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#YeahTHATAgenda: Charleston to Asheville Rail, Groucho's Makes Top Franchise List, Space Billboards, The Lone Genius Myth

Jan 18, 2019 11:27AM ● By Chris Haire
John Temple Ligon: It’s High Time South Carolina Had A Euro-Style Passenger Train Service: "What if the Carolina Special tracks were updated to serve a ridership between Charleston and Asheville, touching down at Columbia and Spartanburg?
"The Carolina Special could pull out of Charleston heading northwest at 7 a.m. Columbia would be two hours away with a reasonable wait. Getting to Spartanburg would be two hours, and Asheville, two hours plus.
"The Carolina Special would be targeted as a loss leader, connecting tourists and commercial interests in the Lowcountry, the Midlands, the Upstate, and the mountains." (Columbia Business Monthly

Swamp Rabbit Trail will (partly) get a new name due to hospital merger (Greenville News)

Ask LaFleur: What's coming to the construction sites in Greenville's West End? (Greenville News)

Utah Shows How Labor-Force Growth Fuels Economic Growth (WSJ)

Nuns and other Amazon investors pressure Jeff Bezos over face recognition (Fast Company)

MacKenzie Bezos and the Myth of the Lone Genius Founder (Wired)

The Wire
Groucho's Named A Top Franchise By Entrepreneur Magazine

SCBIO Announces 2019 Executive Committee For State’s Life Sciences Organization Board

MUSC Graduate Nursing Program Ranks Among Nation’s Best

Citadel, UofSC Band With Three Other Universities To Tackle Ocean Health/Climate Change Issues

SCE&G Offers Customer Assistance Programs To Those Affected By Financial Hardships

9Round Ranked A Top Franchise In Entrepreneur’s 40th Annual Franchise 500

Scott Clark
Michelin North America, Inc. 
Chairman & President

Scott Clark was appointed chairman and president of Michelin North America in January 2018. From 2007 to 2017, Clark served as executive vice president of Michelin North America and chief operating officer of Michelin Americas Small Tires. He was senior vice president of Michelin in Asia where he led Michelin’s truck tire division from 2005 to 2007. 

Clark has also served as vice president of marketing and sales in Europe and vice president of marketing in North America, both for the passenger and light truck business. 

After earning a bachelor of science in Business Administration and an MBA from the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., Clark spent eight years in marketing with the Ralston Purina Company before joining Michelin in 1996.