The total is double the program’s record for a single year. The Reserve gave $22,000 each to the Pickens Senior Center, Safe Harbor, Pickens County Meals on Wheels, Feed a Hungry Child and Helping Hands of Clemson.
The South Carolina sales tax exemption for Amazon.com is coming to an end this year, meaning an estimated $13.8 million in additional revenue for the South Carolina, according to officials at the state Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office.
New York-based cash and carry warehouse company Restaurant Depot is building its first South Carolina location in Mauldin with a $5.3 million investment expected to create 60 jobs in the area. Restaurant Depot plans to complete and open the 56,000-square-foot warehouse in June 2016, according to a company representative.
After 20 years, Blue Ridge Brewing Company will be closing its downtown Greenville location by the end of this year. But loyal customers need not fear. Already in progress is a new location at 308 Trade St. (the former Cazbah space) in downtown Greer that will open by April 1, 2016.