Category Archives: Government

Greenville Chamber Hires New Team Member, Other Staff Updates

[gallery link="file" columns="2" size="full" ids="28306,28307"] (Greenville, SC) The Greenville Chamber has hired Madison Hall as Government Relations Manager and Andrew Van is transitioning to a new role as Programs Manager. Madison Hall will serve as the Government Relations Manager. In this role, Madison will work in all areas of the Chamber’s business advocacy initiatives. A…
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Columbia University Professor Emerita Lisa Anderson to speak about U.S.-Middle East Foreign Policy Dec. 6

[caption id="attachment_28006" align="alignleft" width="1140"] Furman hosts Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Lisa Anderson in “U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East: From Truman to Trump” Thursday, Dec. 6[/caption] Lisa Anderson, professor emerita of international relations at Columbia University and former president of American University in Cairo, will speak on the campus of Furman University Thursday,…
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Treasurer Curtis Loftis Appoints Melissa Simmons to Expanded Role at State Treasurer’s Office

[caption id="attachment_27818" align="alignleft" width="300"] Melissa Simmons, Director of the Banking and Investments for the State Treasurer's Office[/caption] South Carolina Treasurer Curtis Loftis has appointed Melissa D. Simmons, CPA, CFP as Director of Banking and Investments for the agency. Simmons joined the State Treasurer’s Office staff in August 2016, as a Senior Assistant State Treasurer and…
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Furman University hosts American Enterprise Institute President Arthur C. Brooks in “Bringing America Together” Dec. 4

[caption id="attachment_27834" align="alignnone" width="2728"] Brooks’ talk, “Bringing America Together,” is part of Furman's Tocqueville Lecture Series, “Love, Friendship, and Politics”[/caption] Brooks’ talk, “Bringing America Together,” is part of the Tocqueville Lecture Series, “Love, Friendship, and Politics” Arthur C. Brooks, president of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), will speak on the campus of Furman University Tuesday,…
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Cox Receives Honor from South Carolina Recreation & Parks Association

(Greenville SC) Jan Cox, community programs manager for the City of Greenville’s Parks & Recreation Department, received the South Carolina Recreation and Parks Association’s (SCRPA) Professional of the Year Award at the 73rd annual SCRPA Conference held in Greenville this week. According to SCRPA, the award is presented each year to recognize a member of…
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City Asks for Residents’ Help During Leaf Season

1. (Greenville SC) It is “leaf season” in the city of Greenville and 10 crews and three street sweepers are working six days a week to collect what is expected to total nearly 12 million pounds of leaves by the end of December. To aid in this effort, the City is asking residents to make…
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Mauldin Launches New Website Built By Engenius

MAULDIN, SC – The City of Mauldin has launched a new look for their website. Built by Engenius, the new website prioritizes communication with the city’s residents. The website enables residents, businesses, and visitors to access information and services in an easy-to-navigate format. The new website is designed to be intuitive and user-friendly, giving people…
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Historian Douglas Brinkley to speak about the American Presidency Thursday, Oct. 25

[caption id="attachment_26111" align="alignleft" width="1140"] In a recent profile, the Chicago Tribune called Douglas Brinkley “America’s new past master.”[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—Douglas Brinkley, a best-selling author and one of America’s most revered presidential historians, will speak at The Poinsett Club in downtown Greenville on Thursday, Oct. 25, at 6 p.m. His talk, “Highs and Lows of the…
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Treasurer Curtis Loftis Launches 2018 Future Scholar Holler Sweepstakes

Treasurer Curtis Loftis Launches 2018 Future Scholar Holler Sweepstakes —Winners Receive Game Tickets, Signed Memorabilia and $529 in College Savings— COLUMBIA, S.C. (September 20, 2018) – South Carolina Treasurer Curtis Loftis announced the launch of the second annual Future Scholar Holler Sweepstakes. Young Clemson University and University of South Carolina football fans who love to…
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