The City of Greer pledged $1 million to the Partnership for Tomorrow last Friday. Pictured are, left to right, Larry Wilson, Mark Owens, Reno Deaton, Rick Danner and Ed Driggers.

Greer commits $1 million

The City of Greer pledged a $1 million commitment to The Partnership for Tomorrow (PFT) last Friday, hoping to grow economic development over the course of the next five years.

Greer Mayor Rick Danner said the contribution solidifies an already successful relationship between the city and development groups in the area.

Aldi coming to Greer

Shoppers in Greer will soon have another option on Wade Hampton Boulevard.

Aldi, a grocery store chain with locations in Taylors, Greenville and Spartanburg, closed on a property in Greer at the end of January and should soon being construction on a 17,000-square-foot facility.

Byrnes coach Brian Lane, who recently returned to his alma mater, offers a unique perspective on how athletics have the ability to bring people together.

Black History Month

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Editors note: This is the first of a four part series that will run each week in February in honor of Black History Month.

Historically, football has been one of the most progressive sports in relation to desegregation.


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