A Conversation with Xanthene Norris

Judi Buckley, DWGC member, former Senator in Guam, and 2018 State House candidate, interviewed County Councilwoman Xanthene Norris for the DWGC’s “Interview Series”.” Below are the highlights of their conversation, which was conducted by telephone. JB: What has your life been like during the

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Mask-up, Greenville

By Lee TurnerPresident, DWGC Admit it. We’ve failed miserably. The ‘curve’ is curving straight up! We knew from the beginning the big danger of COVID19 was that without proper management, the virus could overwhelm our healthcare system. Then we’d be in real trouble. Well, that’s what we’re

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A conversation with Dorothy Dowe

Dorothy Dowe is an at-large member of the Greenville City Council, elected in November 2019. She sat down with Judi Buckley, DWGC member, former Senator in Guam,  and 2018 State House candidate, for this interview. JB: Tell us, what has it been like being a council member during a

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(Watch) Politics panel at DWGC Virtual Meeting

Jamie Lovegrove, political reporter for the Post and Courier, Brandon Upson, political operative, and Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter joined the Democratic Women of Greenville County on June 8 to discuss a wide-range of issues from Jaime Harrison’s surging campaign to unseat Lindsey Graham to

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Racial justice protests: A beautifully traumatic weekend

By Lee TurnerPresident, DWGC This past weekend was one of those times when I’m reminded of how much I love the spirit of Greenville. The last weekend of May 2020, when all of America, already in the grip of COVID19, was on edge over police brutality and vigilante justice against people of

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A conversation with Rep. Chandra Dillard

Judi Buckley, DWGC member, former Senator in Guam,  and 2018 State House candidate, interviewed District 23 Rep. Chandra Dillard for the DWGC’s new “Interview Series”.” Below are the highlights of their conversation, which was conducted by telephone. JB: I know you work for Furman in

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GCDP May Breakfast

Voter protection was on the table at the May breakfast where Shaundra Young Scott, the SCDP’s voter protection director, was the guest speaker at the May breakfast. Voter protection, mail-in voting and strategies for November’s hotly contested election were discussed. Also on tap

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A Conversation with Jaime Harrison

Democratic Women of Greenville County had originally scheduled Jaime Harrison to be the speaker at their May meeting. That turned into a virtual meeting. Here’s a recorded video for those who missed it. Note that there was a several minute gap where a technical problem occurred. That

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A return to the basics

By D. Lee TurnerPresident, TWGC It’s easy to get bogged down in today’s world of diversion and deflection. At times, I find myself paralyzed by confusion until I have a moment of clarity when I remind myself, “Get back to the basics of bridge building and mutual benefit!” It works. Here’s what

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