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Greenville County Dreaming of Ten-Story Office Building PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bob Dill, Publisher   
Monday, 08 February 2016 22:56

County Administrator Joe Kernell working deal with city and unnamed developer

During the first Council meeting of 2016, Greenville County Council Chairman Dr. Bob Taylor announced that one of the priority projects for the county during 2016 would be to proceed with plans to construct a new county office building.

Rumors of a deal with a local developer that wants to get control of the choice property occupied by Greenville County offices have been circulating for a couple of years. This, however, is the first official announcement of the project. Unexplained entries in the budget, such as a $2 million entry for a much cheaper crane has been question by citizen watch dog Ed Paxton.

Roy Gullick Honored for Service to American Legion PDF Print E-mail
Written by Post 214 Photo   
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 00:00


Veteran and long time supporter of The American Legion, Roy Gullick was presented The Major Rudolf Anderson Jr. Post 214 plaque, and a DVD of the Post 214 Dedication. Representing Post 214 were Commander Steve Zietz, Vice Commander Tony Dunn and Adjutant Carroll Kelley.  His Son and Daughter-in-law, John and Jenny Gullick were present.

Lawmakers “Pulling Tricks and Political Shenanigans” PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bob Dill, Publisher   
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 00:00

South Carolina Policy Council is uncovering deception and fraud in county government. Needs volunteers and financial support to be more effective

AshleyLandess_Page-01Ashley Landess, president of the South Carolina Policy Council was guest speaker at the January 28 luncheon of the Greenville County Republican Women’s club. The Policy Council is a research organization that keeps citizens informed as to what their elected representatives are doing  behind closed doors.

Landess has been president of the South Carolina policy Council since 2008. “The General Assembly is planning to raise taxes and use tricks and political shenanigans to disguise their actions,” Landess explained. They know they have plenty of money and do not need to raise taxes. They are just spending the money they have the wrong way.

Pickens County Republican Party January 21st Meeting PDF Print E-mail
Written by Steve Haynie   
Wednesday, 27 January 2016 00:00

The January 21, 2016 meeting of the Pickens County Republican Party was attended by 28 people.  Lower than normal attendance was attributed to the impending winter storm blowing in for the weekend.  Among those in attendance were Pickens County Sheriff Rick Clark, Pickens County Councilman Ensley Feemster, and School District of Pickens County School Board member Phillip Bowers who also serves as chairman of the Pickens County Republican Party. 

BJU Graduate Steven Brundage Receives National Recognition PDF Print E-mail
Written by Press Release   
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 00:00

Steven-Brundage_Page-10Steven Brundage, a 2011 Bob Jones University graduate and a DMA piano pedagogy candidate at the University of South Carolina, was recently awarded the American Music Teacher magazine’s Article of the Year Award for 2015 by the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA).

Brundage, a resident of Greenville, will be recognized for this top-level honor at the 2016 national conference in San Antonio, Texas, and in the American Music Teacher magazine.

2015 Service Award Recipients Honored by Glassy Mountain Fire Department PDF Print E-mail
Written by Glassy Mountain Fire Department   
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 00:00


Retiring Glassy Mountain Fire Department Commissioners Honored. (Left to right) David Vaughn, Landrum; Dennis Geagan, Landrum; Richard Dusa, Travelers Rest and Dwight Hammack, Tigerville.

Confederate Monuments Desecrated in Raleigh PDF Print E-mail
Written by Terry M. Thacker   
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 00:00


These monuments in the Confederate section of Oakwood Cemetery in Raleigh, North Carolina were recently vandalized by anti-Confederate individuals. Burlap has been used to cover up the worst of the desecration.



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