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GSP: Frontier will begin non-stop, roundtrip flights to four cities beginning in September

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport officials announced that Frontier Airlines will begin offering roundtrip flights to four new cities beginning Sept. 8. The non-stop flights will be to Denver, Las Vegas, Orlando and Tampa with introductory one-way tickets starting at $34. Frontier is the sixth airline – Allegiant, American Airlines, Delta, Southwest and United – offering service...

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Youth and children in Greer will have a cool summer.

The Greer Police Department is distributing $1,000 of Pelican Bucks to be used at Pelican’s Snoballs to purchase any of their shaved ice products. Will Freeman, a franchisee of the business, made the donation at last month’s Public Safety Appreciation dinner. Greer police have begun passing out small gift bags while on patrol. “This partnership...

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Foothills Philharmonic announces 2018-2019 season schedule

The Foothills Philharmonic, conducted by Kory Vrieze has set its 2018-2019 season schedule. The schedule: Sept. 28: Opening Night Gala: Art Sale & Masterworks, Riverside Baptist Church, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3: Greer Community Ministries Food Drive & Masterworks No. 2: 7:30 p.m., Riverside Baptist Church. Dec 15: Christmas Concert & Toys for Tots Drive. 7:30 p.m....

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Stylish, generous and kind Betty Digby passes away at age 88

Betty Gulley Digby, 88, widow of Ronald Edward Digby, passed away peacefully at home in Greer on June 29, 2018. Born and raised in Duncan, she was the youngest child of Bertha Moss and Marvin Warren Gulley. She is predeceased by her parents; brother, Joseph Gulley; and great-grandson, Samuel Wood Taylor. She graduated from Duncan...

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Artistic endeavors and peace of mind

Dear Dave, I’m retired, and in the past few years I’ve taken up painting. This hobby has begun bringing in more money than I expected. I was wondering at what point I should start thinking about separating my art money from my personal finances, and look at officially starting a little business. Pat Dear Pat,...

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Senator International and GSP increasing cargo flights to 8-10 per week

Evidently the sky isn’t the limit for the ultra-modern, fast-paced passenger and cargo service at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport. Last week’s news of Frontier Airlines adding four non-stop cities to GSP is already old news to Monday’s announcement that Senator International and GSP are increasing cargo flights to 8-10 per week. That’s an additional roundup flight...

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Starbucks is raising the price of brewed coffee, as much as 20 cents

Starbucks is raising the price of brewed coffee by as much as 20 cents at most company operated stores. Espresso and specialty drinks remain unchanged, according to published reports. A basic cup of coffee will likely be more than $2. The company said a majority of its stores are selling a tall brewed coffee for...

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Interim HealthCare of the Upstate recognized for continued growth

Interim HealthCare of the Upstate, a locally owned and operated home health and hospice services provider, was honored as leading its national network of home health providers for continued excellence in hospice care, Medicare service lines and overall company growth. The awards were: • Ownership Group of the Year, presented to the owner or owner...

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Greer PD searching for attempted murder suspect

Detectives with the Greer Police Department have obtained arrest warrants for a man suspected in an attempted murder on Sunday. Ahkeem Jabarr “AJ” Rector is wanted on arrest warrants for attempted murder, burglary -1st degree and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime Sunday at 220 Biblebrook Drive. GPD officers responded...