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Jun 22, 2020

Greenville City Council to vote on mask ordinance tonight

Greenville City Council will vote tonight on an ordinance enforcing masks in grocery stores and pharmacies.

Jun 19, 2020

Zoning strategy could cost Greenville up to $266 million

As GVL 2040, Greenville's city zoning strategy for the next 20 years, moves closer to finalization in November, this week's online open house session highlighted affordable housing, green space and traffic congestion solutions.

Jun 19, 2020

Velux, Eaton expansions indicate continued growth in Greenwood

As Eaton and Velux expand their production capacity in Greenwood, Heather Jones, CEO of the Greenwood Partnership Alliance, says two more expansion announcements — and two new companies — are in store for the county.

Jun 18, 2020

Zooming In for June 18

Your weekly guide for staying in the loop while staying at home.

Jun 16, 2020

New park to attract large industry to Greenville

Construction on a speculative 206,410-square-foot industrial building with office space, trailer storage and full dock packages is expected to begin any day now and reach completion in spring 2021.

Jun 12, 2020

Greenville budget prioritizes affordable housing and public transit

The city of Greenville's budget, approved Wednesday after a second reading, will set aside $2 million for affordable housing and $1.2 million for Greenlink funding.

Jun 10, 2020

Anderson restaurant executive appointed to Tri-County Tech Commission

The president and CEO of the Anderson Restaurant Group, Hamid Mohsseni, has been nominated by Gov. Henry McMaster to serve on Tri-County Technical College's Commission.

Jun 10, 2020

Officials: Herbicide restrictions could harm S.C. cotton and soybean harvest

Officials with Clemson University's Department of Pesticide Regulation warn that new herbicide prohibitions could devastate South Carolina’s cotton and soybean harvest.

Jun 9, 2020

Greenlink receives federal funding for electric buses

Greenville Transit Authority will receive more than $5 million in federal funding this year to purchase electric buses and install charging infrastructure.

Jun 5, 2020

S.C. delegation advocates for rural broadband funding

South Carolina's congressional delegation exhorted U.S. House and Senate leadership in a letter to help expand affordable broadband access via future stimulus funding.

Jun 4, 2020

S.C. medical and business associations support liability protection legislation

The S.C. Manufacturers Alliance, S.C. Chamber of Commerce, S.C. Hospital Association, S.C. Medical Association and S.C. Retail Association commends recomendations for COVID-19 liability immunity legislation.

Jun 3, 2020

Spartanburg Chamber hires former city manager, superintendent as consultants

The Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce has hired former Greenville economic development director Nancy Whitworth and retired Spartanburg superintendent Russell Booker to serve as consultants.