Category Archives: Government

Lindsey Jacobs, Organizer and Public Education Advocate, Files for Greenville City Council Election

[caption id="attachment_31669" align="alignleft" width="200"] Lindsey Jacobs[/caption] Organizer, Public Education Advocate Files for Greenville City Council Election GREENVILLE, S.C. (April 1, 2019) - Lindsey Jacobs has filed for the Greenville City Council at-large seat currently held by George Fletcher. She will compete in the Democratic primary, held on June 11, 2019, to run in the general…
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Mauldin Listed on Safewise’s Top Twenty Safest Cities in South Carolina

MAULDIN, SC – Mauldin was listed on SafeWise’s top twenty safest cities in South Carolina for 2019. South Carolina’s safest cities blow away the state’s overall violent crime rate of 6.14 (compared to 4.49 nationally). Each of the cities that made the list boasts a violent crime rate of fewer than 3.5 incidents per 1,000…
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Mauldin Hires Business & Development Services Department Director

MAULDIN, SC – During its February 18, 2019 meeting, Mauldin City Council appointed its Economic Development Planner David Dyrhaug as the Director of its Business and Development Services Department. Dyrhaug brings a depth of experience in planning, economic development and zoning. Dyrhaug has over 15 years of public sector planning and management experience, more than…
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Author, Baylor University Professor Mary P. Nichols delivers lecture in Tocqueville Series “Love, Friendship and Politics”

[caption id="attachment_30569" align="alignleft" width="340"] The Tocqueville Program at Furman is an intellectual community devoted to seeking clarity about the moral and philosophic questions at the heart of political life.[/caption] Mary P. Nichols, author and Professor Emerita, Department of Political Science at Baylor University, will speak on the campus of Furman University Wednesday, Feb. 27, at…
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Mauldin Hires Interim Public Works Director

MAULDIN, SC – The City of Mauldin is actively engaged in the recruitment of a Public Works Director. In the meantime, the City has hired Kevin Bronson to serve as the interim Public Works Director. Mr. Bronson, who holds a Bachelor’s degree from Clemson University and a Master’s degree from Clemson University and the University…
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City of Greenville, SC, Implements OnBoard Portal by ClerkBase

The City of Greenville, SC has implemented OnBoard, the one-stop portal to board and commission management. OnBoard, one of ClerkBase’s suite of open government solutions, allows users to update contact information for board members, track membership, print board books, create mailing lists, run term expiration reports, and much more. The city had been using a…
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CPW Employee Receives District Wide Award for Wastewater Treatment Operations

GREER – Greer Commission of Public Works (CPW) employee David Viers was recently named the “Wastewater Operator of the Year” by the Water Environment Association of South Carolina Blue Ridge Foothills District. David has been with CPW since February 2016 and currently serves as the wastewater treatment plant lead operator. David was nominated and selected…
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South Carolina House Speaker Jay Lucas to present keynote at Wilkins Awards Dinner Jan. 8 in Columbia

[caption id="attachment_29113" align="alignleft" width="257"] S.C. House Speaker Jay Lucas will offer remarks during a dinner recognizing winners of the David H. Wilkins Awards for Excellence in Legislative and Civic Leadership.[/caption] South Carolina House Speaker Jay Lucas will offer remarks on principled leadership Tuesday, Jan. 8, at a Columbia dinner honoring the recipients of the David…
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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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