The Buzz: Sizzling stories

This week in the Upstate, we saw hot temperatures and hot news. We’ve pulled together the stories we played a part in; take a look below!


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The long-awaited vision for the Laurens Road corridor was revealed this week by Hollingsworth Funds and Verdae Development. To see the complete story, with imagined renderings and an idea of what the next steps will be, follow this link.


The Greenville Scottish Games has announced the 2022 Royal Highland Fusilier Honor Guard team for 2022.


The Greenville Area Parkinson Society’s interim Executive Director Kamber Parker has been named Young Professional of the Year by the Greenville Chamber. Read more about Parker here.


Rebuild Upstate was awarded with a two year grant totaling $100,000. This was given by the philanthropic women’s collective giving organization, Greenville Women Giving. Check the article out here.


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An interesting vehicle of choice was used in an escape back in 1982. You’ll see what we mean when you read the trivia section in Fete Magazine.


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Kopis will be hosting a blood drive at its downtown office next week, May 24th. For more information, check out this article at Upstate Biz. You can schedule a time to give blood here.


Tickets for this year’s Tacos ‘n Tequila Fiesta are on sale now! You can read more about the festival and find out how to purchase tickets at GSA Bizwire.