Twenty-six participants at Mary Gran Nursing Center came out in their best Thursday afternoon, showing how beautiful they are both inside and out, during the annual Relay for Life Sweetheart Pageant.Kay Hobbs, who orchestrated the program, said that they have had has many as 38 participants in the past.“This is the 10th year we have had the program,” Hobbs said.Each year, judges pick a “sweetheart” from the pageant participants, either male or female, and name that person the king or queen. There is also an ambassador award for the most money raised.
Thanks to the Simple Gifts scholarship, I am able to attend Wofford College located in downtown Spartanburg, SC. Wofford is a small liberal arts college with an awesome faculty: student ratio of 11:1. I have found both the faculty and support staff to be very personable and helpful.
MOUNT OLIVE - The University of Mount Olive English Department and Sigma Tau Delta will hold the 13th Annual Literary Festival and Poetry Slam on March 19 and 20. The event, which is open to the public as well as students, provides a wonderful opportunity to showcase and inspire further the literary talents of the school, as well as promote the importance of writing and the English language.
They were piping hot and, according to all the youngsters in attendance at last weekend’s 56th annual Kiwanis Club’s Pancake and Sausage Feast, more than just a little “yummy,” a fact reflected in attendance at the Friday night and Saturday morning event, with numbers climbing to nearly 2,000.“It was a wonderful, and very successful, event,” said Kiwanian Bill Scott, noting that approximately $19,000 was raised for the club’s various commun...
Let’s imagine you just picked up your children from after-school activities. They ask, What’s for dinner? If you have no dinner plans, the drive-through or pizza delivery may sound like the best options. However, you might want to save take-out meals as a once in a while treat. Take-out meals often are less nutritious and more expensive.Now imagine this: you have just walked in the door and are greeted by the aroma of tender beef stew simmering in your slow cooker. You ...
Tom Wilbur/SCTErica Miller (Corrie), Nick Owen (Paul), Gary Wilson (Victor Velasco) and Gretta Steffens (Mrs. Banks) audition Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Sampson Community Theatre. The following people have been cast for Neil Simon’s ‘Barefoot in the Park,’sponsored by Clinton Appliance and Furniture, and directed by Tom Wilbur: Corie Bratter - Erica Miller; Harry Pepper (The Telephone Repair Man) - G.Wayne Melvin; Paul Bratter - Nick Owen; Victor Velasco - Gary Wil...
Courtesy photoHobbton Elementary School recently named its Bus Citizens of the Month. They are, front row, from left: Jose Escalera, Landon Gronau and Sherly Hernandez; and back row, from left: Evan Lopez, Megan Buck and Nicolle Retiguin. Not pictured is Madison Knowles.
Courtesy photoSampson Middle Quiz Bowl members, from left: Jacob Bauman, Parker Johnson, Parker Norris and Noel Turlington, took fourth place in the competition held during the National Junior Beta Club state convention held earlier this month in Greensboro.
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