Virus outbreak raises concerns in SC

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As concerns grow about a potential coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in South Carolina, Governor Henry McMaster has a simple message: don’t panic.

“My advice is to take it easy. Don’t get all excited. It’s not a hurricane, it’s not a flood—it’s like the flu,” McMaster said at a press conference on Monday.

Biden wins primary

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Joe Biden was the runaway winner last Saturday during the democratic presidential preference primary, earning 48 percent of the vote.

Spartanburg County saw a 12.4 percent voter turnout, with 42 percent of the vote going to Biden. In Greenville County, Biden won with 38 percent of the vote.

GDC considers projects

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With several projects on the horizon, the Greer Development Corporation is looking to attract more office developments and innovative businesses to the Greer community.

Currently, five commercial projects and two industrial projects are in the works.

Civic duty

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Area residents came out to the polls Saturday to cast their ballots in the South Carolina Presidential Primary ahead of Super Tuesday.

Housing Starts in the City of Greer over the Last Decade

Growth creates local challenge

Kaelyn Cashman's picture

What a difference a decade makes.

In 2010, housing starts in Greer totaled 62. Last year, the city handled 744, marking a period of significant growth.

“Growth is a challenge for us,” City Administrator Ed Driggers told Greer City Council last week. “It’s also an opportunity for us.”


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