Small Business Month

The Upstate's small business owners are a driving economic force providing hundreds of unique services.  Many are your neighbors, who started with an idea that blossomed into a profitable business and a labor of love.  Listen throughout the month of May for unique stories and sit down conversations as we visit with Upstate small business owners.  We think you'll find it interesting as 106.3 WORD News takes you behind the scenes into the personal triumphs, struggles and services provided by these resilient individuals.  May is Small Business Month at 106.3 WORD.  Listen as we share their stories!

May 31, 2018 - 6:00 am
Throughout the month of May 106.3 WORD is highlighting small businesses in the Upstate. Today, we are taking a look at Tacos and Mas in Greer. Tacos and Mas has been open less than a year and is already a major hit in the community. I spoke with owner Hector Batista about his decision to open a...
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May 30, 2018 - 6:00 am
Throughout the month of May 106.3 WORD is highlighting small businesses in the Upstate. Today, we are taking a look at Cameroon Lounge. 106.3 WORD sat down with Ernie Roy to find out how he got his start in the business, why Greer, and what it's like doing business in the area. Video of 106.3 WORD...
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May 25, 2018 - 1:40 pm
Throughout the month of May 106.3 WORD is highlighting small businesses in the Upstate. Today, we are taking a look at Aerie Lane. A DIY Craft Shop in Greer. Owner Angie Bryant is an art teacher at an area school, so the transition to leading DIY craft workshops was a natural one for her. Video of...
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May 25, 2018 - 1:36 pm
Throughout the month of May 106.3 WORD is highlighting small businesses in the Upstate. Today, we are taking a look at Southern Sisters Boutique in Greer. Sisters Mary and Danielle spoke with 106.3 WORD about how they got started and what it means to them to be a local business in the area. Video...
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May 24, 2018 - 9:49 am
Throughout the month of May 106.3 WORD is highlighting small businesses in the Upstate. Today, we are taking a look at The Strip Club 104 in Greer. The Strip Club 104 is a unique steakhouse in name and decor. It is also one of the most popular dining establishments in the Upstate. Owner Jason Clark...
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May 23, 2018 - 9:54 am
Throughout the month of May 106.3 WORD is highlighting small businesses in the Upstate. Today, we are taking a look at Stomping Grounds Coffee House and Wine Bar. Owner Lisa Garland was hit by the recession of 2010 while in the field of education. She decided to go out on a limb and open a coffee...
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Seth Stokes
May 23, 2018 - 6:00 am
Throughout the month of May 106.3 WORD is highlighting small businesses in the Upstate. Today, we are taking a look at a City Scape Winery. Located in Pelzer, City Scape is the only winery in Greenville County. It is owned by Josh and Deborah Jones, a couple who took their passion for wine and...
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May 21, 2018 - 12:07 pm
Throughout the month of May 106.3 WORD is highlighting small businesses in the Upstate. Today, we are taking a look at a local TV show, Good Mood Good Food. Show creator, JoAnn Johnson, owns a local catering company and turned her passion for food and life into late night talk style show about food...
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May 18, 2018 - 11:17 am
Throughout the month of May 106.3 WORD is highlighting small businesses in the Upstate. Today, we are taking a look at Master's Credit Consultants. 106.3 WORD sat down with owners Joseph and Rebecca Wallace to find out more about their dive into credit repair and how they feel small businesses in...
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May 18, 2018 - 6:00 am
Throughout the month of May 106.3 WORD is highlighting small businesses in the Upstate. Today, we are taking a look at the oldest family owned business in downtown Greenville; Ayers Leather Shop. Celebrating their 67th year, Ayers has been a staple in Greenville. Owner Deb Ayers spoke with 106.3...
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