Category: Business

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DRÄXLMAIER has job fair

The DRÄXLMAIER Group will hold a professional job fair on Tuesday, Jan. 9, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Showroom of its corporate offices at 1751 E. Main St., Duncan. The event will highlight the broad spectrum of professional job opportunities currently available at the automotive supplier. The DRÄXLMAIER Group is looking for...

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SPINX schedules 2 job fairs

The SPINX Company, a Greenville based operator of more than 80 convenience stores throughout S.C., is hosting a leadership career event from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 20th and 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 23rd at The Courtyard by Marriott, 115 The Parkway in Greenville. The company is searching...

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InvestSouth acquired Interim HealthCare

InvestSouth, LLC acquired Interim HealthCare, Inc., in a transaction of the Greenville companies effective Jan. 1. Interim HealthCare and Hospice is a provider for individualized home care. The business provides a variety of services in home health, hospice and personal care across six upstate South Carolina counties. The company’s name will evolve to become Interim...

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Dave Ramsey: Renting to family OK as landlord-tenant relationship

Dear Dave, I have cousins who are thinking about moving back to Connecticut from Virginia. They’ll be renting for a while, and I have an unoccupied rental house. Do you think renting to family is a bad idea? Katherine Dear Katherine, Renting to family can work out just fine, as long as there are clearly...

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X5 boosts BMW December sales, YTD momentum

By JIM FAIR The BMW X5, manufactured in Greer, helped sales of the brand vehicles to increase 4.3 percent in December, according to the monthly figures released by BMW Group. The end of year sales report boosted momentum of BMW sales, despite finishing down 2.4 percent. • X5 sales were up 10 percent, 6,847 vehicles,...

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Rebuild Upstate board elects 2018 officers

The Rebuild Upstate Board has elected its 2018 officers to help guide the Upstate nonprofit that has repaired and rehabilitated more than 600 homes of low-income residents in the past decade. Steven Edward Buckingham, a local attorney, will serve as chairman, John Boyanoski will serve as vice-chair, and Chris Manley will serve as secretary. Buckingham...

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Dave Ramsey: It’s a dream, not a plan

Dear Dave, I’ve been trying to save cash to buy a home, but things always seem to come up that eat away at my savings. I have $130,000 set aside, plus an emergency fund, and I make $120,000 a year. I’m debt-free and renting right now, but eventually I’d like to buy a house in...

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Jim Benson finalist for National Dealer of the Year

By JIM FAIR Editor Jim Benson will be honored at the National Automobile Dealers Association’s 2018 NADA Show in Las Vegas in March as one of 47 nominees for the TIME Dealer of the Year. Benson, 81, is South Carolina’s representative of the automobile industry’s most prestigious and highly coveted honors. Recipients are among the...

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Police Academy grant helps fund youth program

The Greer Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association received a $3,000 grant to help fund the summer Youth Police Academy for middle school students. The grant, from CresCom Bank employees from its foundation, will help fund overall expenses for the program, which introduces middle school students to police operations, team building and leadership skills. Separate two-week...