The Riddle of Spinx

Jan. 5, 2012

Today, Spinks is synonymous with the chain of gas stations and convenience stores in the Carolinas that bear his name, with an "X," of course, because everyone was going with an X — even Esso had changed to two Xs — at the time.

In recognition of the mark he has left on the industry, Spinks was ...


Spinx, Ace and BP award grant to AJ Whittenberg Elementary School

Jan. 5, 2012

A.J. Whittenberg, located in downtown Greenville, uses innovative technology to provide hands-on learning in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The school plans to implement new technology purchased with the awarded funds in classrooms as early as spring 2012.

“This grant means so much to us at A.J. Whittenberg,” said Ansel ...