Funerals these days can be traditional or eccentric. They are as diverse as the people who have passed. Often the obituary sets the tone. For example, the family of a California man wanted the world to know the funny, irreverent man he had been. Their humorous tribute was shared worldwide: “Harry Weathersby Stamps, ladies' man, foodie, natty dresser, and accomplished...
Wells Dunlap, Commercial Relationship Manager for Countybank; Lynn Turner, Credit Officer for Countybank; and David Tompkins, Senior Vice President, Greenwood Market Executive of Countybank recently presented a check for $5,000 to Community Initiatives. The donation was given on behalf of the Countybank Foundation, which was established in 1971 and represents Countybank and Greenwood Capital...
Lander Athletics will host the 2nd annual "Emerald Ink & Stitches – The Drop" on Friday, April 26, 2019 from 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm at Dolny Stadium.
A string of church break-ins that spanned two counties landed a Newberry man a 10-year sentence after he entered a guilty plea Monday afternoon to charges stemming from the incident, 8th Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Wednesday
Terrance Lenard Chisolm, 38, changed his plea to guilty on the day of his scheduled trial Monday on to five counts of second-degree burglary. Circuit Judge R. Scott Sprouse sentenced Chisolm to 10 years in prison on each of the charges, with the sentences to run concurrently. Chisolm has two prior convictions for burglary.
Lander wrestling head coach R.C. LaHaye announced the addition of 11 wrestlers that will join the Bearcats' wrestling program in the fall.
"We are very excited to add these student athletes to our first recruiting class for Lander wrestling," said LaHaye. "Not only are these excellent athletes, but they excel in the classroom as well. This crop will help lay the foundation for Bearcat wrestling and insure we start the program off in the right direction with quality student athletes that will represent Lander on and off the mat. It will be very exciting next fall to watch these student athletes develop and build the culture of Lander Bearcat wrestling."
Game Summary: The Storm Chasers got out to a ten-run lead in the third inning and held on for a 19-18 victory over the Sandlot Sluggers on Monday. The Storm Chasers totaled 23 hits in 3 1/2 innings. Holden S, Chance W, Milo D, Rylan J, Sawyer B, Harrison R, Cayden W, Riley P, Trey O, and Wade M all collected multiple hits for the Storm Chasers.
Cam Lollis had all the right stuff on Tuesday for Emerald Vikings Varsity, allowing zero runs and besting Carolina Academy by a score of 15-0
Emerald Vikings Varsity fired up the offense in the first inning. Sean Adams drove in two when he doubled. Emerald Vikings Varsity put up six runs in the second inning. Emerald Vikings Varsity's offense in the inning came from singles by Lollis and Caleb McLaughlin, a walk by Braeden Burton, a sacrifice fly by Gage Timmerman, and an error on a ball put in play by Brayden Ridge.
Historic Downtown Laurens comes alive with our annual Sip & Stroll Wine Tasting. With historic buildings dating back to the 1800's as the backdrop, enjoy a stroll around the square as you sample wines from local wineries as well as hors d'oeuvres provided by each small business.
The 4th annual Run to the Rescue 5K is being held May 18, 2019 at the former American Legion Post 20 at 806 Calhoun Avenue in Greenwood. The 3.1 mile race is organized by volunteers to benefit the Humane Society of Greenwood and to raise awareness of homeless animals in the community. Cost is $25 through April 30, and $30 from May 1 through race day. All pre-registrants will receive an event t-shirt. Race begins at 8:30 am, and registration opens at 7 am.
Fukoku America, Inc., the recipient of the 2018 Manufacturing Excellence Award, and an international company located in Laurens, South Carolina, is looking for great people to join the Fukoku Family. The Japanese company will join a job fair on Thursday, April 25th, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, at the Laurens County Higher Education Center, located at the Piedmont Technical College (633 Medical Ridge Road, Clinton, SC - 29325).
Job duties include operating a set of weaving machines, repairing yarn breaks, creeling filling yarn, flagging looms needing repair, and patrolling and inspecting cloth and warps on looms. Most open jobs are on 2nd and 3rd shifts.
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Mrs. Mary Alice Rice 74, 504 Sumter Street wife of Larry Rice, Sr. entered into eternal rest on April 18, 2019 at Self Regional Medical Center. She was born in Newberry, SC January 9, 1945 a daughter of the late Hayward P. Means and Irene Butler Means.