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Thank You to Our Readers

Dear Reader, When we first started Black Box almost a decade ago, we had a vision of what we wanted to see covered by Upstate...

The Elephants are Coming, The Elephants are Coming…

I know many of you were distressed to learn that Barnum and Bailey Circus recently decided to phase out the use of elephants in...

A Glimpse of the Future from Cambodia?

I have just returned from my first trip to Cambodia. Unfortunately I didn’t have any time to explore further afield, having spent the whole...

Meals on Wheels Honored in Best of the Upstate Awards

Meals on Wheels of Greenville was awarded Best Fundraising Event at the yearly Best of the Upstate awards, put on by The Greenville News. The award...

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....

Global South Metro Exchange

The Global South Metro Exchange was held in Greenville on Thursday, July 21. Presented by JP Morgan Chase & Co. and held at the Hyatt...

2016 HR Essentials—Calculators, Scales and Persistance

Chill the champagne and practice Auld Lange Syne—it’s time to prepare for 2016. “Already?” you whine plaintively, your mind full of fourth quarter goals.  Yep....

Europe Should Not Allow a Grexit

The one constant in life—even more so than death and taxes—is change. Sometimes it comes in forms that are more visible and faster moving...

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...

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...