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Jan 19, 2023

Greenville officials release economic development strategy

The industries that chose to epxand or locate in Greenville County in 2022 represent $468 million in new capital investment to enhance the tax base, in addition to 2,326 new jobs.

Jan 12, 2023

Clinton launches business ‘incubator’ to lure South Carolina startups

The incubator was developed as a vision to guide and assist young entrepreneurs and encourage them to do business in Clinton.

Jan 4, 2023

Spartanburg college president to serve on state economic board

S.C. Senate Finance Chairman Harvey Peeler announced the appointment of Michael Mikota, Spartanburg Community College president, to serve on the S.C. Board of Economic Advisers.

Jan 4, 2023

Behind Spartanburg’s plan to boost small and minority-owned businesses

Fueled by $6 million in federal funding, Spartanburg seeks to increase opportunities for small and minority-owned businesses here's how.

Dec 14, 2022

Greenville Chamber sets out legislative goals for 2023

“We don’t have time to do all the things, but we have time to do things right,” said Greenville Chamber of Commerce CEO and President Carlos Phillips at the annual Legislative breakfast event on Friday.

Dec 12, 2022

What Spartanburg County plans to do with $5M in federal funding

A project is in the works to revamp the county's animal welfare system that could lead to the construction of a new pet resource center.

Dec 9, 2022

Piedmont business sentenced for operating illegal gambling organization

Federal and state authorities seized more than $1 million and numerous gambling machines during the course of the investigation.

Nov 30, 2022

Spectrum donation supports efforts to stop crimes against children

Spectrum representatives donated $11,534 to the S.C. Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services through Defenders For Children.

Nov 9, 2022

Graham: Electrification of automobile is too big for any 1 company

Amid the exuberance during BMW's recent announcement of $1.7 billion investment in two Upstate projects, it was Sen. Lindsey Graham who, though full of praise for the automaker, said BMW can't do it alone

Nov 7, 2022

Commerce secretary: South Carolina manufacturing leads a robust time of growth

South Carolina is enjoying one of its busiest years on record for business recruitment, and manufacturing is leading the way, according to Secretary of Commerce Harry M. Lightsey III. He joined leaders from three of the state&rsqu

Oct 31, 2022

Mauldin hires new city administrator

The executive will be responsible for performing high-level administrative work under the direction of the Mauldin City Council and exercising supervision over municipal employees.

Oct 14, 2022

Governor puts his weight behind electric vehicle industry

S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster signed and announced a new executive order that will help support the increase of electric vehicle production and coordinate infrastructure for the industry in the state.