The employment data from September shows roughly 30,000 South Carolinians fled the workforce, as the pandemic stretched into its seventh month. The same trend was true in August when the survey results showed the state's workforce shrank by roughly 41,000 people.
The restaurant chain joined the growing line of pandemic-weakened, consumer-facing businesses that have filed for bankruptcy protection this year.
Greenville can't be passed at the top of the USL League One standings, even if it loses its last two games. The championship game will be played on Oct. 30.
“We have our first named college and our students are going to benefit ... for decades to come,” Clemson President Jim Clements said after the announcement.
“We will reap the benefits of putting together that bid within a matter of days for years to come. We had no choice but to be successful.”
Greenville County needs to add at least 10,000 affordable dwellings over the next decade while rehabilitating another 3,000 to begin closing the gap making some parts of the county unaffordable for a growing number of people.
With more than 8,000 customers behind on power bills amid coronavirus pandemic, United Way received $1.2 million in CARES Act money from Greenville County.
The city of Greenville will try to offer a holiday experience through the continuation of its popular Saturday downtown farmer's market.
Lila Albergotti, a principal founder of some of Anderson's most impactful nonprofits and Order of the Palmetto recipient, spent her final days in a hospice home she helped found.
MOUNT PLEASANT — JPMorgan's Chase banking division is set to make its Lowcountry debut Tuesday by unveiling the first of six more branches it's planning to bring to South Carolina by the end of the year.
As thousands in Greenville are behind on utilities and rent, Greenville County staff approve $16 million more for community health as year-end deadline approaches to distribute federal coronavirus relief funds.
A debate has been brewing for years over the obsolescence and fate of the traditional bank branch as more and more transactions are processed online.
A needlepoint bipolar ionization system will be installed in the facility's 38 air handlers using $277,000 in federal CARES Act money the theater received from Greenville County. The Peace Center could host smaller musical acts in its theaters by December but first needed to make building improvements to create a safe event space.
Greenville locked up a spot in the USL League One championship last week. Now, it sits just two favorable outcomes away from finishing the regular season atop the standings and hosting the final.
Former Clemson football coach Danny Ford is among the farmers who are alleging a Charleston hemp processor ruined their crops.
It's unclear how many people who had been receiving money are now going without their unemployment aid because of the changes DEW implemented. The agency reported on Thursday it paid out money for 126,464 state and federal jobless claims last week. That's nearly 86,000 fewer claims than what was reported to the federal government just two weeks prior.
A Greenville County Council candidate forum hosted by three local nonprofit organizations Wednesday evening took a turn when Will Morin, the Democratic Party candidate battling for the District 27 seat held by Chairman Butch Kirven, accused Kirven of mishandling the county’s response to the …
Attendees must pre-register for virtual forum of Greenville County Council candidates hosted Wednesday by several Greenville County organizations.
It is not the most glamorous of projects set, as it is, to carry sewer water from areas north of the city of Greenville to a wastewater treatment plant near Interstate 85. Most significant is what it will enable: Denser development within the city limits.
The annual Conde Nast Traveler list of the top small cities in the U.S. is out, with two South Carolina cities in the top six. Plus, a plan for 320 affordable apartments gets another approval, Greenville Tech opens a new facility, and the Triumph are back in the title game.
Judge considers whether Ike's Korner Grille's lawsuit is "all about masks," as McMaster's attorneys say or whether the governor overstepped authority by issuing ongoing state of emergency orders without the General Assembly's consent.
An administrative judge in Arizona recommended last week that Candy Kern-Fuller and her law firm, the Upstate Law Group, pay up to $2.5 million in restitution to more than 20 investors in that state who lost their life savings in the alleged scheme.
Sasha Baron Cohen partially filmed his upcoming Borat sequel in a Greenville costume shop, a Spartanburg bakery and a Spartanburg crisis pregnancy center.
