Category Archives: Government

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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Library historian Wayne Wiegand to speak at Furman University about Greenville desegregation

[caption id="attachment_25714" align="alignnone" width="1140"] Wiegand and his wife, Shirley A. Wiegand, recently published “The Desegregation of Public Libraries in the Jim Crow South: Civil Rights and Local Activism.”[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—Noted American library historian and Florida State University Professor Wayne Wiegand will speak about the efforts to desegregate the Greenville Public Library system Wednesday, Oct. 3,…
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Furman University hosts City College of New York Professor Daniel DiSalvo in Tocqueville Series

[caption id="attachment_25512" align="alignnone" width="1140"] Daniel DiSalvo, Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership at City College, the founding institution of City University of New York (CUNY)[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—Daniel DiSalvo, author and City College of New York-CUNY Associate Professor of Political Science, will speak on the campus of Furman University Thursday, Sept. 27 at 5…
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Carolina Underground Installing New Camera Locations for SCDOT

Greenville, SC (June 6, 2018) – [CAROLINA UNDERGROUND SOLUTIONS] CUS, a leading underground telecommunications contractor and Veteran-Owned business, is installing new camera locations across South Carolina for the SCDOT. President Brad Cunningham, a Marine Corps veteran stated, “Carolina Underground is installing new Camera locations in the Upstate as well as Walterboro SC along I-95 and…
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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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