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Mar 17, 2020

Governor closes restaurant dining rooms statewide

S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster mandated that all restaurants and bars close their dine-in services across the state during an afternoon press conference today.

Mar 17, 2020

Advisers worry that some small businesses are not prepared

The executive director of the Appalachian Development Corp., has witnessed small business development in hurricane-wracked Florida but COVID-19 presents challenges unlike any he has experienced with regional natural disasters.

Mar 12, 2020

Small business loans could be available to those affected by coronavirus

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that the U.S. Small Business Administration will offer low-interest loans to mitigate the financial impact of COVID-19, the new coronavirus, on small businesses.

Mar 11, 2020

Gift intended to enhance training for future health care professionals

A retired administrator has pledged $100,000 to fund equipment and technologies at the Greenville Technical College Simulation Technologies and Training Center, creating the Dr. Barbara P. Lassiter STAT Center Lab.

Mar 5, 2020

Prisma Health acquires 2 Midlands health systems

Prisma Health-Midlands will acquire two Midlands health systems through an agreement announced Thursday.

Mar 5, 2020

Expanded Gibbs Cancer Center to open March 16

With a seven-story, $72 million expansion set to open on March 16, Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System's Gibbs Cancer Center plans to offer patients treatment beyond traditional chemotherapy and radiation.

Mar 4, 2020

Smith Technologies to remain in Spartanburg after acquisition

Spartanburg-based Smith Technologies, a subsidiary of JM Smith Corp., will remain headquartered in the Upstate after an acquisition by growth equity firm Francisco Partners was announced Tuesday.

Mar 3, 2020

Grant supports work forwarded by Greenwood Genetic Center

A patient-led foundation closely tied to the Greenwood Genetic Center has landed a portion of $13.5 million in funding to pursue cures and treatments for rare diseases.

Feb 27, 2020

Bon Secours St. Francis breaks ground on emergency department expansion

Bon Secours broke ground on a $41 million emergency department expansion at St. Francis Downtown on Wednesday. The updated emergency department will be five times larger than the existing space.

Feb 27, 2020

WellSpent forum connects health care, business leaders Friday

WellSpent, a new forum organized by the Employer-Provider Interface Council, will link healthcare to issues in the wider business community this Friday at Greenville's Poinsett Club.

Feb 20, 2020

Healthgrades names Bon Secours one of America’s Best Hospitals

Bon Secours St. Francis Health System's two hospitals have been recognized as the best in South Carolina by Healthgrades.

Feb 17, 2020

Bon Secours St. Francis Health System dedicates Habitat home in Sterling

Bon Secours St. Francis Health System employees recently dedicated a home they built at 16 Ferdlee Reid for the Leake family in Greenville's Sterling community.