Tax Money Meant for veterans’ Care Spent on University Bus, New Furniture
- By Rick Brundrett - The Nerve
Over the last four fiscal years, $1.4 million in tax dollars flowed through three state social services agencies to an equestrian center operated by Lander University, a small, public liberal arts school in Greenwood.
But an investigation by The Nerve found that relatively little was spent to directly help S.C. citizens served by those state agencies. In fact, not one cent of $500,000 that Lander received last fiscal year was spent for a mandated veterans’ therapy program that was supposed to operate at the equestrian center but never was implemented.
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Sullivan Joins NGU as Director of Alumni Engagement
- By LaVerne Howell - NGU
Tigerville, SC (May 9, 2019) Long-time non-profit leader Lamont Sullivan, a 1998 North Greenville University graduate, is returning to his alma mater as Director of Alumni Engagement, NGU President Dr. Gene C. Fant Jr. announced.
Sullivan, a Greenville native, currently is CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of the Upstate. He will join the administrative team at the South Carolina Baptist university on June 1.
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NEDC Announces 800th Baby Celebration
- By Christian Newswire
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- The National Embryo Donation Center will host a celebration Saturday, June 8 to mark a special milestone. Earlier this year, Sean and Liz Baley welcomed Annaliese into the world. She was the 800th successful birth to come about as a result of the NEDC's embryo donation and adoption program.
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Mule Barn Project: Saving of a Historic Mule Barn at the Ag Museum
- By Nikki Saylors
A beloved, historic building will receive a new life in the near future. The old Mule Barn in Starr, in the heart of Anderson County, will be rebuilt on the property next to The Bart Garrison Agricultural Museum of South Carolina. This is an exciting project that has been several months in the making.
The Mule Barn Project is a concerted effort by Lake Hartwell Country and The Bart Garrison Agricultural Museum of South Carolina to preserve and protect the historic McGee Mule Barn from Starr, South Carolina.
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Shocking Global Report from Humanitarian Agency Gospel for Asia (GFA) Spotlights 100 Million 'Missing Women'
- By Christian Newswire
On Mother's Day, experts say up to 100 million women and girls mostly from Africa and Asia who should be alive today 'simply do not exist'
Missing Women: A report by Gospel for Asia (www.gfa.org) - coinciding with Mother's Day in the U.S. - says up to 100 million women and girls who should be alive today, mostly in Asia and Africa, "simply do not exist."
WILLS POINT, Texas -- As many as 100 million women and girls are "missing and unaccounted for" - the victims of sex-selective abortions, female infanticide, sexual slavery and other horrific practices, according to a newly-compiled global report by leading faith-based humanitarian agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org).
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Planned Parenthood: A Recipe for Disaster Funding?
- By Tony Perkins - Family Research Council
The whole point of disaster relief is to help communities cope with loss -- not create more! Too bad Democrats don't agree. When Congress got together earlier this spring to deal with the fallout from the string of storms and wildfires, the last thing anyone should've worried about was a radical social agenda hijacking the entire process. But liberals can't help themselves. They see a big pot of money and their minds automatically go to one thing: abortion.
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China’s New Aggression on the World Stage
- By Charles Scaliger - The New American
China has long used Western capital to challenge the might of the West. Now it is moving forcefully, making demands of companies and countries, expanding its influence.
In 2015, the most overlooked communist revolution in history took place. That was the year that communists seized power in the Himalayan nation of Nepal via ballot-box revolution. For a decade, from 1996 to 2006, the Maoist Communist Party of Nepal, with the not-so-covert backing of the Chinese, waged a bitter civil war against the Nepalese government, seeking to overthrow the monarchy and replace it with a People’s Republic. The insurgency included a number of attacks on foreign trekkers in the popular mountaineering and hiking destination.
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