Greer PD’s Caitlin Evans helps Rayna Watson pick out a gift during the department’s annual Cops for Tots event last Saturday at the Cannon Centre.
Neighborhoods around the area are displaying the Christmas spirit with festive lights, nativity scenes and Santa displays.
A local preschool is giving back this holiday season with hopes of helping children facing tough situations.
Greer’s Gilmore Prep Academy recently donated 104 stuffed hedgehogs to the Greer Fire Department as part of a school fundraiser.
Twelve-year-old Owen Kinnunen got some unexpected help when he lost his wallet last week.
After a long search for the missing billfold, Owen’s mother Jill called the Greer Police Department to see if a missing wallet had been turned in, thinking it had been lost during a recent shopping trip.
Plans have been submitted for downtown Greer’s new Hampton Inn, which is slated to begin construction in 2019.
The Greer Inland Port recently received a $25 million grant for its planned expansion.
The Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant will also support the extension of Norfolk Southern’s Carlisle Passing Siding, according to the United States Department of Transportation.
The City of Greer and the Greer Commission of Public Works (CPW) are terminating the Supplemental Power Sales Agreement with Piedmont Municipal Power Agency (PMPA), officials announced this week.
Crescom Bank to host Cookies with Santa
CresCom Bank is hosting Santa (same one used for the Greer parade) on Saturday, Dec. 22, from 12:45-2:30 p.m. at CresCom Bank, located at 1111 West Poinsett Street, Greer, with cookies, drinks, story time and pictures.
Lt. Marcus Kelley is retiring after 23 years of service in the police department, and Edgar Atkins is retiring after 10 years of service in the public service department.
Greer Mayor Rick Danner recognized the two with Certificates of Appreciation last Tuesday during the regular Dec. 11 council meeting.
Geese are flying back to Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) after a six-year hiatus.
These prominent sculptures, simply known as “The Geese,” to regular travelers through GSP were removed during the airport’s terminal renovation between 2012 and 2017.