Facebook

GREER NEWS


Limestone football season ends with cancellation
APR 15, 2021

Mounting injuries forced Limestone to end its season by mutual agreement with Erskine.
 

Limestone University’s spring football season is over. 

The Saints finale scheduled for Saturday at Erskine College has been cancelled, by mutual agreement between the two programs 'as mounting injuries have become a major concern.

Read More


Fetus found outside Greer hospital ER
APR 3, 2021

A driver of a 4-door silver vehicle with dark tinted windows got out of the vehicle and placed a bag at the entrance to the ER. Hospital staff located the bag and found a deceased fetus inside.
 

The Greer Police Department (GPD) is working with the Spartanburg County Coroner’s Office after a fetus was found outside the emergency room at Pelham Medical Center early Saturday morning.

Greer Police responded to the Pelham Medical Center at 12:36 a.m. Saturday when a driver of a 4-door silver vehicle with dark tinted windows got out of the vehicle and placed a bag at the entrance to the ER. Hospital staff located the bag and found a deceased fetus inside, Lt. Patrick Fortenberry reported.

Read More


Man gets 15-years in prison for shooting incident
MAR 30, 2021

A Gaffney man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for shooting into an occupied car on the early morning hours of July 5, 2019.

Joel T. Dawkins, Jr., 23, was sentenced Monday following a guilty plea to assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature, 3 counts assault and battery in the first degree, possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime, and hit and run with property damage. Circuit Judge Keith Kelly presided over the case.

Read More


Man charged with murder in 20 year-old Greer cold case
MAR 19, 2021

David Randall DeBoy has been charged with murder in connection with a 20 year-old Greer cold case.
 

Investigators with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office have arrested 55 year-old, David Randall DeBoy in connection with a 20 year-old cold case homicide.

Investigators initiated an investigation on Feb. 19, 2001 after 21 year-old, April Annette DeBoy had not been seen in over a week and deputies were performing a welfare check at her residence. That day, deputies located the body of DeBoy inside of her apartment, at 2211 Hudson Road, in Greer.

Read More


Bennie Harris named USC Upstate Chancellor
MAR 12, 2021

Bennie L. Harris, Ph.D., has been named Chancellor for the University of South Carolina Upstate.
 

Bennie L. Harris, Ph.D., has been named Chancellor for the University of South Carolina Upstate following the UofSC Board of Trustees approval today. 

Harris serves as senior vice president for Institutional Advancement at the Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) in Atlanta, a position he’s held since 2014. Harris will assume leadership of USC Upstate on July 1.

Read More


GSP recognized best airport in North America
MAR 11, 2021

GSP recognized best airport in North America

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport has been recognized as the Best Airport in North America by the Airports Council International’s 2020 Airport Service Quality Awards.

GSP tied with Portland International Airport, among all airports serving 2 to 5 million passengers annually for customer satisfaction across 34 benchmarks, according to a media release.

Read More


GSP celebrates 10 years of Southwest service
MAR 11, 2021

Southwest Airlines will celebrate 10 years of delivering low fares and nonstop flights to the Upstate on Friday. Celebratory digital billboard displays have been placed on major roadways across the region and all passengers traveling Southwest on Friday will receive gift bags courtesy of GSP.

Southwest’s inaugural flight from GSP was to Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI). GSP reported a 38% growth in passenger activity between 2010 and 2011 and was recognized as the fastest-growing small airport in the United States by Airline and Airport News & Analysis. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics reported that average fares from GSP decreased by 14%, the largest decrease in the country.

Read More


Found Missing child, 4,
MAR 10, 2021

Felipe Joseph Roman, 4, was last seen at a park, located at 126 Beverly Road, at around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday night.
 

Update
Deputies reported Felipe Joseph Roman, 4, was found safely.

Alert: Active search for missing child, 4

Read More


Upstate man gets 17 years for breaking into home, theft
MAR 8, 2021

Marlon D. Williams, 29, pleaded guilty Monday to first-degree burglary and two counts of petty larceny. 
 

