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Inland Port records another record year
JUL 17, 2019

Inland Port Greer reported its busiest fiscal year with 143,204 rail moves in fiscal 2019, up nearly 22 percent from the previous year, according to the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA). Greer reported 14,689 rail moves in June.

In its first full year of business, Inland Port Dillon handled around 30,000 rail moves in fiscal 2019.

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McAbee, former chairman of the board at GCM, dies
JUL 17, 2019

McAbee, former chairman of the board at GCM, dies

Steven J. 'Steve' McAbee, a native of Greer and former Chairman of the Board at Greer Community Ministries, died on Monday. He was 57.

McAbee graduated Greer High School and University of South Carolina. He was a former Eagle Scout.

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Stomping Grounds owner leaving Greer, store's future in doubt
JUL 17, 2019

Lisa Suber walked into Greer wanting to own/operate a coffee shop and wine bar.
 

• Read Lisa’s complete post here.

Few people imagined a North Carolina woman educator could waltz into downtown Greer and spark a renaissance that would signal the economic rebirth and cultural birth of greater downtown Greer.

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IEWC renews lease at Caliber Ridge for 52,000 sf building
JUL 16, 2019

IEWC renewed its lease at Caliber Ridge for a 52,000 square foot building.
 

IEWC Corporation, a long-term tenant with Liberty Property Trust, has renewed its lease at 120 Caliber Ridge Drive in Greer where the company occupies 52,000 square feet of the LEED-certified building.

Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., IEWC is an international distributor and solutions provider for wire, cable and wire management products.

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Column: The ICEmen cometh and many Americans are afraid to answer the door
JUL 15, 2019

I would like to say I feel totally secure in my Americanism, but that would be a lie.Steve Wong

By Steve Wong

As the son of a probable illegal immigrant, I am a little afraid for myself but very afraid for the thousands of men, women, and children who have sought refuge and a better life in the United State of America.

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Presbyterian College Pharmacy students help kids who just want to be normal
JUL 15, 2019

Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy student Lucie Sikes and 10-year-old Addy Byrd learned they shared a common health issue and llifestyle treatment with Type 1 diabetes 
 

“It’s going to be okay,” Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy student Lucie Sikes told 10-year-old Addy Byrd when she had to change the pod site on her insulin pump again.

Byrd had changed it only 15 hours before. She could usually go three days before changing it.

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Here's where to see fireworks and be entertained July 4
JUL 3, 2019

Here's where to see fireworks and be entertained July 4

Here’s where you can enjoy fireworks, music, food and other July 4 entertainment.

Red, White & Blue: 5-10 p.m. Downtown Greenville on Main Street from Broad Street and Augusta Street. Dear Evan Hansen cast performs at 9:30 p.m. Fireworks at 9:45 p.m. Salute to America soundtrack WESC radio simulcast 8-10 p.m.

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Hunt honored with National Federation of Press Women's President's Award
JUL 2, 2019

Meg Hunt, a long-time journalist, non-profit managing director for an international organization, and media relations coordinator for a history museum has been named the recipient of the 2019 National Federation of Press Women's President’s Award.
 

A long-time journalist, non-profit managing director for an international organization, and media relations coordinator for a history museum has been named the recipient of the 2019 National Federation of Press Women’s President’s Award.

Meg Hunt, of Taylors, was announced as the winner at the organization’s annual conference on June 29 in Baton Rouge, La.

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Creform designs cart for sequenced production auto parts
JUL 2, 2019

The Creform cart pictured is for sequenced production parts and has a load capacity of 250 pounds.
 
 
 

Creform Corporation, a manufacturer of unique products for material handling structures, has designed a cart to handle the movement of sequenced production parts for an automotive OEM. The cart, with bumper brackets to ward off damage and to provide part protection was designed specifically to increase the efficiency of parts handling and safety throughout the assembly operation.

The unit features a Creform heavy-duty hitch for regular towing through the automotive assembly plant. It can be towed in a train of three behind a manned tugger.

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GSP's airside garden gets landscape recogniton
JUL 2, 2019

The GSP airside garden is an original feature at the airport from its opening in 1962.
 

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) received a Southeast Region Recognition Award during the American Society of Landscape Architects’ Southeast Regional Conference for its airside garden.

The garden, which is an original feature at the airport from its opening in 1962, received its second update in 2016 during the GSP terminal renovation.

