• DHEC Board Appoints Catherine Heigel as Director

    COLUMBIA, SC - The S.C. Board of Health and Environmental Control announced the appointment of Catherine Heigel as director of the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC). "The selection of Catherine Heigel to lead DHEC reaffirms the Board's commitment to the agency and the people

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  • South Carolina Super Lawyers Recognizes 20 Wyche Attorneys

    GREENVILLE, SC – Super Lawyers, a rating service of outstanding lawyers, has recognized 20 Wyche attorneys in its 2015 South Carolina Super Lawyers Magazine.  The magazine features attorneys who embody excellence in the practice of law.  Super Lawyers highlights Wallace Lightsey as one of the

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  • The Cliffs Promotes Content to King

    Company unveils new website, expands team to drive online engagement and funds array of digital initiatives for 2015   TRAVELERS REST, SC – Effectively reaching and engaging today’s affluent consumer online takes more resourcefulness than ever, and at The Cliffs, is among the

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  • Award Finalists Announced for Spotlight Oconee

    SENECA, SC ― Voting has officially began for the Oconee County Chamber’s Annual Meeting & Awards Dinner “Spotlight Oconee” Award Recipients. Each year, the Oconee County Chamber of Commerce recognizes outstanding businesses and individuals for their contributions to the growth and

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  • T&S Brass Revamps Website

    TRAVELERS REST, SC – Commercial plumbing and foodservice products manufacturer T&S Brass and Bronze Works has redesigned and expanded its website to provide more detailed product information for its customers and a more comprehensive, user-friendly experience. “We’ve been eager to do

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  • Wofford student-athletes partner with Carolina Miracle League

    College ‘buddies’ enjoy opportunity to share love of sports with special needs children   SPARTANBURG, SC – Micah Randall loves playing baseball, but she loves her Wofford buddy even more. Standing just behind the second base line holding hands with Mary Beth Bleekrode, a junior

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  • South State Corporation Announces the Acquisition of 13 Branches

    COLUMBIA, SC – South State Corporation announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase 12 South Carolina branch locations and one Georgia branch location from Bank of America. This provides South State entry into six new markets and three existing markets that the company

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  • Seven Additional S.C. Counties Certified as Work Ready

    COLUMBIA, SC - Seven counties were recognized today for achieving certification through the South Carolina Work Ready Communities (SCWRC) initiative. The counties are:  Barnwell, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Lee, Lexington, and Marion. Gov. Nikki Haley announced that more than half of

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  • iT2Pi to host Expo this May

    GREENVILLE, SC – iT2Pi’s Annual Expo is a free event that will take place at Furman’s Timmons Arena Sunday, May 17. The Expo will have a wide variety of activities for the entire family including miniature workshops where the participants will be building computer games, learning about web

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  • Chad Choquette Joins Allen Tate Company

    GREENVILLE, SC - Allen Tate Realtors announced that  has joined the company’s Greer office. Chad Choquette has a BA in Graphic Design and minors in advertising and web development. Choquette enjoys to travel, build websites and apps, hiking, biking, and anything in the great outdoors. “Chad

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  • Allen Tate Realtors’ Easley Office adds Two REALTORS

    GREENVILLE, SC - Allen Tate Realtors® announced that Marjorie Yaksich and Mallorie Hubber have joined the Easley office. “We are delighted to have agents of such high caliber as both Marjorie and Mallorie. These agents exemplify professionalism in every aspect of the real estate transaction.

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  • Woodside Village CrossFit Grand Opening

    GREENVILLE, SC - This past Saturday, April 18th, was the grand opening of Woodside Village CrossFit.  . Legacy Charter School launched Woodside Village CrossFit with a grand opening on April 18. Woodside Village CrossFit, located at 710 E. Bramlett Road, Greenville, SC 20601, provides exercise

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  • Bo Knapp Wins Papa John’s 2014 Franchise of the Year

    GREENVILLE, SC – Bo Knapp, owner of 19 Upstate Papa John’s Pizza restaurants, was recently named the 2014 Papa John’s Pizza Franchise of the Year during the company’s annual operators conference in Orlando, Fla. Selection for the highly competitive award is based on exemplifying Papa

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  • Colliers International announces Q1 2015 top producers

    Range of brokerage specialties and cities demonstrates this year’s strong start in commercial real estate in South Carolina.     COLUMBIA, SC – Colliers International South Carolina’s brokerage results for the first quarter of 2015 have continued at the same robust pace as

