ZIP code: 29687
Area code: 864
Area: 10.9 sq mi
Greer’s Mike Barnes announced his candidacy for Greenville County Council District 18, which encompasses Greer, parts of Blue Ridge and Taylors.
Barnes is owner of Barnes Towing for 30 years and is a member of the Greenville County Planning Commission. He said cultivating a business-friendly environment to support existing businesses and recruiting new ones is vital to a prosperous community.
Kimberly Bookert (District 3) has filed for re-election in the July 24 municipal election and Joe Baldwin (District 18) has filed to retain his seat for Greenville County Council.
Bookert’s filing means that all incumbent city council members, Jay Arrowood (District One) and Wryley Bettis (District 5) are running for re-election.
Brandon Debaron Talley 26, of 1253 Owens Rd., died Thursday, March 14, in Greenville Hospital.
He was the son of Lisa Talley of Greer.
Bi-Lo is moving its corporate headquarters to Jacksonville, Fla., company officials announced today.
The move follows a completed merger Friday when Bi-Lo bought Winn-Dixie for $9.50 a share in cash, a total of $560 million. The shares, which will now cease trading, added a penny to close at $9.51 on Friday.