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Jan 19, 2022

Chambers press for tax reform, continued investment

South Carolina has the highest income tax rate of any of its neighbors. Upstate Chamber Coalition executive Jason Zacher says the state has a historic opportunity on the table to

Nov 24, 2021

Upstate health care provider admits to kickbacks and fraud

A Greenville chiropractor pled guilty earlier this month to engaging in conspiracy to pay illegal kickbacks and defrauding health care programs by billing for unnecessary medical services. He was accused of billing for opioid ...

Nov 24, 2021

State agencies, employees protest federal vaccine mandates

Since publication, a circuit appeals court blocked OSHA vaccine requirements for employers over 100 people. The Biden Administration filed a request for a federal appeals court to lift the block Tuesday.

Nov 23, 2021

Court rules on $66M Michelin injury lawsuit

A paralyzed Dorchester County man and his wife alleged in 2019 that Michelin was responsible for their motorcycle accident and owed them a portion of $66 million in damages. Two years later, a S.C. jury has announced its verdict.

Nov 4, 2021

Greer restaurant owner pleads guilty to theft of $2M in COVID-19 funds

Select Dining owner Jeffrey Gossett has has made the right kind of headlines before. This time he's making headlines for pleading guilty to fraudulent use of coronavirus relief funds.

Nov 1, 2021

Three Greenville injury law firms merge

Parham Smith and Archenhold announced a merger with two other firms in a deal the attorneys say will strengthen the consolidated firm’s expertise while reinforcing their commitment to success.

Oct 21, 2021

Canal Insurance makes a move in ‘the flight for quality’

At a time when many companies are downsizing their brick-and-mortar presence, Canal Insurance, among others, are making the most of a tenant's market and transitioning from Class C space to Class A in an effort to recruit and retain tale

Oct 13, 2021

Workhorse drops challenge to Oshkosh contract

A threat to plans to bring a new auto assembly factory to Spartanburg County has eliminated itself.

Oct 11, 2021

Greenville entrepreneur helps police bring down $4.5M patent scam

A scam run out of a Latvian apartment bilked American companies for millions of dollars, but less than $2,000 taken from a Greenville entrepreneur ended the scheme and landed the suspect in an American prison.

Sep 7, 2021

Feds land judgements of $140M, accuse company of kickbacks, false claims

A network of Upstate pain management clinics and drug testing labs now must deal with $140 million in judgements for allegedly providing illegal kickbacks and billing unnecessary opioid and lidocaine prescriptions.

Jul 19, 2021

State tasting room amendment could put cap on local producers

South Carolina's mom-and-pop wine makers and brewers welcome a new tasting room law heralding Gallo Winery's move to the state but want to be included. Distilleries on the other hand, see a boon through now-legal food and cocktail sales.

May 4, 2021

Ten at the Top hosts workshop on COVID-19 rules

The Upstate Entrepreneur Ecosystem will host "New COVID-19 Rules and Updates for Employers," a virtual workshop from 3-4 p.m. May 6 online. This event is open to the public and is geared toward Upstate employers.