Todd Glover will be North Augusta’s new city administrator, Mayor Lark Jones
Glover replaces Sam Bennett, who left in September.
Glover served until 2008 as Columbia County's management services director before leaving to take the position as assistant Aiken County administrator. His new duties in North Augusta begin in early January.
He has lived in North Augusta for nine years with his wife, Jeanie, and
daughters Reagan, 13, and Morgan, 10. He said the quality of life led him to
“My wife and I were looking at where we wanted to build a house, and we
started looking at quality-of-life issues,” he said. “North Augusta appealed to
us … we love the neighborhoods, the recreation programs, the Greeneway and the
Public Safety Department has an excellent reputation too.”
He said he’s excited to get involved with some of the city’s ongoing
projects, such as Northview Park being built on Murrah Road.
“I think that’s going to be a great addition to the city,” he said.
Glover said working for North Augusta is one of the best jobs in the state
because it has a well-run government and excellent reputation, he said.
North Augusta has done a “fantastic job of maintaining what they have,”
Glover said, pointing out that the city has not had to cut services or lay off
He said maintaining North Augusta’s level of excellence in a difficult
economy will be his focus.
Jones said Glover stood out from a crowd of candidates.
“It was unusual that he was right here under our noses, but a very good
coincidence,” Jones said in a news release. “Todd knows folks on both sides of
the river and is fully abreast of all the issues affecting our city. I look
forward to his leadership and continue to see a bright future for North
Glover, an Aiken County native, graduated from the University of South
Carolina Aiken with a bachelor’s degree in political science in 1996. In 1998,
he received a master’s in public administration from Augusta State University,
where he is now the chairman of the community advisory program for the Master of
Public Administration Program.