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  • Legal Staff Professionals of SC Recognize SMC’s Candice Logan

    SPARTANBURG, SC – The Legal Staff Professionals of South Carolina recently awarded the 2014-2015 Norma F. George, PLS Scholarship Award to Candice Logan of Boiling Springs, SC. The Legal Staff Professionals of South Carolina (LSPSC) is an affiliate of NALS, the association for legal

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  • Summer Faculty Innovation Grants Awarded at USC Upstate

    SPARTANBURG, SC – Ten faculty members at the University of South Carolina Upstate have been awarded Summer Faculty Innovation Grants thanks to a new initiative funded by the USC Upstate Foundation. Grants of up to $5,000 were available for curriculum innovations that might include

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  • Furman University Trustees Elect New Members to Board

    GREENVILLE, SC - Robert Hill, chair of the Furman University Board of Trustees, announced today that seven new trustees and one trustee emeritus have been elected to the board. The new trustees are Kevin Bryant of Greenville, Kevin Byrne of Atlanta, Ga., Richard Cullen of Richmond, Va., Randy

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  • Casie Barnwell Joins Allen Tate Company

    GREENVILLE, SC - Allen Tate Realtors announced that Casie Barnwell has joined the company’s Greer office. Casie Barnwell is an award-winning new home sales professional. Her eight plus years in the industry has given her experience and knowledge of customer service, relocation, marketing,

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  • South Carolina’s Employment Situation March 2015

    Labor Force Continues To Rise, Employment Sets Another Record The number of South Carolinians working in March increased 5,838 and reached another historic high with an estimated 2,096,110 people. March marks the 64th consecutive month of employment growth in the Palmetto State. The state’s

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  • 2015 Small Business & Advocacy Award Winners

      COLUMBIA, SC - The SBA South Carolina District Office announced the winners of the state's 2015 Small Business & Advocacy Awards. The awards, which are part of SBA's celebration of National Small Business Week, recognize the Palmetto State's top small business entrepreneurs and

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  • Liquid Catering welcomes Harn as Director of Operations

    GREENVILLE, SC – Gina Harn has joined the Liquid Catering team as Director of Operations. A Georgia native, Harn began her food and beverage career over 15 years ago, as a hostess at Carrabba’s Italian Grill. She also gained experience in management and office administration at Carrabba’s,

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  • Ashley Haynes Joins Allen Tate Company

    GREENVILLE, SC – Allen Tate Realtors announced that Ashley Haynes has joined the company’s Greer office. Haynes received a Bachelor's in Fine Arts from Mars Hill University and is a seasoned business professional, with over eight years of experience in banking. She enjoys living in the

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  • Upstate Entrepreneur Featured in National Magazine

    DOM360 founder and CEO Robert Donovan nabs AutoSuccess cover story   GREENVILLE, SC – Local entrepreneur Robert Donovan, founder and CEO of digital marketing company DOM360, will be featured on the cover of the April 2015 issue of AutoSuccess (attached). Titled “Training to Win,” this

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  • Furman Music Professor Hicken Wins SCICU Teaching Award

    GREENVILLE, S.C.—Leslie W. Hicken, Professor of Music at Furman University, has been awarded a 2015 Excellence in Teaching Award from the South Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities (SCICU) organization. SCICU annually recognizes one faculty member from each of its 20 member schools

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  • Greenville Water Welcomes New Hires

    GREENVILLE SC - Greenville Water is happy to announce the addition of several new hires to the team. Each new team member brings knowledge and experience unique to each role. Olivia Vassey joined the Greenville Water team as the Communications Specialist. Olivia received her BA in Political

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  • Three Wofford students receive SCICU research grants

    Project results to be presented in February 2016   SPARTANBURG, SC – Three Wofford College students have received funding through the Student/Faculty Research Program of South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities Inc. for 2015. Of the 43 research proposals the organization

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  • Furman Education Professor Paul Thomas Writes New Book

    GREENVILLE, SC - Furman University education professor Paul Thomas has published Beware the Roadbuilders: Literature as Resistance (Garn Press).   Garn Press offers this description: The central image and warning of the book—“beware the roadbuilders”—is drawn from Alice

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  • NBC’s Craig Melvin ’01 to be Commencement speaker

    May 17 graduation to feature presentation of two honorary degrees   SPARTANBURG, SC – Craig Melvin, a national correspondent for NBC’s “TODAY” show, occasional host of the network’s “Weekend TODAY” and a 2001 Wofford College graduate, will be the featured speaker at the

