Wisdom Ranch & Retreat Expanding
- By Bob Dill, Publisher
Deliverance from Addiction for young Men 17 to 25
Addiction is a serious problem in Upstate South Carolina and throughout our society. Many lives are destroyed by addiction to alcohol, illegal drugs, and prescription drugs, to name a few. Addiction takes its toll on families and taxpayers. It is virtually impossible for an addict to become free from addiction on his own.
A proven solution is available to all who seek it; however, most pursue popular, politically correct avenues of treatment without lasting success.
There are many drug treatment programs. Some substitute legal substances for the illegal drugs. Some use various psychological techniques. Any one of these programs may provide temporary relief, or an illusion of relief, but the individual remains an addict with a craving for the drug.
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- By Press Release
Dale and Shirley Roberts, grandparents of The Time Examiner columnists Heather and Raquelle Sheen, recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Dale is a native of Texas and Shirley hails from Oklahoma, but they were married in Lewiston, Idaho--the first wedding held in the very-new Orchards Baptist Church. In fact, the church 'building' was still simply a large tent.
With five children and their families scattered literally from coast-to-coast, a family celebration and reunion was held at a beautiful lodge in Mineola, Texas. This was the first time in years that the entire family had all been together. Everyone made it!
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Environmental Education Association Honors Two Greenville County Residents
- By Jennifer Majors
Two Greenville County residents were honored last weekend by the Environmental Education Association of South Carolina at their 2014 Annual Conference held at St. Christopher Camp and Conference Center at Seabrook Island, S.C. Greenville County Councilman Joe Dill was named Legislative Official of the year.
Joe Dill, Greenville County Council member, is a leader in conservation efforts in Greenville County. He has worked tirelessly, both within the Council by passing legislation, and by serving on environmental boards in the Upstate. His passion for the environment is most notably shown in his work to keep our water resources clean. He recognizes the worth of clean water as a natural resource for public health as well as aesthetic reasons. Mr. Dill served as a member of the Reedy River Steering Committee and the Saluda-Reedy Watershed Consortium Advisory Council.
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First Foundations Celebrates Classic Marriage
- By Bob Dill, Publisher
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Montgomery Married 77 years
First Foundations, Inc. held a contest to find the Upstate couple that had been married longest. Three finalist couples were the honored guests at a banquet held at the Greenville Hilton on Saturday, June 14.
The finalists were Mr. and Mrs. Ed Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Eric Larson and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Montgomery.
The winners were Mr. and Mrs. Henry Montgomery, who had married in 1937. They had been married 77 years. The other finalists had been married more than70 years.
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Great Scot Parade and Scottish Games Return to Upstate
- By Gilbert Scales
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Three New Members Join the Winnie Davis 442 UDC
- By Pam Durham
Winnie Davis Chapter 442, United Daughters of the Confederacy, met on Monday, April 7, 2014, at the Museum and Library of Confederate History, 15 Boyce Avenue, Greenville, SC. The hostess for the meeting was Karen Kenyon.
Membership certificates were presented to three new members. Michelle Huddle joined under her Great-great-great-Grandfather Giles Webb who served in Co G, 54th Regiment, Virginia Infantry, Kimberly Huddle also joined under Giles Webb her Great-great-great-great-Grandfather, and Patricia Daniels joined under her Great-great-great-Grandfather Thomas Herrington who served in Co K, 4th Clinch’s Regiment, Georgia Cavalry.
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