Spinx Founder Looks Back at Building His Business

Feb. 20, 2013

“Luck is a very important thing in life,” says Spinks, chatting in the living room of his downtown condo. “Some people say that I’m a whole lot luckier than I am smart.”

Luck or not, Spinks has built a business and made a point of giving back to the community. In return, the city ...


Biofuels Pilot Plant to be Built

Feb. 20, 2013

“This project will provide our state with unique facilities to scale up new biofuel technology being developed by the research institutions,” said Nick Rigas, director of renewable energy at the Clemson institute and the S.C. Institute on Energy Studies. “Biofuels produced here will utilize locally available feedstocks that do not compete with food supplies ...


Spinks Family Wins Philanthropy Award

Feb. 20, 2013

 

The Children's Museum of the Upstate is very grateful to donors like the Spinks family, who sponsor many events and organizations that improve children's education, health, wellness, and moral growth in communities where they operate. Their generosity includes scholarships, schools, arts, hunger, athletics, health care, addiction prevention & intervention, mentoring, youth clubs ...


2012 Spinx Run Fest: Record Number of Participants

Feb. 20, 2013

 

Festivities kicked off on Friday at the Kroc Center with the race EXPO and packet pick-up. Previously held at Fluor Field (home of the Greenville Drive and the finishing line for the races) the new venue helped provide runners an indoor haven and gave running affiliates such as the GTC and Pace Running Magazine ...