Category Archives: Government

Clemson Joint City/University board seeking nominations

CLEMSON – The Clemson Joint City/University Advisory Board is seeking nominations for the 2016 Abernathy/Cox One Clemson Awards, given annually to an organization and/or individual whose accomplishments have served both Clemson University and the City of Clemson and have made a significant impact on both entities. Any member of the City or University community may…
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Spartanburg CVB creates ‘Tour of Textile Town’

SPARTANBURG, SC – Once known as the “Lowell of the South,” Spartanburg County had more than 100,000 people employed in textile mills over the course of two centuries. Now, visitors can experience how the Upstate made an impact on the American economy. The Spartanburg Convention & Visitors Bureau (SCVB) has produced a revised edition of its…
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In-house absentee voting begins Tuesday, Jan. 19 in Anderson County

The Board of Voter Registration and Elections of Anderson County will begin in-house absentee voting on Tuesday, January 19. Anderson County Registered voters, who qualify, and need to cast an absentee ballot for the Republican or Democratic Presidential Preference Primary Elections may do so during the hours of 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. weekdays. “We have completed all of…
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SC legislative initiative would give state workers cost-of-living increase

Too many state employees can’t afford to live. That was the resounding message at a press conference held today at the SC Statehouse. The purpose of the event, organized by the S.C. State Employees Association (SCSEA), was to announce a state budget proposal, championed by Senators John Courson (R-Richland) and Darrell Jackson (D-Richland), that would…
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Anderson County to conduct tabulating test Jan. 19

On Tuesday, January 19 beginning at 9:30 a.m. we will be conducting the tabulating tests for the optical scan ballots to insure that the scanner is Counting votes cast for each candidate accurately for all parties and contests in compliance with SC Code of Laws 7-13-1390(c). This test will be conducted at the Anderson County Board of Voter…
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Greenville County Redevelopment Authority announces board and officers for 2016

The Greenville County Redevelopment Authority (GCRA) is pleased to announce its 2016 board of directors appointed by the Greenville County Council. The board's executive committee was elected in a recent board meeting and includes Todd Yeomans as chairman, Walter Moragne as vice-chairman, and Jane Kizer as treasurer. Charlotte Osmer and Tom Van Norstrand were re-appointed…
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‘Right to Try’ bill clears S.C. Senate subcommittee

Columbia, S.C.— A subcommittee of the Senate Medical Affairs Committee gave the “Right to Try” bill (S.929) a unanimous 5-0 vote today, picking up a new co-sponsor in the process. Senator Joel Lourie (D-Richland) signed onto the bill sponsored by Senator Paul Campbell (R-Berkeley) and Senator Danny Verdin(R-Laurens). “Right to Try” is a bipartisan movement sweeping…
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SC Works workshops and hiring events scheduled

SC Works WorkLink offers free workshops available to the public at each of the Centers. If you are in need of an upgrade to your computer skills, interviewing skills, résumé and cover letter writing, or interested in learning more about our online job search database SC Works Online (jobs.scworks.org), make plans to attend one of…
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Oconee Economic Alliance earns ‘Award of Excellence’ by Expansion Solutions magazine

The Oconee Economic Alliance has been recognized as a “Top Five” economic development organization for Metal Fabrication by Expansion Solutions Magazine in their 2015 Awards of Excellence. The “Top Five” Awards of Excellence designation recognizes economic development organizations that have shown exceptional progress in recruiting new businesses to their market and working with existing industries.…
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