Cheryl P. Allen, The Greenville News

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Past articles by Cheryl:

More vendors coming to Greer’s Vintage Market

Caitlin Galloway loves seashells. She has a personal collection that include hundreds from Florida, Costa Rica, Thailand, Vietnam, Kuwait and New Zealand. → Read More

Taylors begins branding effort to create identity

Roger Whitehead sees his native Taylors differently now than when he was growing up. → Read More

Vintage Market crafts a following in Greer

The popular crafts event returns to Greer City Park on May 10 featuring 36 vendors. → Read More

Taylors begins branding effort

The community is seeking resident input on how to create a unique identity. → Read More

Greer OK's texting ban

Greer City Council passed an ordinance that makes texting and emailing while driving illegal within the city limits. → Read More

Bass Pro site may be annexed by Greer

The site of the future Bass Pro Shops, the retail giant that last week announced plans for a new store in Spartanburg County, might be annexed by the city of Greer. “There is a strong likelihood that city officials will be meeting with Bass Pro Shops officials to at least discuss the possibility of annexation,” Greer spokesman Steve Owens said. The Bass Pro store will be on the northeast corner… → Read More

Greer family combines 176 years of firefighting

Meet the Gambrell brothers: Danny, David, Gerald and Steven. Firefighting runs in their blood. They along with their late father, Ralph Gambrell, and late uncle, Jack Gambrell, have served as volunteers for the city of Greer’s fire department for a combined 176 plus years. Steven who served 25, retired 10 years ago. Danny, David and Gerald retired this month. Danny was a volunteer captain serving… → Read More

Greer officials want public vote on proposed tax for road work

Greer’s elected officials want Greenville County voters to decide whether the county should adopt a 1 percent sales tax to pay for road improvements and related projects. City Council approved resolution supporting a referendum by a 6-1 vote, with Councilman Wryley Bettis as the sole dissenter. The city’s resolution is an acknowledgment that road funding and improvement is an important issue to… → Read More

Greer community rallies to aid victims of fire

GREER – It’s one thing to watch an out-of-control brush fire on the news. It’s another thing to actually experience it. “We’ve watched those type of situations happen on the news, in California, Wyoming and other places,” said Greer Mayor Rick Danner. “But it’s not something we typically have to deal with.” But earlier this month, that’s exactly what the city had to do when a brush fire destroyed… → Read More

Greer text ban proposal generates heat

Greer City Council in a 4-3 vote approves texting ban on first reading. Public will have its say April 22. → Read More

Groups help to start small businesses

Meet Taylor Beard. She works at Grace Church and is involved in a low-key ministry that helps business dreams come to fruition. → Read More

Signal plan may help traffic on US 29

Although it seems congested at times, Wade Hampton Boulevard isn’t a Woodruff Road, said Shelley Robbins, who often commutes from Spartanburg to Greenville for meetings and other activities. Robbins is a sustainable and clear air associate with Upstate Forever, an organization that promotes what it calls smart growth. She has worked with the state Department of Transportation on projects that address… → Read More

Greer housing market bouncing back

As the housing market continues to bounce back, Greer is getting its share of new residential development in 2014. → Read More

Village Hospital in Greer gets new name

The Village Hospital in Greer is now called the Pelham Medical Center. → Read More

Greer highlights global diversity at festival

After experiencing her first Scottish games years ago in Huntersville, N.C., Kay Reid was inspired to trace her Scottish roots. She later visited Scotland and fell in love with the culture. → Read More

Plans for proposed Greer subdivision dropped

Greer residents who voiced their opposition to a proposed development that they say would have increased traffic congestion and flooding problems along a two-lane suburban road applauded the decision by the Greenville County Council to deny a rezoning request for the project. → Read More

Group plans to attract 400+ new jobs to Greer

The Greer Development Corp. plans to attract 400 or more new jobs for the community this year. → Read More

Greer residents raise concerns over trains serving Inland Port

Residents in Greer's Victor Mill community have expressed concerns about train traffic, vibration and noise they say is caused by the South Carolina Inland Port. → Read More

Greer police to get body cameras

Plans to equip Greer police officers with body cameras are in full swing. The department is currently testing different models. → Read More

Work underway for Kohl's in Greer

Shoppers will soon have another retail option in Greer. Kohl's department store is moving in the Piedmont Markeplace on Wade Hampton Boulevard in the site of the former Kmart. → Read More