Greer High Oldies reunion May 16

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The 2014 Greer High School Oldies reunion is approaching quickly. The reunion is set for May 16-17 and begins with a storytelling event at Stomping Grounds in downtown on May 16.
Jimmy Benson will be the corporate sponsor for the event, as he celebrates 50 years in business in Greer.

Dr. Norbert Reithofer

BMW will invest $1 billion

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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.

Mary Lou, left, and John Franklin were shown their new home on East Bearden Street in Greer last week. It had been a year since their old house was condemned.

Happy to be home

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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.


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