Spartanburg...Soaring with Enterprise!
Celebrating Dottie's Toffee New Downtown Location
Thanks to The Carolina Country Club for
Hosting our March Business After Hours
97th Annual Celebration presented by Denny's
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.
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...]
WYFF4 Chronicle: Main Street Carolina: Spartanburg
Great segment on Spartanburg by WYFF4