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SC Ports Authority
December 11, 2018 - 8:05 pm
CHARLESTON, SC – December 11, 2018 – Today the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced a $25 million Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant to support the expansion at South Carolina Ports Authority’s (SCPA) Inland Port Greer, and the extension of...
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Patrick Gentry
December 07, 2018 - 5:35 pm
The State Ports Authority is getting a $25 million federal grant to help expand the inland port in Greer. The Post and Courier reports Friday that the grant is administered by the U.S. Department of Transportation. The expansion at the inland port will allow more room to stack cargo containers,...
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Patrick Gentry
December 06, 2018 - 4:39 pm
KV Final, a Czech developer and producer of metal parts for the automotive industry, is locating its new operations in Spartanburg County. The company’s $2.5 million investment is projected to create approximately 50 new jobs during its first phase of operation. KV Final is a premiere manufacturer...
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South Carolina Radio Network
November 26, 2018 - 7:03 pm
NOVEMBER 26, 2018 BY SOUTH CAROLINA RADIO NETWORK In-coming cargo to the Port of Charleston is on the rise as overseas shippers apparently are trying to get ahead of higher tariffs imposed by President Trump. According to The Post and Courier at the Port of Charleston last month had containerized...
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Patrick Gentry
November 26, 2018 - 3:39 pm
Increased investment and activity at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) has resulted in an economic impact that is more than eight times greater than it was 10 years ago. The results of a recent study determined that GSP contributed an impact of $2.9 billion in 2018 compared to $377...
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Patrick Gentry
November 14, 2018 - 11:57 am
Domino’s, the Michigan-based pizza restaurant chain, today announced plans to open a new processing facility in Lexington County. The company’s new project is slated to create 75 jobs. Founded in 1960, Domino’s is the largest pizza company in the world based on global retail sales, with a...
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Patrick Gentry
November 07, 2018 - 11:26 am
BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina says it is laying off nearly 250 employees. The Post and Courier reports the layoffs are set to take effect Wednesday and will affect those who work at PGBA, a subsidiary that handles government contracts. The BlueCross subsidiary has offices in Surfside Beach...
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Patrick Gentry
October 31, 2018 - 4:04 pm
Passenger and cargo activity continues to rise at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP). Both categories had double-digit increases during September 2018 when compared to September 2017. Passenger activity at GSP was up 10.8 percent in September with 194,298 passengers. It marked 12...
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October 26, 2018 - 10:36 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Governor Henry McMaster and S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) Executive Director Cheryl Stanton announced that the 2019 tax rates for businesses will be an average of 18.8 percent lower than in 2018 – the largest decrease in the rates so far, putting $52 million...
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city of Greenville
Ken Pauli
October 25, 2018 - 10:35 am
If you ever thought about trying out Greenville's mass transit, tomorrow (October 26,) might be the day to do it. That's because, as Greenlink wraps up "Try Transit Month," they are offering free rides all day tomorrow. Free Fare Friday is being sponsored by Greenville Heritage Federal Credit Union...
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