Blue Ridge Brewing Company opened on Trade Street last Tuesday.

Blue Ridge Brewing now open

Blue Ridge Brewing Company brought its signature taste to downtown Greer last week with the opening of its restaurant on Trade Street.

The restaurant has been in the works for more than a year, and owner Bob Hiller said he is excited to begin serving local customers.

Tony Gillespie

Gillespie wins Lyman mayor

Lyman will soon have a new mayor.

Tony Gillespie, a former Spartanburg County Councilman, beat out Mayor Pro-Tem Tony Wyatt during last Tuesday’s election, taking 54 percent of the vote (266).

The newcomer will be joined by Glenn Greer, Rick Hellams and Hoyt Dottry, who also earned seats on Lyman Council.

NGU to add PA masters

North Greenville University will soon offer a Physician Assistant masters program housed at the school’s new location in Greer in 2017.

The school recently purchased a building located at 405 Lancaster Ave, the site of the former Ryan’s corporate office.

Greer to set aside contingency funds

As the City of Greer works to finalize a budget, funds are being set aside for emergencies.

The city will set aside part of its contingency fund for unplanned and unforeseen events in 2016, according to Mayor Rick Danner.

“The contingency fund has always been around,” Danner said. “The fund itself acts as our savings account.”

Keeping cool

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Jonah Smith spent some quality time on a water slide at Shipwreck Cove in Duncan Tuesday evening. The park is located at 119 S. Spencer St.


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