Upstate Headlines: The Food Network filming at Upstate restaurant

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A collection of the top Upstate headlines for the week of December 7, 2015

Screen Shot 2015-12-09 at 8.34.30 AMThe Food Network filming at Upstate restaurant
One local restaurant is garnering the attention of The Food Network for its special take on a quintessential southern dessert. Grits and Groceries in Due West will be featured on the Food Network’s “Top Five Restaurants” sometime next year. Each show, hosted by Sunny Anderson and Geoffry Zakharian, uncovers the top five places in the country to get a certain food item…

635851764520824146-FerlautoCenter-GHS-000Children’s center gets $1 million gift
A center that helps families with chronically ill children got a boost Tuesday from a $1 million gift that will foster coordinated care designed to improve their outcomes. The gift to Greenville Health System’s Children’s Hospital Center for Complex Pediatric Care was provided by Dr. Jerry Ferlauto, a neonatal physician at the hospital, and his wife Natalina. “Advances in medicine and technology have allowed children with complex disorders to live far longer than..

UVerse_Hero-635x325Greenville to get ultra-fast AT&T GigaPower fiber network
Greenville businesses and residents can soon download 25 songs in less than a second, a TV show in three seconds and an HD movie in less than 36 seconds, thanks to AT&T’s plans to expand its high-speed Internet service GigaPower to the Greenville, Columbia and…

USATriathalon-635x325Triathlon Duathlon National Championships coming to Greenville
With an estimated economic impact of $1.4 million, Greenville will host the USA Triathlon Duathlon National Championships for the first time ever in 2018 and 2019. The event is expected to bring more than 900 athletes to the Upstate along with staff, family, friends…

TowerIntl_hero1-635x325Update: Tier 1 auto supplier investing $44M, adding 130 jobs in Fountain Inn
Tier 1 auto supplier Tower International is coming to Fountain Inn with a $44 million investment that will bring 130 jobs to the area, according to Greenville County Council documents reviewed by Upstate Business Journal

635847360267994476-vitaminsSupplement company moves operations, 44 jobs to Upstate
Nutritional supplement manufacturer Earth’s Creation, USA is moving its manufacturing operations from Miami-Dade County, Florida, to Travelers Rest, according to a S.C. Department of Commerce release. The move is expected to add 44 jobs and will be a $2.8 million investment. The company manufactures its own products, including vitamins and skin creams…