Greer Police Chief Dan Reynolds has a message for people who drink and drive: “Don’t drink and drive in Greer. Chances are much higher of being caught.”
Reynolds is developing a separate unit to enforce DUI laws. In the meantime he is offering his officers incentives for making DUI arrests and setting up patrols where drivers are more likely to drink and drive.
Nestled between the crepe myrtles and across the soft melodic waters of the fountain at Greer City Park is a swing that symbolizes love and faith between a soldier and his fiancé.
Army Spc. Brett Claycamp asked Catherine Owens to the Greer High School prom on that swing. He proposed to her last Dec. 7 at that same spot and their wedding next summer will begin a life together there that only three months ago appeared to be over before it began.
The task of home painting projects may seem daunting, but by following a few helpful steps you can give your home a fresh, clean appearance and incorporate some of your favorite new home decor trends.
Seasons come and go, but pests are active and potentially pose damage to health and property all year long. Protecting your family and home isn't a seasonal chore, but with the right proactive approach it doesn't have to be a daunting one either.
Rolland Nall - No. 75 – for Greer is celebrating his birthday today.
Rolland, 18, is a senior offensive tackle with the Greer Yellow Jackets. He is 6-foot-4, 265-pounds and anchors the Yellow Jackets offensive line. Rolland’s favorite food is pizza. His parents are Doug and Deidre Nall.
Trash collection will be delayed next week due to Labor Day being a holiday for city, state and federal workers.
City of Greer residential trash will not be collected on Monday with the schedule moved back one day. Normal Monday collection will be Tuesday and subsequent daily collection will follow one day later next week.
It's not uncommon for people to feel they can't really impact the larger social issues of the day; that the problems are too big for one person to make a difference. But that isn' true. You can be a part of something greater and have a positive impact on your community when you volunteer.
When it comes to caring for your pet, you do everything you can to ensure they stay happy and healthy. And while there are a variety of pet foods on the market boasting recipes made using wholesome ingredients, if pets aren't digesting that food correctly, they may as well be eating the inexpensive fillers you've been trying to avoid.
City Council unanimously approved a resolution to give $100,000 to the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce to fund a Michelin Development Fund geared to providing loans to businesses within the city or locating here.
Michelin will match the fund for an initial investment of $200,000, said John Tully, President of Michelin Development. Tully also said a third party may provide an additional match for a $300,000 initial fund.
Greer CPW has completed most of its work at the Inland Port in Greer and City Council will address a truck traffic ordinance at its next meeting as preparations for the movement of cargo is continuing at a dizzying pace.
The Greer Commission of Public Works reported Monday it has completed its work along the Moore Street corridor and all gas lines have been capped.
Nick Stegall, General Manager of the Greer Commission of Public Works, announced his retirement today.
Stegall has been the GM at CPW for 4 ½-years. He announced his decision at the monthly Board of Commissioners meeting with the effective date Sept. 30.
Learning about saving energy and the environment will do more than just help kids save money as adults -- it can help them develop math and science skills, and foster a sense of responsibility.
What your children eat during the school day not only affects their health and wellness, but proper nutrition can benefit them academically as well. Take care to pack lunches and snacks that will serve your children well on both counts.
Hummingbirds, which artist John J. Audubon called "glittering fragments of the rainbow," are darting around flowers and feeders in South Carolina, say state natural resources officials.
Feeders can be left up well into the fall season, according to the S.C. Department of Natural Resources, and this will not cause the hummers to delay their migration. Migratory birds base their departure date primarily on the changing day length, not on the availability of food. Actually, leaving feeders up into the fall will help the late migrants that stop for a rest on their way back to Mexico and Central America as their natural food sources may be limited at that time.
Forty-eight public dove fields will be available across the state during the 2013-14 mourning dove season through the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Wildlife Management Area program.
A county-by-county list of public dove fields and special youth hunts is available online or can be obtained by writing: DNR, Attn: Public Dove Fields, PO Box 167, Columbia, SC 29202, or by calling (803) 734-3886 in Columbia. The Public Dove Field List is also available at local DNR offices. Public dove fields are open only on dates and times as specified in the public dove field list, and may be more restrictive than statewide seasons.
A Transylvania (N.C.) County School Board member arrested in connection with the vandalism of Howard’s Rock at Clemson University told a North Carolina online news reporter he will not resign.
BlueRidgeNow.com reported that Michael Rogers, 46, told the board Tuesday he will not resign after being charged with felony counts of obstructing justice and conspiracy.
Norfolk Southern has confirmed the schedule for rail service between the South Carolina Inland Port in Greer and the Port of Charleston.
The schedule delivers overnight service in both directions five days per week. The South Carolina Port Authority will announce cut-off times and availability soon.
The first of three rubber-tiered gantry (RTG) crane components have arrived at the 100-acre South Carolina Inland Port in Greer.
The South Carolina Ports Authority is relocating three RTGs from Charleston to Greer in order to stack grounded containers in the inland port's storage yard. The first cargo is expected to arrive at the terminal in mid-October.
Broadus Bailey Dobson, 88, lifelong resident of Greer and former city councilman, died today.
Dobson, born Aug. 29, 1924, graduated Greer High School and attended Clemson University. He was the owner of BB Dobson Used Cars for more than 45 years and served on the Greer City council for 16 years.
Incumbent Gene Gibson will face off against Tom Kriese for the Greer Commission of Public Works seat in the Nov. 5 municipal general election. Filing for the general election closed at noon today with no new candidates, Steve Owens confirmed to GreerToday.com.
The three city council incumbents up for re-election – Wayne Griffin (District 2), Lee Dumas (District 4) and Judy Albert (District 6) – do not have opposition.