Category Archives: Government

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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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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Guy Furay secures nomination for Congress as American Party candidate

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Local business leader Guy Furay has locked-in 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, Spartanburg and Greer business communities. His knowledge of the…
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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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