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Expanded Gibbs Cancer Center to Open March 16

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With a seven-story, $72 million expansion set to open on March 16, Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System’s Gibbs Cancer Center plans to offer patients treatment beyond traditional chemotherapy and radiation. At a ribbon-cutting held Thursday, staff unveiled the 191,000-square-foot expansion. The center includes…
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Greer: From Bedroom Community to Boomtown

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Greer’s growth is palpable. All across the city, fences are being erected. Orange cones mark the asphalt; stakes in the ground hint at what’s to come. “You can feel it,” says longtime City Administrator Ed Driggers. Once known largely as…
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GSP Sets New Passenger Activity Record in 2019

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More than 2.6 million passengers traveled through Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport in 2019, surpassing the previous record of 2.3 million passengers set in 2018. Overall passenger activity increased 12.7%, driven by new flights, new destinations, and larger aircraft added during the year, according…
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GDC Releases 2019 Annual Report

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Greer Development Corporation (GDC), the City of Greer’s economic development group, today released its 2019 annual report, highlighting the economic growth it has sparked in the city. GDC closed 13 deals last year, resulting in $123 million in new capital…
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Refresco Expanding Operations in Greer

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Refresco, a global leader among independent bottlers for retailers and A-brands in Europe and North America, today announced plans to expand operations in Greer, South Carolina. The company’s investment is projected to create 25 new jobs.   Founded in 1999,…
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BMW’s Plant Spartanburg Has Record Year

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During its 25th year of production, BMW Manufacturing set a new production record, assembling 411,620 X models in 2019, beating the previous record set in 2016 by 449 vehicles. According to a news release from BMW North America, the record year means Plant…
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SC Ports Reports Best Volumes Yet in 2019

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South Carolina Ports Authority had its best calendar year in its history, handling 2.44 million twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) in 2019, a 5% increase year-over-year. S.C. Ports handled 1.38 million pier containers — as measured by the total number of…
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