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…

Kopis named one of South Carolina’s top 25 fastest growing companies

GREENVILLE, S.C.— Another month, another award for Kopis.  The software company located in Greenville has been named one of the 25 fastest growing companies in South Carolina for the second straight year. Founded in 1999, Kopis has deep roots in the South Carolina technology community. With senior experience specializing in database administration and application development…

Parker District firefighters get new breathing equipment

GREENVILLE, S.C.— A $409,000 grant will provide the 85 firefighters of the Parker Sewer and Fire Subdistrict with new Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), making their jobs safer. Under the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) grants, fire departments and other eligible organizations can receive funding through three different grants: To…

Kopis takes Christin Greenwich on as new Project Manager

GREENVILLE, S.C.—Kopis, a software development company located in Greenville, has hired Christin Greenwich as a Project Manager.  Greenwich started her career as an Analyst/ Programmer for the State of Alaska. She then went on to work as an End User Support manager for TSFG, a Network Services Supervisor for First Citizens Bancorporation, and Help Desk…

Kopis hires Britany Ochalek as Marketing Specialist

GREENVILLE, S.C.— Greenville software development company Kopis has hired Britany Ochalek as a Marketing Specialist. Ochalek graduated from University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2015, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in English with a concentration in Language and Digital Technology. While there, she minored in Business and Technical Writing.  After college, she worked…