The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Tuesday posted a public notice in an upstate newspaper that said Medicare will not pay for any hospital services for patients admitted to Greenville Memorial Hospital starting April 16 unless the hospital makes needed changes.
The audit of the emergency department followed the death of Donald Keith Smith, 48, who died at GHS on March 6 after an altercation with an officer at Greenville Memorial, according to a coroner’s report.
If you shopped at Harbor Freight Tools in the past six years, you could be entitled to a refund.
Harbor Freight Tools settled a lawsuit accusing the company of misleading shoppers by listing inaccurate “regular” prices during sales.
Lyman Mayor Tony G. Gillespie Sr., died Tuesday after a battle with cancer, according to officials in Lyman.
Gillespie, 69, has served as mayor since July 2016.
Five female students have been suspended from Riverside High School after one girl was hit in the head with a bottle during a bloody brawl on Monday. All the students have been charged, according to Greer Police.
Charged with third-degree assault and battery are Alisha Sarrose Freeman, 17, and Breann Lillian Gaylord, 19, both of Greer. Charged with public disorderly conduct are Natajah Seless Cruell and A’Maya Frenecia Davis, of Greer, and N’Kerah Yanaja Martin, of Taylors, all 17, according to arrest warrants for the students.
BI-LO is ending its Fuelperks program with discounts ending on March 26 and redeeming the savings by April 30.
The Spinx Xtras program will continue to offer discounts through three ways:
Inland Port Greer rail moves totaled 9,540 in February, a 25.8 percent over the facility’s year-to-date volume compared to last fiscal year.
Greer’s port has recorded 73,205 rail moves since July last year.
The soft opening for Chon Thai Restaurant has been short-lived.
Doh King, owner of downtown Greer’s first Thai food restaurant, has opened for lunch and dinner at 219 Trade Street.
CresCom Bank (Carolina Financial Corporation) begins servicing Greer State Bank’s customer accounts and services on April 10.
Shareholders for Greer Bancshares, Inc., the holding company for Greer State Bank, approved the merger agreement last Thursday. The bank’s 27-year existence formally ends April 7.
Abbott’s Frozen Custard will have its second upstate location when Mark Khoury puts his second franchise in downtown Spartanburg.
Khoury opened his first Abbott’s in Greer last year at 119 East Poinsett Street. It was the first franchise in the Carolinas and Georgia
Kayla “Birdie” Barbare of the University of South Carolina Upstate will be honored as Major of the Year by SHAPE America.
The award celebrates outstanding undergraduate students in the health, physical education, recreation and dance professions who are nominated by a faculty advisor or professor. Barbare will be receive her award on Thursday during the SHAPE (Society of Health and Physical Educators) awards ceremony in Boston.
Spartanburg County broke records for hotel occupancy, room demand, web traffic and tax revenue in 2016.
“Spartanburg is top-10 destination for tourists visiting South Carolina,” said Chris Jennings, Executive Vice President of the Spartanburg Convention & Visitors Bureau. “We have become a leading sports destination and fun place to visit, and the numbers continue to back that up.”
Tryon Riding & Hunt Club (TR&HC) and Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) are pleased to announce today that they have formed a partnership to manage and produce
The 71st running of the Tryon Block House Races will be April 15 at the Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC). The races will be on a new one-mile track on 115 acres of land managed by TIEC on Highway 9 in Columbus, N.C.
Celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck, who is opening a restaurant at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, is in a battle in federal court in Chicago, to preserve the right to use “the kitchen” in restaurant names.
The Kitchen by Wolfgang Puck is under construction at GSP and on target to open in the second quarter, according to Scott Carr, the airport’s VP for Commercial Business and Properties.
Bruce Taylor, runnerup for 2014 National Volunteer of the Year, died Monday. He was 94.
Taylor, a World War II veteran, 1949 graduate of Clemson University, served Meals on Wheels into his 90’s.
A fine dining restaurant is locating on Trade Street and will open in the second quarter.
Michelle Scruggs told GreerToday.com the tentative date for the restaurant’s opening is in the second quarter and the name has been narrowed to two.
Deshaun Watson will receive the inaugural Blanchard-Rogers Award at the South Carolina Football Hall of Fame ceremonies.
The award, formerly the Collegiate Player of the Year, will be presented April 20 at the enshrinement ceremonies in Greenville. The newly renamed award is for two Heisman Trophy winners, Felix “Doc” Blanchard and George Rogers.
Greer is now home to a college campus.
North Greenville University officials celebrated the opening of its Greer campus on Thursday that houses the school’s graduate school, College of Adult Professional Studies, and its faculty, staff, and admissions counselors. It is also home to the new Graduate School of Health Science, which began offering a Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Medicine in January.
The 48th annual Bassmaster Classic, the world championship of professional bass fishing will be held March 16-18, 2018, in Greenville and on Lake Hartwell at Anderson. The Bon Secours Wellness Arena will be the site of daily weigh-in ceremonies.
The fan-favorite Bassmaster Classic Outdoors Expo will be held in the 250,000-square-foot TD Convention Center March 16-18.
A record 287,700 BMW X models were exported from the BMW Manufacturing plant in Greer in 2016.
Approximately 86 percent of the sports activity vehicles and coupes were exported through the Port of Charleston with an export value of $9.53 billion, according to data from the U.S. Department of Commerce. That makes the facility the leading U.S. automotive exporter by value.
Jason Clark’s two downtown restaurants, BIN112 and The Strip Club 104 A Steak House, were both honored as Top 10 Diner’s Choice in Greenville.
OpenTable Diner’s Choice selections are based on metropolitan areas, which makes Clark’s honors more noticeable.