Greer firefighter Richie Bradshaw visits with Aidan Turner at Walmart on E. Wade Hampton Blvd., last Friday as part of the Rescue Heroes Touch A Truck Experience parking lot event.
Local fire fighters or emergency responders will be on hand to connect with and inspire kids in the local community.
Greenville-area kids can meet local heroes and experience an exclusive new line of toys at select Walmart stores on July 4-7 and July 13.
BMW’s new 35,000-square-foot training facility is now operational in Greer, marking a $10 million investment for the car manufacturer.
The facility will be used to train technicians with the addition of several workshops and paint and body training rooms.
An estimated 15,000-20,000 people found their way to Greer City Park Saturday night during the city’s annual Freedom Blast celebration.
Military tributes, live entertainment and a fireworks show were just a few of the attractions that brought in one of the biggest crowds Greer has ever seen.
A $65 million, 198,000-square-foot cancer center is on pace to open its doors this spring in Greer.
The Gibbs Cancer Center and Research Institute broke ground at Pelham Medical Center three years ago.
Completion for the seven-story facility is set for the spring of 2020 with Grand Opening dates to be announced later this year.
The City of Greer is making changes to its cyber security during the month of July.
“(These changes) will apply to all of us,” City Administrator Ed Driggers told council last week. “We are beginning to see exponential increases in attempts to infiltrate our system.
A Wellford budget containing a four mill increase was approved by city council last Thursday.
City Administrator Chris Guy said although taxes will be going up, the city still maintains one of the lowest rates in the county.
Jim Barbare inducted new officers and Board of Directors for the Greer Lions Club at Laurenda’s Family Restaurant in Greer last month.
The following Officers and Board of Directors were inducted: Past President – John Holland; Jack Atkins, Troy Taylor, Chuck Barnes, Vicki Kennedy and Jim Brown.
Patriotic Music Program set for July 4
A Patriotic Music Program will take place Thursday, July 4, at Lee Road United Methodist Church, located at 1377 E. Lee Road in Taylors.
The Greer Centennial Lions Club handed out a few awards at its summer party last Tuesday night.
Lions Club member Brooke Lathrop was awarded the Melvin Jones Fellow award, which is the highest award a Lion can receive. It is named after the Lions Club founder Melvin Jones.