Local Business News

Ken Pauli
June 13, 2019 - 3:50 pm
It may just be getting into summer, but Greenville is already thinking about the fall. Fall for Greenville to be exact. Fall for Greenville board members have announced that Bank of America, one of the largest financial services companies in the U.S., is the new title sponsor for the 2019 festival...
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Michelin logo
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Ken Pauli
June 12, 2019 - 11:46 am
Greenville based Michelin North America has announced the appointment of a new chairman and president. Image: Michelin Alexis Garcin, who has been with the company for 17 years, will take on the new role. He will be responsible for sales, marketing, quality, technical development and supply chain...
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SC Ports Authority
June 11, 2019 - 10:06 am
CHARLESTON, SC – June 11, 2019 - Today South Carolina Ports Authority reported its strongest May on record, with 204,457 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) handled last month. Fiscal year-to-date TEU volume is up 9.7 percent, with 2,192,689 TEUs handled since the Port’s fiscal year began...
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Sunoco Gas Station sign
Image: Joshua Lott/Getty Images
Ken Pauli
June 05, 2019 - 3:17 pm
Someone is out to steal your credit card information and this time, it happened at some gas pumps in Greenville. Greenville police say that all of the pumps at the Sunoco gas station at 1601 Augusta Street were shut down after skimming devices were found on the machines. Police were called out...
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May 31, 2019 - 10:55 am
SIMPSONVILLE, SC – LCV Jalisco Inc. – a restaurant based in Simpsonville, South Carolina – has paid $92,670 in back wages to nine employees after an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) found the employer violated the minimum wage, overtime, and recordkeeping...
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Asheville's electric Proterra buses
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Ken Pauli
May 31, 2019 - 9:41 am
The City of Asheville is rolling out five new all-electric buses starting tomorrow (June 1). The buses were purchased from Proterra, which manufactures the electric mass transit buses here in Greenville. Image: JOSH MORGAN/Staff/imagn The City's Transportation Department (ART) is planning to use...
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May 23, 2019 - 7:16 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. – U.S. Waffle Company today announced plans to launch a new frozen food processing facility in Pickens County. The company’s $22.1 million investment is projected to create approximately 114 new jobs. Founded in 2013 by industry-experienced food production experts, U.S. Waffle...
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Fox Carolina, WHNS-TV logo
Ken Pauli
May 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
There is a new person at the helm of "Fox Carolina" here in the Upstate. After Les Vann, the previous VP/GM of the TV station retired earlier this year, Meredith Corporation , the owner of WHNS-TV has announced that Charlie Henrich Jr. will be the new Vice President and General Manager of the Fox...
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Saturday Farmers Market
Ken Pauli
May 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
The popular farmers market in downtown Greenville on Main Street returns starting this weekend, as does the one in Travelers Rest. Greenville city officials and event partners have given the "TD Saturday Market presented by Prisma Health" a new branding and logo, but it's the same great fresh food...
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Hurricane Michael, Mexico Beach FL, Florida Panhandle
Drone aerial by Maureen Kenyon & Ricardo Rolon, USA Today Network
Ken Pauli
May 01, 2019 - 9:17 am
Duke Energy's Florida subsidiary says that, despite the devastation from Hurricane Michael to the Florida panhandle, Duke Energy Florida (DEF) will not be asking for a rate increase for its customers in the area. If the Florida Public Service Commission approves DEF’s proposal, the company will...
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