Following a public hearing, a law that bans texting while driving received its second and final reading from Greer City Council last week, during which several amendments were proposed. Randi Jones and Jackson Batson spoke in opposition toward the ban, while Holly Watson spoke in favor of it.
Tuesday’s on Trade:
Mom’s Night, May 6
Tuesday’s on Trade: Mom’s Night will be held on May 6 from 5 – 8 p.m. The night will celebrate moms before Mother’s day. Greer First Baptist Church, 201 W. Poinsett St., will offer free babysitting.
The Creative Advancement Centers’ sixth annual awards luncheon was held at Greer City Hall last Friday. Jim Ridgill, information technology manger for Greer, and Kevin McCraw, North American facility manger for BMW, were both honored for the roles they have played and support they have provided to the learning center.
Ed Murray has been working in the public school system for the last 15 years. Now, he wants make a difference from the South Carolina superintendent position.
The American Party candidate wants to make a difference in the school system.
The Greer Commission of Public Works (CPW) recently received a clean audit.
The process began in December 2013 and continued without delay, said Alan Robinson, a Cherry Bekaert CPA.
The 22nd annual National Letter Carrier Food Drive is Saturday, May 10, and Greer Community Ministries (GCM) will be a donation drop-off spot for the event. Each year, the United States Postal Service asks customers to leave a non-perishable food donation in a bag by their mailboxes. Letter carriers pick them up on their regular route.
A Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World facility will open in Greer on S.C. Highway 101 near I-85 in 2016.
The announcement came from David Britt, Spartanburg County councilmember, last Friday, as more than 150 people gathered for a press conference at the Chapman Cultural Center.
In an effort to better assist and communicate with citizens, Greer is now using technology and social media to make information regarding public hearings more easily accessible.
A Bojangles’, the relocation of Wild Ace Pizza and Pub and the Greystone Cottages’ expansion were the developments discussed during the Planning Advisory meeting on April 17.
Just over a year after opening Upstate Nutrition’s Plate 108, owner Wendy Watkins is expanding her business with the opening of Krumms on the Plate, a catering and bakery business.
On Thursday, April 24, a grand opening will be held from 4:30 – 8 :30 p.m. at the new bakery located at 3318 Brushy Creek Road, Greer.