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What better way to kick off our new mailbag than with the most frequently asked question in Greer Citizen history…


Q: Why do y’all keep throwing that paper in my yard?

A: We are convinced that a small green bag has never caused so much of a stir as the one you frequently find in your driveway.

Jackson and Tony Tipton

Goodbye Mr. Yellow Jacket

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The Greer community lost a good one early Tuesday morning when Tony Tipton, Jr died at the tender age of 54. Tony was a Christian man that had professed his faith & trust in Jesus Christ, so we know where he is. One can only imagine Tony’s mansion in heaven will certainly sit on a black and gold street.

Ask and you shall receive

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Got a question you’ve been dying to ask?

Now is the time to get your answer.

The Greer Citizen is starting a brand new column that will feature real questions from real readers. This addition will hopefully be as informative as it is humorous.

If you’ve always wanted to know something about Greer…ask us!

Christmas for a cop

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We would like to say a special thank you for your participation in this program from our officers of the Greer Police Department this year to the following businesses: Lowe’s, Home Depot, Tractor Supply, Carter Chiropractic, Lilly Nails, Applebee’s, Culver’s, Copper River Grill, FATZ Café, Ingles, BI-LO, IHOP, Grand China Restaurant.

Thank you

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To the editor,


During the loss of Sonny Boroughs, we were blessed with many expressions of sympathy. We would like to tell everyone how grateful the families are.



and Tracy Boroughs,

Alison Gosnell and family.

‘Call before you dig’

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To the editor,


With a cool, crisp feeling in the air, many people may not think of December as the time to start planting shrubs and trees, but according to the South Carolina Forestry Commission, December - mid March is the best time for planting in our region.

Fire academy success

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To the editor,


For the past eight weeks, my husband and I were privileged and honored to take part in the Greer Citizens Fire Academy. Over the eight weeks, we were introduced to the history of the Greer Fire Department, the daily activities of the firefighters, automatic and mutual aid, CPR and dispatch.

Thank you

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To the editor,


My heartfelt thanks for the great article you did on “Rosie’s Hot Dogs, and The Old Mill Hill Reunion.”


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Phone: 1-864-877-2076

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