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Cassie J. Fowler Contributing Columnist

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Hello everybody, Happy New Year to you and your families! Kicking off the New Year with birthdays texted in from Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy.

Happy Birthday Wishes To

Daniel Hueble, Gloria O. Lawson, Donna Gilliam, Donnette B. Davis, Joy Epps,Rickey Owens, Kendra Agnew, Andrew Felker, Janet “Buick” Felker and her “Birthday Twin” Randall Frye Paula Dominick, Ruth Hollingsworth, Ann K. Caldwell, and Wanda H. Senn.


We send our Happy Anniversary wishes to Mr. and Mrs. David “Doodle” Hunnicutt, and Mr. and Mrs. Carlton Hall.


On a sad note, we send our sympathy and best wishes to the Families of Mrs. Adeline Hurd Surrett and Mr. Bo Williams.

In Upcoming Community News

The Whitmire Economic Board members will host their first event of 2014 an indoor yard sale, known a “Tag Sale” on Saturday — January 25 at 10 a.m. Spaces are available for rent at $10. This is a great way to raise money for a civic group or an individual cause. The proceeds will go to town/civic projects.

Maria McMurtury is the contact person: mariamcmurtury@yahoo.com or comment on the Economic Development’s Facebook page.

People In The News

Kelsey Felks, a Newberry middle school student with varsity sized talent was recently recognized with the MVP Award at a holiday basketball tournament at Keenan High School. Kelsey is an 8th grader at Newberry Middle School, but she plays Varsity basketball with Newberry High School. Kelsey is the daughter of Kai Jeter, and the granddaughter of Emma Jeter Of Whitmire.

Allrighty readers, Garabund The Deadline Fairy is still catching up on his sleep from New Year’s Eve, so he left me explicit instructions to get this column asap. Yes, Garabund was out on New Year’s Eve with Gottrocks in flight, checking to see if St. Nick made it back to the North Pole. The Annual Whitmire New Year’s Whistle sounded at midnight, sending our cats under the bed, after they did a gainer off the sofa. The fireworks had them on edge all evening, excessively grooming to go with their fear. But tradition, well, is tradition.

Here’s to seeing you next week.

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