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Reinicke Athens, Inc. establishing operations in Laurens County


The investment is expected to create 30 new jobs over the next three to five years. READ MORE
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New DOR Site

Department of Revenue to Launch New Site


The South Carolina Department of Revenue launches a new website next week. The website is being launched in advance of the busy tax season, and aims to make it easier... READ MORE
Growing

Converting Leftovers Into Fuel


An Ohio-based company that turns wine and beer waste into fuel-grade ethanol and livestock feed is setting up shot in Marion County. READ MORE
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New Campus

Limestone College Opens New Campus


Gaffney-based Limestone College celebrated the opening of its Greenville campus Monday evening. READ MORE
Demolished

Historic superette demolished in downtown Greenville


The 8 o'clock Superette across the street from Sirrine Stadium in downtown Greenville was demolished Monday to make way for a condo development. READ MORE
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Tire Award

BFGoodrich Wins Tire Manufacturer of the Year


BFGoodrich® Tires wrapped up a solid off road short course racing season by securing 19 total wins, a championship in the Pro Lite class and was named Tire Manufacturer of the Year for the 2014  Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series. READ MORE
Development

New Mixed-Use Development for Downtown


A Charleston-based developer has bought about 6 acres in downtown Greenville, and plans to build a mixed-used development called North + Main. The Beach Company's new project will include... READ MORE
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Apple Pay

Apple Pay Now Active, Handful of Retailers Participate


With a software update on an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, you can get Apple Pay today, and use it to make credit card payments at some 220,000 retail and restaurant locations in the U.S. READ MORE
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Hiring

Walmart Hiring for New Simpsonville Market


Walmart is in the process of hiring up to 95 associates to work at the new Walmart Neighborhood Market scheduled to open this winter in Simpsonville. READ MORE
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Growing

Greer Businesses are Booming


city businesses earned $843,576,165 in gross retail sales – a record for the fourth consecutive year and an increase of more than 13% compared to Fiscal Year 2013. READ MORE
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Taxes

Groceries Not Exempt from Sales Tax to Fund Roads


If a proposed Greenville County sales tax is passed as currently written, residents will soon start paying a 1% sales tax on food.  According to a press release... READ MORE
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BRAC

State?s Military Base Task Force hears from base commanders


The next round of base closures under the Base Realignment And Closure (BRAC) commission is expected to come in 2017. And the state’s Military Base Task Force is taking a pro-active approach to try and stave off major reductions... READ MORE
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Incoming

Heat Treatment Company Plans Upstate Operations


Solar Atmospheres, a commercial heat treating company, plans to establishing its first Southeastern operations in Greenville County to serve customers in the automotive and aerospace-rich region. READ MORE
 

Solar Atmospheres provides commercial vacuum heat treating services,
Festival

Fall for Greenville Schedule Announced


Fall for Greenville is just a little more than a week away... and the city today showcased some of the restaurants that will have food available at the downtown event. Many local restaurants and other vendors will cover... READ MORE
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Banking

New Credit Union Reaches Out to Bankless


More than 200 community leaders and advocates including Mayor Knox White recently gathered to celebrate the grand opening of a new resource for affordable financial products and services in Greenville County. READ MORE
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Awards

Greenville Chamber, BMW, Recognized for Business Contributions


The Greenville Chamber received the South Carolina Excellence in Workplace Diversity Award at the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce’s inaugural Palmetto Vision Awards Gala earlier this month.  READ MORE
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Helping Hand

Personal Assistant Service Headed to Greenville


If you’ve ever felt like you could use an extra pair of hands to help keep life in order, help is on the way. Metro’s Other Woman is a Charlotte-based lifestyle management service that’s opening shop in Greenville. READ MORE
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SC Business Advocates Support Minimum Wage Hike


South Carolina’s Small Business Chamber says an increase to the federal minimum wage would be a good thing, claims that the majority of small businesses in the state do as well. The SBCC came out last week endorsing... READ MORE
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City of Greenville Supports Women, Minority Businesses


For the past several years the city of Greenville has made an effort to support local businesses that are owned by women and minorities... READ MORE
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Health-Law Advocates to Tweak ACA Marketing Campaign for the Fall


The sales pitch for the health law is getting an overhaul for the fall.

Supporters and advocates of the Affordable Care Act say they learned lessons from last year's sign-up effort, when they persuaded a few million uninsured people to buy coverage. They plan to incorporate those lessons into the marketing campaign for the next enrollment period, which begins in mid-November. READ MORE

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More Jobs

Sunbrella's Anderson Plant Announces Expansion


An Anderson County company that makes outdoor recreational umbrellas is expanding its operations in South Carolina. Glen Raven, Inc makes high performance fabric for its Sunbrella line of technical fabrics for... READ MORE
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USC Technology

USC Expands Education Through Virtual Learning


Students, professors and visitors continue to marvel at the new technologies being used in the instruction process at the new home of the USC Darla Moore School of Business. Peter Brews, who was named dean at the school in January, said the use of new ... READ MORE
Bidding War

Dollar General Ups the Ante for Family Dollar


The battle over U.S. retailing's discount aisle escalated Tuesday, as Dollar General Corp. raised its bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc. and warned it could try a hostile takeover if its rival's board doesn't agree to talks. Dollar General... READ MORE
Citations

USDA Inspection Finds Deficiencies at Hollywild


The US Department of Agriculture recently found that a South Carolina animal park was in violation of the federal Animal Welfare Act. According to a press release from the PETA Foundation, a complaint led to an investigation of Hollywild... READ MORE
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Opening

New Chick-fil-A Opening in Mauldin


Mauldin’s first Chick-fil-A® restaurant opens Thursday, bringing more than 70 new jobs, and the chance for 100 adults to win free Chick-fil-A meals for a year. READ MORE
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Business

Pitch Your Plan, Win Money


The Pitch Smackdown is simple: On the day of the main event, participants have three minutes to give the most compelling “call to action” speech possible to a panel of judges. For the Arthur M. Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership... READ MORE
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Buyout

Sonoco Grows Business with Acquisition


Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Weidenhammer Packaging Group, Europe’s leading provider of composite cans along with composite drums... READ MORE

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