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  • USC Upstate Host Site for 2015 Relay For Life of Spartanburg

    SPARTANBURG, SC – The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce that the American Cancer Society (ACS) will hold the 2015 Relay For Life of Spartanburg event on its campus on Friday, May 15 from 6 p.m. to midnight. Relay For Life of Spartanburg is the largest Relay for Life

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  • GE Executive to Address Tri-County’s Spring Graduates

    ANDERSON, SC - Bernie Anger, general manager of GE Intelligent Platforms, a business unit within GE Energy Management based in Charlottesville, Virginia, will deliver Tri-County Technical College's spring commencement address Friday, May 8, at 6 p.m. at the Anderson Civic Center. Approximately

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  • NAI Earle Furman announces the following transactions:

    GREENVILLE, SC Leases Greenville, South Carolina: Gaston Albergotti, Bill Sims, and Jake Van Gieson of NAI Earle Furman represented the landlord of 500 Mills Avenue, Suite B in leasing 1,000 SF of retail space. Spartanburg, South Carolina: Andrew Babb of NAI Earle Furman represented the

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  • Tri-County Tech awards VSF Scholarship

    ANDERSON, SC - Sgt. Anna Grant always thought she would have to win the lottery to pursue er lifelong goal of owning and operating her own restaurant. A scholarship from Veterans Scholarships Forever is going to make Sergeant Grant’s dream come true much faster than she ever anticipated.

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  • Clemson University Entrance Opens at Bon Secours Wellness Arena

    GREENVILLE, SC – The Bon Secours Wellness Arena and Clemson University officially opened the new Clemson University Entrance with a ribbon cutting ceremony on April 16. The Arena will be home to the Clemson Men’s Basketball Team during their 2015-2016 season as Clemson begins renovations on

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  • Coldwell Banker Commercial Caine Greenville Welcomes Lakin Parr

    GREENVILLE, SC – Coldwell Banker Commercial Caine welcomes Lakin Parr as a new commercial sales associate in the Greenville office. Prior to his sales associate role, Lakin completed an internship learning about each commercial department at Caine. His duties spanned from filing, managing the

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  • Manufacturers Rally Behind Trade Promotion Authority Legislation

    Call for Swift Action from Congressional Leaders   COLUMBIA, SC - Manufacturers are rallying behind bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation introduced today by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) and House Ways and Means

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  • Michelin Earns ‘Supplier of the Year’ Recognition From Boeing

    GREENVILLE, SC – Michelin Group’s Aircraft Tire Division has been recognized as Supplier of the Year in the Electronics/Hydraulics/Mechanical category by The Boeing Company, the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security

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  • Speaker Lucas: House Paves the Way for Road Repair

    Passes bill to fund and reform infrastructure   COLUMBIA, SC - House Speaker Jay Lucas (District 65-Darlington) released the following statement after the House passed H. 3579. This roads plan was drafted after seven months of careful study by an ad hoc committee chaired by

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  • Synnex expanding U.S. Distribution Headquarters

    Company to bring more knowledge-based, IT-related jobs SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX),a leading distributor of IT products and services with its U.S. distribution headquarters in Greenville County, announced today that the company will expand its existing facility with a 40,000-square-foot

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  • Chuck Goessel Named Audit Manager at Graydon Thompson CPAs

    GREENVILLE, SC – Charles A. “Chuck” Goessel has been named Manager on the expanding Audit and Assurance Team at Graydon Thompson LLC, an Upstate-based accounting firm designed to offer individuals and organizations across the Carolinas a high-expertise, high-touch alternative to other

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  • Karen Kapustka Joins Allen Tate Company

    GREENVILLE, SC – Allen Tate Realtors announced that Karen Kapustka has joined the company’s Simpsonville office. Karen Kapustka joins Allen Tate Companies having already experienced life in the real estate business as an assistant to top producers in the Greenville Area. Her love for real

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  • Michelle Roberts Joins Allen Tate Company

    GREENVILLE, SC – Allen Tate Realtors announced that Michelle Roberts has joined the company’s Simpsonville office. Michelle Roberts has over ten years of business to business marketing and sales experience. She is able to focus her creativity into strong marketing for sellers. Her ability

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  • 14 Percent Container Volume Growth at SC Ports

    SC Inland Port achieves record number of rail moves  . CHARLESTON, SC - SC Ports Authority sustained double-digit container volume gains in March, reporting 14.3 percent fiscal year to date growth of twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) over the same period last year.In March SCPA handled 171,113

