Category Archives: Government

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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Taylors Fire and Sewer District Receives Top Award from SCDHEC

[caption id="attachment_21655" align="alignleft" width="200"] Cutline: Samantha Babb, Director of Sewer Services for the Taylors Fire and Sewer District, recently accepted the South Carolina Department of Health and Environment Control (SCDHEC) Facility Award of Excellence 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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County Employee Named State’s 2017 Outstanding Conservation District Employee

[caption id="attachment_21087" align="aligncenter" width="835"] Conservation District staff celebrate with Lynn in Columbia at the awards ceremony[/caption] Education Program Coordinator, Lynn Pilewski, of the Greenville County Soil & Water Conservation District was recognized this week as the 2017 South Carolina Outstanding Conservation District Employee. The award recognizes professionalism and dedication to conservation district programs. Over the…
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Greenville Water Treatment Plants Receive Prestigious Recognition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Olivia Sloan 864-241-6027 osloan@greenvillewater.com Greenville Water Treatment Plants Receive Prestigious Recognition Greenville SC – March 13, 2018 – Greenville Water’s Witty Adkins Water Treatment Plant and L.B. Stovall Water Treatment Plant received the prestigious Presidents Award and Directors Award from the Partnership for Safe Water. The Adkins Plant has received the…
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European Parliament Member to Speak at Furman March 22

[caption id="attachment_20976" align="alignnone" width="1140"] Roberta Metsola, European Parliament Member (Malta), will speak about "Politics in the Age of Populism" March 22[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—European Parliament Member for Malta Roberta Metsola will speak on “Politics in the Age of Populism” Thursday, March 22 at 7 p.m. in Furman University’s Younts Conference Center. Her talk, which is free…
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