Following the death of longtime Duncan Mayor John Hamby, who was reelected in July, a special election for mayor and a vacant council seat will be held on Dec. 3.
In the final decision of an issue initially brought forth in July, the Planning Commission advised Boynton Development that land allegedly promised to remain untouched could not be developed as part of the Lismore Park subdivision, but it could be developed as a separate entity. The decision was addressed in executive session during the Nov.
God’s Pantry needs spaghetti, cereal, beans, rice, mixes, boxed items, oatmeal, grits, Ramen noodles, macaroni and cheese, canned meats, vegetables, fruits and tomato products, peanut butter, dessert mixes, snacks, condiments, coffee and drink mixes.
Jim Cook reappointed to upstate WIB
Jim Cook was reappointed to serve a three-year term on the Upstate Workforce Investment (WIB) Board. He is the Economic Development Director for Cherokee County, and he also serves as the Chairman of the WIB Financial Oversight Committee and serves on the WIB Executive Committee.
The Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport has been selected as the 2013 recipient of the Welling Award for Collaboration, which is presented by Ten at the Top (TATT) in honor of the organization’s founding chairman Irv Welling.
A potential Bojangles on Hammett Bridge Road and Buncombe road was addressed during the Nov. 21 Planning Advisory meeting. Construction on the restaurant isn’t expected to begin until January.
On Nov. 11 friends, family and community members gathered to celebrate long-time local resident Leon Few’s 100th birthday.
The Greer Commission of Public Works has begun its budget process for 2014.
The commission recently heard a preliminary report from Chuck Reynolds, finance manager. All of 2013’s information isn’t in yet, so some data from 2012 was used, Reynolds said.
The CPW has a budget of almost $73 million.
The Greer Development Corporation reported evidence of economic growth in Greer during its annual report at the Nov. 12 Greer City Council meeting.
New Balance and Green Textile, based out of Spartanburg, are part of a driving force behind an amendment requiring the U.S. government to provide American-made athletic shoes for the military as part of the Berry Amendment. The Senate is expected to vote on the matter possibly as early as next week.