Greer Bancshares Inc., the parent company of Greer State Bank, recently announced that it has repurchased $3,150,000 of its TARP preferred stock from the U.S. Treasury. The repurchase was made at full face value after paying all deferred TARP dividends.
Eastside graduate Angie Culpepper, who is currently in her sophomore year at Clemson University, is hoping to get involved in a hands-on way this summer in Greer.
Q: My wife and I are debt-free except for our home. She travels one week per month and charges her expenses to a personal credit card for reimbursement later. I’d rather we open a checking account with debit card privileges just for these expenses. What do you think?
Q: I recently got a new job that will increase my income by $20,000 a year. I’ve got $65,000 in debt, and I’m trying to pay it off, so I know I need to adjust my budget. Do you have any suggestions for a situation like this?
Greer State Bank recently welcomed Tim Strom as its new senior vice president and mortgage director.
Strom joins the bank with more than 30 years of banking experience with expertise in all facets of residential mortgage lending from origination to servicing and residential construction/development lending.
Greer State Bank has long been a supporter of Taylors Free Medical Clinic, and the company made it evident last week, donating $5,000 to help expand the clinic’s services.
The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce will hold ribbon cutting ceremonies for two local businesses this coming week.
A celebration set to honor Spa Lenore, located at 120 Victoria St. in downtown Greer, will be held on Friday, March 21 at 11:30 a.m.
Q: My husband’s company recently told everyone that massive layoffs are coming, and they should start looking for other jobs. Right now, all of his options are out-of-town. A real estate agent told us we’d have to remodel our kitchen in order to sell the house. We’ve got $3,500, but remodeling would take about $2,000.
Enhanced Living Chiropractic has ended its 2013 Miracle Year for Wellness campaign, donating $5,000 to Greer Relief.
Greer State Bank recently welcomed Melody Owens as its new public relations and client strategy manager.
Owens brings more than seven years of marketing, event planning and community relations experience to this new position.