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‘An Industrial Powerhouse’

The chapter has long been closed on the Upstate’s reign as a textile hub. But manufacturing, which has been vital to the region’s economic growth...

Workout Anytime in Boiling Springs earns national recognition

Aaron Davis, owner of Workout Anytime at 1915 Old Furnace Road in Boiling Springs, has received the 24/7 fitness chain's Franchise of the Year award among new clubs and a People’s Choice award for Best Social Media for 2017. Davis plans to open his second location in Duncan in late January.

Final stone placed in exterior of downtown Spartanburg’s AC Hotel

A final block of stone was laid on the front terrace balustrade of downtown Spartanburg’s new AC Hotel on Tuesday, Dec. 12. The act concluded...

The heart of Godshall Professional Recruiting and Staffing has always been...

In 1968, Wayne and Jessie Godshall founded Godshall & Godshall Personnel Consultants Inc. Fifty years later, the company now known as Godshall Professional Recruiting and Staffing has undergone drastic changes, but the core values of this family business have remained the same – and it’s still owned and run by a married couple.

Room to Grow: Hughes Agency ready to expand in new, bigger...

A single glass block picture frame sits on each employee’s desk in the new Hughes Agency office in Greenville. And that’s about it in...

Three veterans specializing in ops management, counseling, and strategy seek employment

By Robyn Grable, founder, Service to Civilian So you want to hire a hard-working, get-the-job-done superstar? They do exist – they are called veterans. Armed Forces...

Kolache Factory announces opening of new bakery-café in Powdersville

The Upstate’s first of at least three Kolache Factory franchise locations will open in December at 3609 Highway 153, Powdersville, in a new strip...

Organic Cat Café to open next week

What you need to know Address: 123 College St., the former JB Lacher Jewelers Opening date: As soon as possible, pending DHEC certification Hours: Monday through Saturday,...

To Tell the Truth

A journalist’s job is to tell the truth. So let me try to tell the truth about business reporting in the Upstate. It has been almost...

A Job Seeker’s Guide to Avoiding FOBO

It’s Friday night and you agreed to watch a movie with a friend you haven’t seen in a while. As you’re opening your bag...

ACA continues to batter Americans, small businesses

The optimistically named Affordable Care Act is an experiment that has failed. And although the intent to cover more Americans – particularly those most at-risk – is honorable, the wake of that failure has caused countless hardships to vast segments of our society, including the backbone of our country, small businesses.

A new development project wants to nurture millennial leaders

The Upstate Business Journal and QLI International have joined forces for a special leadership development project for leaders from the millennial generation. QLI International LLC is an Upstate business consultancy focusing on two business needs: leadership development and strategy development.

Consider the Fifth Option

South Carolina needs to boost its workforce with skilled trade apprenticeships

Selling Ideas, Creating Futures, Changing Lives

Up Front with Bob Howard of the Greenville Tech Foundation, who will be retiring in December.

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