Category Archives: Government

GCDP announces new communications leadership

[caption id="attachment_19235" align="alignleft" width="232"] Laura Haight[/caption] GREENVILLE, SC (Jan. 2, 2018) – Laura Haight, Greenville business owner, columnist, and former journalist, has been named Communications Coordinator of the Greenville County Democratic Party. In making the announcement, party chair Kate Franch said, "The GCDP is excited to have Laura join our team. She brings extensive experience…
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Municipal Association of SC has a new executive director

[caption id="attachment_19237" align="alignleft" width="200"] Wayne George is the new executive director of the Municipal Association of SC[/caption] The new executive director of the Municipal Association of South Carolina is Wayne George, a former mayor, city councilmember and state legislator. The Association represents the state's 271 cities and towns, providing training, advocacy at the state and…
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Senator Scott Receives 2017 Jack Kemp Foundation Leadership Award

[caption id="attachment_18954" align="alignnone" width="960"] Senator Scott receives award from Jimmy Kemp, son of Jack Kemp, and Joanne Kemp, wife of Jack Kemp.[/caption] Washington – U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) received the 2017 Jack Kemp Leadership Award for his commitment to tax reform, fighting poverty, and strengthening the American family. Vice President Mike Pence was in attendance…
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Riley Institute At Furman University Announces Winners Of Wilkins Leadership Awards

[caption id="attachment_18549" align="alignnone" width="1140"] Furman President Elizabeth Davis will co-host the awards ceremony with David H. Wilkins and Dick Riley.[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C. —Furman University’s Riley Institute has announced that Rep. Weston Newton (R-Beaufort and Jasper Counties) and Maj. Gen. Charles F. Bolden Jr. (USMC-Ret.), former astronaut and head of NASA, are recipients of the David…
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Mauldin appoints Joe Lanahan Recreation Director

MAULDIN, SC – City Council approved City Administrator Trey Eubanks’ appointment of Joe Lanahan as Recreation Director for the City of Mauldin during the October 16th City Council Meeting. Joe joins the Mauldin team from Greenville County Parks, Recreation and Tourism, where he was the Program Manager for the past 12 years. Before working for…
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Furman University Presents National Conference On Climate Change Nov. 8-9

[caption id="attachment_18159" align="alignnone" width="1140"] “Climate Change is Real: Now What?” Nov. 8-9 is free and open to the public. Registration is not required.[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—Furman University will present a conference on climate change Wednesday, Nov. 8 and Thursday, Nov. 9 from 7-8:30 p.m. in Shaw Hall of Younts Conference Center on campus. The two-evening conference,…
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Legislators To Speak At WhatWorksSC Award Celebration Oct. 24

GREENVILLE, S.C.—South Carolina Representatives Rita Allison (R-Spartanburg) and James Smith (D-Richland) will discuss public education in South Carolina as part of the seventh annual WhatWorksSC™ award luncheon to be held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 12:30 p.m. The conversation with the two legislators will be moderated by Linda O’Bryon, president and…
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New York Times Columnist Maureen Dowd To Speak At Poinsett Club Oct. 19 At 7 P.m.

[caption id="attachment_17206" align="alignleft" width="230"] Maureen Dowd, Pulitzer Prize winner and The New York Times columnist[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—The American History Book Club and Forum, Upcountry History Museum and Furman University will host The New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd Thursday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. at The Poinsett Club in downtown Greenville. Dowd will be joined…
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