Christofferson's 'incredible legacy' is a pathway to the future
MAY 29, 2012

Stan Christofferson and his daughter, Katie, shared a few moments between vists from guests at the Stand Up For Stan fundraiser on March 29. Katie delivered Stan his first grandson earlier this spring.

Stan Christofferson, owner of the Great Bay Oyster House, was an easy mark for people seeking help with a project that needed some infusion of money or contributions of goods. He was a good place to start because it would prove to be a positive beginning for a community drive.

“I would walk into Stan’s office and he would say, ‘you’re here again? How much do I owe you now chief?’ Anytime we needed something or wanted help Stan was there for us,” Greer Police Chief Dan Reynolds said. Reynolds laughed at the recurring visits that resulted in both teasing each other. Cops for Tots and other fundraisers were always the winners and Stan “provided valuable assistance to us.”

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Acme General changes hours, eliminates breakfast offering
APR 6, 2012

Acme General Store has changed its hours and eliminated its breakfast offerings.

Store hours, effective immediately, are Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. and Sunday noon – 6 p.m.

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BB&T receives inaugural Greer Development Chairman's Award
MAR 22, 2012

John Bolt, Vice President of BB&T in Greer, accepted the inaugural Greer Economic Development Chairman’s Award today on behalf of the bank at the GDC's 10th anniversary luncheon at City Hall.

Reno Deaton, GDC Executive Director, gave the annual report that reflected positive gains in 2011 and good early growth in the first quarter this year. Dennis Hennett, vice chairman of the board is rotating off to concentrate on his duties as CEO at Greer State Bank. Hennett retired and was recalled to lead the bank. Dave Edwards, Executive Director at the Greenville-Spartanburg Airport in Greer, has been approved as Hennett’s replacement.

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Animal Rescue party at The Davenport Thursday
MAR 20, 2012

Jessica Monroe is turning her 30th birthday into a party Thursday at The Davenport to benefit animals.

Saved by the Heart Companion Animal Services is the fundraiser host from 8 p.m. – midnight.

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Free wine and beer tasting at Acme General Thursday
MAR 20, 2012

An international wine and beer tasting will be held Thursday from 5:30 – 7 p.m. at Acme General Store at 201 Trade Street.

Free beer and wine sampling will be featured with light hors d’oeuvres.   The event is free.

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Greer Idol 6 auditions at Family Fest; registration underway
MAR 16, 2012

Auditions for Greer Idol 6 are scheduled at the Village Hospital Greer Family Fest Friday May 4 from 6-6:45 p.m. and Saturday, May 5, 1-2 p.m.

Dana Jordan won the 2011 Greer Idol and the $1,500 first place prize.

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Lunchbox deli sets March breakfast, lunch specials
MAR 14, 2012

Jacob Danner, The Lunchbox Deli manager at Acme General Store, 201 Trade Street, has announced March breakfast and lunch specials. The deli is open from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday. Call 879-1090.

Monday: Boars Head Bacon, Egg, and Boars Head Cheese Bagel Sandwich ($3.95)
Tuesday: Boars Head Ham, Egg, and Boars Head Cheese Bagel Sandwich ($3.95)
Wednesday: Peanut Butter and Jelly Bagel ($1.75)
Thursday: Veggie Delight Omelet Bagel ($3.95)
Friday: Buy One Get One Free Bagel
Saturday: 99 Cent Bagels (99 cents) excluding cream cheese

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ACME Lunchbox sets specials for breakfast and lunch
FEB 7, 2012

Jacob Danner, manager of the Lunchbox deli at Acme General Store, has daily bagel and sandwich specials. The bagels are produced in the Bronx, N.Y.

ACME General Store has opened announced daily bagel and deli specials.

The 4,000 square foot second floor opened last week. An Activity Wall equipped with rock climbing sections for boys and girls and a Ball Arena is open for all ages. Soft Nerf-like balls are shot at targets with individual and team scores.

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'A Taste of Greer Station' cookbook is on sale
FEB 1, 2012

The Greer Station Association’s first edition cookbook “A Taste of Greer Station” is on sale.  From unique appetizers to succulent main courses to decadent desserts, the cookbook features over 90 recipes from Greer Station contributors. 

The cookbook includes BIN112’s unique 5 cheese pimento cheese, Rivera’s okra perlau and Wild Ace’s baked spinach and red pepper frittata.

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Acme General opens deli, second floor
JAN 30, 2012

The second floor of Acme General Store will feature outdoor clothing and supplies and games. A new line of children's shoes and clothing are also part of the store's expansion.

Acme General Store is getting more general in merchandise and beefing up its food this week.

Denise VandenBerghe is opening the second floor of Acme Friday for outdoors clothing, camping gear and outdoor supplies and games. A deli will occupy the first floor adjacent to the ice cream bar.  Items moved upstairs made room for tables downstairs for customers who want to eat in for breakfast and lunch.

The hours, beginning Thursday, will reflect, the store’s expansion. Two part-time employees have been added and Jacob Danner will be the deli manager.

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