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Award Spotlight: Dean Hybl - February 27th, 2018

The Land Planning & Policy Champion at the 2018 ForeverGreen Luncheon was Dean Hybl, executive director at Ten at the Top, for going above and beyond his job description on land use policy. read more

By Lisa Hallo

Award Spotlight: Rep. Gary Clary - February 27th, 2018

Representative Gary Clary of Pickens was honored with the Public Servant of the Year Award at the 2018 ForeverGreen Awards Luncheon. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Award Spotlight: Luther Lyle - February 27th, 2018

Luther Lyle of Oconee County was presented with the 2018 Volunteer of the Year Award for his tireless work to preserve the cultural and natural heritage of Oconee Town, an irreplaceable Cherokee historic site. read more

By Scott Park

Award Spotlight: Swamp Rabbit Cafe and Grocery - February 27th, 2018

Mary Walsh and Jac Oliver of Swamp Rabbit Cafe and Grocery were presented with the Innovation in Sustainable Business Award at the 2018 ForeverGreen Awards Luncheon. read more

By Heather Nix

Legislative Update 2018 Week 6 - February 20th, 2018

Conservation Bank Reauthorization Passes the House Overwhelmingly! read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Update 2018 Week 5 - February 12th, 2018

Conservation Bank Reauthorization gains traction but Nuisance was a nuisance. Shelley Robbins covers the issues that matter most. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Update 2018 Week 4 - February 5th, 2018

Conservation Bank, Nuisance Bill, and some great work by our Upstate delegation. Shelley Robbins covers the issues that will matter most this legislative session. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Greenville should begin to plan for improved rail transport - February 1st, 2018

Local passenger rail transport can be used to steer development and help minimize sprawl. The Upstate may not yet have the necessary population density to support local rail transport, but as one of the nation's fastest growing metro areas, we should start to plan for it. read more

By DeWitt Stone, Guest Blogger

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