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Community invited to see first model home and welcome center within new development

MARCH 28, 2018, Greenville, S.C. – Hartness, the new Traditional Neighborhood Development located just minutes from downtown Greenville, will host a highly anticipated Spring Reveal weekend on April 27 and 28 that celebrates the grand opening of their new Welcome Center located at 103 Alester Square, Greenville, SC.

The community is invited to attend the opening to see the fully furnished model residence as well as tour the other models currently underway. Hartness representatives will be available to share recently released floor plans and exciting development updates, as well as provide the latest on the Village Center’s progress.

Guests can enjoy adult refreshments and culinary delights while exploring the designer furnished residence during a Happy Hour that will take place from 3 pm – 7 pm on Friday, April 27th as well as an Open House on Saturday, April 28th from 12 pm – 5pm.
The first model home, which also serves as the Welcome Center, was constructed by Milestone Custom Homes, one of builders within the Hartness exclusive builder’s guild.

“We look forward to unveiling our new Hartness Welcome Center and model,” said Sean Hartness. “The property is coming to life and we are eager to reveal our progress with the Upstate. Hartness will truly be a haven for families to enjoy world-class amenities within a 180-acre Nature Preserve and we hope to share this unique opportunity with those who are excited to learn more about the lifestyle Hartness has to offer.”

Hartness, located in Greenville, SC, is a Traditional Neighborhood Development designed with walkable blocks kept close to daily conveniences, public spaces and nature. Situated on 444 pristine acres, Hartness offers an array of thoughtfully crafted home types ranging from cottages to estate and manor homes.
For more information, visit www.hartnessliving.com.

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Local SPINX employee training to be held on Trident Tech’s North Charleston campus


Greenville, S.C.Mar. 13, 2018 – SPINX, a S.C.-based convenience store and gas retailer with nearly 80 locations and 45 car washes across the state, is pleased to announce that it has established a new Regional Learning Center at Trident Technical College in Charleston, S.C. This Center will provide local SPINX associates with extensive onboarding and entry-level training, known as SpinUp. For four days per week and every other weekend, this program will allow associates to gain beneficial experience before entering the field to serve the needs of on-the-go customers.

“We are excited to have Spinx on our campus as they continue to grow in the Lowcountry,” said Marshall Connor, assistant director of business services in the college’s Division of Continuing Education and Economic Development. “Trident Technical College is committed to serving as a catalyst for personal, community and economic development in our region, and we look forward to working with SPINX as they train their next generation of employees.”

Since SPINX’s expansion into the Lowcountry, Trident Technical College has been an incredible resource. The facilities and space at Trident Tech will make it convenient for new associates to receive orientation and training within close proximity to SPINX locations in the region.

“Trident Tech has been working with us since we first entered this market, and we appreciate their continued support,” said Cheryl Szczesniak, executive vice president of human resources for SPINX. “We are able to use their center for recruiting purposes, and now we will be able to offer real job training at a center that is dedicated to education and conveniently located to our stores.”



Founded in 1972 in Greenville, S.C., The SPINX Company operates nearly 80 convenience retail stores throughout South Carolina, and with approximately 1,400 employees, it is the largest privately-held retailer headquartered in the state. SPINX is committed to making life easier by fulfilling people’s everyday needs with fresh, on-the-go food, beverages and other convenience products delivered in a safe, clean and friendly environment. Through the SPINX Xtras Loyalty program and the SPINX mobile app, the company offers its loyal customers savings on fuel and special promotions. For more information about SPINX or the SPINX Xtras program, visit the company’s website at www.myspinx.com.