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,

Cox to sell residential lumber division to Va.-based company

Source: Columbia Business Report

December 19, 2017

Cox Industries is selling its residential lumber division assets to Virginia-based Culpeper Wood Preservers. Included in the sale are Cox manufacturing plants in Orangeburg and Branchville, as well as North Carolina facilities in Coleridge and Cove City. All Cox residential business employees will

Michelin names Scott Clark to lead North American operations in Greenville

Source: The Greenville News, Anna B. Mitchell

December 19, 2017

The Michelin Group has chosen a successor for retiring North American CEO Pete Selleck. In an announcement Tuesday afternoon, the French tire maker announced that longtime company vice president Scott Clark will be taking over leadership duties at the company's regional headquarters in Greenville.

21 South Carolina Leaders Selected for Liberty Fellowship’s 14th Class

Source: Liberty Fellowship

December 12, 2017

Individually, the 21 leaders chosen for Liberty Fellowship’s 14th class are accomplished and impressive. Connected to the broader network of 290 Liberty Fellows working collaboratively across South Carolina, they are an engine for change. “Adding new perspectives and expertise to the Liberty

Asana Partners to acquire retail portion of 3 Crescent Communities projects

Source: Charlotte Business Journal, Ashley Fahey

December 6, 2017

Prolific retail real estate investment firm Asana Partners has entered an agreement with developer Crescent Communities to acquire the retail component of three of its projects. Asana, a Charlotte-based company that has acquired several high-profile properties in uptown, South End and other urban

Could the crush of development mean curtains for the peninsula's theaters?

Source: Charleston City Paper, Maura Hogan

November 15, 2017

Before you even crack the front door of PURE Theatre, you'll spot artful signs of the sweat equity that the company has put into creating its current home at 477 King St. Outré, framed posters from recent productions punctuate the storefront's glass façade. A smart, arched little bar beckons from

John Gettys: ‘...We’re on a trajectory that is lights out right now’

Source: The Herald, David Thackham

November 4, 2017

John Gettys said he feels like he hasn’t yet awakened from a whirlwind since being elected as Rock Hill’s next mayor. He’s taken congratulatory calls from residents across the city, he said, all promising to work together on shared concerns. The Herald interviewed Gettys Friday morning at the