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New to the Street: Community First Bank, Franny’s Farmacy & KinderCare

Community First Bank recently opened at 210 Brendan Way in Greenville. The location is Community First Bank’s eighth full-service financial center in South Carolina. They are open 9 – 5 Monday – Thursday and 9 – 6 on Friday. For more information, visit their website or call (864) 775-3480. Franny’s Farmacy recently opened its first […]

Clean energy company expands offices to Clemson

Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc., a clean energy company, will be coming to Patrick Square in Clemson. Fulcrum BioEnergy operates plants that transform household waste into renewable transportation fuels. The company has signed a seven-year lease for a space in Patrick Square, a mixed use community located in Clemson that hosts a diverse range of tenants in the town […]

Volunteer mediators help find peaceful resolutions

Court can be intimidating, particularly when someone is facing a stressful situation like a divorce or child custody case, says Jennifer Olmert, Upstate Mediation Center’s executive director. When you add a financial hardship to that – like the cost of court-mandated mediation – the burden grows. “People with low incomes were forced to hire mediators, […]

A well-informed jury is a well-functioning democracy

By Jael Gilreath Gilreath is a senior assistant public defender for the 11th Judicial Circuit in Lexington I was told by a co-worker during my first week as a public defender that most of what we do is “hurry up and wait.” Truer words have never been spoken. I spend a lot of time sitting […]

Oak Hill Cafe now open on Poinsett Highway

After nearly two years of planning and months of construction, Oak Hill Café has opened at 2510 Poinsett Highway next to Hakim Rugs. With two days of soft openings for friends and family before inviting the public in, Oak Hill Cafe opened June 17 for breakfast, lunch, and late afternoon cafe service. The much anticipated […]

TD Bank announces Chris Fincher as regional vice president

TD Bank has announced Chris Fincher as the regional vice president for the Upstate. He will aid in the expansion of TD’s market, which currently includes more than 1,200 locations throughout the United States. “I am excited to be joining TD Bank, and I look forward to working with our team of seasoned, knowledgeable bankers […]

Kitchens: The finish is everything

story by Joel R. Linn, Principal Designer Forest Kitchen Design Studio Anybody who knows someone who has remodeled a kitchen in the last five years knows...

German company P3 selects Endeavor for U.S. headquarters

P3, an independent and international management consultancy based in Germany, is making Endeavor in downtown Greenville its U.S. headquarters. P3 specializes in high-end technical strategy and creative business consulting. “We are excited to have the P3 team join the Endeavor family as our newest private office members,” said Joe Erwin, president of Erwin Creates and […]

Adaptive reuse Cotton Mill project opens near downtown Simpsonville

Graycliff Capital Development LLC, a South Carolina-based real estate investment and development firm, has opened Cotton Mill Apartments within walking distance to downtown Simpsonville. Cotton Mill is a Class A multi-family community combining new construction and historic renovation. The development includes a completely new residential component with one, two, and three-bedroom apartment homes and a […]

Tariffs with Mexico averted; Trade war with China rages on

Although Trump’s standoff with Mexico ended over the weekend, S.C. manufacturers and state economists are speculating on what could have been as the White House returns to its trade war with China. The tariffs on Mexico would have levied a 5 percent tax on all Mexican imports and increased each month until reaching 25 percent […]

Carvana brings online car shopping to Florence, Spartanburg

Carvana, the Phoenix-based online car shopping company, is now offering next-day vehicle delivery to Florence and Spartanburg. This is the seventh market for Carvana within South Carolina. Shoppers can browse over 15,000 vehicles on their website.  Additionally, customers can sell their vehicles on Carvana and schedule next-day pickup of their car. “We have steadily been increasing our South […]

VentureSouth invests with two Greenville startups

VentureSouth recently conducted investment rounds for two startups based in Greenville. These startups are the 22nd and 23rd companies that VentureSouth has invested in and supported within Greenville. One of the companies, the startup Offsite, presents a marketplace that permits both website and list owners to share their viewers with advertisers, without having to sell the data […]

On the Move: Shelby Argo

Shelby Argo has joined Greenville’s FerebeeLane marketing agency as a graphic designer. She will provide design and production support for accounts across the agency’s growing client roster. Argo graduated from Anderson University with a Ba...

The Whale taproom and bottle shop officially opens in the West...

Colorado gold-rush-era opulence with a level of lived-in comfort is how co-owner Jesse Van Note describes the aesthetic inspiration for The Whale Greenville, now officially open at 1108 S. Main St. on the street-level of The Greene Apartments. Upon entering the new taproom and bottle shop, it’s not difficult to grasp his intent. From the […]

ChartSpan secures $15 million as BIP Capital comes to Greenville

One of the Upstate’s biggest entrepreneurial success stories is ready to begin its next stage of growth, and with it, the expectation of 200 to 300 more jobs over the next 24 to 36 months, almost all of them in Greenville. With a just-closed funding round of $15 million from a syndicate led by BIP […]

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