Last updated: September 11. 2013 3:39PM - 1657 Views
Cassie J. Fowler Contributing Columnist

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Hello everybody, to use an old expression, “The weather’s getting’ cooler or It feels like fall y’all.” Thank goodness.

I tell you, the older I get the less I can stand the sweltering, staggering humidity and heat. I can’t imagine attending a football game in 90-degree heat, but folks do it. I like cool, if not cold weather for attending a football. And law, didn’t the season roll around quickly?


Too fast for Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy. He barely made it in with the birthdays. His texts came to an abrupt halt when he forgot to pay his phone bill, so he actually spent time with me. Now as I cough and blow the wing dust off my keyboards — cough, cough — Happy Birthday to: Charles “Spud” Vaughan, MaKenna Moss-Jenkins, Matt Shields, Joshua Riser, Betty O. Frye, Oscar Frye, Jarrod King, Haley Holland, Edgar Baker, Todd McMurtury, David Bostic, Mihkail Moss-Jenkins, Rickey Steen, Mary Ard, Rhett Gilliam, Jeff Burleson, James Clark, Robert Hunnicutt, Brad Burleson, Krissy Bullard, Scott Bullard, Janet McMurtury.


We send our Happy Anniversary wishes to former Whitmire residents Charles”Monk” and Anne S. McMurray on their 42nd year.


We send our sympathy and best wishes to the families of Mrs. Bessie Reid White, Chris Pearson, and Mrs. Dorothy DuBose.

In Community News

The members of the WHS Class of 81 will celebrate their 50th birthdays Saturday, Sept. 21 at Steamers in Clinton. Contact person is Randall Frye at his Whitmire Community News page or 864-715-0333 or orangepalmetto@yahoo.com

The Whitmire Jaycees will host The Main Street Yard Sale, Saturday Morning October 12. Spaces are available at $10 per spot. This is a great way to raise funds for groups or for individuals wanting to do fall closet cleaning. Contact The Jaycees at whitmirejaycees@yahoo.com or call 803-694-3797.

TERA – Tyger–Enoree River Alliance — will host the 2013 TERA Fall Concert series starting Saturday, Oct. 5. The series of shows will take place at The Strand Ampitheater in Heritage Park. TERA Tailgate Tent at 4 p.m.,the opening act at 5 p.m.

The Headliners for the 5th are: The Overmountain Men. These concerts are free to the public. Bring a chair or blanket, parking is available on Main Street, The Park/Glenn Street entrance to the park, near the shelter and community center. The concerts feature bluegrass, Americana/Folk, Country and Blues.

Members of First Baptist Church GA’s Girls Auxillary have cookbooks for sale at $5 each. The proceeds will go to the Church’s Mission team. The members will also celebrate “We Love Whitmire” with a community cookout Sept. 16 at the home of Bessie and James Clark near Duckett Street.

The faculty and staff of Whitmire Community School encourage parents and students to come out to the school Tuesday Sept. 17 from 5-7 p.m. to learn about Planet High School and Planet Portal. The instructors will be on hand to assist with the set up and access of accounts on mobile devices such as tablets and cell phones and personal computers. The Planet High School is a great way for parents, teachers and students to interact and participate in school activities on line.

Allrighty then, both helpers, “Garabund & Gottrocks” are on my case, lets says so long and see you next week. In the meantime, feel free to send your news bits and photos to: news2cassie@yahoo.com

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