The Residences at Century Park apartments celebrated its recent opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Pictured, from left, are: Tom Taft, owner; Thomas Taft; Jack Lucas, chairman, Greer Chamber of Commerce; Carol Mounce, property manager; Stetson Moelman, assistant manager; Lovannie Babb, leasing consultant; and Michael Anderson.
United Airlines is adding a new nonstop service from Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP).
Denver (DEN) will become the airline’s fifth nonstop destination from the airport on June 7.
Notable commercial projects are beginning to take shape along Wade Hampton Boulevard, and Greer Development officials believe the city could be on track for another record-setting year of growth.
As of January, commercial construction totaled 1,380,082 in the city, with 416 permits issued.
Fathers, grandfathers, firefighters, police officers and other male role models sat down with elementary students at Chandler Creek and Crestview this month to participate in the Real Men Read program.
The initiative is held each year to stress the importance of reading in all aspects of life.
Calvin Cowen grew up around rivers, hanging out on the banks and jumping from ledges.
Now, the Duncan town councilman is hoping to share that experience with the public through “The Duncan Float.”
A Greer man is in custody after a standoff with police Monday morning.
The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office said Jimmy Green Jr., 24, surrendered to authorities after barricading himself inside a home that ended up catching fire on Howard Road in Landrum.
Green had discharged multiple shots during the standoff, police said.
A Greer BI-LO will be closing its doors next month.
Southeastern Grocers, BI-LO’s parent company, announced last week it would be shutting down operations at the E. Wade Hampton location (14154), along with three other stores in the Upstate on or before March 25.
Greer to offer senior computer course
The City of Greer is now accepting participants for a beginner senior computer course.
The course will be held March 21, March 28, and April 4 at Greer City Hall.
Participants must be able to attend all three dates to register.
The Greenville Literacy Association (GLA) is looking to partner with Greer businesses to highlight adult education services offered at the Bonds Career Center.
With funds from the Make Greer Great grant by Partnership For Tomorrow, the GLA is planning a week-long Educate to Elevate event for July.
A new chiropractic office is now open in Taylors.
The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce welcomed The Joint Chiropractic with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the 6015 Wade Hampton Blvd. location last Friday.