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The Greenville Swamp Rabbits hosts International Business Night presented by Elliott Davis

Greenville, S.C. | December 12, 2016– The Greenville Swamp Rabbits hosted their first International Business Night event, presented by Elliott Davis. The event was held on Thursday, December 8th at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Modeled after Business Power Play, introduced during the 2015-2016 season, International Business Night is another opportunity the Swamp Rabbits are taking to integrate the organization into the fabric of the community. Fostering strong relationships with Upstate businesses and serving as a catalyst for continued economic growth and development are key components to achieving this goal. International Business Night brought together the international business community represented in the Upstate to highlight the important role these local professionals play not only in economic development, but in the overall success of the Upstate. Local businesses have provided tremendous support for the event by participating as “Puck Promoters.” As part of their participation in the event, Puck Promoters receive...Read More
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Middleburg Launches Local Heroes Recognition Program at Mosby Poinsett

FAIRFAX, VA—Middleburg is pleased to announce that up to 5% of all apartments at Middleburg-developed and owned communities will be set aside for its new Local Heroes Program. Active, full-time law enforcement officers, firefighters, emergency medical technicians, and public school teachers (pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade) are eligible to participate in the program which offers a 30% discount on base rent of leases twelve months or longer. The first community to offer the Local Heroes Program will be Mosby Poinsett in Greenville, South Carolina where up to 14 select apartments will be available for program participants. The community is located at the intersection of Poinsett Highway and Old Buncombe Road. Mosby Poinsett is a 288-unit Class A garden-style community that will feature a 6,300 square foot clubhouse, 24-hour fitness center, onsite concierge, saltwater pool, and views of Paris Mountain. The individual residences offer large walk-in closets, EnergyStar® stainless steel appliances, and...Read More
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Corley Plumbing Air Electric Hosts Local Food Trucks for Pelham Road Businesses

GREENVILLE, SC – Corley Plumbing Air Electric will host Food Truck Friday, December 9thfrom 11:30am – 1:30pm. In an effort to bring the downtown Greenville food scene to the Pelham Road area, Corley will be hosting local food trucks for lunch on the second Friday of every month. Businesses in the area often face heavy traffic during lunch hour. The food trucks provide an easy, unique place for employees to have lunch. The food trucks will be set-up in the Corley parking lot. Businesses can plan ahead as Corley has listed a line-up of the various food trucks on their website that will be featured over the next five months. www.corleypro.com. Pelham Road area businesses are invited and encouraged to attend with Corley and their staff. “We are excited to continue Food Truck Fridays,” said Chris Corley, who founded Corley in 1986. “It’s a great way for businesses to get...Read More
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Magnolia Park Hosts First Annual Tree Lighting and Holiday Event

GREENVILLE, SC – Magnolia Park shopping center hosted its first annual Tree Lighting Celebration on Sunday, November 20th. The event featured a toy drive benefitting Marine Toys for Tots of Greenville as well as free pictures with Santa, activities and food samples from various businesses as well as local entertainment. Santa was paraded in with Santa’s helpers by the Greenville High School Drumline and the competition team from Roller Time Academy. With Santa seated under a festive holiday tree for pictures, guests were welcomed to activities provided by several Magnolia Park businesses while performances by local talent groups put everyone in the holiday spirit. Guests were encouraged to visit a minimum of 12 retailers and restaurants opened on Sunday to be entered into the drawing to win $100 gift card to Cabela’s, $100 gift card to Grimaldi’s or the $1,000 shopping spree to Magnolia Park. ABOUT MAGNOLIA PARK Magnolia Park...Read More
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Hartness Family Hosts Groundbreaking for New Community

The Hartness family hosted the groundbreaking for the new Hartness Community situated in Greenville’s eastside. The new walkable village encompasses 400 pristine acres, 180 of which will be permanently preserved green space, including 15 miles of trails connecting neighbors to woodlands, lakes, streams, wildlife and shared recreational areas. Also included will be a state of the art clubhouse and wellness center, resort styled swimming pool and a sports garden Homes will be situated within a short walk of restaurants, coffee shops, specialized retail and small businesses. Residents will benefit not only from an easy five mile drive to Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, but also from the shopping and dining attractions on Main Street in Greenville’s award-winning downtown, accessible in a 15 minute drive. Lew Oliver, world renowned planner and designer, created the Hartness Community plan. “We are excited to be unveiling Hartness to the Upstate,” said Sean Hartness, CEO of Hartness Real Estate....Read More
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Sandlapper Capital Investments, LLC Recognized for Major Growth

