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Drivers should replace trunk junk for roadside emergency needs

Friday’s snow was a good a reminder for drivers to take the junk out of their trunk and replace it with a list of things that may be needed in case of a roadside emergency. Standing along a roadside waiting for help or sitting in a vehicle that won’t start can quickly become an uncomfortable...

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Virgil Cannon, iconic restaurant owner, dies

Virgil Cannon, owner of Cannon’s Restaurant at 409 Trade Street, died Thursday morning. He was 76. A memorial has been placed at the entry of the restaurant, that has been closed since Thursday. Cannon was a community icon and known for feeding the homeless and providing for others in need of food or a place...

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Christmas arrives in Greer with tree lighting, Santa

The Christmas holiday season is celebrated in Greer with an evening of festivities, the tree lighting and arrival of Santa Claus at Greer City Park. Weather made to order, clear skies and mild temperatures (60-55 degrees), will greet thousands of visitors to the 5-7:30 p.m. festivities. Santa’s, and he’s usually on schedule, arrives at 7:15...

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Lt. Chad Richardson promoted to command position with GPD

By JIM FAIR Editor Lt. Chad Richardson has professed his passion for his job at the Greer Police Department, serving the community for 17 years with the GPD and his love for all things Greer. “I just simply love Greer and everything about this place,” Richardson said. “I grew up here, went to Greer High...

Bud Moore, WW II hero, NASCAR great, dies
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Bud Moore, WW II hero, NASCAR great, dies

NASCAR Hall of Famer and World War II veteran Bud Moore has died at the age of 92. NASCAR announced his death Tuesday but did not give any details. Moore lived in Spartanburg. Moore, a veteran of World War II, was awarded five Purple Hearts and two Bronze Stars. He joined the military in 1943...