The Greer Development Corporation is encouraging deal hunters to “Shop Local” this weekend, with the premiere of its 2019 Gift Guide ahead of Small Business Saturday on Nov. 30.
A large crowd attended the Greer Block Party, hosted by the Greer Chamber, earlier this month at Lowers Foods in Greer.
City of Greer employees decorated the town’s Christmas tree while volunteers at Joshua’s Way collected shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child earlier this week. Donations are being collected until Nov. 25 at 1001 W. Poinsett Street, and the Greer’s Christmas festivities officially get underway on Dec. 6 with the Christmas Tree Lighting.
Plans to bring an ice rink to downtown Greer are moving forward.
The City of Greer Planning Commission unanimously approved a request for 1.66 acres at 211 School Street to be rezoned from I-1, Industrial, to S-1, paving the way for the new development.
O’Neal Village is adding 120 town homes and 15,000-square-feet of commercial development on three parcels.
Greer City Council unanimously approved the First Reading of Ordinance Number 42-2019 to annex 14.5 acres located at 3468, 3472 and 3541 O’Neal Church Road and to establish a zoning of Planned Development (PD).
Blue Ridge residents expressed concerns about a planned expansion of O’Neal Village Monday night, citing increased traffic and numerous other issues.
The expansion will bring 120 new town homes to the O’Neal Church Road property, along with 15,000-square-feet of commercial development.
The Greer Commission of Public Works (CPW) won’t be raising rates, but officials are expecting an increase in revenue in the coming year.
Greer CPW’s current proposed 2020 budget has an estimated total operating revenue of $93,237,034, while total operating expenses are estimated to be $84,445,055.
The Greer Planning Commission, which denied an original request for the addition of five tiny homes at the Greer Soup Kitchen, approved, 5-1, a Final Development Plan for the project, adding a fence requirement.
CPW to host rain barrel workshop
The Greer Commission of Public Works (CPW) is hosting a rain barrel workshop on Wednesday, Dec. 18, from 5-6 p.m.
Brookshire Place Apartments hosted a surprise bingo party for Mary Holloway on Saturday, Nov. 16, for her 102nd birthday.