Dorothy Dowe, an entrepreneur, education consultant and engineer, has announced her plans to run for the Greenville City Council. She will be running for the at-large seat currently held by first-termer George Fletcher. Dowe is a director of two educational consultant companies, Strategic
Jennifer Wells is a career prosecutor who handles domestic violence and other violent crimes cases in the Upstate. She sees the results of gun violence every day. She spoke passionately about the toll gun violence takes in our state where domestic violence is frequent and guns are often a
There weren’t a lot of high points of the recent government shutdown, but there was one: the commitment of communities to help people in need. In the Upstate, many businesses and community organizations found ways to help furloughed employees get through a tough time. Here’s a shout out.
Kate Franch escribe una carta a los demócratas todos los meses para su distribución en The Bray. Si desea obtener el The Bray, suscríbase aquí. Si desea leer o compartir el mensaje de Kate en inglés, haga clic aquí. Estimado/a amigo/a demócrata, Feliz Año Nuevo, ya que estamos en pleno 2019.
Kate Franch writes a letter to Democrats every month for distribution in The Bray. If you’d like to get the The Bray, subscribe here. If you’d like to read or share Kate’s message in Spanish, click here. By Kate Franch Chair, Greenville County Democratic Party Somehow, but
This is another in our continuing series of Q&As with members of the Executive Committee of the GCDP. Jake Erwin is the voter protection chair for GCDP and SCDP. We asked him about the fairness and security of our elections. Erwin is an attorney, a former public defender, who now
On Jan. 3, 2019, “Do Your Job” rallies, marches, and protests were held in cities and towns across the country. It was the first day of the new Congress and voters had a message to deliver. In Greenville, one of the speakers was Furman professor Melinda Menzer, who addressed the
By Laura Haight Following through on an idea they first floated in April of 2018, South Carolina officials are proposing a job requirement as a prerequisite for Medicaid. The proposed rule change would require that clients prove they are working at least 80 hours per month or participating in