The City of Georgetown was one of five finalists chosen to compete for a $500,000 business development award from the Small Business Revolution – Main Street by Deluxe. Georgetown and the other four finalists were chosen from an eight-town tour and thousands of nominations. Ultimately, the prize went to Bristol Borough, Pennsylvania.
The members of the South Carolina Other Retirement Benefits Employer Trust board elected fellow members David Seifert, City of Greer, the chairman and Newt Pressley, Spartanburg Water System, the vice chairman. The board also elected Steffanie Dorn from the City of Greenwood to fill an unexpired term.