Category Archives: Government

Domtar president named to board of Federal Reserve Charlotte branch

FORT MILL, S.C. -- Domtar Corporation UFS announced that Michael D. Garcia, Domtar’s pulp and paper division president, was appointed to the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Charlotte Branch, for a two-year term, effective January 1, 2017. The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond is part of the nation’s central bank…
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City of Cayce supports municipal association advocacy initiatives

CAYCE, SC –The City of Cayce is proud to announce its support for the Municipal Association of South Carolina’s (MASC) 2017 advocacy initiatives for the state’s 270 cities and towns. Cayce City Council signed a resolution in support of the MASC advocacy initiatives at the January 3rd council meeting. Cayce, along with hundreds of other…
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Street closings announced in downtown Columbia for MLK Day parade

The Columbia Police Department announces the following street closings for King Day at the Dome on Monday, January 16, 2017. Parking for the event is available at the City of Columbia parking garages located at 800 and 1100 Washington Street and 1100 Lady Street. The parade will head east on Washington Street, then south on…
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Columbia City Council to unveil Vision Statement on Jan. 31

Throughout 2016, Columbia City Council members worked diligently to come up with a strategic plan to improve the overall quality of life in the city. That strategic plan, known as City Council’s Vision Statement, describes what their ideal state for citizens, businesses, students and tourists will be in the future. Think of it as a…
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South Carolina Legislative Black Caucus announces leadership positions

STATEHOUSE  - Members of the South Carolina Legislative Black Caucus convened in Hilton Head, SC on December 7-9, for its annual policy retreat, to organize and announce its 2017-2019 leadership team. John Richard C. King (SC District 49, Representative) will move up to serve as Chairman, while Jerry N. Govan, Jr.  (SC District 95, Representative)…
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Rep. Leon Howard reelected as chairman of SC House committee

Columbia, SC (December 8, 2016) – The South Carolina Legislative Black Caucus (SCLBC) is pleased to announce that SC Representative Leon Howard has been reelected for his fourth term as Chairman of the Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee (3M Committee). This makes him the only African-American and Democrat to chair a standing committee…
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Richland County recognized for leadership in eco-friendly practices

(RICHLAND PIO) — Richland County is the recipient of two environmental awards that laud the County’s leadership in “green” practices. At the annual Gala for a Greener Midlands on Dec. 9, Keep the Midlands Beautiful presented Richland County Councilman Jim Manning, District 8, with the Green Elected Official Award and Rudy Curtis, former interim director…
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