Business Leaders Help Habitat for Humanity

A number of Upstate business leaders are pooling resources aimed at bolstering work by Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County. The group launched construction of Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County’s newest project, a home in the Abigail Springs development of Taylors.  This particular house is the inaugural project of a new Habitat for Humanity […]

Walmart Foundation donates $35,000 to S.C. State Park Service

The Walmart Foundation has donated $35,000 to the South Carolina State Park Service for energy-efficiency projects across the system that could cut operating costs.  Some of the donation will help convert incandescent floodlights in the exhibit hall at Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site to more efficient LED (or light emitting diodes) bulbs. Representatives of […]

Walmart Foundation gives $31,000 to The Children’s Museum of the Upstate

More South Carolina children will be able to visit The Children’s Museum of the Upstate thanks to a $31,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation. The grant money will go to The Children’s Museum of the Upstate’s (TCMU) School Visit and Accessibility Programs. “We are very grateful that the Walmart Foundation has chosen TCMU out of […]

CRESCENT Entertainment: The Piedmont Boys’ Greg Payne Talks About What Social Media Means to New Artists.

How have social media outlets changed the way you communicate, you get the word out there? It’s huge for us.  It benefits us way more than it does somebody who is already a big star, obviously. Anybody…I can put anything on YouTube and, for some reason, it can just catch fire.  It can be viral […]

FROM THE DESK OF: Support “Small Business Saturday” All Year Long.

NOTE: While “Small Business Saturday” was this past weekend and today is “Cyber Monday,” there are lessons we need to take with us for our other shopping days during the year. BY: Taft Matney Today is “Black Friday,” a day when the members of the brotherhood of man, after giving thanks for the blessings they […]