Former Greer fireman Ernie Benson Ellenburg died Wednesday at his home. He was 80.
Ellenburg was retired from Hoechst Celanese and a former fireman with the Greer Fire Department. He is a veteran of the United States Air Force.
It’s generally known a flu shot is advantageous, but when to get one is a matter of opinion according to doctors, pharmacies and the Center of Disease Control.
Dr. Wayne Davis, Jr., of Immediate Care Center – Pelham, said, “We (staff) get our flu shots in September and it lasts through flu season.”
The BI-LO at 2460 Hudson Road in Greer will introduce the grocery store’s newest concept on Thursday with new shopping enhancements and ceremonies.
A ribbon cutting will be held at 10 a.m. with the Clemson Tiger mascot and cheerleaders as part of the celebration.
The Greer Police Department is taking applications and inviting sponsorships to its 11th Annual Cops for Tots annual golf tournament
Enrollment, donations and hole sponsors go to the police for its largest fundraiser each year.
The SC Bar Pro Bono Program will sponsor eight free legal clinics in the Spartanburg area in September.
Most involve a 30-45 minute lecture followed by either a question and answer or five-minute one-on-one session with an attorney.
City workers have hung a Christmas stocking with care today halfway up a light pole at the Corners at Pine shopping center at Wade Hampton Blvd.
It will be coming down nearly as fast as it went up – about Sept. 1.
Wild Ace Pizza and Pub may be brewing beer and serving it to customers by next month.
Denise VandenBerghe confirmed a brewpub license application has been filed for the restaurant at 103 Depot Street.
Chance Pride scored three touchdowns to lead Eastside past Riverside 34-13 at Eastside Friday night.
Byrnes beat Greer 45-7 Friday night at Nixon Field to record its 10th straight win in the rivalry.
Byrnes, No. 5 ranked in Class AAAAA, now leads the series 28-26-1 and hasn’t lost in the series since 2000.
When Billy Mitchell walked out of D&D Motors today, more than 50 years and three generations of memories went with him.
Skip Davenport held a retirement luncheon for Mitchell at the 79-year-old Ford dealership. D&D Motors is the only employer Mitchell has worked for since attending school in Greer.
One team will win its first game this season and the other will start 0-2 when Greer visits Byrnes tonight in high school football.
Unbeaten Riverside will play at Eastside and winless Blue Ridge is at Powdersville in the second week of games.
Nesting sea turtles have outdone themselves again in South Carolina.
Gabrielle Fanelli is graduating from North Greenville University in December and became a published author in April, two life-changing events for the Greer resident in one year.
Fanelli, 20, submitted her manuscript to Westbow Press, a division of Thomas Nelson and Zondervan. "A Girl’s Guide to College: Life, Guys, and Career" was published and released July 18. It is available for purchase on barnesandnoble.com, Amazon.com, and christianbooks.com in hard cover, soft cover, and E-book format.
Greer First Baptist Church will host a Service of Heroes on the 15th anniversary of 9/11.
The service will be at Greer City Park Amphitheater Sunday, Sept. 11, at 10 a.m. The event will honor all of first responders and reinforce the lessons of empathy, service and unity that arose from the 9/11 tragedy.
Downtown visitors should be aware of two Trade Street road closures Sunday and Monday.
• Sunday, noon – 5 p.m., the 300 block of Trade Street and the Depot parking lot will be closed for a car show.
The University of South Carolina Upstate Department of Public Safety has been awarded national accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) in the Law Enforcement program.
Members of the University’s police department were recognized with accreditation for excellence in public safety and commitment to community.
Riverside sophomore quarterback Andrew Brown knew his throw to wide receiver Kris White in last week's season opener against Travelers Rest was going to result in a touchdown.
He had studied too much film and worked too tirelessly to prepare for his first varsity start for it not to.
Within two weeks three downtown eateries – two within the 200 block of Trade Street – have closed.
The Greer Station Diner, previously Southern Thymes Cafe, Rhythms on Trade and the Cupcake Castle have gone out of business. All three have signs on their doors indicating their closings.
Jamie Jordan turns a baseball into a one-of-a-kind business
Three years ago Jamie Jordan was looking for a way to make extra money without sacrificing time spent with her two children.