With a grand opening for the new Kids Planet set for some time in April, City of Greer officials are seeing the light at the end of the tunnel for a project that was started in 2019.
Acting Cpl. Alex Cooper with the Greer Police Department donated blood Saturday in memory of Marquis Richey, whose murder is still under investigation.
Greer City Council has approved the development of 25 three-story town homes on Ford Street near The Clock on Poinsett.
Council approved the First Reading of Ordinance Number 1-2021 to rezone the approximately 1.3 acre property from RM-2 (Residential Multi-Family District) to DRD (Design Review District).
Kids Planet is on track for a March opening, according to Greer Parks and Recreation officials.
The popular Century Park playground has been closed for more than a year as the originally equipment from 1999 was replaced. Crews have also worked to improve surrounding landscaping and parking as part of the project.
Greer Police are still looking for a suspect they say robbed the Check-N-Go on Wade Hampton Boulevard last Thursday.
According to police, the subject entered the location at around 5:30 p.m. displaying a firearm. The subject then fled the scene on foot before police arrived.
The Greer Planning Commission has approved the Final Development Plan for Brookside Farms.
The project will bring 622 new units—403 single family detached and 219 town homes—to Gap Creek Road.
TTI Floor Care North America has announced plans to bring a new $93 million distribution center to Greer, creating more than 130 jobs.
The Hanger Boutique, formerly located at 112 E Poinsett St., has relocated to a larger space at 217 Trade Street.
The business celebrated its Grand Re-opening over the weekend.
With five members of Greer City Council present, a second and final reading to rezone 3700 Brushy Creek Road failed by a 3-2 vote.
GCM partners with BMW museum
Greer Community Ministries recently announced a partnership with BMW Car Club of America.
The Ultimate Car Museum, operated by their foundation, is offering a reduced $5 admission to anyone that donates food to the ministry.