Shop Small Saturday, now in its sixth year, promotes customers supporting independently and locally owned businesses.
The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce and Greer Station Association merchants have been preparing for this weekend with promotions. The Chamber is inviting shoppers to post a selfie photograph at #ShopSmallSelfie to earn a randomly selected post to win a $50 gift card.
Lonnie "Gee" McGee, a Greer icon with his presence at virtually every significant event and man about town, is leaving Greer this week for Clinton.
Gee, as he is affectionately known to generations of greater Greer citizens of all professions, is moving to a care center in Clinton, according to a Greer Police Department release.
The Pizza Hut at 306 Wade Hampton Blvd. is one year removed from a complete remodeling and the move has ushered in more customers and better profits for the restaurant.
General Manager Russell Kowalczyk said a new prototype, better atmosphere and expanded lunch buffet helped generate a bigger customer base.
Long-time businessman Wayne Tate is closing Tate Jewelers.
“I will close the doors on December 31. I am retiring,” Tate told GreerToday.com.