Thursday, May 12, 2011

Foreclosures up statewide, but down in Greenville and Spartanburg

Foreclosures increased slightly in April compared to March, and fell slightly compared to April 2010.

In Greenville and Spartanburg, foreclosures fell as much as 50 percent.

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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Government spending reductions and a slow housing market hold economy back

Economic activity remains stuck in low gear, with real gross domestic product climbing at a 1.8% pace in the first quarter and expected to grow at a 2% pace in the current quarter, according to a report from Wells Fargo Securities.

Overall growth continues to be restrained by cutbacks in government spending as well as the ongoing struggles in the housing market.

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Greenville County Lands 700 New Jobs

Governor Nikki Haley, County Council Chairman Butch Kirven, and the S.C. Department of Commerce announced that Amy's Kitchen will invest $63 million in Greenville County and hire 700 workers over the next five years.

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Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Yeargin Potter Shackelford Announces Promotions

Yeargin Potter Shackelford Construction announced three promotions:
  • Bruce Smith, Vice President of Pre-Construction
  • Ed West, Vice President of Construction
  • Kirk Carter, Vice President of Operations
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