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PART II: “We don’t take shortcuts” — and other leadership lessons from Dabo Swinney

COVER STORY | [VIDEO] Part II of our exclusive leadership-focused Q&A with Swinney explores his impact on university culture & identity; a possible relation of leadership capabilities to athletic skill; video and more.

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For Clemson’s Dabo Swinney, “All In” is not just a slogan – it’s a leadership philosophy

COVER STORY | [VIDEO] For Swinney, "All In" is a leadership philosophy that has forged a winning team. Read Part I of our exclusive interview, & watch the video to hear lessons in leadership from Swinney himself.

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Harris Teeter coming to Augusta Road

REAL ESTATE | The grocer is re-entering the Upstate market with a new store planned for a renovated Lewis Plaza.

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PART II: Furman’s new president shares more of her leadership methodology

COVER STORY | "Be a leader by influence and not title" -- plus other lessons in leadership Furman's Elizabeth Davis has learned along the way and shares in Part II of our exclusive Q&A.

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Strength in numbers: Furman’s president examines the variables of good leadership

COVER STORY | Furman’s 12th – and first female – president brings unique perspective to her new leadership role, and shares some of her management insights in Part I of our exclusive Q&A.

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Who’s next for Who’s Who?

PROFILE | Meet the panel of community leaders who will help UBJ recognize its second group of game-changers

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Tempers, tears and friendships

COVER STORY | Larry Peppers’ SimSoc exercise has given a reality check to thousands of leaders in Greenville and beyond

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November unemployment rate stays the same in SC

BREAKING NEWS | The unemployment rate in South Carolina stayed at 6.7 percent in November, according to a report released today by the Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW).

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Oconee hopeful with Michelin project

Oconee County Council voted to approve an incentive package for a potential Michelin North America development in the county worth at least $175 million in investment and 30 new full-time jobs within five years. Keep Reading Oconee hopeful with Michelin project
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SCTAC takes aim at economic development

Not many landlords would consider dropped leases a good thing, but S.C. Technology and Innovation Center president and CEO Jody Bryson sees longtime tenant Lockheed Martin’s decision to vacate a portion – 200,000 square feet – of its hangar and multi-use space as an opportunity. Keep Reading SCTAC takes aim at economic development
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Southern First exits TARP program

Greenville-based Southern First Bancshares has repurchased remaining shares of preferred stock tied to the Troubled Asset Relief Program, according to filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Keep Reading Southern First exits TARP program
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Engenius donated $50,000 in services

“As a firm, we have been very fortunate,” Chris Manley, Engenius’ managing partner, said in a release. “Because of that, we look for ways to give back and serve the community that supports us.” Keep Reading Engenius donated $50,000 in services
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Sealed Air launches new website

The website launched for the U.S. market in English and will be rolled out globally over the first half of 2015. The new website design showcases the company’s focus on sustainability and is a step in implementing the new corporate branding that started earlier this year, officials said. Keep Reading Sealed Air launches new website
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Business Education Summit

More than 100 business and education leaders attended the Greenville Business Education Summit held at the University Center's auditorium. Keep Reading Business Education Summit
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THEN & NOW | Ford’s Oyster House

The building known as the West End's "skyscraper" was constructed in 1916 to meet the growing demand for cars in Greenville. Today the building is home to Ford's Oyster House. Keep Reading THEN & NOW | Ford’s Oyster House