E+I Engineering USA Corporation expanding operations in Anderson County

  April 16, 2021

$13 million investment will create 200 new jobs E+I Engineering USA Corporation (E+I Engineering), a leading provider of electrical switchgear and power distribution systems, today announced plans to expand operations in…

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Lowe announces opening of Sweetgrass Inn, Village rebranding

  April 15, 2021

Lowe announced the rebranding of The Village at Wild Dunes to The Residences at Sweetgrass, a collection of luxury vacation rental properties and retail outlets. Located at Wild Dunes Resort…

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20 years of producing results: Greenville County Economic Development recognize milestone with fresh look, special events, leadership reflections

  April 14, 2021

Founded in mid-2001, GADC to celebrate community’s economic and job growth, industry diversification, increasing per capita incomes with special events, leadership reflections, celebratory graphics The Greenville Area Development Corporation (GADC) –…

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Be Pro Be Proud Provides “Big Rig” Experience to Laurens County Students

  April 13, 2021

On Tuesday, over 40 10th graders from Laurens District 55 High School and Clinton High School came out to the Piedmont Tech Laurens Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CAM) to explore…

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Richland County biotech company investing $4.1M in expansion

  April 7, 2021

Irmo-based Integrated Micro-Chromatography Systems Inc. (IMCS) will expand its operations in Richland County, investing $4.1 million and creating 31 new jobs over the next five years. IMCS creates, manufactures and…

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Taproom and Wine Bar to Open in Downtown Laurens

  April 5, 2021

Palmetto Brothers Dispensary will be the first craft beer and select wine bar in Laurens County. The dispensary will be located in the beautiful historical downtown square in the city…

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City of Laurens Launches “Friday Night Live”

  April 5, 2021

When the work week is over and it’s time to relax there are now more local options to get your weekend started. Local merchants, working in partnership with the City…

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Camden attracts new wine bar featuring wide selection

  April 5, 2021

Downtown Camden has a new destination for wine and craft beer lovers, expanding historic Broad Street’s offerings. Broad & Vine has re-animated a circa 1905 building, which provides a majestic…

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New economic development initiative to expand recruitment of pharmaceutical companies, shore up emergency supply chains

  April 1, 2021

Governor Henry McMaster today issued Executive Order 2021-17, which directs the Department of Commerce to enhance recruitment efforts of pharmaceutical and medical supply manufacturers in South Carolina and directs state agencies…

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Laurens County Water and Sewer Commission is Hiring

  March 31, 2021

LCWSC is dedicated to hiring, without discrimination, qualified employees who can provide the best possible service to our customers and the community.  Employee benefits include state insurance, state retirement, paid…

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Food Lion in Hiring Mode for Clinton Location

  March 31, 2021

Food Lion made big news in Clinton with the recent news that they acquired the closing BI-LO facility and would bring Food Lion to the location. Representatives from Food Lion…

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Hill Electric hosts lift safety class at Anderson Career & Technology Center

  March 31, 2021

Hill Electric, an Anderson-based Electrical Contractor for Upstate manufacturers, recently hosted a session on lift safety for a class of local high school seniors at the Anderson I & II…

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NOT BUSINESS AS USUAL

  March 31, 2021

Senator Thomas Alexander and the intersection of life and work By W. Thomas Smith Jr. AS A BOY GROWING UP in the thriving northwest corner of South Carolina, State Senator…

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Supporting Mom and Pop Businesses in Laurens County

  March 29, 2021

Monday, March 29th was “National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day.” If you didn’t know it, no worries. Here are some ways you can support the “mom and pop business…

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Fibertex Nonwovens, Inc. expanding operations in Laurens County

  March 24, 2021

More than $49.5 million investment will create 39 new jobs Fibertex Nonwovens, Inc. (Fibertex), a manufacturing company that specializes in spunlace products, today announced plans to expand operations in Laurens County.…

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In a last-minute deal, Clinton scores a Food Lion

  March 24, 2021

As the shelves of the BI-LO store in Clinton start to go bare weeks before the closing of the store, the announcement is made that Food Lion has acquired the…

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Business Growth in Clinton with Two New Businesses

  March 22, 2021

The Laurens County Chamber of Commerce will host not one, but two, new business ribbon cuttings on Thursday, April 1st. FoodShare Laurens County, located at 28020 Highway 76 East, Clinton…

