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Downtown open-air market, restrooms project on agenda

Artist rendering of the open-air market with restrooms planned for downtown Greenville. (Rendering provided by McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture)Greenville city officials are moving ahead with a planned downtown project that includes a covered, open-air market and a building with public restrooms on the dead-end North Laurens Street. Plans by McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture are on the city Design Review Board’s Oct. 2 agenda. Read More...


Uber subsidiary files for license, legality hearing postponed

A hearing that would have determined the legality of ride-sharing company Uber’s in South Carolina was postponed when an Uber subsidiary applied for a motor vehicle operator license. Uber has been operating in four S.C. cities since June, about the same time the S.C. Office of Regulatory Staff filed a petition to determine whether Uber is a legal passenger carrier in the state. Read More...


Readers against taxes funding football

Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen signs autographs for fans at the team’s training camp in Spartanburg. (Photo provided by Ian Curcio, Spartanburg Convention & Visitors Bureau)An overwhelming majority of respondents to this week’s reader poll oppose the use of taxpayer funds to support the Carolina Panthers training camp and other sports-related projects and programs. Read More...


Workforce department makes early $126M payment on federal loan

Tuesday’s payment drops the state’s outstanding balance on the federal loan to $270 million. So far, the state has repaid more than $706 million of the $977 million borrowed from the federal government during the Great Recession to cover unemployment checks. Read More...