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WADE HAMPTON BLVD From April 2015


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Fire Chief Harvey given heroic send-off in retirement
APR 28, 2015

Retiring Greer Fire Chief Chris Harvey was honored with a reception Tuesday at City Hall. Harvey is pictured with his son, Justin, who is a firefighter with the Wade Hampton Fire Department on Wade Hampton Boulevard.
 

Seeing smoke billowing from a neighbor’s yard a young Amy Harvey called 911, thinking a house was on fire.

The call turned out to be a neighbor cooking on an outdoor grill but Amy reacted to seeing smoke, just as her father, Greer Fire Chief Chris Harvey taught his children and hundreds of others on fire safety.

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Bridge opening on Memorial Drive pushed into late May
APR 27, 2015

A 10-foot concrete culvert is replacing the 96-inch drainage pipe, left, that collapsed last August.
 

School will most likely be out before the Memorial Drive Extension bridge will be repaired.

Weather and construction delays will push the completion of the project, near the intersection of Chandler and Taylor Road, into late May and possibly June. A mid-April finish was previously announced.

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Check out what ALDI is bringing to Greer
APR 25, 2015

The entrance into ALDI will be from Mt. Vernon Road, near a traffic light at Wade Hampton Blvd. and W. Poinsett Street.
 
 

Thom Behtz, ALDI Jefferson division vice president, answered a series of questions about ALDI’s coming into the Greer market. Behtz explains the store’s decision where to locate, when it will open, the store model, and the company’s purchasing philosophy.

Jim Fair: The main entry into the property will be from Mt. Vernon Road, while ALDI will face Wade Hampton Blvd. Why is a side entrance and a traffic signal at the store’s entrance part of its selection philosophy? What goes into site selection for ALDI in a community?

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