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  • South Carolina REALTORS® Release March Market Numbers

    COLUMBIA, SC -  South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its March statewide housing market numbers revealing 2015 to be a healthy and energetic selling season. While all real estate is local, increases in new construction sales and pending sales are happening nationwide.  New

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  • STOA To Host National Speech and Debate Tournament at BJU

    GREENVILLE, SC – Stoa, a national speech and debate organization for Christian homeschooling families, will host a National Invitational Tournament of Champions (NITOC) at Bob Jones University May 16-23. During the week-long competition, over 650 students from across the country will contend

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  • Creative Builders, Inc. Welcomes New Superintendent

    Adam Dunn joins Creative Builders, Inc.   GREENVILLE, SC – Creative Builders, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Adam Dunn to the team as a Superintendent. Adam has 16 years of construction experience, the past seven of which were spent as a superintendent specializing in

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  • 10-x Group Named to Global CMI Content Marketing Agency List

    GREENVILLE, SC - Holly Rollins is proud to announce that 10-x Group has been named one of the Top Content Marketing Agencies in the world by the Content Marketing Institute (CMI) magazine. This is the second consecutive year that 10-x Group has been recognized for its work. The recipients were

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  • Jennifer Simms Joins Coldwell Banker Caine in Greenville

    GREENVILLE, SC –Jennifer Simms, REALTOR®, announced today that she has joined Coldwell Banker Caine’s residential real estate division that serves Upstate, S.C. Simms joins Coldwell Banker Caine with 8 years of real estate experience and an extensive background in management and customer

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  • Clemson breaks ground for Advanced Powertrain Testing Laboratory

    GREENVILLE, SC — Clemson broke ground for the Advanced Powertrain Testing Laboratory, a two-story 3,000-square-foot addition to the Carroll A. Campbell Jr. Graduate Engineering Center at Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR). The Campbell Center is home

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  • Senator Scott on Importance of Body Cameras

    COLUMBIA, SC - U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement as the South Carolina Legislature begins consideration of S.47, a bill to require body-worn cameras for law enforcement: "I believe that having law enforcement officers wear body cameras provides greater protection

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  • S.C.’s Top Legal Group Backs Police Body Cam Bill

    COLUMBIA, SC - The South Carolina Association for Justice (SCAJ), the leading voice for plaintiff’s attorneys in the Palmetto State, on Wednesday formally endorsed a bipartisan bill in the State Senate that would require law enforcement officers to be equipped with body-worn cameras. SCAJ

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  • Furay recognized with Soaring Eagle Award

    GREER, SC – The National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) has awarded Guy Furay with the Soaring Eagle Award. Furay began his insurance career in 1997 with BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina. He opened The Insurance Source, an independent brokerage specializing in health insurance

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  • Joyner Commercial Honored With 2014 Costar Power Broker Award

    Local Firm Selected by Commercial Real Estate’s Largest Research Organization as One of the Top Leasing and Sales Firms in the Market GREENVILLE, SC -  Joyner Commercial, the Commercial Division of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices C. Dan Joyner, REALTORS, has been selected by CoStar Group,

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  • Verizon Wireless Drives Mobile Tech With A Cause

    Presents hip technology for a greener life; encourages recycling for domestic violence victims. GREENVILLE, SC — Earth Day 2015 is drawing near. This annual celebration serves as a great reminder to consumers around the globe to search out ways they can positively contribute to issues that

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  • Moeller receives S.C. Independent Colleges teaching award

    Associate professor of biology honored at Columbia meeting   SPARTANBURG, SC – Dr. John F. Moeller, associate professor of biology at Wofford College, is among 20 college professors from across the state recognized today (Tuesday, April 14, 2015) by the South Carolina Independent Colleges

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  • SMC Dedicates The Write Place in Ellis Hall

    SPARTANBURG, SC – The Dr. Edgar H. Ellis, Jr. Hall, situated on the campus of Spartanburg Methodist College, was “the right place” to be at 11 am on Friday, April 10th.   In fact, it was at that exact time Ellis Hall was the site of the formal dedication and official ribbon cutting for The

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  • Green Cloud Launches New Professional Services Division

    GREENVILLE, SC - Green Cloud Technologies, a Cloud technology solutions provider, has launched a professional services division to support more than 300 managed service providers and value added resellers that partner with Green Cloud to deliver their cloud services. The professional services

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