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Turn your radio on

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Q: What is WGYT 92.1 Greer?


A: If you’ve recently found yourself tuning your radio in downtown Greer, it’s possible that your ears have been blessed with some classic beach music, thanks to what is known as “WGYT 92.1 Greer.”


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Q: How long is too long to leave your Christmas lights up?


A: Ahh yes, the age-old question of when to stop celebrating the most wonderful time of the year. It’s a question that has been on the minds of many for generations.

Loan converts to scholarship

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Q: I’m a senior in high school here in Arkansas, and I think I want to study business in college. I’ve gotten an unusual offer from a small, out-of-state school. It revolves around a $3,000 student loan program, where the loan converts to a scholarship if I maintain a grade point average of 3.3 or higher.

Tube Dude

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Q: What’s up with the lounging smiley face at Greer City Hall?


A: Before we answer this question, we’d like to say thank you to our readers for submitting questions to the mailbag.

You can rest assured knowing that if you’ve submitted a question, it WILL be answered in an upcoming please keep them coming.

Run from that guy

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Q: My husband was recently laid off, and he has $229,000 in a 401(k). He has been told that he should roll it into a hybrid annuity. Is this a good idea?


DR: Absolutely not! It sounds to me like he’s been talking to an insurance agent instead of an investment advisor.

There’s no reason to put a 401(k) into an annuity.

Not us

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What better way to kick off our new mailbag than with the most frequently asked question in Greer Citizen history…


Q: Why do y’all keep throwing that paper in my yard?

A: We are convinced that a small green bag has never caused so much of a stir as the one you frequently find in your driveway.

Jackson and Tony Tipton

Goodbye Mr. Yellow Jacket

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The Greer community lost a good one early Tuesday morning when Tony Tipton, Jr died at the tender age of 54. Tony was a Christian man that had professed his faith & trust in Jesus Christ, so we know where he is. One can only imagine Tony’s mansion in heaven will certainly sit on a black and gold street.


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