SC State Senator Rex Rice from Pickens was one of the keynote speakers describing how he coped with his learning disability later to be known as dyslexia.
SC State Senator Rex Rice from Pickens was one of the keynote speakers describing how he coped with his learning disability later to be known as dyslexia. - Photo by Gilbert Scales

On Saturday November 23, the Pickens County Performing Arts Center hosted the world premiere of a newly released film “Written Off” at LABS for Dyslexia. The documentary, directed by filmmaker Collins Abbot White, discussed how parents navigate the public educational system when a child has dyslexia. It showed how schools like Lakes and Bridges Charter School in Easley, SC are paving the way by offering free education specifically directed at students with dyslexia to prepare them for success.

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BJU Christmas Lights

Bob Jones University will honor area first responders at the annual Christmas Celebration Friday, Dec. 6, from 4-8 p.m. on the BJU campus.

Upstate first responders and their families are encouraged to visit a specially designated tent at the Wade Hampton entrance to receive free hot chocolate and doughnuts served by Bob Jones Academy High School students.

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Typewriter Investigation

At least 100 state agencies have filed budget requests for the next fiscal year that begins July 1, online records show.

But the S.C. House and Senate aren’t among them – despite a longstanding state law requiring all agencies to annually file budget requests with the governor by Nov 1. Both the 124-member House and 46-member Senate typically have ignored that law, as The Nerve previously has reported.

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The government malfeasance in the Clinton email scandal is seeming never-ending.

The State Department just confessed to a court that FBI found more Clinton emails that were then over to State for review. In the November 15, 2019 filing, the State Department informs the court that the FBI located additional Clinton emails that potentially had not been previously released:

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Nite Line broadcasts live Monday through Friday on WGGS-TV from 8 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. The program features local and/or nationally known guests who share their testimonies and talent. Our goal is to be an inspiration to our viewers as well as inform them of Christian and community events in the upstate.

Monday, December 9, 2019Tonight on Nite Line Dante Thompson welcomes Dorothy and Russell Spaulding of Watchmen Broadcasting in Augusta, South Carolina to discuss Dorothy’s new book, We Walk By Faith...Not By Sight.  Zac Johnson promotes The Logos Theatre’s production of A Christmas Carol.  Tonight’s program features dancing from Masters School For Creative Arts and a scene from A Christmas Carol performed by actors from The Academy of Arts Ministries.

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Warren Cook Conducts

Bob Jones University will present Handel’s Messiah, Dec. 12 - 13, at 7:30 p.m. in Rodeheaver Auditorium.

Under the direction of Dr. Warren Cook, the BJU Symphony Orchestra will accompany over 200 singers from four University choirs. Soloists include Laura Brundage, Division of Music faculty —soprano; Marianne Freeman, senior student—alto; Jason Rush, 2010 music graduate —tenor; and Dr. David Parker, Division of Music faculty —bass.

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