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Stomping Grounds owner leaving Greer, store's future in doubt
JUL 17, 2019

Lisa Suber walked into Greer wanting to own/operate a coffee shop and wine bar.
 

• Read Lisa’s complete post here.

Few people imagined a North Carolina woman educator could waltz into downtown Greer and spark a renaissance that would signal the economic rebirth and cultural birth of greater downtown Greer.

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IEWC renews lease at Caliber Ridge for 52,000 sf building
JUL 16, 2019

IEWC renewed its lease at Caliber Ridge for a 52,000 square foot building.
 

IEWC Corporation, a long-term tenant with Liberty Property Trust, has renewed its lease at 120 Caliber Ridge Drive in Greer where the company occupies 52,000 square feet of the LEED-certified building.

Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., IEWC is an international distributor and solutions provider for wire, cable and wire management products.

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Creform designs cart for sequenced production auto parts
JUL 2, 2019

The Creform cart pictured is for sequenced production parts and has a load capacity of 250 pounds.
 
 
 

Creform Corporation, a manufacturer of unique products for material handling structures, has designed a cart to handle the movement of sequenced production parts for an automotive OEM. The cart, with bumper brackets to ward off damage and to provide part protection was designed specifically to increase the efficiency of parts handling and safety throughout the assembly operation.

The unit features a Creform heavy-duty hitch for regular towing through the automotive assembly plant. It can be towed in a train of three behind a manned tugger.

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38 Upstate leaders complete Diversity Leaders Initiative
JUN 8, 2019

38 Upstate leaders complete Diversity Leaders Initiative

Thirty-eight leaders from the Upstate have completed the Riley Institute at Furman’s Diversity Leaders Initiative (DLI).

Over the past five months, participants have examined sensitive issues related to diversity and inclusion, explored "blind spots," and discussed how to suspend assumptions. Each class is expertly facilitated by Juan Johnson, an independent consultant and former Coca-Cola vice president.

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Dave Ramsey: 'You'll never hear me recommend a 30-year mortgage.'
JUN 5, 2019

Dave Ramsey
 

Dear Dave,

Is there ever a time when a 30-year mortgage is better than a 15-year mortgage?

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Carter Smith, economic icon, awarded Order of the Palmetto
MAY 21, 2019

After a 39-year career, and 27 years positioning Spartanburg County as a statewide economic development leader, Spartanburg Economic Futures Group Executive Vice President Carter Smith was honored with the Order of the Palmetto.
 

After a 39-year career, and 27 years positioning Spartanburg County as a statewide economic development leader, Spartanburg Economic Futures Group Executive Vice President Carter Smith was honored with the Order of the Palmetto.

Smith, who announced his retirement earlier this year effective June 30, was surprised with the highest civilian award in South Carolina during the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce’s Centennial Celebration Tuesday night.

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Dave Ramsey: Combine finances in marriage
MAY 20, 2019

Dave Ramsey
 

Dear Dave,

Should my husband and I combine our finances?

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Inland Port has second highest monthly volume in history
MAY 10, 2019

Greer’s Inland Port had its second highest container volume in history last month.

Greer handled 13,724 rail moves, the second highest month in its history, for total fiscal year-to-date volume of 112,952 moves.

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Dave Ramsey: Small business owners, find a life balance between work and home
MAY 7, 2019

'When you’re with your family you should really be with them. Then, when you have to work, chances are they won’t be so upset, and you’ll feel better about things, too.'– Dave Ramsey
 

Dear Dave,

As a business owner, how do you find a life balance between work and home? I have my own small business, and sometimes I feel like I’m putting in too much time at the shop and not spending enough time with my husband and kids.

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Röchling Automotive USA, XPO Logistics secure deals with Liberty at Duncan
APR 30, 2019

Liberty Property Trust signed two deals - a renewal with Röchling Automotive USA and a new lease with XPO Logistics - at Hillside Industrial Park in Duncan.

 

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Dave Ramsey: Wait until 'you' both are 'we' before debt becomes 'ours'
MAR 15, 2019

Dave Ramsey
 

Dear Dave,

I’m getting married this summer, and I’m on Baby Step 4 of your plan. My fiancé is getting onboard with your advice, too, and she’s in the process of paying down her student loan debt. Would it be a good idea to go ahead, and put most of my emergency fund savings toward helping pay off her debt now?

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Flour partner in $4.9 billion LAX automated people mover
MAR 15, 2019

Fluor Corporation announced Thursday ground was broken on the Los Angeles International Airport’s $4.9 billion Automated People Mover project for Los Angeles World Airports.
 
