Category Archives: Government

Senator Scott Receives 2017 Jack Kemp Foundation Leadership Award

[caption id="attachment_18954" align="alignnone" width="960"] Senator Scott receives award from Jimmy Kemp, son of Jack Kemp, and Joanne Kemp, wife of Jack Kemp.[/caption] Washington – U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) received the 2017 Jack Kemp Leadership Award for his commitment to tax reform, fighting poverty, and strengthening the American family. Vice President Mike Pence was in attendance…
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Riley Institute At Furman University Announces Winners Of Wilkins Leadership Awards

[caption id="attachment_18549" align="alignnone" width="1140"] Furman President Elizabeth Davis will co-host the awards ceremony with David H. Wilkins and Dick Riley.[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C. —Furman University’s Riley Institute has announced that Rep. Weston Newton (R-Beaufort and Jasper Counties) and Maj. Gen. Charles F. Bolden Jr. (USMC-Ret.), former astronaut and head of NASA, are recipients of the David…
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Mauldin appoints Joe Lanahan Recreation Director

MAULDIN, SC – City Council approved City Administrator Trey Eubanks’ appointment of Joe Lanahan as Recreation Director for the City of Mauldin during the October 16th City Council Meeting. Joe joins the Mauldin team from Greenville County Parks, Recreation and Tourism, where he was the Program Manager for the past 12 years. Before working for…
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Furman University Presents National Conference On Climate Change Nov. 8-9

[caption id="attachment_18159" align="alignnone" width="1140"] “Climate Change is Real: Now What?” Nov. 8-9 is free and open to the public. Registration is not required.[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—Furman University will present a conference on climate change Wednesday, Nov. 8 and Thursday, Nov. 9 from 7-8:30 p.m. in Shaw Hall of Younts Conference Center on campus. The two-evening conference,…
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Legislators To Speak At WhatWorksSC Award Celebration Oct. 24

GREENVILLE, S.C.—South Carolina Representatives Rita Allison (R-Spartanburg) and James Smith (D-Richland) will discuss public education in South Carolina as part of the seventh annual WhatWorksSC™ award luncheon to be held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 12:30 p.m. The conversation with the two legislators will be moderated by Linda O’Bryon, president and…
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New York Times Columnist Maureen Dowd To Speak At Poinsett Club Oct. 19 At 7 P.m.

[caption id="attachment_17206" align="alignleft" width="230"] Maureen Dowd, Pulitzer Prize winner and The New York Times columnist[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—The American History Book Club and Forum, Upcountry History Museum and Furman University will host The New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd Thursday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. at The Poinsett Club in downtown Greenville. Dowd will be joined…
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President/CEO of Fountain Inn Chamber of Commerce Announces Retirement

FOUNTAIN INN. S.C. - The Fountain Inn Chamber of Commerce has announced that Chamber President/CEO John Hastings, Sr. will be retiring effective November 1, 2017. Hastings started his Chamber career as a business member on behalf of his real estate company. He went on to serve as a board member before being selected in 2010…
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The Abernathy General Manager Elected To Clemson Area Chamber Of Commerce Board

Gary Cohen Named Newest Board Member for Clemson Area Chamber of Commerce CLEMSON, SC | August 30, 2017 – Gary Cohen, General Manager of Clemson's newest hotel, The Abernathy, has been elected to the Clemson Area Chamber of Commerce Board. Prior to The Abernathy, Cohen opened fourteen hotels with Marriott. Gary also held General Manager positions…
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