Category Archives: Government

Furman University professor elected to board of National Committee on U.S.-China Relations

[caption id="attachment_22988" align="alignnone" width="1140"] Katherine Palmer Kaup of Furman University has been elected to the Board of Directors of the National Committee on United States-China Relations (NCUSCR)[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—Katherine Palmer Kaup, the James B. Duke Professor of Asian Studies and Politics and International Affairs at Furman University, has been elected to the Board of Directors…
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Democrat Carrie Counton Announces South Carolina House Candidacy

GREENVILLE, South Carolina— Greenville resident Carrie Counton is pleased to announce her candidacy for the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Representative Dwight Loftis in South Carolina House District 19. The district encompasses the Sans Souci area, Cherrydale, Furman, and Berea areas. The election is June 12, 2018. About Carrie Counton Carrie has lived in South…
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Business leader Guy Furay announces for Congress as American Party candidate

GREENVILLE, S.C. – With a promise to always “Listen First,” local business leader Guy Furay announced he is seeking the American Party’s nomination for Congress in the Fourth District. Furay founded The Insurance Source, an independent brokerage specializing in health, life, disability and dental insurance, in 2005 and has been extremely active in the Greenville,…
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Guy Furay secures nomination for Congress as American Party candidate

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Local business leader Guy Furay has locked-in the American Party’s nomination for Congress in the Fourth District. Furay founded The Insurance Source, an independent brokerage specializing in health, life, disability and dental insurance, in 2005 and has been extremely active in the Greenville, Spartanburg and Greer business communities. His knowledge of the…
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Business leader Guy Furay announces for Congress as American Party candidate

GREENVILLE, S.C. – With a promise to always “Listen First,” local business leader Guy Furay announced he is seeking the American Party’s nomination for Congress in the Fourth District. Furay founded The Insurance Source, an independent brokerage specializing in health, life, disability and dental insurance, in 2005 and has been extremely active in the Greenville,…
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Taylors Fire and Sewer District Receives WEASC Excellence in Collection System Operations Award

[caption id="attachment_21657" align="alignleft" width="201"] Cutline: Samantha Babb, Director of Sewer Services for the Taylors Fire and Sewer District, recently accepted the Water Environment Association of South Carolina's (WEASC) Excellence in Collection System Operations Award for 2017 on behalf of the district. The award was presented at the March 2018 South Carolina Environmental Conference held in…
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Furman University, Upstate Chamber Coalition, WYFF 4 To Host Gubernatorial Debates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GREENVILLE, S.C.—The Upstate Chamber Coalition, Furman University and WYFF News 4 will host Democratic and Republican gubernatorial debates this spring. The Democratic debate will be held Sunday, April 22 at Furman’s Younts Conference Center. The Republican debate will be held Tuesday, May 29 at McAlister Auditorium. “We’re proud to partner with Furman…
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GADC Announces Strong Job Growth & Investment for 2017; Honeywell Aerospace Honored with Chairman’s Award

[caption id="attachment_22195" align="alignnone" width="2048"] Honeywell Aerospace's John Sandfort Presented Chairman's Award by GADC Chair Debbie Nelson[/caption] Greenville County announces $336 million invested, 1,789 jobs announced; Honeywell Aerospace honored with Chairman’s Award for impact, contributions GREENVILLE, S.C. – May 9, 2018 – The Greenville Area Development Corporation (GADC), charged with promoting and enhancing quality of life…
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Spartanburg Chamber Names Zach Fox as Communications Coordinator

SPARTANBURG, SC — April 2, 2018 — The Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the addition of Zach Fox as communications coordinator. Fox comes to the Spartanburg Chamber after more than four years with the Spartanburg Herald-Journal. A Greer native and lifelong Upstate resident, Fox graduated from the University of South Carolina…
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Jasmine Road Announces Messick as New Executive Director

[caption id="attachment_21659" align="alignleft" width="240"] Beth Messick, Jasmine Road Executive Director[/caption] Greenville, S.C. (April 13, 2018) – The board of directors of Jasmine Road recently announced that Beth Messick has been selected as the nonprofit's new Executive Director. Jasmine Road is a 501(c)3 organization with a mission focused on providing a path to freedom and a…
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