Category Archives: Government

Newcomers to vie for District 3 seat on Greer City Council in November

Four incumbents will be unopposed in the City of Greer’s non-partisan general election on Nov. 5 after candidate filing closed today at noon. Greer residents Mark Hopper and Andrew Hopkins filed to run for the District 3 seat on Greer City Council. Incumbent Kimberly Bookert, who won a special election in 2010 to fill the…
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Senator Scott Accepting Applications for Fall 2019 Internships

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) has announced he is accepting congressional internship applications for available positions in his Washington DC, North Charleston, Columbia and Greenville offices for the fall of 2019. The internship program offers undergraduate and graduate students practical experience in constituent services, the legislative process, government policy, and press. The internship provides students…
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U.S. Attorney’s Office Concludes 28th Annual Seminar Series on School Safety

United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of South Carolina has wrapped up its 28th Annual Safe Schools Seminars Series. The Safe Schools Seminars bring together law enforcement and school personnel charged with protecting children—such as superintendents, administrators, counselors, school resource officers, nurses, and social workers—to discuss some…
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Mauldin City Council Approves the 2020 Budget

MAULDIN, SC – During its June 17, 2019 meeting, the Mayor and City Council unanimously passed the City’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year, which commences on July 1, 2019. The Fiscal Year 2020 budget makes significant investments in the City’s parks, recreation, and public safety operations, while also providing funding for the provision of…
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Mauldin Listed Among Most Affordable Places To Live In SC For 2019

MAULDIN, SC – No matter where you end up in South Carolina, you can be sure of two things: the food will be epic and the affordability will be shocking. You can stroll through the streets of Charleston on a haunted ghost tour, cheer on the Gamecocks during a football game in Columbia, and hit…
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Mauldin Awarded Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

MAULDIN, SC – The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to City of Mauldin by Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of government accounting and…
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Lindsey Jacobs, Organizer and Public Education Advocate, Files for Greenville City Council Election

[caption id="attachment_31669" align="alignleft" width="200"] Lindsey Jacobs[/caption] Organizer, Public Education Advocate Files for Greenville City Council Election GREENVILLE, S.C. (April 1, 2019) - Lindsey Jacobs has filed for the Greenville City Council at-large seat currently held by George Fletcher. She will compete in the Democratic primary, held on June 11, 2019, to run in the general…
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Mauldin Listed on Safewise’s Top Twenty Safest Cities in South Carolina

MAULDIN, SC – Mauldin was listed on SafeWise’s top twenty safest cities in South Carolina for 2019. South Carolina’s safest cities blow away the state’s overall violent crime rate of 6.14 (compared to 4.49 nationally). Each of the cities that made the list boasts a violent crime rate of fewer than 3.5 incidents per 1,000…
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Mauldin Hires Business & Development Services Department Director

MAULDIN, SC – During its February 18, 2019 meeting, Mauldin City Council appointed its Economic Development Planner David Dyrhaug as the Director of its Business and Development Services Department. Dyrhaug brings a depth of experience in planning, economic development and zoning. Dyrhaug has over 15 years of public sector planning and management experience, more than…
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