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SPINX OPENS NEW STORE IN MONCKS CORNER SOUTH CAROLINA

Greenville, S.C. – December 22, 2017 –  The Greenville, S.C. based convenience store, SPINX recently opened its newest store located in the Charleston, South Carolina, region. The new store is located at 2801 Highway 52 in Moncks Corner and is the chain’s largest location to date. It is equipped with 18 fuel pumps, a truck diesel island, over 40 parking spaces, and a 6,188-square foot convenience store with a full-service kitchen. It also is the site for the company’s first express tunnel car wash, which is expected to open in early 2018. SPINX opened its newest gas and convenience retail store located at 2801 Highway 52 in Moncks Corner, S.C. As the second SPINX to open in Moncks Corner and the tenth in the Charleston area, the new location provides another opportunity for the community to fill their gas tanks as well as enjoy SPINX’s legendary fried chicken, chicken biscuits...Read More
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SPINX HIRES NEW VICE PRESIDENT OF TECHNOLOGY

Luis Ackerman brings 13 years of experience to head retailer’s technology department  Greenville, S.C. – Dec. 21, 2017– The Spinx Company, a Greenville, S.C.-based operator of 81 convenience stores, recently announced that it has hired Luis Ackerman as Vice President of Technology. In this role, Ackerman will apply his extensive IT and software industry knowledge and expertise to support Spinx’s growth and enhance the customer experience through advanced technology. “Luis has been working with us through one of our outside technology partners provider for more than 10 years, and he has a deep understanding of our technology challenges and opportunities,” said Stan Storti, president of Spinx. “We’re certain that Luis’ leadership and strategic approach will support our growth plans and further Spinx’s mission of making life easier for our teammates and customers.” With more than 13 years in the technology industry, Ackerman most recently served as the technical director for...Read More
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SPINX DONATES OVER $168,000 TO THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY

Greenville, S.C. – December 12, 2017 - During the month of October, Spinx stores and Stewart Spinks, Founder and Chairmen of the board of The Spinx Company, collectively raised $168,863.54 for the American Cancer Society. Stewart Spinks presented the check to Kelly Jamerson, Corporate Relations Manager for the American Cancer Society, on Monday, November 27th. All 80 of Spinx convenience stores in South Carolina contributed to the donation. Stewart Spinks, a cancer survivor himself, matched the donations raised in the top five Spinx stores that had the highest percentage of customers donate. “As a cancer survivor myself, I know the impactful work the American Cancer Society accomplishes each day,” Stewart Spinks said, “I am incredibly thankful to our generous customers and their donations, as well as the American Cancer Society and their fight against cancer.” Spinx is excited to support the mission of the American Cancer Society. The money raised...Read More
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The Dapper Doughnut Celebrates the ACC Championship with Exclusive Clemson Doughnut

Orange and purple doughnuts will be served this Saturday at Greenville’s The Dapper Doughnut  Greenville, S.C. | November 30, 2017 – On December 2nd, The Dapper Doughnut, Greenville’s newest doughnut attraction, will support Clemson in the ACC Championship with specialty Clemson doughnuts. They will serve orange and purple powdered sugar doughnuts for Clemson’s loyal fans to enjoy. These exclusive doughnuts can be purchased at The Dapper Doughnut’s kiosk in Haywood Mall. “We are so excited to be in Greenville and could not think of a better way to kick off this new chapter.” said Lisa Cheek, Franchisee of Greenville location. “Whether you are watching the game at home or traveling to Charlotte, this sweet treat will help you show your Clemson pride!” The Dapper Doughnut specializes in hot mini doughnuts and was founded in 2015 by Brian Pappas, Jeff Pappas, Jimmy Nuccio, and Gabriel Wiesen. The Dapper Doughnut strives to...Read More
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LOCAL #BLESSED CAMPAIGN ENCOURAGES ENGAGEMENT ON SOCIAL MEDIA TO SUPPORT THOSE IN NEED THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Greenville, SC | November 30, 2017 – FUEL, a local integrated digital and traditional marketing firm, and Greenville-based Smoak Public Relations along with area restaurants are encouraging the Greenville community to use the popular hashtag #blessed throughout the holiday season for a charitable cause that will benefit Greenville’s Harvest Hope Food Bank. Each time the hashtag is used as detailed below, one can of food will be donated to aid those in need this holiday season. The campaign is set to run December 1 through December 24, 2017. “The hashtag #blessed is one of the most often used in social media and not always in the truest sense of what being blessed is all about,” says Warren Griffith, president of FUEL. “We wanted to take back that hashtag, capitalizing on its popular use to actually help those in need this season.” In essence, the #blessed Holiday Campaign is an organic...Read More
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FUEL BRINGS ON SEASONED LEADER TO SPEARHEAD BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Greenville, SC    (November  27, 2017) --  FUEL, an  integrated  marketing  firm in  downtown  Greenville,  SC, specializing in both digital and traditional services, has hired Annalynn Barnett to lead the Business Development Team. Annalynn, who has two decades of experience in business-to-business sales and marketing with several regional and national companies, brings a wealth of management and business development experience to the table. Her background enables her to zero-in quickly with companies, connecting the dots with sales, marketing, and operations to help identify opportunities for growth. “I have been following FUEL for a while now and could not be more excited,” Annalynn says. “Their work speaks for itself—they get results. And they are working with a number of progressive companies who are focused on driving more leads and building awareness with new target segments. My job is to find businesses out there who need effective, goal-driven marketing in order to grow.”...Read More
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SPINX CELEBRATES 45TH ANNIVERSARY

