Upstate Headlines: Harris Teeter coming to Augusta Road

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A collection of the top Upstate headlines for the week of December 15, 2014.

Harris Teeter coming to Augusta Road– Dozens of Augusta Road residents attended a community meeting Monday night at Augusta Road Baptist Church where plans were unveiled for a redesigned Lewis Plaza and a new, upscale, two-story Harris Teeter grocery store…

Final design released for Cancer Surivor’s Park– Final designs have been released for the new six-acre Cancer Survivors Park located along the Reedy River between Church and Cleveland streets in what’s now an overgrown segment of the GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail…

New Verdae fire station could open in July 2016– A new fire station on Verdae Boulevard could open as soon as July 2016, improving response times on the city’s far east side that now fall well short of the national standard…

Verdae’s Belhaven looks to begin sales in January- Belhaven Village at Hollingsworth Park, the newest neighborhood in Greenville’s Verdae development, is ahead of schedule and will be ready for home sales beginning in January…

Greenville News site developers hope to ‘bring fresh energy’ downtown–  A public plaza surrounded by 16 condos, 225 apartments, an upscale seven-story hotel, a dine-in movie theater, two office buildings, retail and restaurant spaces are all part of new plans released for the redevelopment of the current four-acre Greenville News property downtown…

Board approves South Main project after design tweaks– With slight revisions to the design, Greenville’s Design Review Board gave approval last week for the South Main at River mixed-use project planned for 702 S. Main Street…

Biscuit Head 1st announced retailer at South Ridge apartment community– Owners of two Biscuit Head restaurants in Asheville are expanding their business into Greenville, with plans to become the first business in the new South Ridge development at the corner of Church Street and University Ridge. Biscuit Head is owned by Jason Roy and his wife, Carolyn.

Clemson students unveil zero-energy home- Last week, a Clemson University team participating in next year’s U.S. department of Energy Solar Decathlon revealed its solar-powered and carbon-neutral home, called Indigo Pine…

Greenville Chamber honored for diversity– The Greenville Chamber received the 2014 Excellence in Diversity Award presented by the Greenville chapter of the Society of Human Resource Management (GSHRM)…