Criminal Defense Attorney and Greenville Water Commissioner, Jim Bannister delivers our 187th story.
He is a 4th generation criminal defense attorney, partner at Greenville's Bannister, Wyatt and Stalvey and a Greenville Water Commissioner;a man living his passions for defending the innocent and for preparing for the future of our area's quality of life. Oh, and he practice's his passion for cooking on his three daughters' breakfast choices.
Our 186th story comes from retired Greenville County Sheriff, Johnny Mack Brown
He's worked in the Probation and Parole office, served in the Solicitor's office, fought the drug war on a three man drug enforcement task force and been a U.S. Marshall, but Johnny Mack Brown will be forever known as the Sheriff of Greenville County. He served the people of Greenville County successfully for 24 years making the Greenville County Sheriff's office, the elite law enforcement office in the state of South Carolina.
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The Community Relations Director for 96.3 The Block, Miranda Asson brings story #186.
Growing up in Greer, Miranda Asson was a Janet Jackson fanatic, even owning a Rhythm Nation jacket and the famous key earring, so it's no wonder that she's now known as Miranda on the Radio and is the Community Relations Director for 96.3 The Block; as well as a Radio Angel on WPJM 800 am, The Light.
We get our 185th story from the editor of GSA Business Report
A more recent resident of Greenville, SC, Matt Clark is the editor of GSA Business Report which covers what's going on in business in Greenville, Spartanburg, Anderson and the 10 surrounding counties, as well as producing business networking events like the Power Events Series and the largest manufacturing gathering in South Carolina, the S.C. Manufacturing Conference and Expo. Matt also hosts the GSA Biz Vibe podcast.
Greenville singer-songwriter, Lisa Stubbs shares our 184th story.
Today's guest grew up in Greenville SC, chasing fairies in the woods and letting her imagination run wild. Today, as a singer-songwriter, her imagination makes beautiful music as part of the band, Mourning Dove.
Story #183 comes to us from the owner and CEO of Computer Direct Outlet, Gary Underwood.
Our guest today is an entrepreneur who started out mining in the earth and now mines the reaches of virtual reality. Gaming computers, custom computers like Volta and computer repair are just some of what he provides at Computer Direct Outlet in Greenville SC.
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The former Exec. Dir. of the American Red Cross Upstate SC, Ann Wright delivers story # 182.