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City honors native son on Veterans Day

Veterans Day will have an extra special meaning in the City of Greer this year, as the city remembers and honors a native son – a sergeant who died in France during World War II. (Veterans Day)

Gross retail sales show business is vibrant in Greer

Steady rainfall at Greer City Hall made Tuesday evening a dismal night for a meeting, but news about the city’s gross retail sales for Fiscal Year 2014 was the equivalent of a sunbeam for Greer City Council. (Retail)

City purchases AEDs to battle sudden cardiac arrest

In the event of an emergency, the best-case scenario is to have a calm and collected emergency responder nearby to take action.  The City of Greer is making available the next best thing should visitors to its recreational facilities or events suffer sudden cardiac arrest. (AEDs)

New look coming to Century Park

Grant money from the U.S. Land and Water Conservation Fund in 1976 allowed the City of Greer to acquire land and develop Century Park, one of the most popular facilities overseen by the city’s Parks and Recreation Department.   (Century Park)

Greer PD hosts softball tournament in honor of fallen colleagues

According to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, job-related deaths of law enforcement officers jumped 31% during the first half of 2014 compared to the same 2013 time period. That amounts to one law enforcement professional killed in the line of duty every 58 hours.   (GPD Softball Tournament)

New app connects residents and visitors to City Hall

Let’s face it. Potholes are inconvenient. So are burned out streetlights, overgrown lots and barking dogs. A new app released this week by the City of Greer allows city residents and visitors to report such issues at any time with a few simple clicks on their smart phones or tablets.   (App News)

Bosch Security Systems to open distribution center in Greer

Bosch Security Systems, a leading global supplier of security, safety and communications products, solutions and services, plans to open a new distribution center in the City of Greer. The company expects to create more than 50 new jobs over the next five years.  (Bosch Security)

Online mapping application offers wealth of information

It may not have the same charm and health benefits as an actual stroll through tree-shaded streets, but Internet users may now navigate through the City of Greer without ever leaving their homes.   (GIS News)

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