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The Buzz: Short Week

Updated: Jun 7

Did you enjoy the short week, or was it so busy it didn’t feel short at all? We hope you had a safe and happy Memorial day weekend; see the stories below to make sure you didn’t miss anything in the shuffle:



Yesterday, community, business and government officials and leaders gathered to unveil The Sullivan, a 180-unit, five building complex that marks Greenville, South Carolina’s latest effort to create more affordable housing. Read more.


Barkley Owens has joined the YoPro Know as an account manager.

For Upstate Business Journal, Jackson Herlong of Joan Herlong & Associates Sotheby’s International Realty gave his knowledge of the “clear cooperation” policy and its effect on the Greenville housing market.


CEOs from the annual Habitat for Humanity CEO Build handed over the keys to first time homeowners, the Samora family. Full story.


BASF sites in South Carolina partnered with Make-A-Wish to make a child’s birthday wish come true. The Pickens County Courrier picked up this story here and we also saw it mentioned in this recent Greenville News post.




The Upstate’s most unique celebration of those Southern staples of bourbon, BBQ, and bacon is back this November, and tickets are on sale now! Read more about what you can expect at this year’s Hog and Barrel festival.


Save the date! August 25th, 4-7 p.m. at the Gunter Theatre, The Greenville Jewish Film Festival will be showing Call Me Dancer. Keep an eye out for ticket sales!


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