Carl Howell was eating lunch at the Greer Station Café Tuesday afternoon when a customer summoned his help. “I need you,” the person told Howell.
Mandela, a rare white lion, was introduced at Hollywild Animal Park today.
The newest addition also marks the park's entry into an international breeding program designed to secure population of white lions and species diversity for the future.
The Riverside High School Orchestra scored the highest rating of "Superior," performing grade V-VI music at the recent South Carolina Band Directors Association's Concert Festival.
The PRIDE of Riverside Winterguard and Indoor Percussion Ensemble competed in the CIPA Contest at Laurens High School on March 14 and took 3rd place in their respective classes.
Shuler Bentley was perfect during Old Dominion University’s first full scrimmage of spring practice last Saturday.
Bentley, 20, two-time South Carolina Gatorade Player of the Year at Byrnes High School, completed 12 of 12 passes for 222 yards and two touchdowns.
By TAMMY E. WHALEY
Stephanie Lipscomb battled aggressive brain cancer not once, but twice, as a student in the Mary Black School of Nursing at the University of South Carolina Upstate.
Eggtastic Easter Event
Greer Century Park
More than $20,000 was raised at this year’s “A Night in Monte Carlo” fundraiser to benefit Greer Relief & Resources.
A casino-like Cannon Centre hosted guests playing games of chance and skill and bidding on prizes and a silent auction.
A new poured in place safety surface will be installed in the playground at Greer City Park.
Free family friendly films and pre-movie fun is scheduled at the City of Greer Moonlight Movies series in the City Park amphitheater each Thursday beginning June 4 through July 30.
All movies begin at dusk, but inflatables, games with prizes and dancing begins at 6:30 p.m.
By Paul Alongi
Greer City Council agreed Tuesday night on the distribution of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership Program funds for 2015, a total of $677,522, from its participation in the Greenville County Urban County Program.
Home funds ($263,905) are used for new home construction and owner-occupied rehabilitation activities for eligible low and moderate income applicants in the City of Greer.
Dick Brooks Honda of Greer has purchased three acres adjacent to its 14100 Wade Hampton Boulevard dealership that gains 145 feet of frontage.
‘The past ten years we’ve far exceeded our vehicle allotment and sales,” Ed Rich, general manager, told GreerToday.com. “We’re a small box that have put out some good-sized numbers. We have seen increases every year since 2004.”
The Greer State Bank Foundation presented a $2,500 check to Greer Relief during the non-profit's A Night at the Monte Carlo gala.
Greer State Bank, a supporter of Greer Relief for years, made its first donation from the bank’s foundation funded by bank employees and its board of directors. Greer Relief’s “Manage the Crisis” is the beneficiary that helps provide the equivalent of case management and referrals to 180-plus households.
Carolina Vine & Branch is opening a shop at The Depot at 300 Randall Street, suite G.
Kim Berry, owner of store, is planning a grand opening and ribbon cutting celebration on Monday, April 6.
Just like clockwork, another special ceremony was held at the Greer plant this morning, as BMW celebrated its three millionth vehicle to roll off the assembly line.
The vehicle, a Donington Grey Metallic X5 M with Mugello Red Full Merino leather seats and carbon fiber interior trim, was driven by associate Dawn Burgess, hired in 1994. Burgess presented the keys to the vehicle to Manfred Erlacher, President and CEO of BMW Manufacturing.
By JIM FAIR
Ovation Brands Inc., a Greer-headquartered owner of Ryan’s and four other buffet brands, has announced it has hired financial advisors Duff & Phelps to assist in a possible sale of the business.
Ovation CEO Anthony Wedo told Nation’s Restaurant News, there are “several interested parties,” but it’s too early to say whether the company will be sold.
Police Chief Dan Reynolds couldn’t decide whether to wear his weapon. He did wear his badge.
Chamber of Commerce President Mark Owens dressed casual which is why Mayor Rick Danner said he decided to wear a bow tie and suit to earn “best dressed”.
Step into the Room of Honor at Ryan’s Restaurant at 1501 W. Poinsett Street and sense the reverence, respect, pride and camaraderie.
Pictures of favorite sons of greater Greer communities tell the stories of military contributions and sacrifices in wars dating from World War I. Pictures of sons who followed their fathers in conflict on behalf of a grateful nation are aligned to reflect their relationships.
Dot Williams, 82, retired from Allen Bennett Hospital after 33 years, died Tuesday at The Cottages at Brushy Creek. Complete obituary here.