Small Business Month

The Upstate's small business owners are a driving economic force providing hundreds of unique services.  Many are your neighbors, who started with an idea that blossomed into a profitable business and a labor of love.  Listen throughout the month of May for unique stories and sit down conversations as we visit with Upstate small business owners.  We think you'll find it interesting as 106.3 WORD News takes you behind the scenes into the personal triumphs, struggles and services provided by these resilient individuals.  May is Small Business Month at 106.3 WORD.  Listen as we share their stories!

May 23, 2018 - 9:54 am
Throughout the month of May 106.3 WORD is highlighting small businesses in the Upstate. Today, we are taking a look at Stomping Grounds Coffee House and Wine Bar. Owner Lisa Garland was hit by the recession of 2010 while in the field of education. She decided to go out on a limb and open a coffee...
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Seth Stokes
May 23, 2018 - 6:00 am
Throughout the month of May 106.3 WORD is highlighting small businesses in the Upstate. Today, we are taking a look at a City Scape Winery. Located in Pelzer, City Scape is the only winery in Greenville County. It is owned by Josh and Deborah Jones, a couple who took their passion for wine and...
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May 21, 2018 - 12:07 pm
Throughout the month of May 106.3 WORD is highlighting small businesses in the Upstate. Today, we are taking a look at a local TV show, Good Mood Good Food. Show creator, JoAnn Johnson, owns a local catering company and turned her passion for food and life into late night talk style show about food...
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May 18, 2018 - 11:17 am
Throughout the month of May 106.3 WORD is highlighting small businesses in the Upstate. Today, we are taking a look at Master's Credit Consultants. 106.3 WORD sat down with owners Joseph and Rebecca Wallace to find out more about their dive into credit repair and how they feel small businesses in...
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May 18, 2018 - 6:00 am
Throughout the month of May 106.3 WORD is highlighting small businesses in the Upstate. Today, we are taking a look at the oldest family owned business in downtown Greenville; Ayers Leather Shop. Celebrating their 67th year, Ayers has been a staple in Greenville. Owner Deb Ayers spoke with 106.3...
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May 17, 2018 - 6:00 am
Throughout the month of May 106.3 WORD is highlighting small businesses in the Upstate. Today, we are taking a look at the Bateman Law Firm. Owner John Bateman spoke with 106.3 WORD about what got him into the realm of law, why DUI law, and doing business in the Upstate. Video of 106.3 WORD Small...
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May 16, 2018 - 6:00 am
Throughout the month of May 106.3 WORD is highlighting small businesses in the Upstate. Today, we are taking a look at 9Round. 9Round is a fitness center known the world over that got its start in Simpsonville, SC. Owners Shannon and Heather Hudson sat down with 106.3 WORD and spoke about their...
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May 14, 2018 - 3:31 pm
Throughout the month of May 106.3 WORD is highlighting small businesses in the Upstate. Today, we are taking a look at the Rick Erwin Dining Group. Starting in corporate America with Ryan's Steakhouse in the 80's, owner Rick Erwin branched out and has made a major name for himself in the Upstate...
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May 14, 2018 - 9:45 am
Throughout the month of May 106.3 WORD is highlighting small businesses in the Upstate. Today, we are taking a look at D&D Motors in Greer. D&D Motors is a single location, family owned Ford dealership that has been serving the Upstate since 1937. 106.3 WORD sat down with GM/President, Skip...
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May 11, 2018 - 6:00 am
Throughout the month of May 106.3 WORD is highlighting small businesses in the Upstate. Today, we are taking a look at Engineered Sleep. Engineered Sleep is a mattress production company based in Greenville that sells directly to consumers. Owner Jay Orders' family has been in the mattress game for...
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