The Motor Maids, North America's oldest continuous women's motorcycle club, recently held its 72nd annual convention in Spartanburg, S.C. Motor Maids was established in 1940 to unite female motorcyclists and promote a positive image of motorcycling. The event demonstrates what a great destination Spartanburg, S.C. is for conventions and tourism.
The Talladega Racetrack in Alabama was originally slated to be built in Spartanburg, S.C. David Pearson, Cotton Owens and Bud Moore, all of whom are Spartanburg natives, are among those who share their thoughts on what might have been.
South Carolina’s unemployment rate is currently 9.3 percent. That’s lower than it has been in the last couple of years, but jobs are available. The problem that sometimes keeps employers and employees apart is not knowing how to find each other. SC Works Upstate is an organization that is building a reputation in the upstate of bringing the two together.