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Pomaria couple hosts Alpaca Farm Days

POMARIA — Carolina Pride Pastures in Pomaria joined Alpaca breeders across the United States and Canada in opening their farms and ranches to the public during this year’s National Alpaca Farm Days held this past weekend.Alicia and Eric Holbrook moved back to Pomaria after they were married. The property had been abandoned for seven years or so.Over the course of two years, Alicia and Eric built a barn and fence. Together, they have a herd size of nine alpaca...

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Barber, Graham to marry

Mr. and Mrs. Danny Wayne Graham of Pomaria are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Dawn Marie, to James Erik Barber. He is the son of Mr.and Mrs. James Paul Barber.Dawn is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ray Graham Sr. and the late Mr. and Mrs. Hagood Cromer of Pomaria. She is a graduate of Columbia College and the owner of Making It Personal.Erik is the grandson of Mr. Ryan Barber Sr. and the late Mrs. Frankie Barber, a...

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Whitman, Burgess united in marriage

Kristen Danielle Burgess and Brandon Edwin Whitman were united in marriage on April 12, 2014 at Ebenezer Southern Methodist Church in Leesville, S.C. Mr. Rick Scott performed the 4 p.m. double-ring ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Patsy Burgess of Leesville and the late Fred William McClain. Maternal grandparents are the late Hubert and Ruby Smith of Leesville. Paternal grandmother is Ms. Zenola Bowers McClain of Columbia.The groom is the son of Mrs. Lisa (Dick...

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Newberry Arts Center getting settled in new location

NEWBERRY — Not since it was the fun neighborhood pub Lucy and Earl’s has there been this much excitement at 1106 College St., the new 2,000-square-foot home of the Newberry Arts Center.The space has a fully equipped pottery studio in addition to flexible space that can be used for classes in other art mediums and gallery space. Pottery wheels, kilns and clay have been moved in and the final touches are being applied.Two pottery classes are being offered for a...

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Wightman UMC packages meals for the hungry

PROSPERITY — Wightman United Methodist Church succeeded in its goal to package 50,001 meals on Sept. 21 for their Stop Hunger Now meal packaging event.Every quarter donated to the project led to a meal. Stop Hunger Now has partners around the world and the meals are delivered to the desperately hungry.The church hosted a similar meal packaging event in 2013 and more than 30,000 meals were packaged during that event went to children in Haiti.The meals are...

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