The Lancaster County NAACP held a election candidates’ forum Thursday, Oct. 16 in the First Washington Baptist Church fellowship hall that was attended by about 50 potential voters who were introduced to local candidates involved in the Nov. 4 General Election.
Stacy and Lisa Faile announce the engagement of their daughter, Carlie Faile, all of Kershaw, to Austin Soltow of Columbia.
The wedding is planned for June 6, 2015.
Miss Faile is the granddaughter of Frances McManus and the late Raymond McManus and of Don and Myrtle Faile, all of Kershaw. She is a 2011 graduate of Andrew Jackson High School and a 2014 graduate of Central Carolina Technical College. She works as a licensed massage therapist.
In preparation for writing the last column on the best football for the decade of the 1950s, I asked Jimmy Horton to assemble as many players from the 1957 Heath Springs High School football team as possible.
I wanted them to tell me their story firsthand concerning the last game that Coach R.L. Abstance coached against Springfield for the the state championship.
Some of my earliest public service was serving on the board of the Greenville County Mental Health Center – including as its chairman – in the early 1990s. I later served on the S.C. Mental Health Commission.
Mental illness had already been an issue I felt strongly about, but those positions gave me unique insights into the challenges facing the mentally ill and their loved ones.