Several area high school students signed letters of commitment to colleges and universities during National Signing Day last Wednesday. Among them were: Blue Ridge High Vonta Jenkins
Students at Woodland Elementary led members of the community in the pledge of allegiance during last Thursday’s Leadership Day.
For a few hours last Thursday, Woodland Elementary was under the direction of students. The students, who are learning to become leaders using the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, welcomed community members, families and faculty from other schools as part of an annual Leadership Day.
A new building for Breaking Bread for Jesus will be constructed at 108 Astor St. in Wellford. Pictured are: Gail Eanes, Pastor Wymond Wilkins, Kathy Young, Fred Coan, Brian McKnight Sr. , Pat McKnight, Mallory McKnight, Carolyn Downing, Nancy Webb, Pastor Curtis Smith, Brian McKnight Jr., Pastor Wendell Thompson Sr., Martha Bennett, Paula Patterson, Jerry McCue, Eulala Pace, Sue Garrett, Andrew Mims BOD, Joe Garrett BOD, Gail Bryant, Wellford Mayor Patricia Watson and Dean Bryant BOD.
For more than 15 years, Ron and Gail Eanes had been providing and serving food for the Greer Soup Kitchen as a way of reaching a community in need.  But in 2015, the Eanes decided that something needed to be done for those who were hungry and homeless in Wellford, Lyman, Duncan, Startex, and Jackson.
K9 Stryker with Handler James Compton
Greer Police Department K9s, Boss and Stryker, will each receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.
Scott Tompkins of the Greer Fire Department reads to a fifth grade class at Chandler Creek Elementary Tuesday morning, as part of the Real Men Read program.
Policemen, firemen, athletes, businessmen, fathers and grandfathers stopped by Chandler Creek Elementary on Tuesday to read to students, promote literacy and share about their professions. Assistant principal Jennifer Dodds said the program, called Real Men Read, illustrates that reading is important and enjoyable.
Lisa Scott
Duncan Mayor Lisa Scott announced she is running for the S.C. Senate District 12 seat so she can be “a voice of change.” The 1981 Byrnes High School graduate and manager of Lisa Cooley Scott Properties LLC said her decision to run stems from her desire to see positive changes in a number of areas.
Students at Woodland Elementary led members of the community in the pledge of allegiance during last Thursday’s Leadership Day.
A new building for Breaking Bread for Jesus will be constructed at 108 Astor St. in Wellford. Pictured are: Gail Eanes, Pastor Wymond Wilkins, Kathy Young, Fred Coan, Brian McKnight Sr. , Pat McKnight, Mallory McKnight, Carolyn Downing, Nancy Webb, Pastor Curtis Smith, Brian McKnight Jr., Pastor Wendell Thompson Sr., Martha Bennett, Paula Patterson, Jerry McCue, Eulala Pace, Sue Garrett, Andrew Mims BOD, Joe Garrett BOD, Gail Bryant, Wellford Mayor Patricia Watson and Dean Bryant BOD.
K9 Stryker with Handler James Compton
Scott Tompkins of the Greer Fire Department reads to a fifth grade class at Chandler Creek Elementary Tuesday morning, as part of the Real Men Read program.
Lisa Scott

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Several area high school students signed letters of commitment to colleges and universities during National Signing Day last Wednesday.

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Grace Christine Whitfield McCall, 92, widow of Earl Eugene McCall, died January 29, 2016.

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