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  • Report: Greenville lags Spartanburg, Anderson in foreign direct investment

    Report: Greenville lags Spartanburg, Anderson in foreign direct investment

    Friday, June 27 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-06-27 20:52:31 GMT
    Foreign companies employ a higher percentage of workers in Spartanburg and Anderson than in Greenville, according to data from a foreign direct investment impact study by the Brookings Institution and JPMorgan Chase.
    Foreign companies employ a higher percentage of workers in Spartanburg and Anderson than in Greenville, according to data from a foreign direct investment impact study by the Brookings Institution and JPMorgan Chase.
  • Greenville trio’s app takes on food waste

    Greenville trio’s app takes on food waste

    Friday, June 27 2014 4:51 PM EDT2014-06-27 20:51:19 GMT
    The Greenville-based developers of a new application called “frij” contend the app won’t let your food go bad.
    The Greenville-based developers of a new application called “frij” contend the app won’t let your food go bad.
  • Entrepreneur investment group launched in Greenville

    Entrepreneur investment group launched in Greenville

    Friday, June 27 2014 4:49 PM EDT2014-06-27 20:49:59 GMT
    It’s happened countless times before: a startup dies because the idea behind it lacked legs, had holes or wasn’t run by people with expertise.
    It’s happened countless times before: a startup dies because the idea behind it lacked legs, had holes or wasn’t run by people with expertise.
  • Scio overhauls board amid more executive musical chairs

    Scio overhauls board amid more executive musical chairs

    Friday, June 27 2014 4:48 PM EDT2014-06-27 20:48:27 GMT
    The original directors at Scio Diamond Technology Corp. have resigned in a settlement with disgruntled shareholders, and Bernard McPheely, a former Hartness International executive, has been named a director as the board takes on more local flavor.
    The original directors at Scio Diamond Technology Corp. have resigned in a settlement with disgruntled shareholders, and Bernard McPheely, a former Hartness International executive, has been named a director as the board takes on more local flavor.
  • Tax credit allocation to fund development

    Tax credit allocation to fund development

    Friday, June 27 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-06-27 20:45:30 GMT
    The U.S. Treasury awarded a $38 million allocation from the New Markets Tax Credit program to Greenville New Markets Opportunity II, which is managed by Tax Advantage Group LLC and the Greenville Local Development Corp.
    The U.S. Treasury awarded a $38 million allocation from the New Markets Tax Credit program to Greenville New Markets Opportunity II, which is managed by Tax Advantage Group LLC and the Greenville Local Development Corp.
  • Former runway attracts automotive R&D

    Former runway attracts automotive R&D

    Friday, June 27 2014 4:43 PM EDT2014-06-27 20:43:39 GMT
    The repaved 1.04-mile, 300-foot-wide track in Greenville County could easily be a drag strip or raceway, attracting spectators to cheer on cars or motorcycles roaring to a finish line.
    The repaved 1.04-mile, 300-foot-wide track in Greenville County could easily be a drag strip or raceway, attracting spectators to cheer on cars or motorcycles roaring to a finish line.
  • Live-work developer targets entrepreneurs

    Live-work developer targets entrepreneurs

    Friday, June 27 2014 4:28 PM EDT2014-06-27 20:28:19 GMT
    Entrepreneurs per square foot may be a metric of the future, according to Bobby Barreto.
    Entrepreneurs per square foot may be a metric of the future, according to Bobby Barreto.
  • S.C. economic index hits 7-year high

    S.C. economic index hits 7-year high

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 2:00 PM EDT2014-06-11 18:00:31 GMT
    The S.C. Leading Index of economic indicators rose for the third straight month in April, reaching a seven-year high, the state Department of Commerce reported.
    The S.C. Leading Index of economic indicators rose for the third straight month in April, reaching a seven-year high, the state Department of Commerce reported.
  • Critics: EPA proposal could spark higher electric rates, harm economy

    Critics: EPA proposal could spark higher electric rates, harm economy

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 1:58 PM EDT2014-06-11 17:58:29 GMT
    A rule proposal being considered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that would require S.C. electric utilities to cut carbon dioxide emissions by 51% has sparked a wave of criticism and praise.
    A rule proposal being considered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that would require S.C. electric utilities to cut carbon dioxide emissions by 51% has sparked a wave of criticism and praise.
  • Piedmont Natural Gas to build $38M pipeline in Anderson County

    Piedmont Natural Gas to build $38M pipeline in Anderson County

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 1:56 PM EDT2014-06-11 17:56:11 GMT
    Charlotte-based Piedmont Natural Gas Co. Inc. plans to build a $38 million pipeline to Duke Energy’s proposed W.S. Lee power generation facility in Anderson County.
    Charlotte-based Piedmont Natural Gas Co. Inc. plans to build a $38 million pipeline to Duke Energy’s proposed W.S. Lee power generation facility in Anderson County.
  • Mixed-use project planned in downtown Greenville

    Mixed-use project planned in downtown Greenville

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 1:53 PM EDT2014-06-11 17:53:23 GMT
    East North Street Investments is looking for principal tenants for 18 E. North St., a pending four-story, mixed-use development in downtown Greenville.
    East North Street Investments is looking for principal tenants for 18 E. North St., a pending four-story, mixed-use development in downtown Greenville.
  • Silicon Valley ride-sharing service possible for 4 S.C. cities

