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For Design Workshop, the downtown Greenville News site is “a bridge from the past to the future”

COVER STORY | With all eyes reliably focused on the redevelopment of the Greenville News site on Main Street, the city of Greenville has hired Design Workshop, an international landscape architecture, planning and urban design firm to guide the city in the planning process.

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‘Putting Greenville on the map’

TECH & DESIGN | Kelly Marshall, owner of We Shot That LLC and a professional photographer for more than 10 years, recently transitioned from shooting weddings and portraits to more of a niche area: creating virtual tours of businesses for Google.

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Robotics, DIY tech to frontline Imagine Upstate conference

TECH & DESIGN | Upcoming innovation festival Imagine Upstate will feature live robot battles, futuristic fashion shows and hovercraft demonstrations aimed at highlighting innovation in the Upstate.

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Panel: SC needs different entry points for automotive careers

MANUFACTURING | With the many entrances to automotive and manufacturing careers, educators and industry partners can do a better job at highlighting them, said members of a workforce development panel at the S.C. Automotive Summit held in Greenville this week.

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200,000+ in SC sign up for ACA’s second year

HEALTH CARE | Open enrollment for health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) ended on Feb. 15 and approximately 11.4 million Americans signed up or were reenrolled, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). In South Carolina, 209,773 residents signed up for coverage.

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United Community Bank makes moves in Greenville

FINANCE | Blairsville, Ga.-based United Community Banks Inc. promoted Greenville-based Lynn Harton as president and COO of the financial institution.

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THEN & NOW: Meyers-Arnold Company

In the 1910s, Manas and Alex Myers moved to Greenville from Virginia and established Meyers-Arnold Company. Today the building is still serving Greenville shoppers with a wide variety of merchandise as the home of Mast General Store. Keep Reading THEN & NOW: Meyers-Arnold Company
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Economic Forecast Breakfast

J M Smith Corporation, Wells Fargo Bank and NAI Earle Furman presented the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2015 Economic Forecast Breakfast at the Olin B. Sansbury Jr. Campus Life Center Ballroom at USC Upstate. Keep Reading Economic Forecast Breakfast
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‘Putting Greenville on the map’

Kelly Marshall, owner of We Shot That LLC and a professional photographer for more than 10 years, recently transitioned from shooting weddings and portraits to more of a niche area: creating virtual tours of businesses for Google. Keep Reading ‘Putting Greenville on the map’
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Anderson incubator to launch first cohort

Anderson-based business incubator program e-Merge @ the Garage is ready to start taking names – specifically, the names of companies and entrepreneurs to participate in it its first cohort of startups slated for a 12-week business boot camp. Keep Reading Anderson incubator to launch first cohort
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200,000+ in SC sign up for ACA’s second year

Open enrollment for health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) ended on Feb. 15 and approximately 11.4 million Americans signed up or were reenrolled, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). In South Carolina, 209,773 residents signed up for coverage. Keep Reading 200,000+ in SC sign up for ACA’s second year
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Unemployment rate among SC vets drops

The unemployment rate for South Carolina veterans 18 and older dropped to 3.5 percent in 2014, down from 4.1 percent in 2013, according to unpublished data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics. Keep Reading Unemployment rate among SC vets drops