A Spartanburg man received a 17-year prison sentence Monday for breaking into a local home and stealing property.

Marlon D. Williams, 29, pleaded guilty Monday to first-degree burglary and two counts of petty larceny. The burglary occurred April 7, 2020 at a South Highpoint Road home. A security camera at the victim’s home showed Williams forcing open the rear door of the residence about 9:30 a.m.

Read More


2 firearms, knife found in District Five student's vehicle
FEB 26, 2021

While investigating an unregistered vehicle in one of the student parking lots, Byrnes High School administrators looked inside the car’s window, and observed a large knife laying on the floor of the vehicle. The school’s resource officer was immediately
called, and administrators identified the student owner of the car.


After conducting a full search, the resource officer also discovered two firearms located inside the vehicle. The student was  detained by the SRO and administrators, and local law enforcement was notified.

Read More


3 shot at Greer residence, police investigating
FEB 23, 2021

The Greer Police Department is investigating a shooting that had two men and a woman with gunshot wounds.

Police responded to a call about 2:50 a.m. Tuesday morning at a residence in the 200 block of Pleasant Drive. When officers arrived, two men and a woman had gunshot wounds. All three were taken to Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Hospital for treatment for their injuries.

Read More


Another robbery on Wade Hampton Blvd.
FEB 12, 2021

The Check-N-Go at 6140 Wade Hampton Blvd., was the scene of an armed robbery.Thursday.
 

 

Criminals have found a niche working their craft on Wade Hampton Blvd.Thursday at approximately 5:30 p.m., Check-N-Go at 6140 Wade Hampton Blvd., was the scene of an armed robbery.

It’s the fourth holdup of a business, including two banks, on Wade Hampton Blvd. in 45 days. No arrests have been announced by Greer or Greenville law enforcement.

Read More


Chesnee man sentenced 10-years for drug-related wreck
FEB 10, 2021

Jeremy L. Moss, 36, pleaded guilty to felony driving under the influence with great bodily injury.
 

A Chesnee man received a 10-year prison sentence today and 5 years of probation after he admitted to driving under the influence of drugs when he caused a wreck that critically injured a local woman.

Jeremy L. Moss, 36, pleaded guilty to felony driving under the influence with great bodily injury. Circuit Judge Mark Hayes issued a 15-year prison sentence that was suspended to 10 years of service, 5 years of probation, a $5,100 fine and $3,345.42 in victim restitution.

Read More


Juvenile, 16, charged with murder of girl, 19, in Greer
FEB 10, 2021

A woman who died Monday in a shooting at a Greer apartment complex has been identifed and a 16-year-old juvenile has been arrested.

Zakiya Drinkard-McKinney, 19, of Greenville died Monday at Poplar Place Apartments. A second victim was transported to Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Hospital for treatment. That person has not been identified and condition has not been reported.

Read More


4 arrested, charged after a brawl at Tipsy Taco in Greer
FEB 10, 2021

Brandon Steven Mason, 45, of Duncan
 

All four suspects allegedly involved in a January fight, that included a woman being punched in the face, at Tipsy Taco in Greer have been charged by the Greer Police Department.

Arrested and charged in the Jan. 26 brawl were:

Read More


No more Prisma vaccine walk-ins for rest of week
FEB 8, 2021

The end of the line is near at the entrance to the Prisma Health vaccination location at the former Greenville Kmart.
 

Prisma Health will not be able to hold any walk-in vaccinations the rest of this week, according to a statement from Dr. Saria Saccocio, ambulatory chief medical officer and co-lead of Prisma Health vaccine task force.

"There are two factors that led to this decision. First, the delivery of our supply was changed at the last minute on Friday. We were told our supply would come in stages over several days this week, instead of Monday and Tuesday mornings.  This morning we received only a partial supply delivery for the Upstate – and we still do not know the amount of the rest of supply we will receive this week for the Upstate or the Midlands. 

Read More


Meridian Waste acquires Greer's Ace Environmental
FEB 5, 2021

Meridian Waste closed on the purchase of Ace Environmental Holdings, LLC, located in Greer. 
 

