Eatery with Southern flair to open new locations in Spartanburg

August 4, 2018 by  

Spartanburg County will soon be home to between five and seven new locations of Checkers, a double drive-thru restaurant serving chicken and wings, burgers, hot dogs, and fries.

The owner of the [Read more]

First director of new early learning school in Spartanburg appointed

July 14, 2018 by  

Shawna Bynum will start her position this month as the first director of the Franklin School in Spartanburg. The School is part of an effort to rejuvenate the Northside of the city.

The Northside Development Group and [Read more]

High school students honored in early graduation program

June 22, 2018 by  

The first graduating class of the early college program of Spartanburg Community College was recently honored by the Spartanburg County Council.

There were 23 students in [Read more]

Starbucks coffee shop to open in downtown Spartanburg

May 15, 2018 by  

Spartanburg will soon be the home of a Starbucks coffee shop in the downtown area. Finishing touches are underway including the hanging of the iconic green signs.

Tex Franks, superintendent for Dunbar Construction, commented that the renovations are coming to an end and the building will be inspected at the beginning of May. The building that is being renovated was formerly a retail store of Pink. Replacing in with a Starbucks will increase [Read more]

Economic visionaries named in the Upstate

April 28, 2018 by  

Spartanburg Community College recently recognized four companies that have made significant contributions to changing the business community of the Upstate region for the better.

Known as [Read more]

Workshops to address issues in Spartanburg County

March 11, 2018 by  

Boiling Springs, an unincorporated area in east-central Spartanburg County about seven square miles in size, has seen a tremendous amount of growth in past few years, with many new businesses opening up along Highway 9 and a new [Read more]

Spartanburg health system names employee of the year

February 7, 2018 by  

Cynthia Mendes was recently named Employee of the Year for 2017 by the Mary Black Health System-Spartanburg.

An employee from [Read more]

Spartanburg hosting first Restaurant Week

January 2, 2018 by  

The South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association is organizing the inaugural Spartanburg Restaurant Week for chefs and restaurateurs [Read more]

Iconic Spartanburg restaurant finds new home

December 10, 2017 by  

The Simple Simon café and diner recently moved from Pine Street to McMillan Drive in Spartanburg, continuing its 60-year tradition in the city.

Manager of the [Read more]

Spartanburg students create gift boxes for underserved

November 10, 2017 by  

Students from the Landrum Middle School in Spartanburg recently spent an afternoon packing shoeboxes with gifts and toys for underprivileged children as members of the Beta Club.

The activity was part of [Read more]

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