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CHARLESTON — Velma Dye from Chapin was named to the President’s List at Coastal Carolina University for the spring 2013 semester. To qualify for the President’s List, students must earn a 4.0 grade point average and must be enrolled full time.
CHARLESTON — Several local residents who attend The Citadel were named to the Dean’s List for academic excellence during the 1013 spring semester:
June 2 begins Sun Safety Week NEWBERRY — Hospice Care of South Carolina is celebrating Sun Safety Week through June 8 and wants Newberry County to have some tips for taking care of their skin during the summer months.
The best ways to lower the risk of skin cancer are to avoid long exposure to intense sunlight and practice sun safety. You can still exercise and enjoy the outdoors while using sun safety at the same time.
Avoid direct exposure to the sun between 10 a.m....
PTC offers educational summer camps GREENWOOD — Young people looking for something different, fun and exciting to do this summer will find several options available on Piedmont Technical College’s Greenwood campus.
or girls ages 5-7, Tiny Princess Camp will be June 10-13. For campers ages 8-16, a variety of choices are available including Ancient Art Camp June 17-20; Junior Dessert Designer Camp June 17-20; Digitech Camp June 17-21; Princess Camp June 24-27; Dessert Designer ...
Mid-Carolina band travels to solo and ensemble festival PROSPERITY — The Mid-Carolina High School band traveled to Dutch Fork High School on May 4 to participate in the Solo and Ensemble Festival, an event where students practice pieces of music to play solos, duets, trios, or small ensembles, for an adjudicator. The students also receive a rating for their performance.
Thirty-three high school students from Mid-Carolina voluntarily signed up for the event and attended. These band members earned...
Attaway scores highest on Olympiad exam Congratulations to Alex Attaway for earning the highest score in the district on the High School Chemistry Olympiad exam, given by the Western Carolinas Section of the American Chemical Society. He was recognized for high merit and included in the recognition dinner and spring awards meeting program at Furman University on April 16. He also won a $25 iTunes gift card.
Hole-in-one car open for win The Boys Farm sixth annual golf tournament is Tuesday at Mid-Carolina Country Club and this Buick from Stokes-Trainor is up for grabs as a hole-in-one car giveaway. The tournament is sponsored by ISE and all proceeds go toward the Boys Farm. So far there are 27 teams signed up. From left are ISE’s Sylvia Johnson, Dylan, Joe Trainor, Melvin, JJ and Andre Jennings with Boys Farm.
MCMS April Students of the Month Mid-Carolina Middle School’s April Students of the Month were, front row, Wesley Livingston, Emma Fellers, Jared Ballantyne and Savannah Harmon. Back row are Jonathan Richardson, Taylor Gooding, Preston Bowers and Morgan Hair.
MCMS Beta Club raises money for a cause Mid-Carolina Middle School raised $421 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association as a community service project through the Beta Club. Pictured presenting the check are Alisa Rogers, Katie Connelly, math teacher and Beta Club sponsor Kelly Hawkins, Principal Deedee Westwood, Kathryn Hamby and Emma Fellers.
Prosperity’s Hoppin’ festivities at town center The second part of the annual Prosperity’s Hoppin’ event was held Friday night. Here, Grace Lollis takes a break from the heat with a refreshing snowcone.
Fritz Lewis reaches new heights with the rock wall offered for the children.
Train rides were offered for the children around the baseball field. The train was decorated for Carolina and Clemson fans.
Bailey Rivas enjoyed the inflatable slide that was available, along with an obstacle...
PGE students praised for character Pomaria-Garmany Elementary School recognizes a student each month from each class that portrays the school wide character skill. The character skill for May was service. Students who were the Pawsome Students of the Month for May are, front row from left, Tiona Boyd, Nathan Faircloth, Joshua Richardson and Anna Marie Milstead. Second row are Taylor Longshore, Emily Ruff, Kadin Tyson, Rhett Lindler, Sophie Higbe and Ashley Flores. Third row ar...
Catechism students receive sacrament of Holy Communion The Sacrament of Holy Communion was given to the first year catechism students at St. Philips Lutheran Church in Newberry on May 5. Front left, Pastor Terry Amick, first year catechism teacher Dianne Bannister, Austin Lominick, Gabriele Mason, and Mason Shealy. Back left, Hailey Farr, Seth Fulmer, Corbin Metts and Dylan Sease.
Love your enemies When someone mistreats us and causes us hurt, it’s not easy to love them. But God tell us to love them.
We may have a hard time dealing with our emotions. When Jesus said to love our enemies, that seemed to be impossible. Then we remember that the love of Christ can help us to obey his command.
David’s relationship with King Saul can help us learn how to treat those who hurt or mistreat us.
David had the opportunity to slay King Saul, b...
Booker performs with circus NEWBERRY — Stanley Bernard Booker, a 2010 graduate of Newberry High School, has started his career with the UniverSoul Circus. He has an act and performs with a group for the circus.
Booker will perform in Greenville through June 2 at the T.D. Convention Center and then he’ll be in Columbia June 5 through June 9 at the Benedict College football stadium.
The UniverSoul Circus travels around the world entertaining families.
Booker is the ...
Tucker receives engineering scholarship Kinards resident Tyler Tucker, left, a student at Piedmont Technical College , recently received the engineering scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Tucker, an electrical engineering technology student, is congratulated by Keith Lasure, dean of engineering and industrial technology.