Category Archives: Government

Dan Thompson

[gallery] Dan Thompson’s commission in the U.S. Foreign Service was recently confirmed by the U.S. Senate. He will be covering political risk, immigration, and border security issues important to the U.S. and the state of South Carolina. Thompson is an Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran, has a master’s degree in international relations from the Fletcher School…
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16 new recruits graduate into Charleston Fire Department

The Charleston Fire Department has graduated recruit class 14-02. The graduates are now certified level 2 firefighters, accredited by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress. Classes included topics such as hazardous materials awareness and operations, firefighting fundamentals, emergency vehicle driver training and crew resource management. The recruits were Jason Anderson, Columbus, Wis., Robert Bechtel, St.…
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Amber Atkinson, Michael Shirley, Whitney Tucker

Children’s Trust of South Carolina has hired Amber Atkinson (left) as a program assistant, Michael Shirley as community prevention coordinator and Whitney Tucker (right) as policy and research associate. They will also work with the organization’s programs, outreach and advocacy efforts in South Carolina. Atkinson will focus on providing support for the organization’s statewide prevention…
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