John Bolt, Vice President of BB&T in Greer, accepted the inaugural Greer Economic Development Chairman’s Award today on behalf of the bank at the GDC's 10th anniversary luncheon at City Hall.
Reno Deaton, GDC Executive Director, gave the annual report that reflected positive gains in 2011 and good early growth in the first quarter this year. Dennis Hennett, vice chairman of the board is rotating off to concentrate on his duties as CEO at Greer State Bank. Hennett retired and was recalled to lead the bank. Dave Edwards, Executive Director at the Greenville-Spartanburg Airport in Greer, has been approved as Hennett’s replacement.
As part of TSA’s ongoing efforts to move towards a more intelligence-driven security system, enhance aviation security and improve passenger experiences at security checkpoints,
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is testing modified screening procedures for passengers 75 and older.
Dave Edwards led a toast to Southwest Airline’s one-year anniversary today at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport in Greer.
"Southwest has spurred tremendous growth and revitalized the airport," Edwards, Executive Director at GSP Airport District, said. "Air traffic is up 38 percent since last year and we're up 40 percent in January. It's hard to keep with it. It's exciting to be in this growth mode."
Reservations for 110 parking spaces will be available for passengers leaving Greer's Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport beginning Thursday.
GSP Board of Commissioners approved $1.5 million toward the Rental Car Relocation budget and was brought up-to-date with the $101 million Terminal Improvement Project (TIP) during today's meeting with GSP Executive Director Dave Edwards.
Minor Mickel Shaw, Chairperson of the Greenville-Spartanburg Airport Commission, is among three named to the 2012 South Carolina Business Hall of Fame. Shaw is the President of Micco LLC and Mickel Investment Group, a family investment corporation.
Bill L. Amick, real estate developer and former chairman and CEO of Amick Farms, Inc., and the late Jerry Zucker, founder of The InterTech Group will also be inducted. The induction ceremonies are May 24 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.