Hello everyone. Local news and weather to talk about but first the birthday wishes from Gottrocks. Happy birthday wishes to locals and our former residents, Ann Caldwell, Maria McMurtury, Randall Frye, Roy Nell Smith, Grace Brown, James Palmer, Jeremy Ellison, Brandi Coleman, Charlotte C. Webber, Brad Sutton, Anne S. McMurray, Cameron and Ashley Felker, Sarah S. Deal, Tim Reardon, Wanda Senn, Max Stewert, Grayson Brock, Robert Stapleton, Terri L. Wix, David Cranford, Janet Alexander, Donna R. Felker, “Pepsi” Stevenson and Micheal Thomas.
Happy anniversary wishes to former residents Billy Lindler and his wife Barb. The couple recently celebrated 25 years of marriage.
On a sad note, we send our best wishes and sympathys to the families of Mrs. Marie Suber, Mrs. Evelyn Lipford, Mr. Randy Taylor, Mr. Donnie Baker and Mr. Harry Chick.
In upcoming news and events
“Weather or not,” you’re ready for a cold winter chicken stew, Otis Jennings is cooking up one of his famous stews for a fund raiser Jan. 26. The stew is $5 per quart. Pick up will be at Evans Street Church of God’s Social Hall.
To place orders contact Otis and Elaine Jennings at 803-694 -3633 or Pastor John Notter at 803-694-3401. The church also has a Facebook page.
The TERA Group – Tyger-Enoree River Alliance - led by Whitmire resident Jon Durham have six canoe trips planned this spring. The group will also host a meeting this Friday at Roches Barn on Union Street at 7:30 p.m. This meeting will be an informative meeting as the Tyger and Enoree River are two of Sumter National Forests and Whitmire’s prize outdoor assets.
Acorn T-shirts are available so contact Jon Durham. He is one of the founders of TERA. He can be contacted on TERA’s Facebook Page and via e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Interfaith Community Services will host a meeting Jan. 24 at Colony Lutheran Church, located on Highway 76 at 7:30 p.m. The executive board will meet prior to the regular meeting time.
The Whitmire Pack #200 Cub Scouts host their meetings on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at 7 p.m. at the Whitmire Community Center.
Alright, Garabund the Deadline Fairy is on my shoulders and he says “It’s time to fly to the press.”
Till next week, send us your info, news, and photos to: email@example.com.