Mitchell promoted at Gamecock Web site
Hickory Grove native Wes Mitchell has joined the staff at GamecockAnthem.com as a full-time employee. Mitchell, a 2004 York Comprehensive High graduate, worked for GamecockAnthem.com part-time since 2007. During that time, he covered South Carolina recruiting, baseball games, football practices, among other things. He recently graduated from University of South Carolina's school of journalism, with a major in broadcast journalism and minor in business administration.
With his promotion to full-time status, Mitchell will expand his duties in recruiting coverage, as well as general reporting duties. He also will help with GamecockAnthem.com marketing.
Mitchell is the son of Danny and Beverly Mitchell.
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GamecockAnthem.com is the official Scout.com / Fox Interactive Media affiliate covering the University of South Carolina. The site gets a little over 5 million hits on average every month, producing on average four stories a day covering USC sports with a special emphasis on recruiting.
Murchison on state board
CLOVER -- The University of North Carolina Board of Governors recently elected Terence L. Murchison Sr. of Clover to serve on the Board of Trustees of Fayetteville State University. Murchison was sworn in as a member of the board on Dec. 11, 2008.
Murchison is married to Otelia Murchison, a teacher in the Clover School District. They have two sons, Terence Jr. of Raleigh, N.C., and Alex, a junior at the University of South Carolina.
Murchison has been an active member in numerous community organizations including the United Men's Club of Clover, the Board of Directors of the Clover Chamber of Commerce, YMCA Board of Directors in Clover, Economic Development Board for the Town of Clover, and the Clover Crisis Assistance Center Board.
Murchison is a graduate of Fayetteville State University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in business administration. He earned his master's in business administration from Winthrop University.
Huffman unveils new grinding center
CLOVER -- Huffman Corporation in Clover recently unveiled its new Multi-Axis Grinding Center, the Huffman HS-225GC, which builds on its heritage of precision, reliability, versatility and productivity with the addition of a 12-Pocket Automatic Tool Changer. The ATC enables flexible solutions for a wide variety of complex parts requiring multiple wheel packs or multiple machining processes including grinding, milling, drilling and probing.
The system is designed to meet the increasing demands for flexible, reliable, precision production systems for complex parts like flight and industrial gas turbine blades, vanes, shrouds and seals, medical implants and instruments and other components, according to a press release from Huffman.
The machine addresses the trend toward multi-tasking production environments, enabling customers to further combine machining operations into a single machine cycle. Combining operations into one part cycle has many cascading benefits, including reduced WIP, higher quality, lower total throughput time and lower total cost, the release states.
The system is available in 4, 5, or 6 axis configurations. By using existing, proven machine modules, Huffman can deliver exceptionally productive, customized manufacturing solutions without the risk and long lead times associated with custom machines.
Precision ground, preloaded ball-screws, preloaded linear guide-ways, and massively ribbed structural components are used to maximize precision and rigidity and to minimize vibration. Zero backlash geared rotary axes make this system capable of producing higher quality parts with a better finish.
Founded in 1961, Huffman Corp. provides manufacturing process technology to the flight, industrial gas turbine, and medical markets.
Chamber office has moved
YORK -- The Greater York Chamber of Commerce office is temporarily housed at 203 E. Liberty St. in York. The move allows for renovations on the York Railroad Depot, the chamber's permanent home. Visitor information, maps and brochures will be located at York City Hall, 7 N. Roosevelt St. in York.
For more details, call the chamber at 684-2590.
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