Inland port records 42,555 container moves in 1st year

The S.C. Inland Port at Greer has more than 10 customers, but the S.C. State Ports Authority says their identities are confidential. (Photo by Bill Poovey)The S.C. Inland Port more than doubled its monthly count of container lifts by the end of its first full year operating. Records show container lifts, the number of times cranes moved a container from a truck or moved one from the stacks to a truck, increased from 1,711 in January to 3,741 in December. Read More...

The GSA Business Power Event Series focuses on topics of interest to the Upstate business community. Each event is a moderated panel discussion with panelists and audience members. Video clips from recent events:


  • Economic Prosperity - Key economic developers from the Upstate gathered to discuss their progress in getting outside companies to locate here.  (August 7th, 2014)

  • Taking Flight - Aerospace executives discussed one of the fastest growing industries in South Carolina.  (October 9th, 2014)

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Poll: Upstate votes itself worst of the worst drivers

More than half of respondents to this week’s GSA reader poll rated the Upstate as having the worst drivers in South Carolina. The Lowcountry came in a distant second with less than 18% of the vote. Read More...

7-year bank fraud scheme gets 6-year prison sentence

A 62-year-old woman who pleaded guilty to bank fraud and environmental charges as owner of a rivet company in Anderson County has been sentenced to six years in prison. A psychiatric report said she was guided by “unusual perceptions, maybe delusional.” Read More...

Former Scott and Company partners open accounting firm

Graydon Thompson LLC has opened in Greenville with an eight-member staff providing tax, assurance, small-business and consulting services to clients across the Carolinas. Certified public accountants Phyllis P. Graydon and Greg J. Thompson opened the firm earlier this month. Read More...

Greenville Health System adding 2 members to board

Greenville Health System is adding fresh eyes to the governance overseeing its growing footprint. After taking over the Oconee Medical Center last year, the state’s largest nonprofit health system is adding two board members from that area.  Read More...


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