Santa stole the show on Trade Street Friday night, as Greer residents attended the city’s annual tree lighting ceremony.

Greer parade draws thousands

Thousands of local residents and visitors filled the streets of downtown Greer over the weekend, ringing in another holiday season.

The City of Greer played host to a slew of holiday events from Friday to Sunday, capping the festivities with the annual town Christmas parade, benefiting Greer Relief.

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On Friday, Dec. 1, Melanie Henson, Founder and CEO of TechHomePro, celebrated the launch of the new Do-It-Yourself security and home automation system. Her family has been in the security and home automation business for more than 40 years. For more information, visit

Blue Ridge club to dedicate bench

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the creation of the Lions Club, the Blue Ridge chapter is donating a park bench to David Jackson Park.

A dedication ceremony will take place at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9, and a commemorative plaque will also be placed at the park, located at 25 Fowler Road, Greer.


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A memorial of candles, flowers and balloons in front of Cannon’s Restaurant marked the passing of owner Virgil Cannon on Thursday, Nov. 30. The restaurant remains closed.


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