Twenty-five celebrities will be in Greenville the week of May 12 for the 2014 BMW Charity Pro-Am, presented by SYNNEX Corporation, including 10 first-time participants. Officials also announced two new celebrity components, including featured celebrity groupings and six celebrities to play in Sunday’s final round.
BMW Group will expand its services in the Greer area, spending $1 billion between now and 2016 to create 800 additional jobs.
Celebrating 20 years of production in the U.S., BMW officials made the announcement last Friday at a gathering featuring U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley.
About a year after her home on East Bearden Street in Greer was condemned, 77-year-old Mary Lou Franklin returned to the place she had lived since she was 8 years old.
What she found was a brand new house.
“I like it,” Franklin said with her hand firmly grasping the banister on her new front porch.
The Greer Fire Department presented the 2013 annual report during the March 25 Greer Council meeting.
A rainy Saturday was no match for the City of Greer’s first International Festival.
The event, which ran from 11 a.m. — 3 p.m. last weekend, saw hundreds of attendees come to Greer City Hall to support and represent more than 30 countries.
Amy Cofield’s background – education, law, business-owner – is what she said makes her a good fit for state superintendent.
Now, in business with her brother since 2002, Cofield practices law at Cofield Law Firm in Lexington. She wants to focus on teacher evaluations and retaining good teachers.
to hold book signing
Leland Burch will sign copies of his new book, “Greer, S.C. — the Center of the Universe,” during an open house at Dobson’s Gifts, 1407 W. Wade Hampton Blvd., Greer, on Thursday, April 3, from 6 – 8 p.m.
Since being born in the Reedy River nine years ago, he has become one of the most well known frogs in the Upstate.
Erica Downs was given a gift she will not soon forget. Last Friday morning, along with several volunteers, she raised the wall to her soon-to-be home in the Abigail Springs community in Taylors.
Since December, the Western Carolinas Region of the American Red Cross, with the assistance of 300 volunteers, has responded to about 275 disasters to assist more than 800 people. In conjunction with this statistic, Greer Mayor Rick Danner proclaimed March to be American Red Cross month.