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Lynda M. Green, 80

Lynda M. Green Lynda McGarity Green, 80, passed away January 12, 2018 at her home. A native of Radford, Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Marion Harold and Bess Hendrix McGarity and a retired employee of Greer State Bank. Surviving are her husband, Billy Gene Green of the home; one daughter, Kelly Green...

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Peace Center to screen Oscar nominated short films

The Peace Center will screen the 2018 Oscar nominated short films – Live Action, Animation and Documentary – in the Gunter Theatre, Feb. 16-18. Live Action Friday, Feb. 16, at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, at noon Animation Friday, Feb. 16, at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at 10 a.m....

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BMW Pro-Am names Sellery, McGovern to leadership positions

Sports marketing entrepreneur and Golf Channel veteran Steve Sellery has been named Executive Director, and Mike McGovern Tournament Director of the BMW Charity Pro-Am. McGovern was former Operations Director of the tournament. “Steve was not only the founder and CEO of a full-service experiential event marketing agency focusing on sports and entertainment, but his depth...

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Russell E. Hudson, Jr.

Russell E. Hudson, Jr.    (Veteran) Taylors Russell E. Hudson, Jr., 83, passed away December 25, 2017. A native of Columbus, Mississippi, son of the late Russell E. Hudson, Sr. and Eva Byrd Fraser Hudson, he was a U.S. Navy Veteran and a retired employee of Toyota Material Handling USA and a former employee of...

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Greenville, Spartanburg welcome first babies of 2018

Colt Reid Hudson was born at 2:23 a.m. to become Greenville County’s first baby for 2018. Colt weighed in at 8 pounds, 4 ounces at Greenville Health System’s Patewood Memorial Hospital. He was delivered by C-section by his uncle, obstetrician Dr. Mark Moore who was on call. Colt’s mom, Kristen Gault, 30, and his dad,...

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Dennis Kemp, 66

Dennis L. Kemp (Veteran) Taylors Dennis Kemp, 66, passed away December 23, 2017 after fighting a hard battle with cancer. Son of the late Wilton and Clara Mae Gibbs Kemp; he was a member of the U.S. Army Reserves; a retired employee of J.P. Stevens and an employee of Bishop Electric until his illness. Surviving...

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ACA open enrollment extended

The healthcare.gov call center was overwhelmed on Friday, causing many people to qualify for an in-line extension. For many, the last day was extended past Dec. 15 to call the marketplace to enroll. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) also announced that any FEMA declared disaster areas and people affected by hurricane Irma...

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Dave Ramsey: It’s a dream, not a plan

Dear Dave, I’ve been trying to save cash to buy a home, but things always seem to come up that eat away at my savings. I have $130,000 set aside, plus an emergency fund, and I make $120,000 a year. I’m debt-free and renting right now, but eventually I’d like to buy a house in...

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Klauser and McCall to receive Presdent’s Award

Staff Reports Joseph Klauser and David L. McCall will each receive a President’s Award during Greenville Technical College fall commencement exercises Friday at 11 a.m. at the TD Convention Center. Klauser, described by his instructors as outstanding, he has volunteered his time to the Culinary department, assisting with preparations for community events. He can be...

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First White Coat ceremony for NGU PA students

By JIM FAIR Editor The North Greenville University Physician Assistant (PA) medicine students began an academic tradition Friday at the Graduate School of Health Science at the Tim Brashier Campus at Greer. The school held its first white coat ceremony for the Master of Medical Science in PA Studies students at Suber Road Baptist Church...