Upstate Headlines: Greenville augmenting Woodruff Road for holidays

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A collection of the top Upstate headlines for the week of November 16, 2015.

1447682425-To-help-manage-traffic-along-Woodruff-Road-for-the-holiday-season-the-city-of-Greenville-is-implGreenville augmenting Woodruff Road for holidays
Officials with the city of Greenville are expecting the same holiday rush along Woodruff Road as in years past. Because of that, engineers are putting traffic measures into play similar to those implemented last year. Dwayne Cooper, engineering services manager with the city of Greenville, said the city is putting the measures in place …WynitLogo-635x325

WYNIT Distribution bringing HQ; 111 jobs to One Building
Downtown Greenville is getting a new international headquarters. WYNIT Distribution confirmed plans today relocate its headquarters and bring 111 office jobs to downtown Greenville in early 2016, making it one of…

1447364313-A-view-of-the-grounds-at-YMCA-Camp-Greenville-in-the-Cleveland-community-in-Greenville-County.-PCamp Greenville donors break ground on $14M project
YMCA Camp Greenville donors joined in breaking ground on the first phase of a $14 million “Heart of Camp” capital development project at the 1,400-acre mountaintop retreat that annually plays host to thousands of children. The project includes construction of new water and sewer systems…

Georgia, South Carolina sign new agreement for shared port
A proposed $4.5 billion port terminal to be shared by Georgia and South Carolina came closer to reality Monday as the states’ port officials signed a new deal for managing the project and voted to ask a federal agency for the permits required to start construction. Governors of the neighboring states decided eight years ago to work together on developing the Jasper Ocean Terminal on the South Carolina side of the Savannah River…

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Brazwells to fill old Ford’s Oyster House space on Main Street in downtown Greenville
Charlotte based Brazwells Premium Pub is moving into downtown Greenville. The sports bar will fill the space previously occupied by Ford’s Oyster House & Cajun Kitchen. Brazwells was established in 1969. This will be the restaurant’s third location. The menu for is not yet available, but its website says it’s “not your typical pub grub.” Brazwells’ parent company owns several other restaurants including Snapper Jacks in Folly Beach and The Oak Room in Charlotte. The company has previously been connected to plans for the old Corner Pocket location on the corner of Coffee and Brown…