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Weather advisories close Charleston port, Greer remains open
JAN 27, 2014

The Greer Inland Port will be closed noon Tuesday until 1 p.m. Wednesday because of predicted severe weather. 

Due to predicted severe winter weather, South Carolina Ports Authority facilities in Charleston are closed until Tuesday at noon. The Greer Inland Port will remain open Tuesday, according to a port authority official.

An advisory by the SCPA on Monday evening reported all facilities would be closed Today. Michael Hoffman, Terminal Manager for the Greer Inland Port, said it will be business as usual Tuesday.

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Norfolk Southern's call set Inland Port in action mode
JAN 24, 2014

Wick Moorman, Norfolk Southern CEO, made a bold phone call last January to Jim Newsome, President/CEO of the South Carolina Ports Authority.

Fast forward one year later to Friday’s invitation only party that included guests Gov. Nikki Haley, Sen. Lindsey Graham, political leaders, and business and industry decision makers. The celebration was for the $50 million Inland Port that began receiving containers 7.5 months after the March 1 groundbreaking.

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Haley, Graham to highlight ceremony at Inland Port
JAN 24, 2014

Sen. Lindsey Graham is due at the Inland Port in Greer this afternoon for a ceremony. Graham was guest speaker with Sen. Tim Scott Thursday night at the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce's annual banquet at the Embassy Suites in Greenville.

A Norfolk Southern inspection train will arrive at the Greer Inland Port this afternoon delivering Gov. Nikki Haley and Sen. Lindsey Graham among others in a review of the $50 million project that broke ground only 11 months ago.

Jim Newsome, President and CEO of the South Carolina Ports Authority and Wick Moorman, Chairman, President and CEO of Norfolk Southern, will join state and port officials and customers served by the South Carolina Inland Port.

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Mayor Danner, Person of the Year, is 'All in' for Greer
JAN 3, 2014

Greer Mayor Rick Danner entertained the Board of Directors for Dalian Chamber of Commerce in Jinzhou New District.

History will record 2013 as a landmark year for Greer. The city vaulted into an era of prosperity and promise unmatched since the economic boom of 2006-2007.

While BMW Manufacturing was the impetus for residential, commercial and business growth during that period, the City of Greer is the fuse that ignited a second explosion of growth for 2014 that includes residential (more than 1,000 new homes next two years), intermodal transportation (Inland Port), industrial and manufacturing (Michelin, Mitsubishi Polyester Film and BMW), commercial (Kohl’s opening, Belk upfit and restaurants (IHOP, Cook-Out). And more businesses are coming to downtown Greer, including at least two more restaurants.

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