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Pelham Place Shopping Center sold
NOV 12, 2019

Pelham Place, a 51,158 square-foot shopping center at 3093 S. Highway 14 in Greer has been sold for $6.65 million.

Tenants include Tropical Grille, Poinsett Medical, Nail Style, Papa John’s, and Eye Level Learning Center, among others. Greenville-based Crown Properties, LLC, acquired the property. The property formerly had a Bloom Grocery Store until it was discontinued.

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Teachers can use some help from the community
NOV 8, 2019

Margaret Burch reads from a collection of Welch's legacy at the September tea.

Teachers can use a little help from the community

Great classrooms don’t happen by accident. Teachers across the country work hard to build vibrant, energizing learning environments for their students, which often means everything from microscopes to pipe cleaners, graphic novels to oboes, class pets to field trips and much more. As a result, teachers spend more than $1 billion from their own pockets each year on supplies.

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Carrier is a finalist for Senior Woodwind Competition
NOV 5, 2019

Blair Carrier of Greer, will compete as a Division Finalist in the Southern Division of the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Senior Woodwind Competition.
 

Blair Carrier, a junior honors student at Bob Jones Academy and resident of Greer, will compete as a Division Finalist in the Southern Division of the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Senior Woodwind Competition.

Carrier, the daughter of Randy and Julie Carrier, earned this opportunity after winning the State Senior Woodwind Competition of the South Carolina Music Teachers Association Nov. 1, at Newberry College.

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Mark Hopper wins District 3 seat for City Council
NOV 5, 2019

Mark Hopper elected to Greer City Council representing District 3.
 

Mark Hopper was elected to Greer City Council District 3 Tuesday night.

Hopper polled 81-52 (61%) over challenger Andrew Hopkins with all five districts reporting.

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Southwest begins service from GSP to Baltimore/Washington
NOV 5, 2019

Southwest begins service from GSP to Baltimore/Washington

Southwest Airlines began daily nonstop service from Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) to Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI).

Southwest offers the only nonstop service on the route from GSP.

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Greer voters to choose District 3 council member
NOV 4, 2019

Anthony Hopkins
 

Find your voting precincts here

Greer voters will pick a new City Council member for District 3 Tuesday while four others are running unopposed.

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Ways to make the world a better place for seniors
NOV 4, 2019

Ways to make the world a better place for seniors

Family Features

 By 2050, the senior population (adults age 65 and older) will be more than double that of the world’s youngest citizens, and the number of people living beyond age 80 is expected to triple over the next 30 years.

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Crosby has career night, leads Greer past Blue Ridge
NOV 2, 2019

Hollis Crosby gained 370 yards of total offense and accounted for 14 of Greer’s points to lead the Yellow Jackets to a 28-7 win over Blue Ridge Friday night.

Greer finished its regular season with a 3-7 overall record and 2-3 in Region II-4A and Blue Ridge finished 3-7 and 1-4 in the region.

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Shooting victim was father of 2, chef
NOV 1, 2019

A Greer man who was a father of two and a former chef was identified as the shooting victim Halloween night.

Adam Vazquez, 39, of Glen Aire Drive, and a former chef at Sonny’s Grill, was killed at the Speedwash Laundromat Thursday.

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Police investigating shooting death at business
NOV 1, 2019

Police investigating shooting death at business

The Greer Police Department is investigating a shooting at a Greer business Thursday night, according to Lt. Patrick Fortenberry.

A 911 call about 6:25 p.m. reported the shooting occurred at the Speedwash Laundromat on N. Line Street where one victim was found shot in the parking lot, according to Fortenberry.

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VICARIO opens to the public on Saturday
OCT 29, 2019

VICARIO opens to the public on Saturday

VICARIO Liqueurs and Spirits is opening to the public Saturday.

Owners Renato Vicario and Janette Wesley make all 15 of their Italian liqueurs in Greer with ingredients from the sustainable 7-acre property. The bottling takes place in the 8,000-square-foot warehouse on the property.

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Beauty and the Beast set for November in Greer
OCT 29, 2019

Beauty and the Beast set for November in Greer

The Beauty and the Beast, performed by The Greer Children’s Theatre, has a two weekend run in November at the J. Harley Bonds Career Center.

Performances are scheduled Friday through Sunday, Nov. 8-10 and 15-17. Friday performances are 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday matinees are 2 p.m.

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Greer Port's impact is a boom to the state's economy
OCT 28, 2019

Greer Port's impact is a boom to the state's economy

Greer Mayor Rick Danner described Inland Port Greer as a “game-changer” when it was in its planning and building stages in 2012 until its opening in October 2013.

Six years later with year over year growth – Greer Inland Port handled a record 143,204 rail moves in fiscal year 2019 – Greer is a “Community of Opportunity,” Danner said Monday as he welcomed South Carolina Ports Authority leaders, legislators and the author of an Economic Impact Study to Greer City Hall.

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Eastside turns back Greer in big Region game
OCT 25, 2019

Sloan Bird of Greer hops over Eastside's Max Louris.
 

Eastside scored two fourth quarter touchdowns for a 35-28 comeback victory over Greer Thursday night at Dooley Field.

Greer fell to 2-8 with one game remaining at Blue Ridge next week. It’s the worst record for Greer since it went 3-8 in 1971. Greer was 2-7 in 1990 with a nine-game schedule.

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Put a creative twist on your Halloween pumpkins
OCT 19, 2019

Put a creative twist on your Halloween pumpkins

A creative twist on Halloween carvings

 Family Features

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Pelham Medical Center 'Best place to work '4th year in row
OCT 19, 2019

Pelham Medical Center is one of Modern Healthcare’s “Best Places to Work” for the fourth year in a row.
 

A phrase Pelham Medical Center associates use when they describe their workplace – “a family atmosphere” – is appropriate since the hospital is one of Modern Healthcare’s “Best Places to Work” for the fourth year in a row.

Pelham Medical Center was one of 150 healthcare organizations honored, and one of two recognized from South Carolina.

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Food fight: alleged infringement of Duke's brand name
OCT 8, 2019

Food fight: alleged infringement of Duke's brand name

A federal food fight became public when a 102-year-old brand with Greenville roots is being challenged in an alleged infringement of the “Duke’s” brand name.

Sauer Brands, the owner of the Duke’s mayonnaise trademark, has filed a lawsuit against Greenville-based Duke Foods claiming trade infringement.

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Greer reports record gross sales, robust growth
OCT 8, 2019

Greer reports record gross sales, robust growth

The City of Greer recorded another year of record sales with $1.35 billion in gross retail sales for fiscal year 2019.

The record represents combined sales from Greenville and Spartanburg County.

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Greer Police hold Cops for Tots fundraiser at Topgolf
OCT 8, 2019

The Greer Police Department will hold its golf fundraising event at Topgolf on Nov. 1.
 

The Greer Police Department will host its 15th annual fund-raising golf tournament on Friday, Nov. 1 to raise money for the Cops for Tots program.

The tournament will be held at Topgolf, at 201 Clifton Court in Greenville, (Pelham Road and I-85 exit 54). It will include a breakfast at 8:45 a.m., along with registration and tee-off for the TopContender tournament is at 9 a.m.

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Big Thursday celebrates GCM influencers
OCT 8, 2019

Nancy Welch gave her time and talents to Greer Community Ministries through serving on the board and making angel biscuits for Big Thursday.
 

The D&D Motors Big Thursday event benefiting Greer Community Ministries (GCM) is Nov. 7, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

What began 40 years ago as a craft bazaar and bake sale has grown into a multi-faceted community event. Fairview Baptist Church in Greer annually hosts the event.

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