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  • The Blood Connection enters hospital partnership with AnMed Health  December 14, 2018
    The Blood Connection will be the sole supplier of blood for AnMed Health beginning Dec. 15. The AnMed Health Blood Donor Center will no longer operate its own blood service for patients as it has in past years. TBC will now ensure AnMed and its patients have blood available to them. To continue blood donations in the Anderson […]
  • Asheville’s popular The Whale bottle shop and bar signs lease in Greenville’s West End December 13, 2018
    After a months-long hunt for the right location, The Whale GVL has signed a lease for a 2,400-square-foot space at 1108 S. Main St. in new The Green apartment complex near Fluor Field.
  • Elevate Upstate grant winners announced December 13, 2018
    The Ninety-Six Mill Village Association and Spontaneous Productions have been named the winners of the 2017 Hughes Investments Elevate Upstate Community Vibrancy Grants.
  • Construction begins on spec building in Spartanburg December 12, 2018
    Dallas-based Courtland Development recently announced that it has purchased more than 100 acres of land on Fort Prince Road in Spartanburg to construct a new speculative building.
  • Bosch expanding Anderson County operations December 12, 2018
    The company’s expansion will include new manufacturing capabilities to support its mobility solutions business in North America.
  • New wine bar to open at GSP in spring of 2019 December 11, 2018
    Vino Volo will make GSP the first airport to have its Vino Volo MarketBar, which will serve wine, beer, and gourmet food in a wine country casual and modern setting.
  • Turning a Corner: Spartanburg’s iconic Montgomery Building reopens in grand style December 6, 2018
    Spartanburg’s revered Montgomery Building, filled with memories, is again open to the public. After nearly two years of restoration and updating, the 94-year-old building at 187 N. Church St. is coming alive again after falling into disrepair. It’s the latest success in Spartanburg’s ambitious approach to downtown revitalization. On Dec. 6, invited dignitaries began strolling […]
  • Best friends in life form strong team in BB&T’s commercial real estate division December 6, 2018
    It’s not uncommon for friends to land in the same industry or even to work together. But for two 7-year-olds to become best friends and remain so through high school, attend different colleges, head toward separate law schools, and then both pivot to finance, and without trying, and end up in the same office in […]
  • Balancing your business and retirement goals December 6, 2018
    By Don S. Clardy It’s a day most business owners both dream about and dread: retirement. To get to this major milestone, you’ve put in long hours. Sacrificed time with family and friends along the way. Dealt with customers who don’t pay and vendors who don’t deliver. Transitioning out of the business and into the […]
  • How one local firm fills the age, gender gap in finance December 5, 2018
    The finance industry isn’t quite balancing the numbers. The average age of a financial adviser in the U.S. last year was 51, according to Forbes. With the majority of financial leaders historically being older males, the industry is excluding the next generation of talent. As the older generation retires, who will take on those financial […]

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