Rumminger_8730Elmer Lee Rumminger, 86, husband of Barbara Boyd Rumminger, died Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014.

Born in Passaic, NJ, son of the late Berthold and Erika Rumminger.

Served in the Army and Army Reserves. Ministered for over 50 years at BJU as professor, publisher, and broadcaster. Member of Hampton Park Baptist Church for 41 years. Co-founder of Christian Viewpoint and active member of SC Republican Party.

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Friday, October 24, more than 200 Trailmen members of Trial Life USA assembled on the grounds of “Camp Aiken,” formerly the “Boys Home of the South” property, for the first-ever South Carolina Upstate area-organized event at “Camp Aiken.” Eight church-sponsored troops participated in the event.

The Trailmen and Leaders camped out in multicolored tents in the camp ground area, Friday and Saturday nights.

Saturday morning, the campers were up before 7 a.m. to eat breakfast, so they could attend the “flag raising ceremony.”

American Legion Post 3 Color Guard performed the “flag raising ceremony” as the Bugler played “Reveille.”

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Oliver Thompson Chapter 1850, UDC, held a Memorial Service on Saturday, September 20, 2014, at Fairview Presbyterian Church, in Fountain Inn, South Carolina, in honor of the 90th anniversary of the chapter. Before the service, charter members of the Caroline S. Coleman Chapter 537, Children of the Confederacy, placed flags on the graves of 51 Confederate soldiers buried in the cemetery. Some of the children passed out programs for the service. Carol Leake, Oliver Thompson Chapter President, called the meeting to order and welcomed all those in attendance.

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Andrew Mitchell, a home schooled student from northern Spartanburg County, will continue to play basketball with the Landrum High School Cardinals basketball team.

The SC High School League Athletics Appeals Panel voted 4 to 2 to overrule a decision by the league Executive Director prohibiting Mitchell from continuing to play with the Landrum team after his parents moved into the Chapman High School Transportation Zone.

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On September 11, the anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, students at Wood-ruff High School displayed flags from their vehicles.

In accordance with a district policy, apparently designed to prevent the display of Confederate Battle Flags, the high school principal removed U. S. flags from the vehicles resulting in complaints to  WORD Talk Radio’s Russ Cassell Show.

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