Local Business News

Proterra Catalyst E2 electric bus
Image: Proterra
April 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
The electric bus factory in Greenville County will be cranking out even more of the zero-emission vehicles in the coming months. Bus maker Proterra announced that the University of Georgia has ordered 20 of its Catalyst E2 buses. “Colleges and universities across the country are experiencing the...
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SCPA
April 05, 2019 - 10:08 am
CHARLESTON, SC – APRIL 4, 2019 – Today South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) announced the strongest March in its history and more than 11 percent fiscal year-over-year growth. SCPA moved 214,123 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) last month, making it the second highest month in SCPA...
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Lee Rogers
April 04, 2019 - 11:40 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Horton Holding, Inc., a premium provider of engine-cooling solutions, today announced plans to locate new operations in Oconee County, creating 125 new jobs. Horton Holding manufactures and markets fan drives, fans and related components for the on-highway, off-highway and...
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Sharonview Federal Credit Union
Image: Sharonview Federal Credit Union
April 04, 2019 - 10:12 am
Sharonview Federal Credit Union presented three different $1,000 checks to help three Simpsonville organizations and to promote the grand opening of their new branch in the city. Image: Sharonview Federal Credit Union $1,000 was given to Mt. Zion Baptist Church Food Bank, $1,000 to the City of...
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BMW
April 04, 2019 - 10:10 am
BMW Manufacturing hosts the eighth annual Supplier Diversity Conference today (Thursday), at the Greenville Convention Center in Greenville, SC. The conference, one of the largest supplier diversity events in the nation, is an opportunity for women-, minority-, and veteran-owned businesses to...
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Travelers Rest SC
March 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Travelers Rest City Council will be voting today on a mixed use development project that will sit on a 40 acre parcel between Main Street and Highway 25 in downtown Travelers Rest. Part of that area right now is where a former textile plant is located; an abandoned building that many call an...
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SC Ports Authority
March 22, 2019 - 11:02 am
CHARLESTON, SC – March 20, 2019 - Today South Carolina Ports Authority reported the strongest February container volume in its history and nearly 12 percent fiscal year-over-year growth. SCPA moved 178,131 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEU) during the month of February, with 1.6 million...
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Duke Energy
Lee Rogers
March 08, 2019 - 11:09 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Duke Energy Progress, a subsidiary of Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), has completed its first issuance of $600 million in green bonds that will finance eligible green energy projects, including the development, construction and procurement of solar generation in the Carolinas. This...
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BMW
Lee Rogers
March 08, 2019 - 10:40 am
BMW Spartanburg, S.C. - For the fifth consecutive year, BMW Manufacturing led the nation in automotive exports by value, according to data released this week by the U.S. Department of Commerce. BMW exported 234,689 X models from its Spartanburg, SC, plant during 2018. About 81 percent of these...
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BI-LO on Woodruff Road
Image: GWINN DAVIS/Staff
February 22, 2019 - 8:52 am
The parent company of BI-LO says it will be closing four more stores in the Upstate. All are expected to close on or before March 25. Southeastern Grocers recently emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection with 575 stores. They closed a total of 94 stores inlcuding 22 BI-LO stores and 72 others...
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