Last updated: May 27. 2014 7:26AM - 793 Views
Cassie J. Fowler Contributing Columnist

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Hello everyone, local news on the way after we do the birthday wishes sent in from Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy.

Happy Birthday Wishes

Tarla G. Wilbur, Rhonda H. Huggins, Virginia Crisp, Maria M. Thompson, Trenton Thompson, Rhea Plemmons, Sue M. Hollingsworth, Brian Hollingsworth, Brantlee Roche, Kaylynn Roche, Eddie Gaffney and Ricky Arrowod.


On a sad note, we send our sympathies and best wishes to the families of Mrs. Mary Ellen Miller Young, and Dixie Kendrick.

Upcoming Local Events And News

St. Timothy Lutheran Church will host its annual Homecoming Services the weekend of June 1st at 11 a.m. Everybody is invited to attend.

The Whitmire Economic Development Board’sI-26/I-77 Yard Sale is the weekend thing to do on June 6 & 7. The sale ranges from I-26 at Whitmire/Clinton exit all the way through Whitmire on SC 72, through Carlisle, Chester, on over to Richbourg near I-77 to the Charlotte exit. This is a multi-county effort. Members of the Econ Board have stated that folks from Florida and Georgia have called about the sale and plan to visit Whitmire.

Contact The Whitmire Economic Development members on their Facebook page or contact Executive Director Maria McMurtury at her e-mail:mariamcmurtury@yahoo.com.

The annual Party In The Pines Festival is June 12-14 . This is a three night festival held on Main Street. The event features various genres of music: Gospel, R&B, Soul, Country, Blues with The Mattie Phifer Band, and Country Rock with Cody Webb. Special priced carnival rides for the kids, arts, crafts, food vendors and more. Contact The Whitmire Jaycees at whitmirejaycees@yahoo.com

The Annual Wolverine Golf Classic will be held Saturday, June 14 at The Whitmire Golf Course. This Annual Tourney draws former Whitmire graduates/athletes to town. It is a fund raiser for the WHS Booster Club.

Contact Joey Dillard, Whitmire Recreation Coordinator for information at 803-694-0198. Keep the office number handy, more golf action begins June 15. This is a free summer golf program for kids, teens and adults who want to learn to play golf. The Members of The Whitmire Golf Association will be on hand to furnish clubs and assist. Joey can be reached on the Recreation’s Facebook Page and via e-mail: whitmirerecreation@gmail.com

Well everybody, looks like the time has come for Garabund The Deadline Fairy to slam the laptop lid on my fingers. He can be quite intimidating, with his wing dust smogging up my space. So lets say Hope You and Yours had a great Memorial Day weekend, Go Braves and feel free send your newsbits to: news2cassie@yahoo.com.

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