Article Archive for 14 February 2012
John Michael Powell speaks to the Walhalla Lions Club recently about changes happening in Walhalla. The “Avondale” mill, which was a part of Chicopee Manufacturing and later Avondale, will be demolished, marking the end of Walhalla’s textile heritage. In addition, Powell announced the sewer line from the new Walhalla High School will make possible more growth for Walhalla in the Pickett Post area.
Colette Rhue, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Hawthorne, has been chosen as a 2012 Palmetto Gold Award recipient for the Ralph Johnson VA. MC. Rhue is a nurse manager, 3A. She is being recognized as one of the top nurses in South Carolina at the Palmetto Gold Gala in Columbia April 21.
CLEMSON — Stories define our lives and the life of a community. Stories come alive 6:30 p.m. March 6 as the Clemson Area StoryTellers and The Arts Center in Clemson bring the fourth annual Celebration of Story to The Arts Center, 212 Butler St., Clemson. The community is invited to experience stories through the spoken word …
SENECA — The Blue Ridge Orchid Society will hold their annual orchid show and sale from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Feb. 23 and Feb. 24 and from noon until 4 p.m. on Feb. 25. The show and sale is at Duke Energy’s World of Energy, 7812 Rochester Highway, Seneca. Club members will be present to give tips on caring for orchids. Be sure to bring a camera. For more information, call (864) 944-1108.
CLEMSON — The League of Women Voters of the Clemson Area will host a South American wine tasting from 6 until 8 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Morrison Auditorium at Calhoun Bridge Center, 212-216 Butler St., Clemson. The event will have heavy hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are $25 per person and may be purchased at the door …
ISLE OF PALMS, S.C. — Isle of Palms City Council bestowed a “Signal 30” award for citizen service on Bill Pennington of Salem at a recent meeting. Pennington was visiting the Isle of Palms in November when he saw a 70-year-old male in full cardiac arrest on a tennis court in Wild Dunes.