Category Archives: Government

Riley Institute at Furman University announces winners of Wilkins Leadership Awards

[gallery size="medium" link="none" columns="2" ids="17948,17949"] Furman University’s Riley Institute has announced that Sen. John W. Matthews, Jr. (D-Orangeburg) and Charlotte Berry of Columbia, a lifetime philanthropist and community leader, will be recipients of the 2018 David H. Wilkins awards recognizing outstanding legislative and civic leadership in the state. The winners will be honored at the…
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Cayce Police Captain Graduates from the FBI National Academy

[caption id="attachment_17965" align="alignleft" width="150"] Capt. J. Gleaton[/caption] CAYCE, SC: The City of Cayce is proud to announce that Captain James “Jimmy” Gleaton of the Cayce Department of Public Safety (CDPS) graduated from the 273rd Session of the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy (FBINA) on September 13, 2018. Captain Gleaton, whom has been with 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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The state of South Carolina launches first-ever recruitment website for state careers

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Our state. Your future. Discover the possibilities. That’s what stage agencies want people to remember and consider state careers when they search for a job. Today, South Carolina Department of Administration (Admin) Executive Director Marcia Adams announced the launch of the recruitment website, careers.sc.gov. The website is part of the state’s first-ever…
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Statewide Coalition Hosts Employer Summit on October 9

COLUMBIA, SC (August 15) – In celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the SC Disability Employment Coalition is inviting businesses in SC to attend the third annual Employer Summit, South Carolina’s Workforce: Empowering All. The Summit will build on strategies for hiring people with disabilities and help create a more inclusive work environment. Society…
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Wicker, Ham Join South Carolina Board of Financial Institutions

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Aug. 3, 2018) – Two longtime bankers began terms on the South Carolina Board of Financial Institutions on Aug. 1. Wayne Wicker, chairman and chief executive officer of Myrtle Beach-based South Atlantic Bank, and Barry Ham, president of Manning-headquartered Bank of Clarendon, officially commenced their four-year terms on June 30, but Wednesday marked…
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Edwards Appointed Executive Director

Nanette Edwards, a 12-year veteran with the Office of Regulatory Staff (ORS), has been appointed as the agency’s second executive director. Edwards has been with the ORS since 2005, serving as a staff attorney, Deputy General Counsel, Chief Counsel and Director of Legal Services before becoming the Deputy Executive Director in 2014. Edwards will complete…
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Cayce Mayor Elise Partin to Run for Third Full Term in November 2018

[caption id="attachment_16024" align="alignleft" width="300"] Cayce Mayor Elise Partin to Run for Third Full Term in November 2018[/caption] First female mayor seeks next term after 10 years in office July 20, 2018 (COLUMBIA, S.C.) – Cayce, S.C. Mayor Elise Partin formally announces her candidacy for re-election for a third full term to the office of Mayor…
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Midlands mayors lead statewide, national efforts

JUNE 20, 2018 (COLUMBIA, S.C.): Three active members of the Midlands Mayors Forum have stepped forward to lead statewide and national civic leadership organizations, putting to further use the wisdom and experience they’ve gained in the Midlands. Since last summer, Cayce Mayor Elise Partin has served as president of the Municipal Association of South Carolina;…
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Kershaw County named All-America City

Kershaw County named All-America City Kershaw County, SC – Kershaw County has been named a 2018 All-America City by the National Civic League at its annual awards ceremony in Denver, Colorado. Twenty finalists were selected to provide a community presentation to the panel of award judges. Following the presentations, Kershaw County was chosen as one…
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