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City announces consultant for GVL2040

 

Tonight’s City Council meeting began with an announcement that czb, LLC, a Virginia-based urban planning and community development firm, will lead GVL2040, the City’s comprehensive planning process, over the next 20 months. To mark the announcement and official launch of the planning process, the project team presented each City Council member with a GVL2040 lapel…

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Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer establishes Columbia office

 

Addition of Spencer Green to the South Carolina Brokerage Team Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer announced they have established an office in Columbia, South Carolina, located at 1320 Main Street, Suite 300. Additionally, Spencer Green has joined the Columbia office as a vice president, and will focus on office and industrial sales and leasing in…

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Richland County names new Administrator

 
Leonardo Brown

Richland County Council announced the selection of Leonardo Brown as the new Richland County Administrator. Brown, who currently serves as County Administrator for Smith County, Texas, is scheduled to start on July 15. Following a nationwide search, Brown, one of four very strong finalists, emerged as the most desirable choice.  Brown has 19 years of progressive management and leadership experience…

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The South Carolina Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy rebrands to Fact Forward

 

The South Carolina Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy is now Fact Forward. After 25 years of commitment to South Carolina, we have recognized the need to encompass all that we do in our new name. Our new name better reflects everything we do: more than just preventing teen pregnancy, we empower adolescents with evidence-based strategies…

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VentureSouth leads investment rounds for two Greenville-based startups

 

VentureSouth announced that it recently led  investment rounds for two Greenville-based startups—a Series Seed Investment for Offsite and a Series A Investment for Zylö Therapeutics. Founded by the former Iron Yard team, Offsite provides a marketplace that enables website and list owners to share their audiences with advertisers, without having to sell any customer data. The…

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Michelin’s Corporate Foundation donates $1 million to build ‘Michelin Green’ in Greenville’s Unity Park 

 

The Michelin Corporate Foundation announced a $1 million donation to protect and restore a span of the Reedy River that runs through Greenville’s Unity Park, the largest contribution to the park project to date. As a global company committed to improving mobility for all, this investment supports Michelin’s purpose to provide a better way forward…

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City announces finalists for City Manager position

 

The Mayor and City Council have announced three finalists for the City of Greenville’s City Manager position, which has been filled temporarily by Deputy City Manager Nancy Whitworth. Find Great People (FGP) proactively recruited over 357 targeted candidates for the City Manager position from government and private sector professionals nationwide. City Council reviewed the top…

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Commission on Higher Education announces new president and executive director

 
Dr. Rusty L. Monhollon has been named president and executive director of the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education

Dr. Rusty L. Monhollon has been named president and executive director of the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (CHE). Monhollon’s appointment was confirmed by a unanimous vote of the Commissioners at a called meeting on May 31. Monhollon, who serves as assistant commissioner for academic affairs at the Missouri Department of Higher Education, is…

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Woodlands along two South Carolina rivers, now conserved

 

Nearly 140 acres of natural and scenic woodlands bordered by two major South Carolina rivers surrounded by the U.S. Sumter National Forest are now protected, thanks to the collaborative efforts of the Ashley and Williams’ families, Congaree Land Trust (CLT) and the S.C. Conservation Bank. The 2 Rivers property, located within the Broad River Watershed, features…

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Prisma Health announces Mark S. O’Halla as president and chief executive officer

 
Mark OHalla

The Prisma Health announced the selection of Mark S. O’Halla as the health company’s new president and chief executive officer (CEO). O’Halla, along with the members of the executive leadership team, will be responsible for advancing the health company’s goal to create a better state of health in South Carolina by improving clinical quality, the patient experience,…

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