Upstate Headlines: Caine Companies raise Thousands for United Way of Greenville

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A collection of the top Upstate headlines for the week of October 26, 2015.

United Way_CBCCaine Companies raise thousands for United Way of Greenville- The Caine Companies raised more than $63,000 for the 2015 United Way of Greenville County Campaign. “We are extremely pleased our agents and employees were able to exceed our goal for the United Way Campaign again this year,” said Brad Halter, chairman of Coldwell Banker Caine…

ScanSourceScanSource announces $6 million expansion in Greenville– ScanSource is investing $6 million to expand its Greenville headquarters and expecting to hire 100 new employees. The company has about 650 employees who work at the corporate headquarters at Logue Court of Pelham Road…

infrastructureAs the aftermath of Hurricane Joaquin taught us, strong infrastructure is critical– Earlier this month, infrastructure throughout the state of South Carolina was put to the test. While there were a lot of failures with impactful consequences, successes were evident as well. Several years ago the town of Mount Pleasant made significant investments in its infrastructure to help facilitate the quick dispersion of water from the community. Despite receiving some of the highest rain totals in the state related to Hurricane Joaquin, the impacts on Mount Pleasant were a non-story, as the town’s well-funded infrastructure did its job…

WoffordArts center, indoor stadium under construction at Wofford– Wofford College broke ground last week on the new Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium, which will become the new home for Wofford’s basketball and volleyball games. Jerry Richardson, Carolina Panthers founder and owner and Wofford alumnus and trustee, provided an undisclosed amount to fund the 123,000-square-foot facility that will include a 3,400-seat basketball arena and a 500-seat volleyball competition venue…

cheesecake-factoryCheesecake Factory coming to Greenville– Cheesecake Factory is coming to Greenville, according to city officials – The city of Greenville has issued a building permit for the long-rumored restaurant at Haywood Mall.Haywood Mall and Cheesecake Factory representatives could not confirm any further information late Thursday…

 



farmers marketHub City Farmers’ Market gets $250k to support local farmers, boost healthy eating– More than 100,000 households in South Carolina rely on the state’s food assistance program for proper nutrition, but the majority of them can’t use those dollars (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program funds, or SNAP) to buy fresh local food and support their local economy…