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Cassie J. Fowler Contributing Columnist

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Hello everyone, local news and comments on the way after we send our birthday and anniversary wishes.


Happy Birthday to Bethany Cromer, Savaanah Summer, Nina Agnew, Melissa T. Stevens, Dawn Mosely, Connie M. Moss, Amanda Burgess, Jacob Tobias, Ronald “Tweety Bird” Maness, Adam Jeter, Johshua Johnson, Robbie Miller, Ben Burleson, Jamie Hood, Loraine Long, Beth Gregory, Haley A. Frye.

In Memory

Special “In Memory Birthday Wishes” to my mother Dorothy “Dot” Jackson Fowler.


Happy Anniversary Wishes to former Whitmire resident Tammy Wilkerson McHale and her husband Trey on their 24th year of marriage.

Happy Anniversary to Stephanie & Zeb Wicker.


On a sad note, we send our sympathy and best wishes to the families of Mrs. Margie Y. Leaman and Mrs. Cynthia I. Williams.

Upcoming Local Events

The Whitmire Economic Development Board members have the Family and Youth oriented event “Art In The Park — Show & Sale” planned for Saturday, Aug. 23 at Heritage Park. This daylong event will offer food, music, crafts and art. Children and youth get the chance to have art lessons and create art under supervision with Kids In The Park and Face Painting.

Art for sale includes photography and paintings. The Student Art Tent will feature a variety from Union, Newberry and Laurens counties.

Plenty of food and music.

The stage: Strand Ampitheater in Heritage Park will be filled with musicians. A variety of Gospel and Christian music. Interested musicians, duos, groups, choirs contact The Economic Development Board on their Facebook page or contact Executive Director Maria McMurtury. The members are accepting submissions like press kits, mp3s, or video formats of Gospel and Christian music. Contact Maria at 803-537-6826 or mariamcmurtury@yahoo.com

The board members have the October Breast Cancer Awareness Health Walk — “Save The Ta-Tas” on Oct. 4. The down loadable sign up forms are on their Facebok page .

The Whitmire Jaycees will host have the Main Street Yardsale on Saturday, Oct. 4 at 8 a.m. Contact Christianna Gilliam at whitmirejaycees@yahoo.com

Well readers, it’s the deadline time again and “Garabund The Deadline Fairy” and “Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy” are conspiring against me. Wing dust everywhere, keyboard laptop slammed on my fingers, too. So in closing, until we meet again next week, I say “Go Braves” and feel free to send your news bits and photos to: news2cassie@yahoo.com

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