Spinx drops prices and gives away 45 days of free gas to one lucky winner to commemorate milestone year Greenville, S.C. – Nov. 21, 2017– The Spinx Company, a Greenville, S.C.-based operator of convenience stores, is celebrating its 45th anniversary on Dec. 1st, 2017. Company founder Stewart Spinks took a risk to leave his job in 1972 and open a home heating and oil delivery service with one convenience store in Greenville, S.C. Over the past four and a half decades, Stewart and his team have opened more than 79 convenience stores across the state and expanded its staff to more than 1,400 full-time and part-time associates. “It’s important for us to take a moment to look at how far we’ve come and how much we’ve grown since 1972, and, more importantly, to thank our customers for supporting us over the years,” states founder Stewart Spinks. “We’re proud to be...Read More
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Magnolia Park Holiday Event Raises Funds for Local School District

Money will be donated to Greenville County Schools Foundation Greenville, South Carolina | November 20, 2017 – Magnolia Park Shopping Center in Greenville hosted its annual holiday event, an Evening with Santa and Mrs. Claus, on Sunday, November 19th from 4:30 to 6 P.M. in the courtyard outside of Regal Cinema    s. Situated off I-385 and I-85 on Woodruff Road, Magnolia Park is the area’s premier destination for shopping, dining and entertainment in Greenville. This family-friendly event included music and entertainment, festive arts and crafts, and dinner and dessert with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Children and their families enjoyed the opportunity to take pictures with Santa Claus, who arrived on a Greenville Fire Department Fire Truck.  With 300 people in attendance, proceeds totaling $900 will be donated to the Greenville County Schools Foundation The donation will fund national trips for extracurricular teams within the Greenville County School District. Such...Read More
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SPINX HOSTS UPCOMING HOLIDAY MARKET

GREENVILLE, SC | November 13, 2017 – The Spinx Company, a Greenville, S.C.-based operator of convenience stores, will host its annual Holiday Market on Wednesday, November 15th from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at McAlister Square in Greenville to raise money and awareness for the company’s Employee Assistance Fund. There will be a number of vendors offering a variety of products, including wreaths, jewelry, handbags, homemade breads, hand-painted gourds, metal palmetto trees, and many other great gift items. Vendors for the market will be both Spinx employees and the general public. Ten percent of the sales will go toward the Spinx Employee Assistance Fund, benefitting teammates during times of financial hardship. “Our Holiday Market is always a fun and successful event with great items for sale, perfect for the upcoming holiday season,” said Beth Thomason, Spinx Director of Marketing & Advertising. “We are excited that the proceeds from this year’s event...Read More
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Hartness Unveils Iconic Floor Plans and Home Designs

November 7, 2017 │GREENVILLE, SC –  Hartness is excited to unveil the highly anticipated individual home designs that will take shape at the Upstate’s most sought after Traditional Neighborhood Development, positioned just minutes from downtown Greenville. Hartness will offer dozens of plans that may be customized to taste, or buyers may custom build their dream home. The homes on property will range from the $400,000s to over $1,000,000. **Attached are the renderings of each floorplan listed in the release. In addition to viewing the home designs, you can also visit the Hartness website to learn more about the highly anticipated Village Center by clicking HERE.** The crafting of each home design is carefully overseen by the highly regarded Lew Oliver, with an array of architectural styles featured, including Federal, Italianate, Greek Revival and Colonial Revival.  The project will boast a wide variety of home sizes and styles, from quaint cottages...Read More
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