City Council had a heavy load of appointments to board and commissions to fill Tuesday night during its regularly scheduled meeting. All appointments were approved unanimously, 7-0.
Positions approved were:
The Greer Commission of Public Works (Greer CPW) water system advises its customers that the boil water advisory issued Nov. 21 has been lifted.
What should you do after the discontinuation of a Boil Water Notice or if you still have concerns?
The Greer Commission of Public Works (Greer CPW) water system advises the customers of its water system to vigorously boil their water for at least one full minute before drinking or cooking until notified otherwise.
This advisory applies only to the following:
Spartanburg Regional HealthCare System has been recognized for excellent cardiovascular care.
SRHS received an ACTION Registry — Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) Performance Achievement Award in 2014 by the National Cardiovascular Data Registry.
Greenville Health System was recently named a top learning organization by Elearning! Media Group.
In its fourth year, the Elearning! award program honors the top 100 organizations that embrace collaboration and innovation and are high-performance organizations.
Therapy dogs are coming to Greenville Technical College to help reduce student stress during exams.
Three dogs and their owners will be in the library on the Barton Campus on Thursday, Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to noon. The dogs are part of Therapy Dogs Incorporated, an organization through which volunteers take their dogs to visit colleges, schools, hospitals, nursing homes, and any facilities where interactions with dogs will benefit people.
The Greater Greer Education Foundation is seeking grant applications from schools and not-for-profit education organizations.
"Thanks to the generosity of the sponsors and donors of the Foundation," Chairman Margaret Burch said, " grant funds are now available for projects, programs and needs of the 27 eligible schools and non-profit educational organizations."
A 21st century vision has been launched in Greer by a group of alternative fuel pioneers.
Spire, a natural gas fueling solutions company, came to Greer Thursday to claim its stake in becoming a hub for vehicles – trucks and automobiles – traveling the I-85 corridor.
The Greer Inland Port has exceeded its performance expectations with rail lifts at the facility up 1.5 times over plan with 17,714 moves since July.
The South Carolina Ports Authority reported Wednesday, at its monthly board meeting, the inland port handled 4,678 rail lifts in October. The $50 million Greer port received its first container in mid-October 2013.
Fresh off a national TV appearance on "Dancing with the Stars," Greer native Noah Guthrie announced on his Facebook page that he will join the cast of Fox TV's "Glee" for its final season.
Guthrie, a 2012 Greer High School graduate who initially gained national attention for an acoustic cover of the song "Sexy and I Know It" by LMFAO that went viral on YouTube, is taking time off from a busy tour schedule to join the cast of "Glee." He posted the following on his official Facebook page:
The Greer transportation revolution is moving full speed ahead.
Spire Natural Gas Fueling Solutions will hold a groundbreaking Thursday for, reportedly, one of the five biggest compressed natural gas (CNG) fast fill stations in the United States. The Laclede Group and Siemens are building the facility.
The Most Rev. Robert E. Guglielmone's blessing was offered from a prayer compiled by Sister Dorothy Brogan of Bon Secours and prayed by the staff the first day the Cancer Center opened on Oct. 20:
Gracious and loving God.
The St. Francis Cancer Center, at its millennium campus, was blessed today by The Most Rev. Robert Guglielmone, Bishop of the Diocese of Charleston.
One of the many benefits of living in Greer is the proximity to the Peace Center, and this week the top billing will be the 13-time Primetime Emmy Award-winning show "So You Think You Can Dance Tour" making a stop Tuesday night.
The show will feature this season’s most popular routines, as well as original pieces created specifically for the nationwide tour. The lineup includes Top 10 finalists: Ricky Ubeda, Valerie Rockey, Jessica Richens, Zack Everhart, Casey Askew, Jacque LeWarne, Rudy Abreu, Tanisha Belnap, Bridget Whitman, and Emilio Dosal.
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System (SRHS) celebrated Veterans Day by saluting 240 of its associates, volunteers and contractors who are veterans.
“On Veterans Day, I remember everybody that came before us and fought for us,” said Donnell Wilkins, Patient Care Associate who is retired from the Air Force. “It’s good to see veterans being recognized and continuously being recognized.”
Greer Station Association raised $3,395 at its Catwalk for the Cure benefit for the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
The fashion show, held Oct. 7, featured styles from downtown merchants – Talloni - A Shoe Salon, Maiale Boutique, Southern Sisters Boutique, Gregory's Boutique, Empire Ltd., James & James Clothiers, Smith & James, Chelsea's and Greer Trading Post.
Greer State Bank employees, in honor of Veterans Day, prepared and distributed 160 gift bags for veterans.
Each gift bag contained a MoonPie, RC Cola, a box of Cracker Jack and a personalized hand-written note of thanks
A flag never before flown on American soil was unfurled and raised this morning in honor of Veterans Day at Greer City Hall.
Rose Marie Cooper Jordan, a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, loaned the flag that was flown over Brittany America Cemetery in St. James, France during World War II.
A North Carolina woman was sentenced to serve more than a decade in prison Monday after she admitted to driving under the influence of prescription medication when she caused a fatal, wrong-way, head-on crash on Business I-85.
Lisa C. Fall, 42, of Rutherfordton, pleaded guilty to felony driving under the influence with death and felony driving under the influence with great bodily injury for the June 14, 2014 wreck that claimed the life of a Greer High School student, Allen Peter Turlak, 17.
Jason Clark, owner of BIN112 in downtown Greer, was honored Monday as Restaurateur of the Year at the Upstate Hospitality Awards luncheon.
"Jason is dedicated to great food, a clean kitchen and provides the best experience to customers he would expect for himself," said Douglas O'Flaherty, Director of Operations for the S.C. Hospitality Association.