Local Business News

Peaches on display at a grocery store
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April 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
Clemson University is working with money from a government grant to try and grow better tasting, better smelling and more nutritious peaches. In the 2nd year of the three year grant of $150,000, geneticist Ksenija Gasic Image: Clemson University , an Associate Professor of Horticulture specializing...
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Walmart shopping carts
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April 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
The world’s largest retailer is planning to spend millions to upgrade stores across the Palmetto State. Walmart says it will invest $45 million on dozens of stores in South Carolina with innovations that will increase efficiency and expedite shopping, saving time and money for customers. “2019 is...
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April 09, 2019 - 5:00 am
Individuals with prior criminal backgrounds will get some help again this year to try to find a job thanks to the third annual Greater Upstate Reentry Job Fair & Expo. It will be held Wednesday, April 10, from 10am-1pm at McAlister Square on Pleasantburg Drive, Greenville. The event is...
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Proterra Catalyst E2 electric bus
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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
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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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