A circuit court judge in Spartanburg denied an emergency maneuver by a local burger bar to challenge Gov. McMaster's coronavirus state of emergency
Southwest currently operates flights to Atlanta and Baltimore, Md., from GSP. The new flights will be serviced by 143-seat 737-700 aircraft, according to the airport release.
With flu season approaching, and against the backdrop of the lingering spread of coronavirus, federal, state and local health organizations are strongly encouraging the seasonal flu vaccine for anyone older than 6 months.
Access Point should open in mid-2021 with more than 600,000 square feet of available space. Plus, military-spec medical supply providers trend up in the Upstate.
Ross Johnson, a former member of the U.S. Army Special Forces, established TacMed in 2003 as a small-scale maker of tourniquets for fellow members of the military.
The Greenville Zoo had faced the possibility of losing its popular lions exhibit after failing an inspection for national zoo accreditation.
The money will be backdated. That means people who were collecting jobless benefits from the state unemployment trust fund or one of the new federal unemployment programs between Aug. 1 and Sept. 5 could be eligible for the extra money.
Local burger joint and dive bar, Ike's Korner Grille in Spartanburg, which has flaunted face mask rule and governor's orders, has sued to declare Gov. McMaster's state of emergency orders unlawful. The case has broad implications.
A special committee of state lawmakers reviewed more than 40 candidates for the four open seats, which are broken up by Congressional districts. And it eventually determined that 10 of those candidates were qualified for the job.
Homebound canners are preserving more food but lack an all-important piece: The Ball jar lid's top disk with the center button that pops when the food inside has been properly preserved.
What is Greenville-Spartanburg doing with the $26 million in CARES funding it received? President and CEO Dave Edwards discussed how those federal dollars are preserving local jobs.
The proposed developments come amid an ongoing pandemic that has heightened housing insecurity across a community that was already struggling with a shortage of affordable housing.
The Drive and 160 other minor league teams look to an uncertain financial future. On top of that, they face an existential crisis as Major League Baseball takes over the minor league system in October and will decide if some teams get to exist, virus or not.
Challenges from the pandemic and a subsequent coronavirus-induced recession come at the same time automakers are contending with costly restructuring and modernization efforts.
Modal is the second-ever modern hostel in South Carolina — the only other in the state is Charleston's NotSo Hostel — and the first in Greenville. It's been open since late July, and bookings aren't heavy but are steady.
A pair of North Carolina developers are accelerating the revitalization of the Judson Mill property west of Greenville and expect more than half of the 35-acre site to be developed by spring.
As nonprofits face greater demand for services, 58 percent in Greenville say their greatest need is cash because they've lost revenue.
Greenville County has started to shift CARES Act spending from small businesses to other needs as service providers say more help is needed for food, rent and utilities.
The drop in the unemployment rate last month is not solely the result of people returning to jobs they lost earlier this year. In fact, nearly 70 percent of the reduction in the unemployment rate can be attributed to people dropping out of the workforce amid the public health crisis.
The drop in new applications suggests businesses in the state were firing fewer people this month. That's a good sign as South Carolina tries to dig its way out of a deep economic hole.
Greenville County Council will vote on final reading Tuesday to approve an agreement that requires the company to invest at least $4 million within the next five years in its Taylors operation. In exchange, the county will charge a set fee for the company to pay over the next 30 years rather than property taxes.
Despite traffic and road condition concerns, a suburban Simpsonville subdivision is moving ahead with 116 homes while a Greenville project would add 50 townhomes near Eastside High School.
Clemson, ranked No. 27 in the magazine's 2019 rankings, is now No. 29. It last breached the top 25 two years ago, when its was ranked 24th.
Theaters, live music and museums closed throughout South Carolina in March. Without financial help, some may never recover from a pandemic that has left them without an audience.
Clemson University says the 40,000-square-foot building, with room for up to eight smaller research and technology tenants, will fill a void in the local real estate market for high-quality, multi-purpose facilities.