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Greenville Tech president responds to funding proposal

Trident Technical College President Mary Thornley said the formula used to distribute state money to schools in the S.C. Technical College System is not fair. She said Greenville Technical College received more money than it should have last year, but Greenville Tech President Keith Miller says the current formula serves students and organizations across the whole state, not just one part. Read More...


Pet plastics firm lands in Gaffney

Cherokee County is getting another business partner. Belgian-based Moderna Products announced it is locating its first U.S. manufacturing facility in Gaffney. The company specializes in creating, producing and distributing plastic products for pets; it plans to invest $6.5 million in a 116,000-square-foot facility and add 35 jobs over the next five years. Read More...


Greenville makes new appointments to Design Review Board

Greenville City Council has made appointments to the Design Review Board, which oversees exterior changes to buildings and structures in the central business district and preservation overlay districts. The addition of one member to the board, which is divided into urban and neighborhood panels, allows separate panel leaders.  Read More...


Readers see Fed raising rates less than 0.25% in September

Almost half of respondents to a recent GSA Business poll expect the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates less than 0.25% in September. Slightly fewer readers are expecting no change from the Fed, while less than 10% see rates going up more than 0.25%. More than a third of respondents said a 25-basis-point hike in rates would not affect their business.  Read More...