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Cassie Fowler Contributing Columnist



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Hello everyone. Lots of early fall events and local news to talk about. Let’s send our happy birthday wishes from Gottrocks the birthday fairy.


Birthdays


Happy birthday wishes to Joe Hunter, Christianna Gilliam, Candace Lominick, Jeffrey Whitener, Carol Owens, Katie S. Henderson, Manuel Harrison, Lee Ann Eison, and Robert Miller. Happy 22nd anniversary wishes to Tammi and Billy Gilliam Jr.


Sympathy, recovery


We send our speedy recovery wishes to Edgar Baker and Skeet McMurray. On a sad note, we send our sympathies to the families of Doris Blizzard.


News and events


The WHS ‘The Fabulous Fifties Decade’ reunion is planned for Sept. 20. The cost per person is $25. The contact person is Bonnie Prince at 803-694-2388.


The members and pastor of The Masters’ Baptist Church will host their homecoming services Sept. 7 at 11 a.m. There will be special gospel singing with the group Oasis. A covered dish luncheon will be after the service. Everyone is invited to attend. Visit their Facebook page for more information.


The members and pastor of Sims Chapel Baptist Church will host its fall revival services the week of Sept. 15-17 nightly. Everyone is invited to attend. Visit the church’s Facebook page for more information.


Oct. 4 is a busy day in Whitmire. The Whitmire Jaycees will open the morning with their Fall Main Street Yard Sale. Spaces are available for a low price rental. For more information, contact The Jaycees on their Facebook page or send an e-mail to whitmirejaycees@yahoo.com.


The Whitmire Economic Development Board will host is Breast Cancer Awareness Health Walk also on Oct. 4. In fact the entire week, prior to the event their Walk Banner will hang across Main Street, with phrases like “Save The Ta Ta’s.” The walk will begin Saturday morning with several routes to walk. The sign-up forms are on their Facebook page and Maria McMurtury is the contact person at 803-537-6826.


Well, if you don’t know by now, school is underway. I saw some of the cutest photos on Facebook from parents who were teary eyed and weeping over their little ones’ first day.


Here are some highlighted events in Wolverine football action. The first home football game at Legends Stadium is Aug. 29 at 7:30 p.m. against Calhoun Falls. The homecoming game and activities will be Sept.r 19. The opponents are from Wagner-Salley.


Their Youth Night is Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m. and Senior Recognition is Oct. 31 on Halloween. Which makes me wonder will the annual Halloween Carnival be the Saturday prior to Friday Halloween? It usually is, so we will find out for sure and talk about it in future editions.


Have a great week and weekend. Our college football fans and followers have been waiting for this week, especially USC Thursday night game fans. Good luck to all teams, we’ll see you next edition. Until then, feel free to send me your news bits and photos news2cassie@yahoo.com.


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