Facebook

GREER NEWS


2 teens shot at restaurant
FEB 25, 2020

2 teens shot at restaurant Read More


Greater Greer Education Foundation awards $15,292 to area schools
FEB 17, 2020

Tyson Wright accepts grant for his project at Chandler Creek Elementary School.

The Greater Greer Education Foundation awarded $15,292 in grants to 14 area schools Jan. 29 in a reception at Greer City Hall.

 Travis Olmert, Foundation chairman, welcomed the group and congratulated the grant recipients.

Read More


'Give it to me', robbery suspect said to Lil Cricket employee
FEB 14, 2020

The Lil Cricket at 324 S. Line Street had an armed robbery Friday morning at about 10:55 a.m., according to the Greer Police Department.
 

The Lil Cricket at 324 S. Line Street had an armed robbery Friday morning at about 10:55 a.m., according to the Greer Police Department.

An unknown male suspect entered the store and approached the clerk and stated, “Give it to me,” said Lt. Patrick Fortenberry of the GPD. When the clerk asked the suspect what he wanted he showed her what appeared to be a pistol in his waistband and said, “Give it to me” again.

Read More


Greer City Council retreat Tuesday and Wednesday
FEB 14, 2020

The City of Greer Council will hold its annual Council Planning Retreat Tuesday, starting at 8:30 a.m., at the Center for the Arts at 804 Trade Street, and Wednesday starting at 8:30 a.m., at the Greer Golf and Country Club, at 2299 Gap Creek Road.

 

Read More


Mikelle Porter receives Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce's Chairman's Award
JAN 31, 2020

Mikelle Porter (third from left}) with Greenville Technical College colleagues left to right:  Tameka Brown, Dr. Jermaine Whirl, Allison Keck, Dia Robinson, Judy Wilson, and Beth Todd, receives the Chairman

Mikelle Porter was presented with the Chairman's Award at the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce's annual meeting, on Jan. 23, 

 The Chairman's Award is presented to an individual who has been invaluable to the chamber's outgoing chairperson. Recipients have helped the chairperson and the chamber execute the organization's mission of championing economic prosperity for chamber members and the community as a whole.

Read More


Thomas is crowned Miss NGU 2020
JAN 29, 2020

Left to right: Miss North Greenville University 2020 Kasie Thomas, first runner-up Brooke Biondo, second runner-up Hope Scott, and third runner-up Kimberly Ensley.
 

Kasie Thomas, a sophomore broadcast media major from Wetumpka, Ala., was crowned Miss North Greenville University at the scholarship competition Jan. 17 in Turner Chapel. Thomas will compete this summer in the Miss South Carolina competition.

Brook Biondo from Travelers Rest, was first-runnerup, Hope Scott from Kingstree second runner-up, and Kimberly Ensley from Inman was third runnerup.

Read More


GCSO alert: Be aware of scammers posing as deputies
JAN 29, 2020

If you receive a phone call suggesting otherwise, hang up and report scammers to the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office at 864-467-5300.

The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office is making the public aware that an age old scam has been resurfacing involving callers contacting people in the community and representing themselves as deputies.

The scammers are telling people that they have missed jury duty and must “pay a fine” to avoid an arrest warrant being issued against them, according to the Sheriff’s office.

Read More


Lowe's opens distribution center, brings 150 jobs to Duncan
JAN 29, 2020

The Duncan distribution center will replenish inventory at more than 100 stores, serving locations in South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee.
 

Lowe’s announced Tuesday that it has opened a new bulk distribution center in Duncan that will bring 150 jobs.

The 1.3-million-square-foot facility received its first shipment of goods on Jan. 7 and plans to begin shipping appliances this week out of the Inland 85 Logistics Center near Inland Port Greer.

Read More


Murder suspect, who shot and killed father, found dead in Ohio
JAN 29, 2020

Murder suspect, who shot and killed father, found dead in Ohio

Investigators with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office have solved the homicide case that occurred on Jan. 24 at 3 Mendel Drive in Greenville.

Investigators determined that 22 year-old, Kyle Louis Griesinger shot and killed his father, Steve Griesinger for an undetermined reason that investigators are still working to figure out,” according to Lt. Ryan Flood of the GCSO.

Read More


Tryon Art Center combines Gilbert & Sullivan with Broadway in 'I've Got A Little Twist'
JAN 24, 2020

Tryon Art Center combines Gilbert & Sullivan with Broadway in 'I've Got A Little Twist'

The acclaimed New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players (NYGASP) theatre company will present its  show I’ve Got A Little Twist Saturday, Feb. 22, at 7:30 p.m. on stage at Tryon Fine Arts Center. The show, subtitled Where Broadway Meets Gilbert & Sullivan, is renowned for adding creative twists to classic theatre performances.

“This will be the first performance of 2020 in our Signature Series,” Center Executive Director Marianne Carruth said. “This series is known for presenting the best that the fine art world has to offer with innovative approaches to traditional disciplines. 