 

Fluor Corporation announced that its LAX Integrated Express Solutions (LINXS) joint venture team broke ground Thursday on the Los Angeles International Airport’s (LAX) Automated People Mover project for Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA). Fluor and its partners are set to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the $4.9 billion project over the next 30 years. The project is scheduled to be completed in 2023.

“We are eager to officially begin the construction and advancement of LAX’s world-class facilities,” said Terence Easton, president of Fluor’s infrastructure business. “This project is a signature piece of mega infrastructure that will be ready to welcome the 2028 Summer Olympics, will improve mobility for travelers from around the world and empower progress for the Los Angeles region for generations to come.”

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Economic icon Carter Smith retiring, helped recruit $16 billion, 50,000 jobs
MAR 7, 2019

Economic icon Carter Smith retiring, helped recruit $16 billion, 50,000 jobs

After 27 years steering the economic development of Spartanburg County, Economic Futures Group Executive Vice President Carter Smith will retire effective June 30.

Smith was instrumental in recruiting BMW Manufacturing Co., and was a key figure in bringing the likes of Amazon, Adidas, Toray and Michelin to Spartanburg County. He, along with many economic development allies, has established Spartanburg as an internationally recognized advanced manufacturing, distribution and logistics destination.

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Spartanburg Community College receives donations for augmented reality and reality based classroom immersion
MAR 1, 2019

Thanks to donations to Spartanburg Community College from SeeDaten, Inc., ioxp GmbH, SCRA, and Milliken & Company, SCC instructors can now easily transfer their teaching and experiential knowledge to students via the latest augmented reality/mixed reality and reality-based classroom technologies.

 In cooperation with their technologies supply partner, ioxp GmbH of Mannheim, Germany, SeeDaten has made an in-kind donation in excess of $135,000 to install, train and support the leadership and students of Spartanburg Community College. SeeDaten is based at the college's Spark Center SC and is an IT solution provider for B2B applications in augmented reality/mixed reality technologies (AR/MR) to improve employee, student learning and performance, leading to an increase in quality output and a reduction in operational cost.

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Greer Bi-Lo is one of several closing in the Upstate
FEB 22, 2019

Greer Bi-Lo is one of several closing in the Upstate

Southern Grocers announced on Thursday that four BI-LO stores in the Upstate are closing on or before March 25.

The Greer store at 14154 E. Wade Hampton Blvd, is one of the under performing stores according to the company’s statement.

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Spiak, seafood entrepreneur, dies
FEB 5, 2019

Nicholas John Spiak. Jr., founded Gusto Seafood, Inc., and Sushi with Gusto, Inc.
 
 

A seafood visionary and titan in Greer who impacted restaurants from the Upstate to around the country died Monday.

Nicholas John Spiak. Jr., affectionately known as “Big Nick”, started Gusto Seafood, Inc., and Sushi with Gusto, Inc.

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Dave Ramsey: You need actions, not words
JAN 16, 2019

Dave Ramsey
 

Dear Dave,

My husband and I have about $20,000 in credit card debt, plus payments on a new truck. We also have a camper he bought before we got married that we’re still making payments on. I recently received a $50,000 inheritance, and I’d like to use that money to help get us out of debt and open a savings account. My husband says he is onboard, but he keeps buying things we don’t have the money for. I don’t want the inheritance to go to waste, so what can I do?

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American Airlines adds more frequent travel between GSP-DFW
JAN 15, 2019

American Airlines boosts flights between GSP-DFW beginning June 26.
 
 
 

American Airlines will increase the number of weekly seats offered between Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) and Dallas/Ft. Worth International Airport (DFW) by nearly 14 percent this summer with additional nonstop flights.

The airline is adding flights between the airports on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays starting June 6. American’s new schedule will provide three daily departures on peak days to DFW from GSP.

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Bojangles' shareholders approve sale to two New York firms
JAN 11, 2019

Bojangles' shareholders approve sale to two New York firms

Bojangles’ shareholders approved the company’s sale to two New York firms, Durational Capital Management and The Jordan Co., according to a media release.

The deal is valued at $700 million and is expected to close this quarter.

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Creative Advancement Centers gets $5,000 donation
JAN 9, 2019

Dan Dudley, President of the Creative Advancement Centers and Kevin Duncan, Greer City Executive for Countybank.
 
 
 

Creative Advancement Centers (CAC) was the recipient of a $5,000 donation from the Countybank Foundation.

CAC partners with the Greenville County School District and the City of Greer to provide after-school academic and creative activities for at-risk children in Kindergarten through 12th grade. The program includes an hour of tutored help with homework followed by 30–60 minutes of instructional teaching based on subject needs.

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