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GREER NEWS From December 2018


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Spartanburg Regional, Mary Black become one locally-owned healthcare system
DEC 31, 2018

By SHARON JACKSON

For almost a century, two hospitals have operated in the community bonded by a common mission – to provide the best health care for the people of Spartanburg. 

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Clemson fans have new nonstop options from GSP
DEC 31, 2018

Clemson fans have new nonstop options from GSP

Clemson fans planning trips to San Jose, Calif., to watch the Tigers play for the national title have nonstop flight options from Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP).

Delta Air Lines and American Airlines each added one nonstop flight from GSP to San Jose International Airport (SJC) before the Clemson Tigers rematch with the Alabama Crimson Tide.

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The Strip Club 104 served another honor
DEC 29, 2018

Jason Clark's The Strip Club 104 restaurant continues to serve award winning food and service.
 

Jason Clark begins 2019 just as his restaurant has been recognized throughout this year. The Strip Club 104 has been awarded a 2018 Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor.

Clark is Executive Chef and owner of the popular upstate steak house named for its location in Greer at 104 East Poinsett Street.

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Tumbling gas prices welcome relief for consumers
DEC 27, 2018

Tumbling gas prices welcome relief for consumers

South Carolina’s statewide gas average of $1.96 a gallon is five cents less than last week and 25 cents less than a month ago, according to AAA Carolinas. South Carolinians are paying 25 cents less to fill up at the pump today than this time last year. 

Greater Greer drivers enjoy some of the lowest prices of gas, with prices dipping to $1.78 a gallon at some stores.

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All it takes is one good guy with a gun
DEC 26, 2018

Scott White has vast of experience training law enforcement, military, and religious organizations in countering active shooters via reality-based programs.
 
 

By SCOTT WHITE

The holiday season is in full swing and most of us experience a host of welcome distractions.

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Creform is shedding some light on inspection process
DEC 26, 2018

The inspection table pictured is used to inspect wood veneer used in the aircraft/aerospace industry.
 
 

Creform Corporation has developed a lighted workstation for a quality inspection application.

The workstation is built with a heavy-duty frame constructed by Creform’s 42 mm pipe and joint system. The structure is angle-braced for added strength and rigidity. Its dimensions are 120 inches length x 60 inches width x 36 inches tall with a distributed load capacity of 500 pounds. A half-inch clear plastic provides the durable work surface and is set at a comfortable work height for the associates.

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Art student designs holiday card for Spartanburg County school
DEC 23, 2018

Melika Washington, from the South Carolina School for the Deaf and Blind, created this year’s holiday card for the Mary Black Health System-Spartanburg.
 

An art student from the South Carolina School for the Deaf and Blind created this year’s holiday card for the Mary Black Health System-Spartanburg (MBHS-S).

Melika Washington designed this year's holiday card.

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Missing Person: Search for Taylors man
DEC 23, 2018

James Edward

Saturday morning update

Found

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Evan Duke: Thank you from Foothills Philharmonic for a wonderful season
DEC 20, 2018

Kory Vrieze conducts the Foothills Philharmonic Orchestra.
 

By Evan Duke

On December 15, Foothills Philharmonic held its annual Christmas Concert. This has become one of the biggest events of the year as we host our Annual Toys for Tots Drive to collect toys for needy children and their families here in the upstate of South Carolina. In addition, as our final event of the year, it opens the door for reflection on how the year went, and what we were able to do for our wonderful city of Greer. Most importantly, what also must be emphasized that none of this would have been possible without the support and interest of all of our patrons and the entirety of the City of Greer.

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American begins twice daily flights to Miami
DEC 20, 2018

American begins twice daily flights to Miami

It’s now much easier to travel from the Upstate to South Florida.

American Airlines began providing nonstop flights to Miami International Airport (MIA) Wednesday with new service from Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP).

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Braxton Collins signs with Old Dominion
DEC 19, 2018

Braxton Collins signed to play his college football with Old Dominion University.
 

Greer High School wide receiver Braxton Collins was among Wednesday’s high school athletes signing during college football’s early signing period.

Collins will play for Old Dominion University (Norfolk, Va.), which competes in Conference USA.

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Winter season historically dangerous for residential fires and fire deaths
DEC 18, 2018

Winter season historically dangerous for residential fires and fire deaths

As the winter season approaches, State Fire Marshal Jonathan Jones is reminding citizens to be especially careful, as this time of year is historically dangerous for residential fires and fire deaths.

