Lockheed Martin now flying two military jets over Greenville

Lockheed Martin has said the two jets will fly out of Donaldson Field an average of 10 times a month.

The Man at the Hub

Retiring after four decades at J M Smith, CEO Bill Cobb saw the beginning of the tech boom and helped mold Spartanburg into a modern city.

The Man at the Hub

Retiring after four decades at J M Smith, CEO Bill Cobb saw the beginning of the tech boom and helped mold Spartanburg into a modern city.

Entrepreneurs behind Greenville’s Atlas Local are cultivating community, not co-working

It’s not just another co-work space, say the founders — it’s an impactful community of thinkers and doers.

Spartanburg County tourism officials unveil digital tour of local agricultural destinations

The Spartanburg Convention and Visitors Bureau (SCVB) announced it has launched Grown in Spartanburg, a mobile-friendly website that features local farms, food stands, and farmers’ markets.

Verizon announces $3.5M expansion of Mauldin call center

The state of South Carolina has offered tax breaks to Verizon Wireless in exchange for new jobs at the company’s call center in the Brookfield office park off of Interstate 385 in Mauldin.

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Outside developers vie to shape downtown Greenville in league with the county

At least six outside developers — some of whom do business across the country — have expressed an interest in the prominent county-owned property, nearly 38 acres of high ground next to Falls Park.

City planners approve revised plans for Stone Avenue townhomes

Southern Investment & Development proposes 18 townhomes on West Stone Avenue, one block west of Main Street. Revised plans include central courtyard, ‘pedestrian-friendly’ feel, according to city officials.

New Harris Teeter at Lewis Plaza delayed

Harris Teeter said in December 2014 it was re-entering the Upstate market with a new Lewis Plaza store. At site recently, however, no construction crews were working and just one wall had been erected.

Harris Teeter at Lewis Plaza still planned despite limited construction activity, company says

Harris Teeter said in December 2014 it was re-entering the Upstate market with a new Lewis Plaza store. At site recently, however, no construction crews were working and just one wall had been erected.

Major Verdae subdivision will add to Laurens Road corridor development

A major mixed-use commercial project is part of the $100 million Laurens Road redevelopment effort Verdae Development Inc. announced in 2014 for 30 acres of retail, 70 acres of residential, a new park, and trails connecting to the GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail.

Hotelier plans changes in Eastside storage facility to meet county recommendations

JHM Hotels plans a facility at 1408 Boiling Springs Road. But the project concerns some residents, who fear an adverse traffic impact.

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GHS offers free, drive-thru flu shots

The flu is spreading among Upstate residents this winter, and the Greenville Health System is urging people to get their flu shots.

The 2016 Top 5: Science & Technology

Here are some of the institutions and people that shaped a year of innovation.

GHS asks children, sick visitors to not visit patients this holiday season

The Greenville Health System Children’s Hospital today put into effect a voluntary restriction for visitors under 18. That voluntary restriction affects only pediatric visitors for patients in the Children’s Hospital, not for patients at GHS’ other hospitals. “We needed to take this step because of increasing levels of respiratory viruses and influenza in our community,” […]

Children find bat sick with rabies near Greenville Zoo

State health officials say several children on Saturday, Oct. 1, handled a sick and rabid bat at the playground in front of the Greenville Zoo in Cleveland Park. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) asks that people seek immediate medical attention if they had any contact with the sick bat, which […]

Clemson creates an orthotic made on a 3D printer

Researchers at Clemson University, working with orthotic experts, have come up with a technological solution: they are developing a program that will create an orthotic with 3D printing technology. This new orthotic, which still is in the testing phase, can be custom fit in softness and use multiple materials.

Clemson scientists study innovative way to combat opiate addiction using nanotech and light-sensitive proteins

A Clemson University team received a $6 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to study the use of light to control brain cells, a strategy that could lead to untold neurological cures.

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City unveils new downtown development guidelines

Greenville’s current downtown design guidelines were written in 2000, before development exploded beyond its traditional Main Street core into the West End and West Greenville, which have their own building character. That explosion has produced conflict between growth and preserving downtown’s historic character. This week, the city will unveil its new design guidelines. The proposed guidelines, […]

Tim Scott, Cory Booker’s plan to create more jobs for young Americans

U.S. Sens. Tim Scott and Cory Booker have reintroduced a bill designed to create jobs for younger Americans, especially minorities struggling to find work.

Graham: Free press and judiciary are ‘worth fighting and dying for’

In an interview with CBS News, Sen. Lindsey Graham had some thoughts on President Trump’s recent criticism of the American media and judiciary.

Proposed pension fix, business license fee revisions could cost Greenville millions

A proposed fix to the state’s pension system and a new business license bill under consideration by the South Carolina legislature could cost Greenville millions of dollars and could force significant job and service cuts, a tax increase or a significant business license fee increase, or a combination of the three.

Mark Sanford says Trump has ‘fanned the flames of intolerance’

The former governor has a lot to say about the new commander-in-chief.

Plan for protected bike-lanes on Church St. bridge gets a boost

Work on the Church Street bridge that was expected to start in April has been delayed, giving the City of Greenville more time to push for the state to install a protected bicycle and pedestrian lane instead of little-used sidewalks.

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Clemson approves plans for new digs for business school, tennis teams

Clemson University trustees on Friday approved a $87.5 million budget for a new home for the College of Business in the center of the school’s campus and a resolution authorizing issuance of revenue bonds to help pay for it.

BMW gifts $300,000 to support STEM education at four Cherokee County middle schools

Project Lead the Way (PLTW), an Indiana-based non-profit formed in 2002 to expand STEM education opportunities for K-12 students across the country, will begin offering the BMW grant-funded programs this fall at John E. Ewing, Gaffney, Blacksburg, and Granard middle schools.

Six to be inducted in new Greenville County Schools Hall of Fame

Six Greenville County Schools graduates comprise the inaugural induction class of the new GCS Hall of Fame. The inaugural class includes scientist Charles Townes, former South Carolina Governor and U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W. Riley, professional football player Andre Goodman, opera singer Elizabeth “Betsy” Bishop, former GCS Superintendent Thomas Kerns, and news anchor Jane […]

Greenville Schools: Students don’t have to watch Trump inauguration in class

Parents of Greenville County Schools students can opt their children out of watching President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration in class on Friday.

Greenville County Schools on two-hour delay Wednesday

Greenville County Schools and offices will open on a 2-hour delay Wednesday and buses will not run on icy roads.

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