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Philip Porter Revolutionary War Patriot Honored on Veterans Day PDF Print E-mail
Written by Helga Rogers   
Wednesday, 30 November 2016 00:00

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American Legion Post 214 at Porter Chapel honoring Philip Porter Revolutionary War Patriot on Veterans Day. Philip is Charlie Porter’s 3rd Great Grandfather born in 1775. Left to right: Pete Bellinger, Charlie Porter, Peter Butchart, Post 214 Adjutant Carroll Kelley, Trumpteer Jamie Richards, JD Norris from the Andrews Pickens Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) in Greenville and Donny Carson from the Gen. Daniel Morgan SAR in Spartanburg.

 
Loftis to Lead Greenville County Legislative Delegation PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bob Dill, Publisher   
Wednesday, 23 November 2016 00:00

Former Senator Lewis Vaughn Reappointed to Hospital Board

TE DwightLoftisThe Greenville County Legislative Delegation  elected  Representative Dwight Loftis to be their chairman for the next year. State Senator Karl Allen will serve as vice chairman and Representative Garry Smith will continue to serve as delegation secretary.
During the same November 21 meeting, the Delegation voted to return former Senator Lewis Vaughn to the Greenville Hospital System Board of Directors.
A total of five board members were appointed to fill six vacancies. Those appointed in addition to Vaughn were the reappointment of  Anna Kate Hipp, and the appointment of Scot Baddley, Michael Ellison, and Michael Smith. Richard Phillipa from Oconee County failed to get reappointed and his vacancy was returned to the Hospital Board for resubmission.

The Delegation Received update on Pinnacle Mountain Fire – Requested more closed-cab dozers.

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Cecil D. Buchanan War Museum Visited by Future Soldiers PDF Print E-mail
Written by Tony Dunn   
Wednesday, 16 November 2016 00:00

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Carroll Kelley of American Legion Post 214 Taylors, shows weapons from the Cecil D. Buchanan War Museum to young people at the Veterans Tribute Day at the Upcountry History Museum.

 
Legislative Delegation to Appoint Hospital Board PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bob Dill, Publisher   
Wednesday, 16 November 2016 00:00

The Delegation Will Appoint Six Members of the Greenville Hospital System Board of Trustees During this Period of Intense Controversy

The Greenville County Legislative Delegation will hold a very important meeting at Greenville County Square Monday, November 21 beginning at 5:30 pm. The meeting will be open to the public.

The Delegation will elect a chairman, vice chairman and secretary for the next year.

The delegation will also make a number of key appointments to committees and commissions. One of the more controversial will be the naming of candidates to fill six vacancies on the Greenville Hospital System Board of Trustees during this period of intense controversy. The current board has attempted to change the relationship between the hospital system and the citizens of Greenville County who own the system. Some critics of the change describe the change as less than fair to the citizens.

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Allen Thanked for Museum Gift PDF Print E-mail
Written by Tony Dunn   
Wednesday, 09 November 2016 00:00

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Clyde W. Rector of the Rudolf Anderson Jr. American Legion Post 214, Taylors, SC, presenting a certificate of appreciation to Phillip Allen of Common Sense Retirement Planning for his financial support to the Cecil D. Buchanan Military History Museum.

 
Legion Ladies Make Custom Christmas Wreaths to Support Veteran Activities PDF Print E-mail
Written by Press Release   
Wednesday, 09 November 2016 00:00

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The Rudolf D. Anderson American Legion Post 214, Taylors, SC will be having a Christmas fundraiser at the Holiday Fair, located at the TD Center. The Holiday Fair runs from Thursday, December lst through Saturday December 3rd. The American Legion Post 214 Booth is 415.

These wreaths will be available at the Holiday Fair or they maybe ordered by calling Clyde Rector at 864-304-5350.

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Historic Trip to Richmond, Virginia PDF Print E-mail
Written by Pam Durham   
Wednesday, 09 November 2016 00:00

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Joseph Evan Davis 907 Children of the Confederacy Chapter President Matthew Myers of Belton, and Vice President Allison Bolt of Taylors, enjoyed a weekend trip to historic Richmond, Virginia. They toured the White House of the Confederacy and Civil War Museum.  Among the many artifacts enjoyed during the tour was the field tent of General Lee, his saddle and the hat he wore at the Surrender at Gettysburg.  After leaving Richmond, they toured Shirley Plantation.

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