“We all get busy during the holiday season,” Jones said. “However, we need to remain vigilant about fire safety. Our statistics reveal more home fires occur during the winter months than during any other part of the year. In our state, during last year’s winter months, there were 32 fatal fires resulting in 40 fire deaths.”

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Final two arrests in Willis store robbery nabbed in Florida
DEC 18, 2018

Final two arrests in Willis store robbery nabbed in Florida

The final two arrests of suspects responsible for the brutal robbery of the owners of the W.E. Willis store on Highway 414 in September were made Tuesday, according to the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office. Eight have been arrested.

Jack Corris Foreman IV, 19, and Da’Juan Rayshard Young, 22, were arrested by the Palm Beach (Fla.) County Sheriff’s Office and will await extradition to Greenville County, where they will be formally charged with:

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CPW gives 10-year notice ending supplemental power agreement
DEC 17, 2018

CPW gives 10-year notice ending supplemental power agreement

Greer CPW Commissioners approved Monday a resolution to terminate its supplemental power sales agreement between the City of Greer and Piedmont Municipal Power Agency (PMPA) effective Dec. 31.

The agreement requires a 10-year notice and PMPA will continue to provide Greer CPW’s supplemental power through 2028.

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Dave Ramsey: Stay away from that return of premium garbage
DEC 17, 2018

Dave Ramsey
 

Dear Dave,

I’m thinking about signing up for a return of premium life insurance policy. It costs more per month than other policies, but it allows you to get all your money back after 30 years assuming you live that long. Is this too good to be true?

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Police ask help to ID suspect
DEC 12, 2018

Police ask help to ID suspect

Investigators with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office are seeking information pertaining to the identity of the pictured suspect, who stole a victim’s identity to obtain a credit card from Lowes. The suspect subsequently purchased over $5,000 in goods from the Lowes store, located at 1370 Wade Hampton Blvd., on October 3.

The GCSO is asking for anyone with information regarding the identity of this subject to call the Criminal Investigations Division at 864-467-5248 or Crime Stoppers of Greenville at 232-7463.

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$25 million grant awarded Inland Port expansion, Norfolk Southern
DEC 11, 2018

Inland Port Greer and Norfolk Southern awarded $25 million grant for expansion.
 

The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced a $25 million Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant to support the expansion at South Carolina Ports Authority’s (SCPA) Inland Port Greer, and the extension of Norfolk Southern’s Carlisle Passing Siding.

“We are very appreciative for the support of our Congressional delegation, S.C. Governor Henry McMaster, Secretary Chao, and the USDOT,” said Bill Stern, SCPA Board Chairman. “This is a strong, collaborative partnership by public and private entities, something the Trump Administration has put an emphasis on. We are proud to partner with these entities to better improve our infrastructure in South Carolina. While this project may be in the Upstate, it will serve the entire Southeast region for years to come.”

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GSP becoming connoisseur of niche food and beverages, adds Vino Volo MarketBar
DEC 11, 2018

Vino Volo will make GSP the first airport to have its Vino Volo MarketBar.
 

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) will welcome a new concept by a nationally recognized wine bar in the spring of 2019.

Vino Volo will make GSP the first airport to have its Vino Volo MarketBar, which will serve wine, beer and gourmet food in a wine country casual and modern setting. “We are looking forward to giving our customers an opportunity to experience Vino Volo and to have another choice for high-quality food and beverage at GSP,” said Dave Edwards, GSP’s president and CEO.

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Youth soccer coach arrested for criminal sexual assault with a minor, YMCA responds
DEC 11, 2018

Eduardo Mendoza
 

Investigators with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office have arrested 41 year-old, Eduardo Mendoza for Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor 3rd degree.

Investigators received a report on Nov. 23, 20, regarding Mendoza inappropriately touching an athlete while working in his capacity as a youth soccer coach for the YMCA, located at 100 Adams Mill Road, in Simpsonville.

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Miss NGU takes personal interest in Backpack Blessings
DEC 9, 2018

Miss NGU 2018 Hannah Pearson volunteers with Upstate Backpack Blessings, a charitable organization that provides food items for underprivileged area students.  
   

Miss North Greenville University 2018 Hannah Pearson has been volunteering with Upstate Backpack Blessings, a charitable organization that provides food items for underprivileged area students. Pearson, crowned in January, has been familiar with the organization from a young age.

“Backpack Blessings was started at my middle school,” said Pearson. “I got to experience first-hand the impact it made on the lives of so many children.”

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