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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.


Presidential Candidate Sen. Ted Cruz at NGU PDF Print E-mail
Written by Thomas C. Hanson   
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 00:00


Sen. Ted Cruz participated in a rally at North Greenville University with Congressman Mark Meadows, Former SC Attorney Gen. Charlie Condon, State Sen. Lee Bright and North Greenville Vice President Tony Beam.

Character Featured in “13 Hours in Benghazi” Movie Visited Greenville Last Year PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bob Dill, Publisher   
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 00:00


Vietnamese American Bang Hall, who escaped Communist tyranny in South Vietnam with her Marine Corps veteran husband greet Benghazi Hero Kris “Tanto” Paronto at The Times Examiner Dinner in March 2015.

Taxpayers Funding 140 Islamist Charter Schools in USA PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bob Dill, Publisher   
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 00:00

Turkish Islamist Accused of Implementing a “Secret Plan for Bringing Shariah Law to America.” reported Monday that one of Turkey’s most influential spiritual leaders lives in exile in the United States and operates 140 charter schools in 26 states. The director of the charter schools and the Islamic movement directs operations from a guarded compound in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania.

Muhammad Fethullah Gulen reportedly heads the schools as part of a plan for bringing Shariah law to America. The Gulen charter schools take in tens of millions of U. S. taxpayer dollars each year. Some of that money may be used to influence elected politicians.

Gulen and his organization have been the subject of investigations into alleged corruption scandals involving influence peddling.


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