Wellford Council passed the first reading of the 2014-2015 fiscal year budget on June 3 following a public hearing, and due to a budget increase, residents can expect to pay an additional 3.6 mills. Wellford residents currently pay 57.9 mills.
In an effort to plan for future growth, a Greer Master Plan is being developed, and the community will have an opportunity to provide feedback during a community workshop on July 12 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Cannon Centre, 204 Cannon St., Greer.
At its recent meeting, the Greer Commission of Public Works (CPW) heard several updates from general manager Jeff Tuttle.
After an unusually cold winter, natural gas reserves dropped and prices went up, Tuttle said. They’re now returning to pre-winter levels, he said.
As part of a 2007 agreement between Spartanburg and Union counties, Greer City Council consented to include property as part of a joint-county industrial and business park during the May 27 council meeting.
Lyman council voted unanimously to pursue a council form of government on Monday night. If passed on the second reading, residents could see a referendum on the November ballot.
Mayor Rodney Turner suggested he might petition to also include a council-manager form of government on the ballot.
First Friday Luncheon June 6 at Greer City Hall
The First Friday Luncheon presented by Greer Memorial Hospital will be held at Greer City Hall on June 6 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
The cost is $10 for Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce members and $15 for non-members.
Jerry Govan wants to be South Carolina state superintendent because he feels education is of the utmost importance.
As a business leader in the Greer area, Allstate exclusive agency owner Donald V. Hazzard has been designated Allstate Premier Agency for 2014.
KI Logistics, a division of Kimura, Inc. and a subsidiary of global logistics leader Kimura Unity, will expand its new North American headquarters and major logistics facility at The Matrix Business and Technology Park in Greenville County by an additional 64,000 square feet–before the facility opens.
Like Clemson coach Dabo Swinney, The Family Effect foundation has made its mark over the last four years.
When it hosted its inaugural Transformation Breakfast in 2011, only about 150 people attended.