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Tyson Foods, Inc. reestablishing operations in Richland County

  March 17, 2021

Company’s $55 million total investment will create 330 jobs Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN), one of the world’s largest food companies and a recognized leader in protein, today announced plans to…

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Studio Displays, Inc. establishing operations in Lancaster County

  March 16, 2021

More than $7.1 million investment will create 43 new jobs Studio Displays, Inc., a custom exhibit manufacturer, today announced plans to establish operations in Lancaster County. The more than $7.1…

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National Smithsonian traveling exhibition now open in City of Westminster

  March 12, 2021

The City of Westminster has been selected as the only upstate stop for displaying the SC Humanities “Water/Ways” Exhibit. The Exhibit is now open at the Historic Westminster Train Depot,…

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South Carolina Chamber of Commerce names new CEO

  March 11, 2021

On Wednesday, March 10th, the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors announced that Bob Morgan was selected as the next SC Chamber of Commerce CEO. Mr. Morgan will…

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Basware expanding North American headquarters in Lancaster County

  March 11, 2021

Expansion will create approximately 15 new jobs over the next three years Basware, a Finland-based e-invoicing solutions provider for enterprises, today announced plans to expand the company’s North American headquarters…

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Sustain SC launches to connect commerce and conservation

  March 9, 2021

Economic Development Driven Organization Will Convene Stakeholders Around Sustainability The Board of Directors of Sustain SC announced the launch today of the organization with a mission to connect the sustainability…

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On Time Distribution, LLC establishing operations in Clarendon County

  March 9, 2021

$5.8 million investment will create 75 new jobs over the next five years On Time Distribution, LLC, a water and air filtration company, today announced plans to establish operations in…

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UofSC remains major statewide economic force, new study finds

  March 3, 2021

The University of South Carolina pumps approximately $6.2 billion annually into the state’s economy, making it a major contributor to the Palmetto State’s growing job market and an essential part…

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ASCE Infrastructure Report Card – SC grade

  March 3, 2021

The American Society of Civil Engineers is responsible for the development of the Infrastructure Report Card, a rating of the nation’s infrastructure, which includes sixteen categories ranging from Bridges and…

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Omatic Software expanding operations in Charleston County

  February 25, 2021

$450,000 investment will create approximately 100 new jobs over the next five years Omatic Software, a data integration company, today announced plans to expand operations in Charleston County. The $450,000…

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LCWSC is Hiring

  February 22, 2021

The Laurens County Water & Sewer Commission (LCWSC) announced recently that they are hiring in two positions. LCWSC is a Special Purpose District that provides water and sewer service to…

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Scentsy establishing operations in York County

  February 18, 2021

More than $6 million investment will create over 200 new jobs in the first year Scentsy, a scented product distributor, today announced plans to establish operations in York County. The…

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Clinton 26 Commerce Park – Open for Business

  February 17, 2021

Clinton 26 Commerce Park is one of the premier industrial parks in Clinton and surrounding Laurens County. Strategically located near the junction of I-26 and I-385, Clinton 26 Commerce Parks…

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Countdown to QT in Clinton

  February 17, 2021

There’s something new coming to Clinton.  You can’t help but notice the massive construction site just off Interstate 26 at Exit 54. Now coming close to completion, the countdown is…

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TTI Floor Care North America establishing operations in Spartanburg County

  February 16, 2021

$93 million investment will create 134 new jobs TTI Floor Care North America, a leading floor care company, has announced plans to establish a new distribution center in Spartanburg County.…

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Upstate SC Alliance hires Addyson Cooper

  February 12, 2021

Addyson Cooper has joined the Upstate SC Alliance team as Research Specialist. The Alliance is a regional economic development organization whose mission is to position the 10-county Upstate region to…

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Upstate SC Alliance promotes Tiffany Tate

  February 11, 2021

The Upstate SC Alliance has promoted Tiffany Tate to Talent & Strategic Projects Manager. The Alliance is a regional economic development organization whose mission is to position the 10-county Upstate…

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NUPI Americas, Inc. expanding operations in Hampton County

  February 10, 2021

$4.3 million investment will create 28 new jobs​​​​​​​ NUPI Americas, Inc., a subsidiary of Nupi Industrie Italiane, S.p.A., today announced plans to expand operations in Hampton County. The $4.3 million…

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