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Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation to add 193 jobs in Gaffney

Freightliner Custom Chassis Cooperation is making a big investment in Cherokee County, creating 193 new jobs in the process. The Gaffney-based vehicle chassis manufacturer, which...

Katherine O’Neill takes the helm at Economic Futures Group

One of the Upstate’s most influential community leaders has a new job. Former Spartanburg County administrator Katherine O’Neill is the new executive vice president of...

The women of Woodruff

A revolution is taking place in the very town settled by veterans of the Revolutionary War.   After decades of decline, Woodruff is experiencing growth....

TD Charitable Foundation funds financial projects at Greenville Tech

TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable division of TD Bank donated $17,500 to Greenville Technical College to support Financial Literacy Week, which runs from Oct....

Angels in the Finance Field

Lawrence Black got his first taste of entrepreneurship when he was about 6 years old in Columbia, where he bought a Cal Ripken baseball...

ABCs of SBA loans

Jill Kesler McCollum remembers a woman who dropped by her office to ask about how to open her own store—filled with angels. A cancer...

How public-private partnerships bring development to fruition

Main Street’s paved with money. Some of that’s your tax dollars actually at work, through infrastructure spending alongside private investments. At one end of...

Two new tenants join Taylors Mill

The Taylors Mill recently announced two new tenants, The Mad Smash and The Blue Ox Hatchet House, that will occupy space in the Dock...

Easley-based KP Components Inc. announces expanded operations

KP Components Inc., a Denmark-based supplier specializing in fully-automated machining of complex parts for a variety of industries, announced Thursday the construction of a...

Revitalized Taylors Mill will be ‘year-round’ gathering space

STATUS: Revitalization ongoing The nearly 13 acres at the front of what is commonly referred to as Taylors Mill is mid-transformation from forgotten mill property...

Construction begins on Judson Mill’s transformation into multi-use space

STATUS: Construction in progress Nearly two years after the historic Judson Mill was purchased, construction has begun on the 36-acre mixed-use property. As one of...

Conestee Mill securing retail and office tenants

STATUS: Permitting stage The adaptive reuse project announced in 2017 for existing buildings at Conestee Mill, 1 Spanco Drive between Mauldin and Greenville, is now...

Economics Club banks on 50 years of fellowship

A strong dollar suppresses gold prices. A weak one can’t buy as much stuff. Inflation makes things cost more — and raise your hand...

County Square development moves forward with more details from RocaPoint Partners

A movie theater, organic grocery store, three-story fitness facility, and national co-working space, totaling as much as 3.5 million square feet with additional hotel,...

Report: Workforce shortage expected to continue for another decade

Upstate manufacturers expecting an end to their workforce woes are likely to see the shortage of skilled hands extend well into the next decade. The...

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