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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...

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...

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....

Trump: Bully and/or Protector

Like many I have found the dynamics of the 2016 Presidential Race both interesting and perplexing. Of course, the centerpiece of media attention has...

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...

Milliken Raises $500,000 for Local Charities

Milliken & Company launched a new corporate giving initiative on June 6 that supported local Spartanburg charities that aligned with the values of encouraging...

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...

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...

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...