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Bulldogs, Yellow Jackets trade points

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NEWBERRY — Going into the half, the Newberry Bulldogs led the Union County Yellow Jackets 21-14.Coming off an exciting down-to-the-wire win against Gaffney last week, the Union County Yellow Jackets went on the road to take on the Newberry Bulldogs on Friday. The game was Newberry’s first of the season, which gave the Yellow Jackets an experience advantage with one game already under their belt, but without any game film to watch, they did not know what to expect from the Bulldogs.

 

News Around Lockhart: An act of animal cruelty

To start with, I do not appreciate whoever dropped two kittens off at my beauty shop. If you wanted a death sentence for them why didn’t you call animal control. The dogs in my neighborhood love kittens for lunch.I know they are not feral cats, because they don’t mind being picked up. One is cream color and one is tabby.If anyone wants these as pets, please come and get them, because the dogs will get them. I haven’t anyway to protect them, that takes 2...

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Library Blog: Access WorkKeys test prep through DISCUS

I have mentioned DISCUS in this blog several times, but today I want to highlight a resource that has been given additional value by new legislation.It was recently announced that this will be the first year in which the High School Assessment Program standardized test will not be given. Instead, 11th graders will take two other assessments — a college and career assessment (a specific test has not been determined) and WorkKeys, a test measuring essential workforce skills.

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Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Everybody invited to Community Pep Rally

Hello everyone, local news on the way, after we send our birthday an anniversary wishes from Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy. He loves this cooler nights weather, so do I.BirthdaysHappy Birthday to Janis R. Duncan, Jean Suber, Chipper Brock, Nick Norris, Mary C. Arrowood, Kelvin Whitener, Anthony Brown, April Gilliam, Lois Ann McCauley, Brandon Crumpton, James Quinn, Chrystal Moss, Mikhail Moss, Janet McMurtury and Susan Hunnicutt....

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Build it and bikes will come

Did you see the baseball movie Field of Dreams? Even if you didn’t, you’ve probably heard the phrase “If you build it, they will come” — which it immortalized.Well, how about “If you don’t build it, they won’t come”?When it comes to bicycles, cars, and public transportation, both sayings are true (even though one is decidedly catchier than the other).I recently moved back to Madison, Wisconsin after spendin...

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Library Blog: Thanking the Summer Reading Program sponsors

As the summer comes to a close and children return to school, the Carnegie Library finds itself wrapping up the Summer Reading program and reflecting on the successes of the event and how improvements could be made going forward.Without fail, the biggest key to success each year is the participation of sponsors. We simply could not put on the program without the support of grants and donations from throughout the community. Today I want to thank all of our sponsors for their genero...

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Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Birthdays and best feel good wishes

Hello everyone, local news and events coming up after we do our birthday greetings.Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy says he can’t get used to football season openers and this South Carolina sweltering weather. Tailgating with summer clothes on, folks plunge into fall football games with enthusiasm, despite the 95 temps. Oh well, maybe Gottrocks can fit in as a water bottle fairy, making sure folks stay hydrated at tailgating parties.So now that we have a plan for hot w...

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News Around Lockhart: Thank you for helping our Cancer Friend

I really want to continue to thank you for your help in furnishing Boost and Ensure for our Cancer Friend. He has tried to eat and the radiation and the mouth cancer surgery has still made it impossible for him to swallow food, therefore without an income he still needs the help of all of you caring people.Mrs Clowny called me the other day, concerned and wanted me to call her, but I don’t have caller ID and did not get her phone number. Please try again.Someone, w...

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USC Union in the Spotlight

UNION — After having winning seasons, the University of South Carolina Union is eager for the Bantams baseball team to get on the field in the spring.In 2013, the Bantams placed second in their conference and ranked number 4 in the nation out of 105 schools. The Bantams added to their winnings in 2013 as District IV East champions and then again in 2014 as District III West champions.USC Union is pleased to announce that Union native, Jay Ford, will be the coach of...

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Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Local news and upcoming events

Hello everyone, lots of early fall events and local news to talk about. Lets send our Happy Birthday Wishes from Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy.BirthdaysHappy Birthday wishes to Joe Hunter, Christianna Gilliam, Candace Lominick, Jeffrey Whitener, Carol Owens, Katie S.Henderson, Manuel Harrison, Lee Ann Eison, and Robert Miller.AnniversariesHappy 22nd Anniversary wishes t...

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