Water balloon battle at USC Union

Saturday, July 26• A Chinese Auction will be held at the Pacolet River Baptist Association Center, 108 Lovers Lane Road, Union. Drop tickets from 10-11:55 a.m. Auction noon-until. Hot dogs $1, soda 50 cents, and chips 50 cents. For tickets contact Annette McKanic (864-251-0183), Juanita Hill (864-429-8783), Savtri Parham (864-431-4148), and Valerie McKanic (864-426-5106). Come out and enjoy yourself. Several door prizes will be given.Sunday...

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Library Blog: More opportunities to read about science, math

The themes for this year’s Summer Reading program have focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) related topics. While Summer Reading is winding down, there are still plenty of opportunities to learn more about these subjects. Below are some books available at UCCL or through the SCLENDS.For ChildrenBartholomew and the Oobleck by Dr. Seuss: This Dr. Seuss picture book tells the story of a ...

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Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Lots of places for outdoor activities near Whitmire

Hello everyone, local news on the way, after we send out our birthday wishes.Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy had an interesting week. Said he had flown to Alaska to get away from southeastern heat. Can you blame him?So lets do our wishes, then we’ll send him off with lemonade and coolant.BirthdaysHappy Birthday to Robert Lipford, Bob Burnett, Robbie Hall, Scott Wilkerson, Rev. Jim Nates, Ida Grace Shields,...

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News Around Lockhart: The heat, a strange noise, and a new cell phone

105 degrees was on my barometer, on my porch, last Sunday. Now what the actually temp was I don’t know. But D.A. McCloud wanted to give me a dollar if I let him sit in my shop all day, oh he was just joking. But I tried to keep it 72 in there and everyone enjoyed coming in out of the heat. I ordered the heatwave just to get customers, otherwise I just drag them in off the street.

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News Around Lockhart: Back with a new column

Thank you all for calling and sharing your concerns about not seeing my article in the paper. I have not been sick or on a vacation. My articles just got lost in the atmosphere and are floating in outer space somewhere.So much has happened in the past month, but I’ll spread it out, and not get to it all at once. I had a free book giveaway a month ago that no one knew about, so I got to read a book almost all the way through on my day off at the shop. So I still have some book...

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Library Blog: 2013-2014 Year in Review

Early July is an interesting time at the Carnegie Library. It marks the mid-point of our Summer Reading program, as well as the end of our fiscal year. It is one of our busiest times of year as students and parents flock to the library for books and movies to enjoy during their summer break — nearly twice as many items were checked out in June as were checked out in February. It is also an opportunity to look back on the year that was to see where we were and where we are now.

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Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Upcoming Events and People In The News

Hello everybody, hope you all had a nice Fourth of July celebration. I have news of another veterans oriented celebration coming up after we do our birthday wishes. Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy has been busy with his flights and adding much needed coolant to his wings. Whew — we won’t even talk about our sweltering weather this week.

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Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Thank you Lighthouse Ministry Store volunteers

Hello everyone, local news on the way, after we do our hot weather birthday wishes.BirthdaysHappy Birthday wishes to: My WHS classmate “Quick” Carl Grant, Robert Graham, Lisa Cartee, Jim Cromer, Will Gossett, Carla Taylor, Joyce Brock, Randy Green, Myra G. Joaquin, Roy Doolittle, Chris Styles, Lawrence Sligh, Jasmine Wallace, Peggy G. Goodman, Jean Wilkerson, Cindy Dickerson, Teresa Wardlaw, LaVerne Brock, Phifer Sube...

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