Alternative to Woodruff Road moves forward

The two-lane connector would give motorists new ways of getting to popular destinations along Woodruff Road without having to drive on the notoriously congested retail corridor itself.

Advance America announces partnership with NASCAR’s Danica Patrick

NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series racer Danica Patrick will display Spartanburg-based short-term lender’s logo on her helmet during the 2017 season and will be a prominent fixture in the company’s marketing efforts.

KEMET completes acquisition of Japanese electronics manufacturer NEC Tokin

The Simpsonville-based electronics supplier will pay approximately $52.5 million in a deal expected to close April 10.

Spartanburg Water’s Community Benefit Program picking up steam

During the past year, the program has attracted participation from 14 vendors and produced $45,000 in donations and support for local charities.

Greer welcomes new Growler Haus

Upstate entrepreneur Craig Kinley and his team opened their fourth craft beer lounge Friday in a 2,000-square-foot space at 213 Trade St. in downtown Greer.

10 Startups to Watch in 2017

Keep your eye on these enterprises in the coming year as they carve out their space in the Upstate and beyond.

Officials: Tourism grew to a $20.2 billion for SC in 2015

South Carolina’s tourism industry experienced record growth for a fourth consecutive year, officials said Wednesday during the S.C. Governor’s Conference on Tourism and Travel in downtown Spartanburg.

Officials: Tourism grew to a $20.2 billion for SC in 2015

South Carolina’s tourism industry experienced record growth for a fourth consecutive year, officials said Wednesday during the S.C. Governor’s Conference on Tourism and Travel in downtown Spartanburg.

Lessons learned from the guy who walked into a bar

It’s the story of a good deed with a positive result. But it could just as easily have turned out far differently, which means there are some lessons to be learned.

Think creative types don’t need to know anything about business? Think again

To prepare for an art exhibit is to prepare for the opening of a brand new pop-up business, except that your business has a lifespan of one day.

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.

Creativity goes to work

Creativity is a valuable element of fun that makes work interesting and allows us to excel in our chosen pursuits.

BMW’s Spartanburg plant remains nation’s top automotive exporter

BMW said the plant’s exports were valued at $9.53 billion, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce, confirming it as the country’s leading car exporter in terms of value for a third consecutive year.