Last updated: August 05. 2014 7:35AM - 178 Views
Cassie J. Fowler Contributing Columnist



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Hello everyone — It worked! We did a rain dance in The Whitty and sure enough we had a few great days of rain and cooler weather. Plants, lawns and flowers still smiling. So with that good cheer, lets do our birthday wishes then onto local news.


Birthdays

Happy Birthday Wishes to John “Allright Then” Roche — Roche’s Pharmacy, Martin Miller, Scott Riser, Randy Brock, Joyce Dallas, Blake Farmer, Gray Robertson, Frances Moates, Marianne Hollingsworth, Jean Lindler, Drendell Hurd, Reggie McMurray, Roger Worley, Sean Epps, Stacy Greenway, Mike Hall, Glinda Coleman, Mandy I. Horton, Shelly Moss, Dwayne Cartee, Mitchell Peay, and Melissa Yon.


Anniversaries

Happy Anniversary to Paula and David Andrews, 27 years.


Get Well Soon

We send our best feel good and speedy recovery wishes to Edgar Baker.


Upcoming Community Events And Local News

A reunion of The Whitmire National Guard Unit members on Aug. 16 at 6 p.m. More information is on the Facebook Invite.


The Fall Sports Deadline is Aug. 15. Entry Fees and Applications must be turned in no later than above date. See Whitmire Recreation Coordinator Joey Dillard at the table set up Aug. 4 & 5 at Whitmire Community School. Contact Recreation Coordinator Joey Dillard at The Recreation Office-803-694-0198 or 803-924-4057 or send an e-mail: whitmirerecreation@gmail.com


The Whitmire Economic Board members along with The Pearl Of The Piedmont Artisans Guild will sponsor an Art In The Park Day Aug. 23 at Heritage Park. This is a family oriented event. The board members and artisan group can be contacted on their Facebook Pages.


Summer Golf Program

The 2014 Summer Golf Program was a success. The Whitmire Recreation Department, along with the Whitmire Golf Association members coordinated a free golf instruction program for youth and teens. The mission of the program was to expose the youth to the basics of golf: rules, etiquette, sportsmanship, hands on instructions.


The Association members gave their time, along with supplies like clubs, golf balls and carts. The instructors included Martha Suber, David and Elizabeth Bostic, Jimmy Moss, Ron Harsha, H. D. Carter, Billy Lollis.


Some of the youth participants included Hunter Alexander, Mikhail and Makenna Moss, Jessy and Colt Burbridge, Dalton Campbell, and Ethan Gambrell.


Back To School

Can you believe its almost back to school time already? Aug. 18 is the date for this years back to school. Soon Legends Stadium will be filled with the crowd sounds, along with mighty mighty sounds the WCS Royal Regiment Band.


Allrighty Readers, The Deadline Fairy is pecking on my shoulders, so lets say so long for now and feel free to send your local news and photos to: news2cassie@yahoo.com


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