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]

Spartanburg college appoints new dean

October 14, 2017 by  

Wofford College in Spartanburg recently appointed Demario Watts as assistant dean of students for diversity.

Holding a bachelor’s degree and [Read more]

Spartanburg to be shrouded in darkness by solar eclipse

August 1, 2017 by  

A solar eclipse will be coming to the United States later this month and Spartanburg will be in the path of a total eclipse, where the [Read more]

Rib King expands southern offerings in Spartanburg

July 2, 2017 by  

Carolina Rib King owner, Solomon Williams, recently purchased an industrial building 17,500 square feet in size on a lot of 3.2 acres in Spartanburg to increase the size of his home base.

Williams said that he has been focusing on concession stands at big rib fests but the new facility will enable him to have a community commissary and events center with kitchen space available for [Read more]

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