If you have visited downtown Greer lately, you have noticed that the town has seen a recent influx of walkers. Not the undead kind of A&E fame, but your average, run-of-the-mill pedestrian.
Columns & Letters
Q: Who’s got the best hamburger in Greer?
A: Whoa! What are you trying to do, get us killed?
Q: When is the International Festival?
A: The city’s International Festival has become one of the most popular events on the calendar in Greer.
Set for Saturday, April 27, the sixth annual festival showcasing 30 countries will run from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at City Park.
Q: What is going on at the new Popeyes?
A: Greer’s newest chicken restaurant may have the most accurate tagline of all time.
You guys really do “LOVE THAT CHICKEN FROM POPEYES!”
Since the restaurant’s opening early last week, the place has been slammed.
Q: Will Greer have Family Fest this year?
A. For more than 30 years, downtown Greer has played host to a two-day spring family festival that features live music, carnival rides and dozens of local vendors.
It has become an institution, and it’s gotten bigger and bigger with each new iteration.
To the editor,
Q: When will the Greer Farmers Market return?
A: As the weather warms up, some of us are turning our attention to pleasant events such as the Greer Farmers Market, which is planning an early May return to Greer City Park. The market will run Saturdays from 8:30 a.m.-noon until October.
Q: What happened to the tank at Veteran’s Memorial Park?
A: Veteran’s Memorial Park might be one of Greer’s best kept secrets. It’s not that people don’t know about it, but its location is out of the way enough that it might not always be at the front of your mind.
Currently proposed in our legislature is the state spending more than $500 million for new voting machines that would include a paper trail for every vote that is cast.
Q: When is the best time to put out my hummingbird feed and and plant my tomatoes?
A: I know the groundhog said we’re going to have an early spring, but you guys should know that Chris Justus is calling for snow early next week.