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.
The second-grade class at St. Joseph Catholic School in Anderson challenged other classes to a canned food drive contest in celebration of the 100th day of school. Some 1,470 cans of food were collected by the students and donated to the Anderson Emergency Soup Kitchen.
Have you had bad service or bought something that is defective? What’s the BEST WAY TO COMPLAIN to get positive results? Companies really do want your feedback — in the right way. Keep receipts until you are sure you are satisfied. Stay calm and collected. Don’t show overzealous emotion when writing to a company or speaking to someone on the phone or in person.
Willie says: Can you believe it’s Valentine’s Day already? Seems like we were just celebrating New Year’s Day a few weeks ago. Are anybody’s resolutions still unbroken? In honor of today Willie presents this poem: Roses are red, Violets are blue. Happy Valentine’s Day From Willie to you!