The Buzz: Looking Good

It’s officially October, which is supposed to be a month of scares, but after this year, we’re not sure how much more we can take. Don’t worry, though, these reads aren’t scare at all. Read STORY has hired Kaitlyn Ford as an Executive Assistant. You can find more information on Ford at GSA BizWire. Get…

Tacos ‘n Tequila Fiesta winners announced

GREENVILLE, S.C.—The Tacos ‘n Tequila Fiesta, presented by Lunazul 100% Agave Tequila and held at The Old Cigar Warehouse, took place over the weekend of September 25. Although the festival was held differently than it had been in the past, this time with more COVID restrictions (such as masks and social distancing), some aspects of…

SBDC hosting Cyber Security event

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month and the Greenville Area Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is hosting a seminar to help small business owners prepare. The event will feature a panel discussion from some of the region’s leading experts on cyber attacks including from the U.S. Military, Burr Forman McNair, Immedion, ASBDC Insure360, and real-world…

How to Vote

With the presidential election coming up, many people are encouraging their peers to practice their “civic duty.” This term can indicate many different responsibilities, even including performing jury duty. However, one of the most significant responsibilities this year is one of the simplest: voting. Many people are hesitant to vote this year due to the…

STORY hires Kaitlyn Ford as Executive Assistant

GREENVILLE, S.C. —Greenville-based digital marketing agency, STORY, has hired Kaitlyn Ford as its new executive assistant.  A 2016 graduate of Stevenson University in Maryland, Ford earned her bachelor’s degree in business communications. She then went to work for Black Ankle Vineyards from January 2016 until November 2019. While there, she was responsible for planning, organizing…

Jerry Carter picks up key endorsements in District Three

CLEMSON, S.C. – Jerry Carter has been  endorsed by multiple state and Pickens area leaders this week as he seeks  election in  State House District Three, which encompasses western Pickens County including Clemson, Central, Norris and Six Mile.  Among those endorsements are Conservation Voters of South Carolina, a bipartisan organization that fights to make conservation…

Tacos ‘n Tequila Fiesta to be held on September 27

GREENVILLE, S.C. –  Popular Upstate festival Tacos ‘n Tequila is happening next Sunday, and with added health and safety measures. Tacos ‘n Tequila Fiesta will be held on Sunday, September 27 at the Old Cigar Warehouse in downtown Greenville. The festival also will be taking a plethora of safety precautions to best prevent the spread…

Kopis’ Dant named to Best and Brightest Under 35

GREENVILLE, S.C. –  Sarah Dant, an account manager with software developer Kopis, has been named to Greenville Business Magazine’s Best and Brightest Under 35 List. Dant joined Kopis as an Account Manager in the Spring of 2019 bringing a wide-range of experience into this new role. During her time at Kopis she has worked strategically…