McNair’s Pam Baker Elected to USC Board of Visitors

Source: Soda City Biz Wire

July 11, 2018

Columbia, South Carolina – July 10, 2018 – McNair is pleased to announce that shareholder Pam Baker has been elected to the University of South Carolina’s (USC) Board of Visitors. Board members are elected by the Board of Trustees to be ambassadors who advocate in their communities on behalf of the

Program could use former SCETV towers to bring internet to rural areas

Source: The Post and Courier - Brenda Rindge

July 1, 2018

When Annie Brown wanted to check job postings and social media recently, she headed to the St. Stephen Library to access the internet on one of their computers. “I don’t have internet where I’m staying,” she said. “So I have to come here or another library.” Brown is one of about half a million Sout

Three new leaders elected at AIA Conference on Architecture 2018

Source: The American Institute of Architects - AIA Staff

June 21, 2018

The 2020 President-elect, the 2019-2020 Secretary, and an At-large Director were elected in New York City Three new leaders were elected at AIA Conference on Architecture 2018, including the 2020 President-elect. 2019 First Vice President/2020 President-elect L. Jane Frederick, FAIA, from AIA South

Automating Your Government Experience With Chatbots

Source: South Carolina Public Radio - Mike Switzer

June 13, 2018

These days, when you’re visiting a new website, a chat box will often pop up and ask if you need help. And you may not even be aware that many times these are automated and are known as chatbots. Our next guest believes that these chatbots can help make your relationship with local government more e

What Gowdy, Scott think is needed to unify people

Source: The State - Bristow Marchant

April 6, 2018

How can you reach across social divides to form lasting friendships? You can start by giving up a Senate seat. When South Carolina's seat in the U.S. Senate came open in 2012, then-Congressman Tim Scott asked his colleague Trey Gowdy if he would be interested in the job. "He said, 'I’ll tell you the

Hollingsworth Funds names Gage Weekes new president and CEO

Source: Upstate Business Journal - Trevor Anderson

March 8, 2018

Greenville-based Hollingsworth Funds announced Tuesday, March 7, it has named Gage Weekes as its new president and CEO. Weekes succeeds James W. Terry, who will transition to a part-time role as director of strategic assets in charge of investment and real estate strategies. “Professionally and pers

Charleston's Kathleen Wilson to enter S.C. Athletic Hall of Fame

Source: The Post and Courier, Derrek Asberry

February 19, 2018

Class of 2010 Liberty Fellow Kathleen Wilson brought marathon swimming to South Carolina in 1997 with her first long swim around Key West, FL. Over the next 20 years, Wilson successfully completed the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim, the English Channel, the Tampa Bay Marathon Swim, the Catalina Chan

Gettys sworn in as Rock Hill mayor

Source: The Herald, Tracy Kimball

January 9, 2018

Newly-elected Rock Hill Mayor John Gettys said the community needs to work to ensure all citizens of Rock Hill "reap the benefits of our shared prosperity." Gettys replaces Doug Echols, who served as mayor for 20 years. Gettys defeated candidate William "Bump" Roddey in a runoff election on Oct. 31,