Spartanburg http://wfae.org en BMW Plans To Hire 800 At Its Spartanburg Plant http://wfae.org/post/bmw-plans-hire-800-its-spartanburg-plant <p align="left">The BMW plant in Spartanburg is expanding yet again.&nbsp; The company announced plans Friday to add 800 jobs to the facility over the next two years.&nbsp; That will bring BMW’s total workforce there to 8,800.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p align="left">Twenty years ago BMW opened the plant in Spartanburg with 500 workers.&nbsp; The company said its location between the Port of Charleston and I-85 made it ideal, plus South Carolina offers good technical training. &nbsp;</p> Sat, 29 Mar 2014 01:22:36 +0000 Lisa Miller 47904 at http://wfae.org BMW Plans To Hire 800 At Its Spartanburg Plant South Carolina College Cuts Tuition By 43 Percent http://wfae.org/post/south-carolina-college-cuts-tuition-43-percent <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A women's college in South Carolina is reducing undergraduate tuition by 43 percent. That means tuition at Converse College in Spartanburg&nbsp; will be $16,500 a year. It's currently about $29,000. College&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">president Betsy Fleming says the move is in response to growing concern about rising tuition.</span></p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 20:38:29 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 35105 at http://wfae.org South Carolina College Cuts Tuition By 43 Percent