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City Councilmembers

Mayor Cornelius Huff


Mayor Cornelius D. Huff has lived in and served the Inman area all his life. In July 2014, after serving for twelve years as a City Councilmember, Huff was sworn in as Inman's first African-American mayor.

Mayor Huff was born and raised in Inman, and he is married to Erin Wells Huff. He has three children: Ryan Thomas, Tierrhane Huff, and Shelby Huff, who is currently attending college.

In his free time, Huff loves to fish, hunt, and boat at Lake Keowee. His favorite Bible Verse is Jerimiah 29:11.

The Mayor's dream is to showcase Inman as a destination and to strengthen the future of Inman for everyone. For those thinking about moving here, Mayor Huff says, "We welcome one and all!"

Professional and Educational Background

Mayor Huff is a graduate of Chapman High School, and he also studied at Spartanburg Community College. Huff has over thirty years of experience as a firefighter and paramedic, and he is a Nationally Registered Paramedic. In addition, Mayor Huff graduated from the Riley Institute at Furman University in 2015.

Community Involvement

Mayor Huff currently serves on the Executive Boards of both the Municipal Association of South Carolina Executive Board and Ten at the Top. He's a member of the Advisory Boards for the Spartanburg Chamber of Commerce and Rose Crest Community Residential Care. He is also a trustee and lifetime member at Greater Saint James Church.
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