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Spinx Celebrates New Store Opening in Easley

New store featuring tunnel car wash opens on Highway 123

Greenville, S.C. – Oct. 24, 2019 – The Spinx Company, the Greenville -based fuel and convenience retail company with more than 80 locations and 50 car washes statewide, celebrated the opening of its newest store in Easley with a ribbon cutting on Oct. 24th.  Located at 4283 Calhoun Memorial Highway in Easley, SC the new store features a Ride ‘N Shine Tunnel Wash with free vacuums as part of its statewide car wash club.

“We are passionate about making life easier and are thrilled to open another location for our customers to fill up on fuel, legendary food options, including our chicken biscuits and all of the items they need throughout the day,” stated Stewart Spinks. “We are excited to also provide another world class tunnel wash and I encourage the community to sign up for the Spinx Car Wash Club!”

As part of the grand opening, a variety of in-store specials will be available for a limited time:

  • Free car washes – valid: 10/24 – 11/3
  • Soft Serve Ice Cream Cones – 50¢
  • 16 oz. Frozen Coffee, Smoothies and Shakes – $1.50
  • Legendary Chicken Biscuit – $2.00
  • 2 Tenders/2 Wedges – $3.00
  • 8-Piece Fried Chicken – $8.00

The new store provides another convenient location for the community to fill their gas tanks and enjoy Spinx’s legendary fried chicken, breakfast biscuits and chicken sandwiches served fresh all day. Also at this location, Spinx is serving made-to-order milkshakes, smoothies and soft serve ice cream in addition to its wide offering of ice-cold fountain drinks, lemonade, iced tea, slushies and the popular “chewy ice.” Hot beverages, including bean-to-cup fresh coffee will also be available for purchase.

Learn more at www.SpinxCarWash.com or www.Spinx.com.

ABOUT SPINX – Founded in 1972 in Greenville, S.C., The Spinx Company operates 82 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.spinx.com.

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Carolina Nephrology Hires New Physician

Upstate Medical Practice Welcomes Dr. Tarak Shah

Greenville, SC | October 8, 2019 – Carolina Nephrology, a top provider for patient kidney care, is proud to welcome new physician, Dr. Tarak Shah, to their team.

Dr. Tarak Shah completed his residency at the Department of Internal Medicine at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, NC. He then completed a Fellowship within the Department of Nephrology at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston Salem, NC. Dr. Shah is certified on the American Board of Internal Medicine. Shah serves as a professional member in the American Society of Nephrology and has co-authored multiple medical publications.

Carolina Nephrology strives to meet the expectations of those we serve by providing compassionate, quality, and cost-effective health services. Through his position, Shah looks forward to continuing to build upon these goals by providing superior healthcare services to his patients.

For more information on Carolina Nephrology and their practice, please visit www.carolinanephrology.com.

About Carolina Nephrology:
Carolina Nephrology specializes in the treatment of kidney disease and hypertension. The physicians of Carolina Nephrology are committed to delivering quality kidney care by utilizing the best clinical data, education and technology available. Carolina Nephrology is located in six areas throughout the Upstate, with the main office in Greenville at 203 Mills Ave. The practice has 14 nephrologists who are all board certified in both internal medicine and nephrology, as well as eight physician extendors. For more information on Carolina Nephrology or its physicians, please visit www.carolinanephrology.com.

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Soteria Community Development Corporation to Celebrate 20 Years

Fundraiser and Artisan Auction to Benefit Soteria on Thursday, November 7th

GREENVILLE, SC | September 17, 2019 – Soteria, a local non-profit organization that advocates for economic and social justice for those and their families impacted by the criminal justice system, will celebrate their 20th Anniversary on Thursday, November 7th.  Reclaimed: Soteria’s 20th Anniversary Celebration & Artisan Auction will take place at The Rutherford from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 pm. This special event will feature auction items handcrafted by Soteria’s very own interns.

Event festivities will include live music, hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and both a silent and live artisan auction. Tickets are $50 per person with all proceeds benefiting Soteria and their programs. To purchase tickets, simply visit Soteria’s Eventbrite page at www.eventbrite.com/e/reclaimed-soterias-20th-anniversary-celebration-artisan-auction-tickets-68789626625.

Founder and Executive Director of Soteria, Jerry Blassingame, works to create opportunities for previously incarcerated men to reenter society through transitional housing, life skills and job training. His passion is assisting individuals who have been incarcerated through reentry and helping them to become productive citizens, within the community.

“We are thrilled to invite the Upstate Community to celebrate our 20th Anniversary & Auction this fall,” said Jerry Blassingame, Executive Director of Soteria Community Development Corporation.  “We can’t wait to showcase the beauty of our artisans’ handcrafted furniture and artifacts as they symbolize the work we’ve done to reclaim lives over the past 20 years.”


Soteria Community Development Corporation is committed to empowering and assisting individuals to reach their full potential as citizens in the Greenville community. From financial-planning skills and goal setting to positive decision-making, job training, and affordable rental housing, we aim for everyone who walks through our doors to achieve a healthy, responsible lifestyle.