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Virgil Cannon treated everybody the same – like family

By JIM FAIR Editor Virgil Cannon was a caring man with a large extended family that included his many employees and customers at Cannon’s Restaurant. Cannon hired teenaged boys as car hops. They eventually worked their way into his wait or kitchen staff. His restaurant was a sanctuary after school and it became a place...

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Police Academy grant helps fund youth program

The Greer Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association received a $3,000 grant to help fund the summer Youth Police Academy for middle school students. The grant, from CresCom Bank employees from its foundation, will help fund overall expenses for the program, which introduces middle school students to police operations, team building and leadership skills. Separate two-week...

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Middle school special ed teacher sends big ‘Thank you’

Angie Jarecki, a special education teacher at Blue Ridge Middle School, sends a big “Thank you” for the $1,500 grant she wrote and was awarded by Walmart in Greer. “The additional funds are always needed to make classroom activities more engaging and fun for all students, but especially for my special education students,” wrote Jarecki....

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New I-385 Northbound Collector-Distributor opens Thursday

The new I-385 Northbound Collector-Distributor will open Thursday morning, Nov. 30. Because of this change, drivers need to be aware that the new exit to I-85 North from I-385 Northbound will be shifted about one mile south of the current exit ramp and will share access to Woodruff Road. In addition, a new bridge will...

David Britt appointed VP, GM of Tindall S.C.
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David Britt appointed VP, GM of Tindall S.C.

David Britt has been appointed to Vice President and General Manager of the South Carolina Tindall Corporation. Britt will be working with the Spartanburg-based team to continue to drive this operation. “We are very pleased to be able to move David into this role,” said Greg Force, Tindall’s President and COO. “He has a proven...

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Jason Clark’s how to carve a turkey

Jason Clark, renown Executive Chef and Owner of two signature restaurants in downtown Greer – BIN112 and The Strip Club 104 – shows how to carve a turkey. Click here to enjoy Jason’s step-by-step presentation.    

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Greer ends season, South Pointe advances to 4A state championship

By JIM FAIR Editor South Pointe scored more points than any team against Greer in the Yellow Jackets’ long storied history Friday night at Dooley Field. The Stallions were off and running and didn’t stop until South Pointe won its 25th straight victory and beat the Greer Yellow Jackets, 67-21, for the Upstate Class 4A...