State Chamber Honors Rep. Gregory Duckworth with Business Advocate Award

State Chamber Honors Rep. Gregory Duckworth with Business Advocate Award

Originally posted at http://www.scchamber.net/ on February 8, 2016. February 8, 2016 COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce released the following statement after recognizing Representative Gregory Duckworth (R-Horry) with the 2015 Business Advocate Award. This award was given to members of the General Assembly based upon performance on votes tracked by our 2015 Legislative Scorecard. South Carolina Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Ted Pitts said, “The State Chamber of Commerce is pleased to…

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Legislative Alert: Landscape Architecture License at Risk

Legislative Alert: Landscape Architecture License at Risk

          To North Carolina ASLA members and non-members, There has been recent activity regarding the Joint Legislative Program Evaluation Oversight Committee – Program Evaluation Division (PED) work plan. The following is a brief summary of past and current activities related to the “Program Evaluation Division” review of Occupational Licensure in the state of North Carolina. As you may recall from our previous communications, the NC Legislature directed the Joint Legislative Program…

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Houston Undergoes Monumental Transformation Led by Landscape Architecture

Houston Undergoes Monumental Transformation Led by Landscape Architecture

This article first appeared in the Huffington Post on January 21, 2016. Houston’s Big Green Transformation Submitted by nordrolf on Jan 21, 2016 “Houston is definitely the city to watch,” says nationally recognized design critic Alexandra Lange. The car-centric, zoning-averse city (the fourth-largest in the nation) is undergoing a monumental transformation that is being led by landscape architecture–transformation at a scope and scale unseen in the U.S. in more than a century. The city is…

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National Holds Public Awareness Summit for 2016

National Holds Public Awareness Summit for 2016

Last week ASLA hosted a Public Awareness Summit to draft an action plan for 2016.  South Carolina was well-represented by past-president Jamie Davis Hairfield! Originally posted by ASLA on 1/12/2016 to https://www.asla.org/land/.  Article and photo are Copyright ASLA 2016. Public Awareness Summit Held to Draft Action Plan for 2016 Summit attendees broke into working groups to capture and report out ideas for the year. The American Society of Landscape Architects hosted its fifth public awareness summit…

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PRESIDENT’S SQUAWK BOX – NOVEMBER EDITION

PRESIDENT’S SQUAWK BOX – NOVEMBER EDITION

To my friends across the state, colleagues, and executive committee, a big thank you for the past year. Like the Boz Scaggs song, “It’s Over”. The end of my Presidential term ended this past evening, November 9th.    Time has flown by faster than “Back to Future”! For those members across the state that were not able to attend the annual meeting in Charleston, we missed you.   It was a highly successful meeting as we predicted. …

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Waterfront Park will be renamed after Mayor Joe Riley

Waterfront Park will be renamed after Mayor Joe Riley

Posted: Nov 24, 2015 10:14 PM ESTUpdated: Nov 24, 2015 10:28 PM EST WCIV-TV | ABC News 4 – Charleston News, Sports, Weather   CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — Charleston’s Waterfront Park will now be named after Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Charleston City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution to rename the park Riley Waterfront Park as a symbol of his “dedication to the pursuit of excellence and beauty and his untiring zeal to achieve…

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