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Celebrating Dottie's Toffee New Downtown Location

Dottie's Toffee Ribbon Cutting

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FYI Friday March


SC Mfg Conference


Thanks to The Carolina Country Club for
Hosting our March Business After Hours

Photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/spartanburgchamber/sets/72157650873121597/


97th Annual Celebration presented by Denny's

97th Annual Celebration

Congratulations to all Award Recipients

The Neville Holcombe Distinguished Citizenship Award - Richard Dillard

The James B. Thompson Small Business of the Year Award - Caroline’s Cakes

Teachers of the Year awards sponsored by The University of South Carolina Upstate

  • District 1: Michael Cash, Swofford Career Center
  • District 2: Hunter Jolley, Boiling Springs High School
  • District 3: Karen McGill, Cowpens Elementary School
  • District 4: Jane Kennedy, Woodruff High School
  • District 5: Rhonda Dodson, Byrnes High School
  • District 6: Bobbie Jean Shepard, Dorman High School
  • District 7: Marquice Clark, Cleveland Academy of Leadership
  • Spartanburg Day School, Debbie Nowlin
  • SC School for the Deaf and the Blind, Galena Gaw

The Duke Energy Citizenship and Service Award - Dr. Kirk H. Neely
and Dr. Benjamin D. Snoddy.

The Chamber Volunteer of the Year Award - Beate Pirchmoser

The Love Where You Live Tourism Award - Stout IX Johnsen of RJ Rockers.

The Economic Futures Award - Pacolet Milliken Enterprises, Inc.

The Spartanburg Young Professional of the Year - Liz Richardson

Thank You to All Our Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor - Denny's

Platinum Sponsors – Duke Energy Carolinas and WSPA-TV

Gold Sponsors - BMW Manufacturing Company and Spartanburg Coca Cola United

Silver Sponsors - Advance America, AT & T, Vic Bailey Automotive, Bank of America, Corporate Center, Dixon Hughes Goodman, PLLC, The J.F. Floyd Mortuary, Ford & Harrison, LLP Attorneys at Law, Founders Federal Credit Union, Greenville Spartanburg International Airport, GOS, Harper Corporation, Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A., Hospice Care of South Carolina, J M Smith Corporation, Kusters Zima Corporation, McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture, Michelin North America, Inc., Milliken & Company, Piedmont Natural Gas, Spartanburg Community College, Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System, Spartanburg Water, Wells Fargo, and WYFF4

Hospitality Sponsors - Budweiser of Spartanburg, Inc. and RJ Rockers Brewing Co.

Teacher of the Year Awards Sponsor - USC Upstate

Small Business of the Year Award Sponsor - Allegra Marketing Print Mail

Awards Sponsors: Clayton Construction, Economic Futures Group, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, and Spartanburg Young Professionals

 

 


Best School Districts in South Carolina

In a recent ranking by Niche.com, all seven Spartanburg school districts were ranked within the top 30 – statewide.

Best Public School Districts ranks 8,738 school districts based on dozens of key statistics and 4.6 million opinions from 280,000 students and parents. A high ranking indicates that the district contains great schools with exceptional teachers, sufficient resources, and a diverse set of high-achieving students who rate their experiences very highly.

Read More: https://k12.niche.com/rankings/public-school-districts/best-overall/s/south-carolina/


Deficient Roadways Cost Each Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson Area Driver More Than $1,200 Annually, a Total of $3 Billion Statewide. Costs Will Rise and Transportation Woes Will Worsen Without Significant Funding Boost

Spartanburg, SC – Roads and bridges that are deficient, congested or lack desirable safety features cost South Carolina motorists a total of $3 billion statewide annually – more than $1,200 per driver in the Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson urban area - due to higher vehicle operating costs, traffic crashes and congestion-related delays. [READ MORE...]

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WYFF4 Chronicle: Main Street Carolina: Spartanburg

Great segment on Spartanburg by WYFF4

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