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Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Economic Development

PGA golfer Jay Haas, sons, and other investors buy Eagle Zone

PGA golfer Jay Haas, his two sons and other investors have purchased the Eagle Zone driving range on Pelham Road and have plans to...
Tech and Design

ECPI receives state, federal recognition for cyber defense education

S.C. Cyber is a statewide initiative that aims to “develop talent, techniques, and tools to defend the connected infrastructure within South Carolina and the...

Wofford College adds new center for national security and foreign policy

The Hipp Center for National Security and Foreign Policy features student opportunities for internships, as well as a planned exchange program. ...

Crown Holdings installs 1,300-MW solar array at Spartanburg facility

Annual production is anticipated to be approximately 1,310 megawatt hours/year of energy....
On the Move

On the Move: June 15, 2018

Play-by-play of Upstate careers...

How employers can attract, engage, and retain veterans

According to the latest report from the Department of Defense, there are more than 50,000 active duty military service men and women here in...

What I learned from political attack ads in 2018

With about a week to go in every election, I start collecting the various pieces of media that get jammed in my mailbox every...

A whole new world of hiring: it’s a candidate’s market

It’s a candidate’s market. They are in control. If they want more, they’re fighting for more. They know the ball is in their court....
Tech and Design

Facebook teaches us yet again that technology is a tool, not a toy

Once again, Facebook can’t seem to get out of its own way. Some of its problems both known and new this week are of...
Retail and Hospitality

Young Office celebrates 65 years of creating workspace magic

When the family-owned Young Office first began offering its commercial office supply services in 1953, the term "creative workplace" hadn’t been coined yet....
Retail and Hospitality

With The Kava Konnection, Gabriel Coggins has created a hub for community and socialization

The Kava Konnection co-owner Gabriel Coggins recently won the 2018 Young Entrepreneur of the Year award presented by CommunityWorks and the Greenville Chamber of...
Retail and Hospitality

Sprouts Farmers Market opens first SC location in Simpsonville

The grocery chain plans to hire about 150 employees locally. ...
Front Row

Front Row: June Design Review Board Urban Panel

Five items of new business, two items for advice and comments, and one item for informal review put the meeting at just less than...
Economic Development

Jackson Marketing expanding, relocating office to BridgeWay Station in Mauldin

The move will allow the company to consolidate its Greenville operations and expand its footprint to accommodate growing client programs, according to a news...

Clemson’s Center for Advanced Manufacturing names founding director

A former government official with more than a decade of research experience will lead the university's initiative to become a statewide hub for advanced...
Economic Development

Nelson Mullins to merge with Florida-based Broad and Cassel

The merger, which is set to take effect Aug. 1, will produce a “super-regional” law firm with a significant presence along the Eastern seaboard,...
Tech and Design

Worst-case scenarios in cyberwarfare

Previous articles have focused on solutions to cybercrime corporate problems. But what would a catastrophic societal-wide cyber-issue look like, one that involves cyberwarfare....
Economic Development

Global ideas to help build local mobility

While increased traffic congestion around our primary transportation corridors and lack of access to transportation for some Upstate employees have become growing concerns in...

Takeaway: Why a company culture of caring breeds success

Publix, the country’s largest associate-owned grocery store, has always known what it stands for. Its tagline, “Where shopping is a pleasure” hasn’t changed in...
Economic Development

Takeaway: High Spirits Hospitality CEO talks building and growing startups

To Tammy Johnson, success means simply having a good day. ...
On the Move

On the Move: June 8, 2018

Play-by-play of Upstate careers...

Addressing health care needs in retirement

This month, I’d like to address the preservation step, particularly as it relates to health care. This is often one of the hardest and...
Economic Development

Duke Energy grant supports workforce training in Cherokee County

About 22 percent of the county's population over the age of 25 has no high school diploma or GED. ...
Economic Development

Santee Cooper approves $3.6M in loans for Laurens County industrial parks

“Promoting economic development is an integral part of Santee Cooper’s mission,” said Pamela Williams, Santee Cooper's senior vice president of corporate services. ...

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