Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Birthdays, anniversaries, wishes, and happenings

Cassie J. Fowler Contributing Columnist

February 25, 2014

Hello everyone, local news on the way after we do our birthday wishes.


Happy Birthday to Derek Wilbanks, Sandra Peay, Vera Barnes, Alan Thompson, Tommy Andrews, Bryan Taylor, Eugene Smith, Chelsea Caudill, Valerie Boyter, Barbara Rice, Dawn Kendrick, Larry Kitchens, Roger Marrs, Clyde Tankersley, Teresa Bostic Davis, Lisa Rinaca, and former Whitmire resident Darryl Reed.

Best Wishes

We send our best wishes to the families of LaToya Davis. The family lost most everything in a recent house fire. We will keep you updated as to where and how donations can be made.


Happy Anniversary wishes to Heather & Kenny Bodie on the recent celebration of their 16th wedding anniversary.

Feel Good Wishes

We send our best feel good wishes to Mr. Harry Felker and Jimmy Hollingsworth.


We send our best wishes and sympathy to the families of Mrs. Betty W. Yarbrough, formerly of Whitmire.


Happenings around Whitmire include The Whitmire Economic Boards’ Charity Auction at The Whitmire Community Center March 15 at 10 a.m. and a Town Clean Up Day is scheduled for Saturday morning, March 22. Civic Groups, business owners and individuals are urged to participate.

Maria McMurtury is the contact person at Mariamcmurtury@yahoo.com or call her at: 803-537-6826. The group also has a Facebook page for comments and information.

The Whitmire Jaycees are in the planning stages for their annual events like the Easter Egg Hunt and the Party In The Pines Festival. The Jaycees can be contacted at: whitmirejaycees@yahoo.com or their Facebook page.

The Whitmire Recreation department has a Summer Golf Program planned for all ages of youth and adults to begin in June 2014.

Sign Ups for Dixie Youth Girls Softball will be held Saturday, March 1 at The Town Hall Annex Building on Main Street. Time is 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The contact person is Erica Bennett at 864-426-8466 or Bennie at 864-466-7302.

Contact Whitmire Recreation Director Joey Dillard for more information on the Recreations’ Spring Sports Sign Ups and information on the Facebook Page and e-mail: whitmirerecreation@gmail.com or call: 803-694-0198.

Last week, several WCS students participated in Job Shadow/Career Day. Students got to see first hand what types of careers require as far as education and training and a day to day work environment.

Well readers, it’s a short one this week. The unpredictable weather of snow and warm weather, our News and Data Fairies Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy and Garabund The Deadline Fairy have not gotten up from their sick beds, From wing de-icing to sunscreen, the two of them had a tough time staying in flight. But their text messages have been coming through. So lets say “So Long or Now” and see you next week. Feel free to send your news bits and photos to:news2cassie@yahoo.com