Q: My husband and I are currently renting an apartment for $1,200 a month. Together, we bring home about $7,000 a month, and we’d really like to buy a house soon. Right now we have about $10,000 in debt on a boat along with ongoing stable bills, food and upkeep for our three horses.
The latest business to hit downtown Greer will be arriving on wheels in late February or early March.
Three friends and cycling enthusiasts are opening Benchmark Bicycle Supply Co. on Randall Street.
The Greer business community saw another record-breaking year of growth in 2015. There were jumps in retail sales, ribbon cuttings, expansions and some closures. New stores opened their doors on Wade Hampton while construction prepared the way for even more growth in the future.
Here are a few highlights from the year that was.
Hollywild Animal Park has hired S. Nigel Platt to lead the animal department and serve as animal curator.
“Mr. Platt brings a wealth of experience and passion for quality animal care to his leadership position at Hollywild,” said Executive Director Kim Atchley.
GrandSouth Bank cut the ribbon on its new Wade Hampton Boulevard location last week, but this wasn’t your ordinary ribbon.
This ribbon was made of $20 bills.
Q: I haven’t spoken to my mom and sister in more than six months. Over time, I realized we have a real clash of moral values that has led to arguments and hard feelings.
Newly elected school board members were immediately put to work last Wednesday, following a swearing in ceremony at the Spartanburg County School District Five Administrative Office.
Q: I woke up this morning and realized I haven’t started Christmas shopping yet. I’ve been listening to you for a long time, and I don’t want to fall in the trap this year of paying outrageous prices for things just because I have waited until the last minute.
Q: I started working your plan earlier this year. I even budgeted for Christmas and got my shopping done early, but in the process I overspent and blew my whole monthly budget. Now I’m having a hard time getting motivated again. Do you have any suggestions?
Truck drivers traveling through Greer now have a new option at the pump with the opening of Spire Natural Gas Fueling Solutions’ first fueling pump in South Carolina.