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Friday, December 14, 2018

SEPTEMBER: Design Review Board Urban Panel

The exterior design of the Blue Ridge Brewing Company’s new downtown location and the design of the privately funded portion of the Grand Bohemian Hotel’s site plan were both approved with conditions.

Husband-and-wife duo turn the kickboxing franchise 9Round into a world champion

Simpsonville’s 9Round gym began with one location in 2008. It now spans 40 states and 11 countries, with even more on the way.

140 affected by WYNIT closure in downtown Greenville

WYNIT said the closing was part of a reorganization related to “unexpected financial issues combined with a disappointing holiday selling season.”

Employers having to get creative in recruiting workers

“I’ve been in the human resources business since the early 80s, and it’s about as tight as I’ve seen it.”--Ed Parris, president of Phillips Staffing

Upstate firms struggle with unusually tight labor market

South Carolina’s unemployment rate has been falling for 7.5 years. In June, it reached 4 percent for the first time since December 2000.

Self-driving vehicles coming to ICAR

The vehicles are scheduled to arrive at ICAR on Thursday and should be available to the public in a few weeks.

County votes to negotiate with developer over County Square

County officials say they have no particular deadline for concluding a redevelopment deal.

DRB tells developer of proposed hotel to go back to the...

Homewood Suites by Hilton, and other decisions made by the Design Review Board in its August meeting.

With a new redesign, Wells Fargo Center hopes to draw the...

Plans have been released for a complete overhaul of the common and public areas of The Wells Fargo Center that encompasses most of a city block at South Main and East Washington streets in downtown Greenville.

Husband-and-wife duo aims to kickstart creativity with Maker Pipe

Since its launch last year, Maker Pipe has raised more than $80,000 in funding and garnered a customer base that spans the globe.

Reaching the Summit

The number of apartments in downtown Greenville continues to climb. Are we about to take a fall?

What businesses don’t know about ADA rules could hurt them

A new building could be inspected by coding officials and open for business, and all seems fine until someone calls or files a formal ADA complaint or lawsuit.

From cook to ‘fobbler’

John Walker builds Cooks Flips, a business that takes the flop out of flip-flops.

Greenville’s ChartSpan raises $16 million

ChartSpan said it would use the $16 million to deploy a national sales force and expand its business beyond its current stronghold in the Appalachian region.

Front Row: June Design Review Board Urban Panel

During the City of Greenville Design Review Board Urban Panel’s June meeting, the board reviewed a variety of applications, including proposed developments and renovations in the West End, an ATM installation downtown, and a tax assessment for the Westone project on Stone Avenue.

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