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Clemson's McCullough named a Tillman Scholar
JUL 2, 2019

Melissa McCullough, right, works with rising senior Quan Lee on a urinalysis device she is developing as part of her Ph.D. studies.
 

An injury in the line of duty dashed Melissa McCullough’s dream of becoming a naval officer.

But McCullough has found a new calling as a Clemson University Ph.D. student and is being recognized for her service, leadership and potential.

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Miss Clemson crowned Miss South Carolina
JUN 30, 2019

Morgan Nichols, Miss Clemson, was crowned Miss South Carolina 2019.
 

Morgan Nichols, Miss Clemson, was crowned Miss South Carolina 2019 at Township Auditorium on Saturday.

Nichols is a 22 year-old from Lexington and attends Clemson University. She sang “Bridge Over Troubled Water” for the talent competition. She will receive a $60,000 scholarship and compete in the Miss America Pageant in September.

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Salute to military, music, fireworks at Freedom Blast tonight
JUN 29, 2019

Ashland Craft, a country-rock singer from Piedmont, finished in the top 10 of “The Voice” in 2017.
 

A tribute to military veterans and active duty and a concert by Ashland Craft is scheduled for tonight’s Freedom Blast at Greer City Park.

The annual event is 6-10:30 p.m. with fireworks ending the evening.

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Greer police: Help ID Dollar General robbers
JUN 29, 2019

The black male took an unknown amount of money from the register.
 

Officers with the Greer Police Department were dispatched to a robbery at approximately 8:45 a.m. Friday at the Dollar General at 903 South Suber Road in Greer.

A white male and black male entered the Dollar General and selected some merchandise and approached the register. When both males got to the register the white male walked to the front door and stood while the black male placed his hand in his pocket and demanded an employee to open the safe.

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New I-385 Northbound bridge over I-85 opens Sunday
JUN 28, 2019

Upstate drivers should expect a new driving pattern at the I-85/385 Gateway Project interchange starting Sunday.

I-385 Northbound will be shifted on to the new I-385 Northbound bridge over I-85.  Traffic will no longer shift to the left, north of the Woodruff interchange. 

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Columbia Teen crowned Miss S.C. Teen
JUN 28, 2019

Kellan Fenegan, Miss Columbia Teen, was crowned Miss South Carolina Teen 2019 at Township Auditorium in Columbia Friday.
 

Kellan Fenegan, Miss Columbia Teen, was crowned Miss South Carolina Teen 2019 at Township Auditorium in Columbia Friday

Fenegan is a 16 year-old from Lexington and attends River Bluff High School. She sang “In My Dreams” for the talent competition. Fenegan was an Evening Gown/Social Impact preliminary winner.

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Thursday preliminary winners set up S.C. pageant finals
JUN 28, 2019

Miss Capital City, Tori Sizemore, 24, from Anderson, won the Thursday Evening Gown/Social Impact preliminary.
 

• Wednesday winners

• Tuesday winners

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Miss Greater Greer Teen 1 of 4 pageant preliminary winners
JUN 27, 2019

Miss SC Fashion Week, Kendyl Pennington, 25, from Columbia, won the Evening Gown/Social Impact preliminary.
 

• Tuesday's preliminary winners

Miss Greater Greer Teen was among four preliminary winners after the second night of  the Miss South Carolina and Miss South Carolina Teen competition on Wednesday at Township Auditorium in Columbia.

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Swamp Rabbits sign affiliation with Hurricanes
JUN 27, 2019

Swamp Rabbits sign affiliation with Hurricanes

The Greenville Swamp Rabbits have entered an affiliation agreement  with the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League (NHL). 

The Swamp Rabbits will serve as the development destination for the Hurricanes' prospects as they look to rise through the ranks to the NHL level by being part of North America's double-A hockey league, the ECHL. The Charlotte Checkers is the Hurricanes' American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate.

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Two with Upstate ties preliminary winners in Miss SC, Miss SC Teen pageant
JUN 26, 2019

Miss Greenville Scottish Games, Morgan Romano, 20, from Columbia, won the Tuesday Evening Gown/Social Impact preliminary.
 

Four preliminary winners were announced after the first night of preliminary competition on Tuesday at Township Auditorium in Columbia.

• Miss Hartsville, Mikeya Murphy, 24, from Dillon, won the Talent preliminary. She performed a vocal rendition of “Proud Mary” by Tina Turner.

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