Greer poised for growth explosion
MAY 28, 2015

Larry Wilson, of the Partnership For Tomorrow, announced the just-concluded fundraising campaign exceeded its goal by more than $400,000. 

This statement may stagger you.

Greer, based on its growth forecast by a commissioned study, should be prepared to accommodate a population of 100,000 by the year 2030.

The Partnership For Tomorrow presented a new 15-year Greer Community Master Plan to an overflow crowd at the Cannon Centre Thursday evening amid a party-like atmosphere.

“There is a sense in this community that we are set to have an explosion of growth,” Brian Martin, an attorney with a downtown office, said in a video presentation.


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Cannon Centre transforms into 'Tomorrowland' with 2030 plan
MAY 28, 2015

A series of workshops were conducted for the public's input into the 2030 master plan that will be unveiled at the Cannon Centre this evening.

The Cannon Centre has served as imagination station for the past 18 months. Tonight it transposes into 'Tomorrowland'.

The Partnership For Tomorrow (PFT) will unveil Greer’s 15-year master plan, 2030, at a public showing 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. at the Cannon Centre. It will be served with the community fanfare of a multimedia presentation, stations depicting in detail future segments of the plan with music, food and beverages.

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GrandSouth Bank building branch office on Wade Hampton Blvd.
MAY 27, 2015

GrandSouth Bank has a  $1.2 million, 5,000-square-foot office under construction at 955 Wade Hampton Blvd.

GrandSouth Bank is adding its signature to the landscape on Wade Hampton Blvd. with the company’s fourth office in the Upstate.

Jack Lucas, a 27-year banker formerly with BB&T, is the branch manager.

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Greer gives support to bid for Greenville County bus service
MAY 25, 2015

Greer gives support to bid for Greenville County bus service

Greer is giving its support to a group of entities applying for $12 million in TIGER discretionary grant funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation for a full service regional transportation network.

City Council unanimously (7-0) approved City Administrator Ed Driggers to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Greenville Transit Authority (Greenlink) for the purpose of installing a bus/transit station within the city’s central business district and possibly at Wade Hampton Blvd and Buncombe Road.

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Cook-Out site, schedule set for Greer location
MAY 20, 2015

Two rotted houses and two garages must be removed before construction begins.

Cook-Out is now on the clock in Greer.

Demolition of two houses and two garages at property fronting 1353 Wade Hampton Blvd., is imminent and the build out of the fast food restaurant typically takes 90 days.

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Kids had a fun time at Sharonview block party
MAY 17, 2015

The recipient of a cheetah made by a face painter appeared pleased with the result.

Sharonview Federal Credit Union held a block party Saturday to introduce the community to the new business at 1324 W. Hampton Blvd.

Seminars were conducted for the adults, children had plenty of playtime with balloons, face painters and having caricatures drawn. Lunch was served to all by Fatz.

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Sharonview moving to Wade Hampton Blvd. was high priority
MAY 14, 2015

Bill Partin, CEO of Sharonview Federal Credit Union, is given the symbolic first dollar of profit from Mikelle Porter of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce.





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Sharonview block party celebrates grand opening Saturday
MAY 12, 2015

Sharonview Federal Credit Union celebrates its grand opening at its new Greer branch at 1324 W. Wade Hampton Blvd., on Saturday from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Sharonview Federal Credit Union will host a block party Saturday from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. to introduce its new location at 1324 W. Wade Hampton Blvd.

Three complimentary information sessions led by the company’s financial experts are scheduled:

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