Sandlapper Capital Investments, LLC was recently honored with several awards and has topped several lists as a  rapidly growing and expanding company in South Carolina and nationwide. SC Biz News recently named Sandlapper Capital as the number one large business on their list of Fastest Growing Companies in South Carolina.  Each year, SC Biz News recognizes the 20 largest and 20 smallest companies in the state at their Roaring 20s awards. Sandlapper Capital Investments was also named the number one Fastest Growing Company in South Carolina by Integrated Media, the publisher of Greenville Business Magazine, Columbia Business Magazine and the Greater Pee Dee Business Journal.  This is the third time the company has placed in the top 5 on the list of fastest growing companies in the state. Also this year, Sandlapper Capital Investments was named the Fastest Growing Small Firm nationally as ranked Real Estate Forum Magazine in addition...Read More
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Goodwill Industries Celebrates at 8th Annual Champions Tribute

Every year since 2009, Goodwill Industries of Upstate/Midlands SC has celebrated successes of South Carolina residents whose lives have changed as a result of Goodwill’s education and training initiatives with an awards dinner. The Goodwill Champions Tribute was held on Thursday, October 20 at the TD Convention Center. Joe Theismann, entrepreneur and former star quarterback for the Washington Redskins, delivered an inspirational keynote address for the evening. Honored were four individuals who have overcome adversity and found employment through various job placement programs offered by Goodwill, as well as one national company and one family who support the mission of Goodwill. Award recipients for 2016 were: Taciyona Duckett – James E. Jones Healthcare Excellence Award, sponsored by Bon Secours St. Francis Health System Julie Nelson – William Wylie Job Connection Success Award, sponsored by J. Smith Lanier & Co. Matthew Allen – Ralph Walker Graduate of the Year Award, sponsored...Read More
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2016 Designer Showcase Home Tour of Hope to take place this fall

The Cancer Society of Greenville County and Stoneledge Properties are proud to announce the 2016 Designer Showcase Home Tour of Hope, benefitting the Cancer Society of Greenville County.  For three weekends this fall, attendees will enjoy exclusive access to the beautiful 6 bedroom, 6 bathroom estate which includes more than 9,300 square feet of living space. Located within the gates of the Southampton community in Five Forks, the estate represents the best of the best in custom home design, quality, comfort and luxury. Over three weekends (October 21-23, October 28-30 and November 4-6), guests will be wowed by each and every room on the tour, which also features a separate guest house, pool and outdoor living areas. “It is truly a grand estate home built with a vision of quality, pride and aesthetics as the driving focus,” says Stoneledge Properties Founder Chris Bailey. “The outdoor living spaces are unlike anything...Read More
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Hartness Introduces New Community to Upstate

The Hartness family has announced the construction of a new, walkable village to the Upstate. Located on Greenville’s east side, the Hartness property encompasses 400 pristine acres, over 180 of which will be permanently preserved green spaces including 15 miles of walkable trails connecting neighbors to woodlands, lakes, streams, wildlife and shared recreational areas. Homes will be situated within a short walk of restaurants, coffee shops, specialized retail and small businesses. Residents will benefit not only from an easy five mile drive to Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport but also from the shopping and dining attractions on Main Street in Greenville’s award-winning downtown, accessible in less than a 15 minute drive. “Homes will include an array of thoughtfully crafted home types including estates, manors, cottages and town homes.” Said David Pisano, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “Our desire is to provide the Upstate with a beautifully designed, pedestrian-friendly community that encourages...Read More
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Greenville Humane Society Hosts Record Breaking Mutt Strut

The Greenville Humane Society is proud to announce that the 2016 Mutt Strut, presented by Papa John’s, was a record breaking event for the organization. The fifth annual Mutt Strut, which took place on Saturday, August 27th, at the Greenville Tech campus and along the Swamp Rabbit Trail, had 2,000 participants and raised nearly $80,000 for the organization. 1300 dogs joined their owners in the race. All proceeds from the Mutt Strut directly benefit the Greenville Humane Society. This event enables the Greenville Humane Society to vaccinate, spay/neuter, feed, house and provide medication to over 6,000 animals entrusted to their care. Sponsors for this year’s event included presenting sponsor Papa John’s, as well as Corley, ScanSource, Camp Bow Wow, Fairway Subaru, Spinx, Bon Secours St. Francis Health System and Snoozer Pet Products. Graphic Cow, Pepsi, Garner’s, Clif Bar, the Greenville News, Trader Joe’s, My 102.5, Garrett’s Golf Carts, and Dobson...Read More
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