Economic Development

Economic Development

South Carolina is booming, and growth can be found everywhere you turn. Take a look at the stories you may have missed along the way.

Darla Moore gifts $5 Million to Technical College

The Darla Moore Foundation today announced a $5 million gift to Florence Darlington Technical College—the largest gift of its kind ever to a S.C....

New Additions Coming to Fluor Field

By the opening of the 2017 season, Fluor Field will be adding several new fan amenities, enhancing the already impressive ballpark. In a joint press...

Oconee County Launches NOW Program

Oconee County's NOW (Nurturing Oconee's Workforce) Program is a joint effort between the Oconee Economic Alliance and the School District of Oconee County that...

11 Questions with Patty Bock

What was your first job? Besides babysitting and a paper route delivering grocery store sales ads, my first real paycheck came in high school working...

The Heart of a Team

In the heart of a city with more awards and accolades than one can count, a team works—after all, those honors don’t come easily...

Collaboration Nation

No one knows that better than Emily Wood, whose brand new business, Health in Hand Juice & Smoothie Bar, may not have happened if...

The Booming Hotel Industry

Perhaps one of the most scenic views of downtown Greenville is at the highest point while driving over the Church Street Bridge. Erwin Penland,...

Next Gen: Alex Reynolds

It started off as a small project, but the revitalization of the downtown Taylors area has grown larger than many could ever imagine. At...

Coca-Cola Opens New Sales and Distribution Facility in Piedmont

Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated cut the ribbon on their brand new Regional Sales and Distribution Center in Piedmont, SC Thursday. “Today, Coca-Cola opens another new...

Bluffton, South Carolina: From Sleepy Small Town To Thriving High Tech Economy

As the “Heart of the Lowcountry,” Bluffton earns this distinction from a location that’s equidistant from Hilton Head’s Harbor Town, downtown Savannah and the...