer Mirror and Glass, dies
OCT 20, 2014

Doug Messer died Sunday after a courageous fight with cancer.
 

Doug Messer, owner of Dixie Messer Mirror and Glass for the past 36 years, died Sunday after a courageous battle with cancer.

Read Messer’s obituary here.

Read More


3 brothers open Five Guys Monday at Suber Commons
OCT 19, 2014

Five Guys opens Monday at Suber Commons at 1488 Suite A on Wade Hampton Blvd.
 

Three brothers are opening Five Guys at Suber Commons Monday at 11 a.m.

Maxwell, Bryan and Kevin Griffith are opening their seventh Five Guys franchise restaurant in the upstate.

Read More


Where to Trick or Treat this Halloween in Greer
OCT 19, 2014

SATURDAY, Oct 25

Halloween Hoopla

Read More


Pride of Riverside Marching Band earns first ever trip to state finals
OCT 18, 2014

The flutes play while the color guard performs in the background.
 
 

• Alan McNeer's gallery.

The Pride of Riverside Marching Band qualified for the state championships. It is the first time in the school’s history a Riverside High School marching band advanced to the state finals.

Read More


Greenville Hospital System protocols in place for Ebola
OCT 16, 2014

• Lombardozzi has SRHS thinking Ebola

The Greenville Hospital System, which includes Greer Memorial Hospital, offered the following response to a request for information on its Ebola protocols.

Read More


Lombardozzi has SRHS thinking Ebola
OCT 16, 2014

Dr. Christopher Lombardozzi
SRHS Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Quality
 
• Greenville Hospital System protocols

It didn’t take the World Health Organization calling the Ebola outbreak “the most severe, acute health emergency seen in modern times” for Dr. Christopher Lombardozzi of Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System (SRHS) to think Ebola.

Lombardozzi said staff at Spartanburg Regional Hospital and Pelham Medical Center has routinely been briefed on Ebola. “We started preparing well before anyone in the United States contracted it,” he said. “We started meeting in August about what may or may not happen.

ERROR ERROR ERROR ERROR ERROR ERROR ERROR ERROR ERROR ERROR









Read More


Norfolk Southern adds Saturday outbound train from Inland Port
OCT 16, 2014

Norfolk Southern has added a Saturday outbound train from the Greer Inland Port to Charleston. 
 

Norfolk Southern has added a Saturday outbound train from the Greer Inland Port to Charleston. That increases outbound NS service to six trains a week with a Saturday cutoff of 5 p.m. and availability in Charleston by noon the following Monday.

The schedule of inbound trains per week remains at five while the container gates at the South Carolina Inland Port are open 24/7 for truck activity.

Read More


Trending: Kim Wooten, Summer Hill Homecoming Queen, Faith carries Landon Powell, Bullock's gets new sign, Wild Ace historic groundbreaking

Weather Forecast | Weather Maps | Weather Radar