As the Greer Children's Theater puts the finishing touches on its rehearsals of Disney and Cameron MacKintosh's Mary Poppins, parents of the cast are also at work alongside their children.
Moms and dads of the GCT's talented actors and actresses have spent nights and weekends helping build the sets, which will be in the show
Greer stepped onto the football field at rival Blue Ridge Friday night with its unbeaten record on the line and left with a 32-7 victory over the Tigers and another slice of history for itself.
The Yellow Jackets, ranked No. 3 in the state in Class 3A, recorded back-to-back undefeated seasons for the first time in the nearly 100-year history of Greer football and will carry a 10-0 mark into the Class 3A playoffs for the second straight year.
“It's absolutely amazing to go undefeated two times in a row with your brothers is just amazing,” Greer linebacker Brodie Wright said.
Trade Street weighs a lot less today.
What appeared to be thousands of kids, lining both sides of Trade Street, parts of Poinsett and side streets School, Randall and Victoria emptied tubs and hundreds of bags of candy and 30 pounds of pop corn kernels popped as fresh popcorn.
Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute is the first in the United States to treat cancer patients using the CyberKnife M6 with the next-generation InCise Multileaf Collimation System.
The CyberKnife is a noninvasive radiation treatment device, which uses advanced imaging and robotics to accurately treat tumors.
ALDI opened in Greer today at 8:45 a.m. with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 1050 W. Wade Hampton Blvd.
The first 100 shoppers received a golden ticket, each offering store gift certificates of various amounts, promotions and free samplings.
A 32-page coloring and activity book, “At Home in the City of Greer”, has been produced by the city’s communication department. It is being offered free.
The softbound book depicts landmarks in Greer and drawn by Roy Miller, Jr., formerly from Greer who lives in Philadelphia and works as an artist.
Imagine going 15 years without a raise.
That’s how long city council and the mayor has governed without a raise through a recession, a housing boom, another smaller recession and some of the biggest manufacturing and industrial projects that were only imagined in past years.
GSP will lose its remaining direct Southwest Airlines flights to Baltimore, Chicago and Houston when the airline consolidates its service from Greer to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport.
The Greenville-Spartanburg Airport District announced that Southwest is changing its service model relating to small airports including GSP effective April 12. According to Southwest, all GSP flights will go through Atlanta with connections to about 95 average daily departures to other cities throughout the Southwest network.
Blue Ridge wide receiver Jason Sammons stood in Head Coach Shane Clark's office on Monday afternoon and signed his name to a records form bearing the National Federation of State High School Association's letterhead.
It was his signature on a game for the ages.
Sammons vaulted into the national record books, catching 15 passes for an eye-popping 434 yards and four touchdowns in last Thursday’s varsity football game against Chapman. It is an unofficial state record since the South Carolina High School League doesn’t maintain a records database.
His yardage is the third most in a single game in U.S. high school history.
The treaters outnumber the tricksters at the Greer Station Association (GSA).
Children of all ages will likely be applauding GSA’s wisdom in moving Halloween in Greer Station to Thursday, 5-7 p.m., when warmer temperatures (70s) are forecast under partly sunny skies.
Mimi’s Steakhouse of Japan has permanently closed at its 107 S. Main Street location in Greer. Business was good, some of the employees weren't, according to general manager.
Mimi Choi, general manager, said the community’s support and customer base was solid. “It was the employees – nobody wants to work anymore,” Mimi, general manager, as she is known, said. “They don’t have any respect to the customers, I retrain so many and for the past six months more employees have lied to me, cheated me, and stole from me.”
Somewhere beyond all the impressive numbers contained in the economic impact study on the S.C. Ports Authority is one subtle truth: We, as South Carolinians, have reinvented ourselves and are no longer at the behest of King Cotton and international trade deals.
“We saw a major decline in textiles throughout the nineties and really because of that a decrease in manufacturing through 2007, even though automotives were coming on with the arrival of BMW in 1994,” University of South Carolina Moore School of Business Professor Joseph Von Nessen said. “Now, we’re beginning to see gains since 2010 as the automotive cluster and as more advanced manufacturing industries have begun taking off.”
Breakfast with Santa will be held Saturday, Dec. 5 at the Cannon Centre with three seatings, 8, 9:30, and 11 a.m.
Tickets are $4 for children 1-9 years old and adults and children 10 and above are $6 each.
Greer Bancshares Incorporated, the parent company of Greer State Bank, reported quarterly net income attributable to common shareholders of $657,000 or 26 cents per diluted common share, compared to 2014 third quarter net income of $639,000 or 26 cents per diluted common share.
The grand opening of The Spinning Jenny has been postponed until December due to ongoing repairs.
The 70-year-old building at 107 Cannon Street was formerly the home of the Greer Opry House. The building was damaged during the statewide floods and record rain of Oct. 3, prompting additional repairs and the belated opening.
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DUNCAN – S.C. Ports Authority President and CEO Jim Newsome expects the next five years to include much investment and development for the organization, including imminent expansion to Greer’s Inland Port facility.
“I predict that we’ll have to add to that physical footprint in the next fiscal year,” Newsome said Wednesday after a SCPA meeting and announcement of details from an economic-impact study produced by the University of South Carolina’s Moore School of Business.
Shane Ericks, a student at Greenville Technical College, has advanced through local and regional competition to be invited to participate in the final round of the Global Pinoy Singing Idol competition.
Ericks, from Taylors, will travel to Manila, Philippines for the Jan. 17-22, 2016 world competition.
City Council approved the 2016 resurfacing lists for Greenville and Spartanburg counties.
The lists were compiled by using 2015’s lists and removing the streets that will be resurfaced in 2016 and moving the remaining streets up in priority order.
Automobile accidents remain the No. 1 killer of teens in America and I-26 in South Carolina is among the top 10 most dangerous roads in the U.S.
More than 5,000 teen deaths occur nationally each year, according to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA). Car crashes remain the No. 1 killer of teens, with 2,614 teen drivers of passenger vehicles involved in fatal crashes in 2013, according to the NHTSA.