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Jimmie Coggins '74

Jimmie Coggins '74

Member At-Large

Office: Newberry, SC


B.A. Newberry College, 1974

Honorary Doctor of Letters Degree, Newberry College, 2007



Employment/Self-Employed/Professional. Currently President and General Manager, Newberry Broadcasting Co. Inc. radio station WKDK in Newberry, SC



Chairman of the Newberry County Chamber of Commerce

Former Honorary Chairman of the Newberry County March of Dimes Walk America

Former Member of the Board of Directors, Association for a Greater Newberry

Past Member of the Board of Newberry’s Great Town Program

President of the Newberry County Unit of the American CancerSociety, 1979

Member and Former President of the Newberry Cotillion Club

Served as Chairman of the United Way of the Midlands Campaign for Newberry County

under area Chairman Dr. Hubert Setzler, President of Newberry College

Served as a Member of the Board of Directors and as Secretary of The Newberry County Development Board/Chairman of Commerce

Served 1981-1991 including 2 years as Chairman of the Board of the State Department of

Youth Services Juvenile Parole Board

Member of the Newberry Rotary Club (President 1979-9180)

Named Rotarian of the Year (2002-2003) and a Paul Harris Fellow

Member of the City of Newberry Planning Commission 1981-1985

Charter Member and Board Member of the Newberry County Touchdown Club

Honored and recognized by the SC general Assembly for services to the State Gift of Life Trust Fund

Former Member and Treasurer of the Newberry County Memorial Hospital Foundation Board

Former Member of the Board of Directors of the South Carolina Broadcasters Association

Former Member of the Board of Directors of the Newberry County Family YMCA

Member of the Newberry College President’s Club

Served on several Academic and Athletic Committees at Newberry College, 

including the 150th Anniversary Committee

Awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters Degree from Newberry College.  August 19, 2007


Since 1982, Coggins has been the radio voice of Newberry College and Newberry High School Athletics.

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