New SC treasurer begins job

COLUMBIA, SC (WTOC) - South Carolina's new treasurer has started his new job.

Curtis Loftis defeated current treasurer Converse Chellis in the Republican primary. Loftis ran unopposed in last week's general election. As Loftis was moving in, Chellis walked out of his office to greet him.

"We are going to meet the senior staff. He's graciously set up a whole schedule of appointments so we can start meeting with the deputy heads, we are excited about that," Loftis said.

Loftis will be sworn in as treasurer Jan. 11.

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