The Buzz

We’ve been busy working on a bunch of stories this week while we’ve tried to stay dry! Take a look at what we’ve been working on before you start your weekend!


Read


Habitat for Humanity held a conference in Mauldin this week following a 4-3 vote by Mauldin City Council to create restrictions on where thrift stores can open. This vote came shortly after Habitat for Humanity began efforts to open a ReStore in what used to be the Bi-Lo on West Butler Road. Greenville Journal has more information on Habitat’s efforts to counter the City Council.


Upstate digital marketing firm STORY has launched a new website. Read all about it here.


BASF in Seneca made a donation of $5000 and multiple personal hygiene products to Grace’s Closet, an organization that provides essentials to students in Oconee County schools. Read more about that donation at South Carolina Manufacturing.


Katie Babb has joined the High Spirits Hospitality team as the new Marketing Manager. You can learn more about Babb’s background here.


BASF is looking for apprentices to join their “earn and learn” program in White Stone. If you’re interested in more information, head on over to UpstateBizSC.


Learn

Want to learn more about a major change in South Carolina voting laws impacting college students, state-wide redistricting in the 1980s, and three women who were put on probation immediately after they gave birth? Who wouldn’t! Head on over to this week’s issue of fete Magazine for this week’s random Greenville history from our boss.


Listen

Lima One Capital has launched their own podcast, Real Estate of Things. You can learn more about it here, and find the first three episodes wherever you listen to podcasts. You can find the links to the podcast on each streaming service here.


Go

The countdown is on to Hog & Barrel: A Bourbon, BBQ, & Bacon Festival, and tickets are selling out quickly! Learn more and get your tickets at /www.hogandbarrelfestival.com/.


Trick-or-Treat at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate is back! It will be held on October 30th, with additional safety precautions in place, such as timed ticketing. You can learn more and purchase tickets for the Greenville location here, and the Spartanburg one here.


Vote

The nominees for this year’s SC Best in Biz Awards have been announced, and us and many of our clients have been nominated! You can vote for the businesses you feel best served your community this year here.