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WADE HAMPTON BLVD From February 2012


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Motorist arrested for impersonating an officer, discharging a firearm
FEB 24, 2012

Preston Blaine Thompson, 20, was arrested for impersonating an officer and discharging a firearm on Hwy. 29 Thursday night.

The Greer Police arrested Preston Blaine Thompson, 20, of 100 Bennetts Crossing Court, for Impersonating an officer, discharging a firearm and unlawful carrying of a firearm.   

There was a confrontation between two motorists on Hwy. 29 on Thursday  at approximately 10:30 p.m.  One of the motorists stated (Thompson) said he was an undercover cop and that he could have him locked up.  

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Quik Trip is open for business in Greer
FEB 23, 2012

Jerry Brooks, of Lyman, said he visited the QuikTrip in Greer today because of its easy access. 

QuikTrip made its entry into the Greer market at 6 a.m. with its newest store opening at W. Wade Hampton Blvd. and Buncombe Road.

There was virtually one QT corporate representative for every customer in the store, at times. Carolina Division Manager Tom Takach was overseeing the company's newest concept, generation three store.

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Residential growth takes root near Village at Pelham
FEB 20, 2012

Dillard Creek Crossing has sold almost half of its 50 homes constructed behind Village at Pelham Hospital on Westmoreland Road.

A residential building uptick has Greer city and business leaders taking notice. Most importantly it has families purchasing newly-constructed homes as fast as they are marketed. 

Dillard Creek Crossing has 50 new homes either completed or in construction phases while Village at Bent Creek has begun construction for 58 new homes. At the same time Mungo builders remain committed to 52 single-family patio homes to be built off Brushy Creek Road and S. Suber Road.

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Rutland is turning her full attention to family
FEB 8, 2012

Angela Rutland is leaving the Greer Economic Development Corporation to spend more time with her family. Elliott, 5, enjoyed the company of her mom Monday when her daycare closed early due to repairs.

Elliott Rutland was meticulously drawing a two-story structure she described as her home. She drew the windows and penciled in the doorknob.  It was left to the imagination if it was Elliott’s symbolism recognizing her mother, Angela, was within days of becoming a stay-at-home mom.

Angela Rutland, the Commercial Development Director for the Greer Development Corporation (GDC), has decided to become a stay-at-home mom for Elliott, 5, and Emma, 8. A life event convinced Rutland and her husband, Vernon, she was making the right decision for her family.

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