Read More


18-year-old arrested for filing false police report at Greer Dollar General
JAN 23, 2020

Jessica Audra Lance
 
 

 

Read More


BMW enjoys another record production year; S.C. plant produced 411,620 units in 2019
JAN 23, 2020

BMW enjoys another record production year; S.C. plant produced 411,620 units in 2019

During its 25th year of production, BMW Manufacturing set a new production record with a total of 411,620 X models produced in 2019, topping the previous record of 449 units (411,171 in 2016. This confirms the South Carolina plant will remain the largest plant by volume in the BMW Group’s global production network. 2019 marked the third time BMW Plant Spartanburg has topped the 400,000 mark.

 Since 2017, the Spartanburg plant has launched five BMWX models, four Xmodels and two electrified vehicles.

Read More


Beeson selected GSP Commissioner
JAN 17, 2020

Greenville-Spartanburg Airport Commissioner Jay Beeson.
 
 

The Greenville-Spartanburg Airport Commission has selected Jay Beeson as a new commission member to serve a 6-year term.

Beeson is a principal of Mark III Properties, a residential subdivision development company based in Spartanburg. Beeson is also a licensed Professional Engineer, licensed General Contractor and licensed Real Estate Agent.

Read More


Prisma Health joins effort to protect patients, staff, visitors from flu
JAN 15, 2020

Prisma Health joins effort to protect patients, staff, visitors from flu

Prisma Health is increasing its flu precautions to help protect its patients, guests and team members and reduce the risk of flu transmission. Effective immediately, it is expanding its voluntary visitor restrictions to all inpatient areas in Prisma Health’s Upstate and Midlands affiliates.

• Visitors under age 18 should not visit.

Read More


Pelham Medical Center gets high marks on knee, hip replacement
JAN 14, 2020

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina has selected Pelham Medical Center as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement.
 

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina has selected Pelham Medical Center as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement, part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.

Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated healthcare facilities shown to deliver improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed  by Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies with input from the medical community.

Read More


SRHS requests visitors voluntarily stay away from hospital
JAN 13, 2020

SRHS requests visitors voluntarily stay away from hospital

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System (SRHS) is requesting that, for the health of its patients and community, visitors voluntarily stay away from the hospital.

The healthcare system requests that as a precaution against the spread of influenza.

Read More


Bill McGahee, retired from Michelin and assistant fire chief, dies
JAN 11, 2020

William

William "Bill" Dean McGahee, the former retired Assistant Chief of the Reidville Fire Department, has died. He was 73.

McGahee, a native of Albany, Ga., was also retired from Michelin.

Read More


Sam Wyche, former Furman, NFL player and coach, dies
JAN 3, 2020

Sam Wyche died Thursday, He played at Furman, in the NFL and coached in the NFL and college. He was volunteer coach at Pickens High School.
 

Staff, digital, wire reports

Sam Wyche, former Cincinnati Bengals head football coach and resident of Pickens County, died Thursday morning of melanoma. He was 74.

Read More


First baby of 2020 makes early arrival
JAN 1, 2020

Aria Lynch was the first New Year’s Baby born New Year's Day at Prisma Health Greer Memorial Hospital.
 

Aria Lynch was the first New Year’s Baby born today at Prisma Health Greer Memorial Hospital.

The six-pound, 6-ounce baby arrived at 4:47 a.m., Wednesday.

Read More


ARTICLE ARCHIVES

Online retailer 193 Mac Store fails to deliver branded goods to U.S. consumers
DEC 31, 2019

Online retailer 193 Mac Store fails to deliver branded goods to U.S. consumers

The Better Business Bureau of the Upstate is warning consumers that 193mac.store is believed to be a scam.

The BBB spent two weeks attempting to contact the business with a non-existent address, an out-of-service phone number, and no response from their support email.

Read More



BROWSE OLDER ARTICLES


2019 - Feb (2) | Jan (33)
2018 - Dec (31) | Nov (41) | Oct (23) | Sep (23) | Aug (32) | Jul (20) | Jun (30) | May (36) | Apr (28) | Mar (26) | Feb (40) | Jan (38)
2017 - Dec (32) | Nov (59) | Oct (37) | Sep (42) | Aug (50) | Aug (1) | Jul (45) | Jun (52) | May (55) | Apr (46) | Mar (43) | Feb (34) | Jan (60)
2016 - Dec (51) | Nov (73) | Oct (78) | Sep (65) | Aug (69) | Jul (69) | Jun (86) | May (75) | Apr (73) | Mar (83) | Feb (75) | Jan (53)
2015 - Dec (78) | Nov (55) | Oct (44) | Sep (51) | Aug (50) | Jul (60) | Jun (53) | May (34) | Apr (40) | Mar (44) | Feb (40) | Jan (47)
2014 - Dec (54) | Nov (38) | Oct (63) | Sep (42) | Aug (50) | Jul (57) | Jun (62) | May (62) | Apr (59) | Mar (58) | Feb (56) | Jan (50)
2013 - Dec (52) | Nov (38) | Oct (25) | Sep (27) | Aug (32) | Jul (33) | Jun (37) | May (37) | Apr (36) | Mar (44) | Feb (49) | Jan (49)
2012 - Dec (40) | Nov (42) | Oct (28) | Sep (22) | Aug (33) | Jul (51) | Jun (32) | May (28) | Apr (38) | Mar (49) | Feb (50) | Jan (22)
2011 - Dec (12) | Nov (30) | Oct (25) | Sep (4) | Jul (1) |

Trending: Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, Obituaries, Chon Restaurant, Allen Bennett Hospital