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In Business: Beef Jerky Outlet!

Posted by: Julie Alexander on Tuesday, April 8, 2014
We had a great time at the Grand Opening for the Beef Jerky Outlet which is located at 1025 Woodruff Rd across the parking lot from Cabela’s. They specialize in over 200 different kinds of jerky including beef, turkey, alligator, salmon and ...

Greenville Hosts International Delegation

Posted by: Hank Hyatt on Wednesday, April 2, 2014
While International Month in Greenville officially ends March 31, the international focus on our globally-connected city continues into April. Last night, more than 40 leaders from business, education and government from 18 countries in Latin ...

No April Fools..."Put it Down. Just Drive."

Posted by: Marion Mann on Tuesday, April 1, 2014
The City of Greenville's Distracted Driving Ordinance went into effect today, April 1st.The rules....The ordinance specifically prohibits the use of hand-held mobile devices while operating a vehicle, which includes not only while the vehicle is in ...

Upcoming House Primary Elections

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Monday, March 31, 2014
Local politicians are preparing for their upcoming elections, as the SC House of Representatives primary is rapidly approaching. The June 10th primary election will play a pivotal role in the direction in which South Carolina is headed. Ballots were ...

The Social Side of Business by Maggie Hodges

Posted by: Chamber Investor on Friday, March 28, 2014
Leveraging social media to enhance traditional business practices.Twelve percent. That’s the percentage of businesses in a recent study who classified themselves as effectively using social media. While the ever-growing importance of social ...

In Business: Materials Sciences Corporation

Posted by: Rionne Ridgeway on Thursday, March 27, 2014
The March 26th ribbon cutting at Materials Sciences Corporation (MSC) marked the beginning of a new manufacturing company and job creator in Greenville County. MSC is a designer and manufacturer of composite materials and structures for government ...

Young Professional Perspective: House of Cards & Personal Brand

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Those that have watched Netflix’s hit show House of Cards can understand why the show’s title is perfect. The lead character, Frank Underwood, plays puppet-master by manipulating powerful people with indifference to breaking U.S. law ...

Congratulations to our March 2014 Small Business of the Month: US&S, Inc!

Posted by: Tripp James on Monday, March 24, 2014
Congratulations to US&S, Inc. for being selected as March 2014 Small Business of the Month! The award was presented at last week’s board meeting by Michael Herlong from our selection committee and Herlong Bates Burnett Insurance, Inc ...

In Business: Arthur Rutenberg Homes

Posted by: Brittney Kessler on Monday, March 24, 2014
Arthur Rutenberg Homes, the premier luxury homebuilder is pleased to announce it has awarded a franchise to American Eagle Builders, Inc. of Greenville, SC. Veteran homebuilder Bruce Pasquarella, president of American Eagle Builders, Inc. was ...

Governor Haley

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Wednesday, March 19, 2014
As a part of our Public Policy Lunch Series, SC Governor Nikki Haley addressed a crowd of 300 Chamber members at the Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Community Center on Monday. The Governor spoke on the improvement of the state's economic climate ...
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