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Surprise: Trump May Become President PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bob Dill, Publisher   
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 00:00

The Clinton political machine could take the White House despite all the criminal investigations surrounding the candidate. For three decades Bill and Hillary Clinton have been all about avoiding paying for their crimes, proven and unproven.
Recently the tides began to turn and the winds to shift. It was announced by the White House that the cost of Obama-Care would increase as much as 100 percent next year. Some people had already been hit hard by Obama-Care including Small Businesses.

One national company in South Carolina has already increased premiums on their Long Term Care Policies by 40 percent. The policies stated and purchasers were promised that premiums would never increase and benefits would never be cut. Prior to the first rate increase, a letter informed policy holders that they were required to re-write all policies, not increase rates on the old policies. As a policy holder who had been paying premiums for several years, you had options. You could pay the increased premium and have the same benefits, you could drop the policy and forfeit all the premiums you had paid, or you could keep your premiums low and reduce your benefits .

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Miss Liberty Entertains American Legion Members PDF Print E-mail
Written by Tony Dunn   
Wednesday, 26 October 2016 00:00

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Members of Major Rudolf Anderson Jr. Post 214 American Legion were entertained  by Miss Liberty (Leslie Bouvier) during their monthly meeting at Taylors Ministry Center.

 
Publisher Presented Commendation Medal PDF Print E-mail
Written by James M. Spurck   
Wednesday, 26 October 2016 00:00

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The Times Examiner Publisher Bobby M. Dill was presented the Sons of Confederate Veterans Commendation Medal and framed Certificate in recognition of meritorious service to the 16th SC Regiment Camp 36. From left to right: Regimental Chaplain Mark Evans, Commander Rollis Smith, Bob Dill and Color Guard Sergeant Larry Guy.

 
Vietnam Hero And Author Addressed Legion Post 214 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 26 October 2016 00:00

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J. L. “Bud” Alley is presented a Certificate of Appreciation from Major Rudolf Anderson, Jr. Post 214 by First Vice Commander Tony Dunn after speaking to members about his COMBAT experiences during the Vietnam War and about his book The Ghosts of the Green Grass.

 
Democrats Losing Conservative Black Americans PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bob Dill, Publisher   
Wednesday, 26 October 2016 00:00

Republican Glen Robinson Challenging Liberal Democrat Senator Karl Allen in S.C. Senate District 7


As more African-Americans become financially and socially independent, they are feeling free to make their own political decisions, Patricia L. Dickson predicted in the American Thinker that “regardless of the outcome of the 2016 Presidential Election, Donald Trump’s rise will force the Democratic Party to eventually have to address how it’s elected officials have neglected black Americans, it’s most loyal constituency.”

She wrote that the Democrat Party’s “worst nightmare” was when Trump reached out to blacks and asked: “What the ---- do you have to lose?”

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Children Visit Four-Story Plantation Built around 1830 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Pam Durham   
Wednesday, 19 October 2016 00:00

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A joint meeting of Joseph Evan Davis 907, Children of the Confederacy (Greenville) and Bonnie Blue Flag Chapter 789 Children of the Confederacy (Anderson), was held on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 16, 2016, on the beautiful front piazza of the historic Woodburn Plantation.  This lovely home had been recommended by Dr. Tim Drake of Belton and Michael Barnes of Honea Path.  The two men are both descendants of the Pinckney family from two brothers of Charles Pinckney and have worked with the CofC and UDC Chapters for several years.  The Children were accompanied by several members of the Robert E. Lee 146 UDC Chapter in Anderson, the Winnie Davis 442 UDC Chapter in Greenville, and members from the SCV.

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Glassy Mountain Fire Department Celebrates New Fire Engine with Traditional “Push In” Ceremony PDF Print E-mail
Written by Press Releas   
Wednesday, 12 October 2016 00:00

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LANDRUM, SC – Glassy Mountain Fire Department (GMFD) officially places into community service its new 2016 Pierce Saber fire engine during an invocation and traditional ceremony historically known as a “push in” by department staff.  
The origin of pushing a fire truck into the station dates back to the time of horse drawn equipment.  Firefighters had to push the fire pumpers into the fire station because horses were incapable of backing in the equipment.  The new GMFD engine includes a 1250 GMP pump and a 1,000-gallon water tank with a compressed air foam system that will provide superior firefighting power over water alone. 

Chief Bob Staples, Glassy Mountain Fire Department, said, “We are very grateful to our community for their support.  Our new engine will allow us to better serve our communities for many years to come.  We believe it will greatly enhance our ability to combat fires and reduce property damage.”

 


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