Meridian Waste announced today it closed on the purchase of Ace Environmental Holdings, LLC, located in Greer. 

The acquired assets from Ace Environmental Holdings, LLC, includes a hauling facility at 315 Buncombe Street in Greer servicing residential, commercial and governmental contracts in Greer, Greenville and Spartanburg markets.  The Greer location will serve as the primary hauling company for Meridian Waste housing the rolling stock and administrative functions of the combined companies. 

Read More


Former NGU President George Silver dies at 94
FEB 4, 2021

Former North Greenville University President George Silver has died. He was 94.
 

"The entire North Greenville University community is saddened to learn of Dr. Silver's passing," said NGU President Dr. Gene C. Fant, Jr. "He had a remarkable career, making a positive impact on so many lives. We are forever grateful for his contributions and dedication to helping make our University the place it is today. NGU sends its deepest condolences to his family."

Silver was a scholar and an educator whose professional life spanned various leadership roles and responsibilities. Early in his career, he served as a faculty member of several high schools, colleges, and universities. He served as president at North Greenville, Chesapeake College, and Ocean County College.

Read More


Police ask for help on bank heist suspect and vehicle
FEB 4, 2021

Greenville County Sheriff's Office investigators are asking for the public's help locating a white Chevrolet Cavalier with a broken, driver’s-side turn signal. The vehicle was reportedly used in a bank robbery on Wade Hampton Blvd.
 
 

Investigators with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office are seeking the public’s help with information about the suspect and vehicle pertaining to a bank robbery last Friday at the BB&T, located at 3255 Wade Hampton Blvd. 

The vehicle is described as a white Chevrolet Cavalier with a broken, driver’s-side turn signal. See the pictured vehicle that was used during the robbery, according to the GCSO.

Read More


Creform designs and builds angled shelf cart
JAN 29, 2021

Creform's angled shelf cart for bins is designed to hold small production parts and hardware items.
 
 
 
 

Creform Corporation, a manufacturer of unique products for material handling and commercial use has designed and built an angled shelf cart for bins designed to hold small production parts and hardware items.

Creform engineered and fully assembled the cart before shipment for the customer’s quick implementation. The cart is one of 25 used by the customer. Creform is located in Greer.

Read More



BROWSE OLDER ARTICLES


2019 - Feb (2) | Jan (33)
2018 - Dec (31) | Nov (41) | Oct (23) | Sep (23) | Aug (32) | Jul (20) | Jun (30) | May (36) | Apr (28) | Mar (26) | Feb (40) | Jan (38)
2017 - Dec (32) | Nov (59) | Oct (37) | Sep (42) | Aug (50) | Aug (1) | Jul (45) | Jun (52) | May (55) | Apr (46) | Mar (43) | Feb (34) | Jan (60)
2016 - Dec (51) | Nov (73) | Oct (78) | Sep (65) | Aug (69) | Jul (69) | Jun (86) | May (75) | Apr (73) | Mar (83) | Feb (75) | Jan (53)
2015 - Dec (78) | Nov (55) | Oct (44) | Sep (51) | Aug (50) | Jul (60) | Jun (53) | May (34) | Apr (40) | Mar (44) | Feb (40) | Jan (47)
2014 - Dec (54) | Nov (38) | Oct (63) | Sep (42) | Aug (50) | Jul (57) | Jun (62) | May (62) | Apr (59) | Mar (58) | Feb (56) | Jan (50)
2013 - Dec (52) | Nov (38) | Oct (25) | Sep (27) | Aug (32) | Jul (33) | Jun (37) | May (37) | Apr (36) | Mar (44) | Feb (49) | Jan (49)
2012 - Dec (40) | Nov (42) | Oct (28) | Sep (22) | Aug (33) | Jul (51) | Jun (32) | May (28) | Apr (38) | Mar (49) | Feb (50) | Jan (22)
2011 - Dec (12) | Nov (30) | Oct (25) | Sep (4) | Jul (1) |

Trending: Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, Obituaries, Chon Restaurant, Allen Bennett Hospital

GREER CALENDAR

View All Events