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Dave Ramsey: Invest in your debt-free education
MAY 31, 2016

Dave Ramsey
 

Dear Dave,

I’m 19-years-old, and I’m putting myself through college debt-free. I usually work part time during the semesters, but right now I’m working full time. I have about $2,000 in mutual funds, and I was wondering if I should add my full-time work income to that or save it all to help pay for school.

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GSP Airport increasing daily, weekly parking rates
MAY 31, 2016

GSP increases daily and weekly parking rates beginning July 1.
 

Parking rates at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport will increase beginning July 1.

GSP commissioners approved the increase that will occur for the first time in 14 years.

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Trash collections delayed to observe Memorial Day
MAY 29, 2016

Trash collections delayed to observe Memorial Day

This week’s trash collections will be on a one-day delay for city of Greer residents, in observance of Memorial Day holiday Monday.

Residents facing a one-day delay should plan on having their rollcarts and recycling bins curbside by 7 a.m. Tuesday. The one-day delay ends on June 3 when normal Thursday collections will be done.

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Alvin Howell, retired owner of Howell Roofing, dies
MAY 29, 2016

Alvin Howell, left, rides in a cart with son-in-law Rick Danner, during a neighborhood July 4 parade in Greer.
 

Alvin L. Howell, 85, died Saturday at the Cottages of Brushy Creek.

Howell was the retired owner of Howell Roofing.

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Oh, the stories Jim Morgan can tell as a retired postman
MAY 28, 2016

Jim Morgan retired from the Greer Post Office in April after 25 years or service.
 

Jim Morgan saw quite bit in his tenure at the Greer Post Office. The self-described people person always looked forward to what each day would bring.

Morgan, 68, retired from the U.S. Postal Service in April after 25 years, fondly looking back on his time working as a window clerk and mail carrier.

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Contec pledges $150,000 to Hollywild campaign
MAY 27, 2016

Jack McBride, left, CEO of Contec, pledged $150,000 to Hollywild Animal Park's fundraising campaign. The gift is in honor of international conservationist Dave Johnson.
 

Contec, Inc. has pledged $150,000 to the Roaring for Hollywild! campaign in honor of international conservationist Dave Johnson.

Johnson, who had his first post-college job in animal care at Hollywild, visited the park, May 21 as featured presenter for Conservation Day at the park. The gift was announced by Contec CEO Jack McBride announced the gift that will be distributed $30,000 annual installments over five years.

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Rates set for artists studios, nudity clause included
MAY 27, 2016

Rates set for artists studios, nudity clause included

Rates for art studios in the City Auditorium, 100 Davis Avenue, have been approved by Greer City Council on Tuesday.

The rates are based on a six-month lease, square footage, amenities and the number of windows in each studio. Council approved these rates:

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The Strip Club 104 gets superior ratings as a premier S.C. restaurant
MAY 26, 2016

Recognition for Jason Clark's restaurants – The Strip Club 104 A Steak House and BIN112 – continue receiving superior customer reviews.
 

The Strip Club 104 A Steak House is ranked No. 4 as the best overall restaurant in South Carolina and is ranked in the top five in three other categories, according to Open Table South Carolina.

Jason Clark, chef and operator of the restaurant at 104 E. Poinsett Street, also had The Strip Club 104 ranked:

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Riverside High graduate, Katherine Woo, performs in New York and Europe though Carnegie Hall program
MAY 26, 2016

Katherine Woo will graduate Riverside High School and then travel to New York and Europe to practice and perform as a violinist in a Carnegie Hall music program.
 
 

Performances by Katherine Woo 

• From the top

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Right or wrong hire can make or break a small business
MAY 25, 2016

The wrong person on your team could be detrimental to your entire operation. 
 

StatePoint Media

Looking to staff up your small business? Don’t underestimate the importance of getting your hiring decisions right. The smaller your business is, the more important your choices become.

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Dave Ramsey: Determining how much house you can afford
MAY 25, 2016

Dave Ramsey
 

Dear Dave,

Based on your annual income, how do you determine how much house you can afford?

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Ethan Few pockets top honors at Blue Ridge baseball fete
MAY 25, 2016

Ethan Few won King of the Hill Pitching Award and the Jerry Henson Tigers Coaching Award at the Blue Ridge Baseball banquet Tuesday.
 
 
 

Blue Ridge baseball celebrated its 2016 season at Washington Baptist Church Tuesday night honoring team and individual players' accomplishments.

The Tigers finished the season (20-6) winning 17 consecutive games and the Region II 3A title for the first time in 10 years. They were eliminated in the District III tournament.

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RHS Atlas Club receives Outstanding Contribution to International Diversity Award
MAY 24, 2016

Riverside High School's Atlas Club received the Outstanding Contribution to International Diversity Award at the 12th Annual Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner.

The event, hosted by the Greenville Chamber and the Riley Institute at Furman, in partnership with Upstate Chambers, recognized organizations and individuals for outstanding achievement in promoting diversity and inclusion in Upstate South Carolina.

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Environment enriched with YMCA Spirit Center dedication
MAY 24, 2016

The Darby family are benefactors of the YMCA Spirit Center.
 

A dedication ceremony of the YMCA Spirit Center provided by Lillian and Ellis Darby took place on Friday, May 20, on the campus of the Caine Halter Family YMCA overlooking the Reedy River.

The Spirit Center increases the Y’s capacity for outreach programs in collaboration with community partners.

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Spartanburg Medical Center hip replacement team honored
MAY 24, 2016

Spartanburg Medical Center received a Blue Distinction Center Designation for quality in hip replacement from BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina.
 
 

Spartanburg Medical Center has been designated a Blue Distinction Center in hip replacement.

For patients with hip pain and injuries, SMC brings together an experienced team of experts and innovative technology. A comprehensive plan is created for every patient to prepare them for surgery and a successful rehabilitation.

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Thornblade Club showcases hospitality, member support for BMW Pro-Am
MAY 23, 2016

Thornblade Club has one of the most interesting finishing holes on the Web.com Tour. Surrounding the 18th green are a host of sponsors entertaining their guests.
 

 

 

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GSP opens centralized screening checkpoint
MAY 23, 2016

Dave Edwards, right, GSP Airport President/CEO and Scott Carr, VP/Commercial Business and Properties, are deciding where the ticket counter will be set before passengers head to the TSA centralized screening checkpoint behind them.
 
 

Passengers departing Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport Tuesday morning via B screen flights will go through the new TSA centralized screening checkpoint.

It will be the first time passengers will experience the new centralized screening area that is a vital part of the $125 million Terminal Improvement Project (Wingspan).

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Werenski scoots past field to win BMW Pro-Am
MAY 22, 2016

Richy Werenski's win at the BMW Pro-Am was also his first on the Web.com Tour.
 

• Gallery

• Scoreboard

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Clemson researcher receives award to minimize implants rejection
MAY 21, 2016

Andy Tennyson, an assistant professor of inorganic chemistry, works with a member of his team in Hunter Chemistry Laboratory at Clemson.
 
 

By Paul Alongi
Clemson University

Patients could be less likely to reject artificial hips, knees and other medical implants thanks to the research that Andy Tennyson and his group are doing at Clemson University as part of a prestigious national award.

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Largest spec warehouse built in Greer is on the market
MAY 20, 2016

Beacon Partners and Cullum Interests partnered on the 240,101-square-foot venture at 545 Brookshire Road in Velocity Park.
 
 

The largest spec warehouse built in Greer is completed and being leased.

Beacon Partners and Cullum Interests partnered on the 240,101-square-foot venture at 545 Brookshire Road in Velocity Park.

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