Dr. Bruce Yandle brought Greer bankers and businessmen up to speed on the pulse of our national, state and local economy at a recent event hosted by Greer State Bank.
Q: My mom is 95 years old, and she’s in amazing health. Financially speaking, she has about $150,000 in Certificates of Deposit, money market accounts, and savings bonds. Is there a better place she can invest her money?
Pool Scouts, a Virginia-based company, is looking for a franchisee in the Greer area.
“One territory is around the Spartanburg-Greenville area,” said Pool Scouts President Michael Wagner. “It’s really one franchisee that we’re looking that would target that market.”
The historic Bank of Greer has been converted into new RE/MAX office space.
In recent weeks, real estate agent and broker Cameron Keegan, with RE/MAX Moves, opened a second office in South Carolina, located at 116 Trade St. downtown.
Ultrafab, Inc., an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of weather seals, is expanding its existing operations in Greenville County.
The expansion project is expected to bring more than $2 million in capital investment and lead to the creation of 34 new jobs.
Greer Community Ministries’ (GCM) board of directors for the 2016-2017 fiscal year includes eight returning and four new members. The next meeting of the board is Friday, Sept. 23, at noon. The public is invited and encouraged to attend this month’s board meeting at the ministry, 738 S. Line St. Ext., Greer.
Wellford is updating a couple of ordinances.
At the regular September 6 meeting, Wellford City Council approved the first reading to amend the sexually oriented business ordinance.
Lowes Home Improvement in Greer is doing its part to give back to the community.
The business will be installing a playground at Greer’s new homeless shelter, Greer STEP (Shelter to Empower People), on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Dance Without Limits in Taylors held an Open House on Saturday, Aug. 27, to celebrate its opening.
The Town of Duncan held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 27, for the opening of Mighty Dollar at 700 E. Main St.