    Silicon Valley ride-sharing service possible for 4 S.C. cities

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 1:51 PM EDT2014-06-11 17:51:22 GMT
    Ride-sharing mobile application Uber, an alternative to private car services and taxis in big cities, may expand to Greenville, Charleston, Myrtle Beach and Columbia.
    Ride-sharing mobile application Uber, an alternative to private car services and taxis in big cities, may expand to Greenville, Charleston, Myrtle Beach and Columbia.
  • Maserati headed to Greenville

    Maserati headed to Greenville

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 1:49 PM EDT2014-06-11 17:49:45 GMT
    Greenville residents will soon be able to buy a Maserati vehicle locally as the Italian luxury brand expands to the market. The cars will be available sometime in the next few months.
    Greenville residents will soon be able to buy a Maserati vehicle locally as the Italian luxury brand expands to the market. The cars will be available sometime in the next few months.
  • GHS expansion has AnMed suggesting patient ‘cherry picking’

    GHS expansion has AnMed suggesting patient ‘cherry picking’

    Monday, June 9 2014 12:15 PM EDT2014-06-09 16:15:05 GMT
    Greenville Health System’s plan to expand in Spartanburg and Anderson counties signals a possible turf war in Anderson.
    Greenville Health System’s plan to expand in Spartanburg and Anderson counties signals a possible turf war in Anderson.
  • Analysis: S.C. ranked among worst states for bank charges

    Analysis: S.C. ranked among worst states for bank charges

    Monday, June 9 2014 12:14 PM EDT2014-06-09 16:14:23 GMT
    South Carolina ranks as one of the worst states for affordable banking, according to an analysis by GoBankingRates.com, an online marketing company.
    South Carolina ranks as one of the worst states for affordable banking, according to an analysis by GoBankingRates.com, an online marketing company.
  • Tri-County Tech plans $30M expansion

    Tri-County Tech plans $30M expansion

    Monday, June 9 2014 12:13 PM EDT2014-06-09 16:13:34 GMT
    Tri-County Technical College is seeking construction bids for predesign services for a campus project in Pendleton that includes a new 66,000-square-foot student success center.
    Tri-County Technical College is seeking construction bids for predesign services for a campus project in Pendleton that includes a new 66,000-square-foot student success center.
  • Angel investment tax credits go unused

    Angel investment tax credits go unused

    Monday, June 9 2014 12:11 PM EDT2014-06-09 16:11:56 GMT
    Heralded as a job creator and a catalyst for economic growth and investment, the S.C. High Growth Small Business Job Act appeared to do little to spark investment in South Carolina businesses during its first year.
    Heralded as a job creator and a catalyst for economic growth and investment, the S.C. High Growth Small Business Job Act appeared to do little to spark investment in South Carolina businesses during its first year.
  • S.C. legislation seeks to expand investment pool

    S.C. legislation seeks to expand investment pool

    Monday, June 9 2014 12:11 PM EDT2014-06-09 16:11:14 GMT
    South Carolina may be the next state to override the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s rules that limit equity crowdfunding to wealthy investors.
    South Carolina may be the next state to override the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s rules that limit equity crowdfunding to wealthy investors.
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  • Spartanburg High School Suspends Baseball Coach

    Spartanburg High School Suspends Baseball Coach

    Friday, August 22 2014 2:02 PM EDT2014-08-22 18:02:29 GMT
    Spartanburg School District Seven confirmed Friday that it has suspended its high school baseball coach, Thomas Myers, who police said "may have misappropriated school funds and misused school property for his own benefit.
    Spartanburg School District Seven confirmed Friday that it has suspended its high school baseball coach, Thomas Myers, who police said "may have misappropriated school funds and misused school property for his own benefit.
  • Spartanburg Co. Deputies Arrest Groping Suspect

    Spartanburg Co. Deputies Arrest Groping Suspect

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:20:43 GMT
    Romel Alexander AlfaroRomel Alexander Alfaro
    A man accused of fondling three women at stores in Spartanburg County is under arrest Friday morning. Romel Alexander Alfaro, 20, is charged with two counts of assault and battery first degree by the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office after they say he groped three victims at Target, Ingles and Walmart Sunday night.
    A man accused of fondling three women at stores in Spartanburg County is under arrest Friday morning. Romel Alexander Alfaro, 20, is charged with two counts of assault and battery first degree by the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office after they say he groped three victims at Target, Ingles and Walmart Sunday night.
  • 2.2 Million Bean Bag Chairs Recalled After Deaths

    2.2 Million Bean Bag Chairs Recalled After Deaths

    Friday, August 22 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-08-22 14:48:01 GMT
    Courtesy U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionCourtesy U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
    About 2.2 million bean bag chairs are being recalled after two children opened them, crawled inside and suffocated to death. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says the zippers on the chairs, which are made by Ace Bayou Corp., can open.
    About 2.2 million bean bag chairs are being recalled after two children opened them, crawled inside and suffocated to death. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says the zippers on the chairs, which are made by Ace Bayou Corp., can open.
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