News & Updates

2017 Executive Board Annouced

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

"Each of these leaders brings a diverse skill set to the table which we will need as we launch the five year community and economic development strategy on January 24th."

Way to Wellville

Friday, January 6, 2017

We are beginning year three of our Way to Wellville journey here in Spartanburg!

The Spartanburg County Foundation is pleased to announce the election of Bert D. Barre to the Board of Trustees

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Mr. Barre is a graduate of Spartanburg High School and received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and Accounting from Washington and Lee University. Currently, he serves as a principal of Colonial Trust Company. Colonial Trust is a privately owned trust company and wealth management firm with offices in Spartanburg, Greenville, Columbia, and Charleston and has over $1 billion in assets under advisement.

Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes three new team members

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

SPARTANBURG, SC – 14 December 2016 – The Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce has recently added three new members to their team.


Chapman Cultural Center Announces New $10K Grant for Local Artists

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Spartanburg, SC – December 13th, 2016 - Chapman Cultural Center is now accepting applications from individual local artists for the new ArtsXcelerator Challenge. The grant is a brand new opportunity from the nonprofit and fully funded by proceeds from the Marshall Tucker Tribute Concert held in April 2016. The ArtsXcelerator Grant was born from the Chapman Cultural Center’s ArtsX Society which was established by local young professionals 20 years ago. The group began as a giving society for the arts. Now, 20 years later, the legacy of the group lives on in the new ArtsXcelerator Challenge. A committee of young professionals will select the artist for the 2017 grant in March 2017.

KOBELCO Begins Producing SK350LC-10 Model at US Excavator Manufacturing Facility

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Katy, TX – KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA, a world class crawler excavator manufacturer, continues to provide customers with quality products from its North American production facility in Spartanburg, SC. KOBELCO is pleased to announce an increase in the facility’s manufacturing capacity to include the latest SK350LC-10 excavator model.

The 2017 Slate of South Carolina Chef Ambassadors Announced: William Cribb!

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Four chefs in South Carolina were named official Chef Ambassadors today and will spend a year representing South Carolina at key tourism and agricultural events.

Member Spotlight: Holston Gases Acquisition Announcement

Friday, December 2, 2016

Holston gases completed the acquisition of Doc Retail, a division of Dearybury Oil and Gas which operates in Cowpens, SC

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