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30 Years Ago, Mill Workers Fled South Carolina in Droves. Now, Its Startup Scene Is Making a Remarkable Transformation
Our hometown of Greenville, SC has been recognized by Inc. Magazine on their Surge Cities list this year. I'm quoted in the lead article.
When Scott Millwood was growing up and going to college near Greenville, South Carolina, he says, "I didn't see it as a place where I'd want to live." With the textile industry moving its mills to Asia, "the city faced a really tough transition." Millwood remembers the grand old Poinsett Hotel, erected in 1925, sitting vacant downtown. "There were no windows, and homeless people were burning trash-can fires