Bruce and Katherine Brown of Bloomsbury Inn in Camden were selected as an Innkeeper of the Year in the United States in the 2009-10 Best of BedandBreakfast.com Awards. The awards are based on independent reviews submitted to the Web site.
Robert McCulloch has been named the new executive chef at The Capital City Club. McCullough served as sous chef for the club and has been banquet chef at the Cherokee Country Club in Knoxville, Tenn., and sous chef with the 191 Club in Atlanta.
Kathryn Landers Valdes has joined Richardson Plowden & Robinson as an associate. Valdes will focus on business, tax law, and estate planning. Valdes clerked for Senator Glenn McConnell, president pro tempore and chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and interned with the South Carolina Attorney General's Office.
Weston Adams III of McAngus Goudelock & Courie has been elected chairman of the South Carolina Conservation Bank. Adams leads the firm's environment, energy and natural resources and appellate law practice groups.
Julie Hall and Ad Boyle have joined ERA Wilder Realty's Chapin Office as Realtors.
Chip Huggins, Coldwell Banker United Realtors' business development leader, was appointed to the S.C. Housing Commission
Alan Jones and Judy Fowler have joined Exit Real Estate Consultants' Lexington office as a real estate sales associates.