Main Street Williamston names new director


By David Meade

Williamston’s Main Street Program has a new Director.

Sonya Albury-Crandall, of Clemson, has been named the Executive Director of the town’s year old economic development and marketing program. Crandall was chosen from a field of 20 candidates and was recommended for the position by the interview committee of the Main Street Williamston Board.

She will start on Friday, May 1 and will be introduced to council and the public during the upcoming Williamston Town Council meeting on Monday, May 4.

Crandall brings a wealth of experience to the position with background as an executive director, instructor and research and policy advisor. She also has experience in planning initiatives, health and human services, research projects, marketing, communications, government relations and resource development.

Williamston Mayor Mack Durham said, “I am very excited to see Sonya come on board with the Main Street Program. She has the depth and experience needed to move this program forward.”