Urban Land Institute
Upstate Forever is holding an Urban Land Institute workshop, Linking Our Futures: Shaping a Transit-Ready Corridor, on Jan. 14-15 at Greer City Hall from 5:30–6:30 p.m.
Urban Land Institute
In December, the month that pushed Greer past the $50 million mark for commercial construction permits, far above the previous year’s $34 million, the city saw a total of 190 permits issued generating $48,988.25 in permit fees for more than $10 million in construction cost.
Wellford residents took the podium recently to address town council regarding neighborhood nuisances, taxes, fees and the mayor-council dynamic.
“This year, 2015, I would like the council to work together,” said councilmember Patricia Watson. “Anything that goes about, I would like the council to know, not one or two people.
The Greer Commission of Public Works (CPW) is urging customers to beware of a potential phone scam in the area.
Furman University will host its 2015 Church Music Conference on campus Thursday and Friday, Jan. 22 and 23.
The conference is open to the public. Registration for the two-day event is $70 prior to Jan. 16, and $90 after that date as space remains.
A new start: The Greer Lions Club recently launched a new group meeting two Tuesdays each month at noon. Pictured
is Wayne Cole, Paul Lister and Caroline Robertson at the inaugural gathering.
Bruce Taylor knows what it means to serve. To him, the logic is simple.
“I’ve got the time and I’m able to do it,” he said. “If I didn’t do it, why? I’ve got no excuse. I get a blessing out of it.”
Greer’s first baby of 2015 was delivered at Greer Memorial Hospital last Thursday, New Year’s Day, at 8:15 a.m. Ella Anne Newton measured 18 inches and weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces. Her parents, Larry and Emelia Newton said the labor and subsequent birth came and went extremely quickly.
When a proposed 42-home subdivision on Alexander Road received opposition from Alexander Road residents during a Greer Planning Commission meeting at the end of last year, several residents stated they had concerns about illegal dumping that allegedly took place on the property under a previous owner.
The Greer Board of Zoning Appeals reviewed two variation requests during a Monday night meeting, but only one received approval.