By ANDY FRIEDLANDER
Special to GreerToday.com
Fredericka Davenport could hardly contain the smile on her face.
The usually reserved single mother of three teenage children was presented with the keys to a refurbished 2004 Ford Explorer in a ceremony at D & D Motors on Friday morning.
Allen Bennett Hospital and the Roger Huntington Nursing Home will be demolished. “The building needs to come down,” Mayor Rick Danner said.
And City Council vote 7-0 Tuesday night to bring it down.
Bill Mork pulled an upset Monday when he beat defending 2014 Freedom Blast rib-eating champion Kyle Fleming in an exhibition at City Hall.
Mork cleaned five bones to Fleming's four in the one-minute contest as the room, filled with city and festival officials promoting the June 28 Freedom Blast, cheered wildly.
Brad Franseen has been hired as assistant vice president, mortgage loan officer at Greer State Bank Mortgage.
Franseen, with more than 14 years in the mortgage industry and will serve in the Taylors Branch. He will be responsible for developing relationships with customers, realtors, builders, and other sources for the origination of residential mortgages loans.