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2012-06-22 10:21:32

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) today named Clark Gillespy president of the company's South Carolina service region. Gillespy replaces Catherine Heigel who recently accepted a position outside the company. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) Gillespy will be responsible for advancing the company's rate and regulatory initiatives and managing state and local regulatory and government relations, economic...

2012-04-27 23:01:09

Woodruff Driving School Launches New Website and Adds Drivers Education Services Fort Mill, SC (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 Woodruff Driving School has launched a new website that spotlights new services and more class locations. The driver´s education school works with students in South Carolina Upstate. Command Partners, a top digital marketing agency, was contracted to design and build the new website for the driving school. The new website was the first step in a new marketing direction...

2012-01-17 07:10:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenville New Markets Opportunity ("GNMO") LLC announced today over $18.5 million in below-market financing for Project ONE, a mixed-use development located at the corner of Main and Washington Streets and developed by Hughes Development Corporation. Project ONE removed abandoned business and retail spaces that had been closed for years in the center of downtown and will transform the area around the project into one of the downtown's focal...

2010-08-21 21:18:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Although Greer Mayor Rick Danner took home the title of first-ever winner of "Are You Smarter Than A Greenville County Schools Fifth Grader?" game show, the real winner was Greenville County Schools. With a live, "studio" audience of more than 1,200, the fund-raiser held at the Carolina First Center Saturday evening raised more than $175,000. All proceeds from the event go directly to district schools to fund critically needed supplies. (Photo:...

2010-08-10 09:00:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Michelin is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its Michelin Development Upstate low-interest loan program but it's the Upstate community that is getting the present. Dick Wilkerson, chairman and president of Michelin North America, announced today that Michelin would commit another $1 million to create new jobs and spur economic growth in 10 Upstate counties - doubling the company's investment in the program. The announcement was made at the...

2009-12-15 09:50:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Three Upstate businesses are ending 2009 with new funding -- and beginning the new year with the potential to add jobs to the local economy. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040818/MICHELIN ) Dawg House Grill, Musical Innovations and The Village Ministry of Spartanburg have been selected to receive the first set of Michelin Development Upstate loans totaling $115,000. Michelin has dedicated $1 million for the economic development...

2009-09-01 14:00:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Michelin will officially begin accepting applications for low-interest business loans today as the company opens the doors of its Michelin Development Upstate office. Located at the NEXT Innovation Center near downtown Greenville, the office will serve as the hub for Michelin's new economic development program to provide funding and business expertise to socially and economically disadvantaged businesses throughout the Upstate. (Logo:...

2008-07-23 12:00:54

By Colin Dabkowski, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jul. 23--Studio Arena Theatre is beginning to show signs of life. Its stage, empty since the lights went down on its co-production of "To Kill a Mockingbird" in February, is finally feeling the patter of new feet. Despite all the troubles of the woebegone institution, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection this year, the Studio Arena Theatre School's 81st season is in full swing. About 50 students, ranging from first-graders to college...

2008-06-26 18:02:36

By Trevor Anderson, Herald-Journal, Spartanburg, S.C. Jun. 25--Regal Entertainment Group is giving one of its cinemas in Spartanburg an artistic edge. Regal, the largest movie theater company in North America, announced Tuesday it will convert WestGate Mall Cinema 8 into one of its Cinema Art theaters, a concept cinema that offers a variety of critically acclaimed movies, independent films, restored classics and first-run foreign movies. "With nearly a million people in the greater...

2008-06-25 00:02:50

By Joe Depriest, The Charlotte Observer, N.C. Jun. 24--Cleveland County authorities have located all three teenage girls missing since they walked away from a group home worker Sunday at the Broad River Greenway south of Boiling Springs. Shikeyla Wilfong, 15, and Brittany Roper, 16, were picked up Tuesday at the Bargain Shoe Store outside Gaffney, S.C., according to Boiling Springs Police Chief Marty Thomas. Taylor Sandefer, 13, called her mother and told her that she was at a gas...