I recently had the pleasure of seeing “The Wizard of Oz” at the Peace Center Jan. 5. I’m sure you know the classic story as well as I do – Dorothy and Toto are transported to Oz from Kansas via tornado, where they befriend the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion in hopes of getting the miracles they need.
I’m either optimistic or naïve enough to make New Year’s resolutions every year. I’m sure by February, some will have fallen by the wayside, but I figure at least a month of living better beats not trying.
I’m hoping making my resolutions very public will help me keep them. Wish me luck, Greer.
So here goes: My 2014 resolutions.
s the year comes to an end, it’s a time to reflect. 2013 was crazy for yours truly.
When Alva Pack turned 65, he didn’t want to putter around the house like some retirees, doing crossword puzzles and Sudoku.
Students in Lauren Clinton and Katie Henderson’s third grade homerooms at Wellford Academy brought a little Christmas cheer to the residents of Reid House in Wellford.
Organizations and individuals alike have helped provide Christmas magic for some local children.
The Greer Police Department held its annual Cops for Tots in the Cannon Centre. The event provided presents for about 300 children.
Jackie Pittman hopes to get people to rethink what they know about being a Christian.
Pittman, a Taylor resident, recently published “Saved but not a Christian,” a book that focuses on spiritual growth and mentoring within the faith.
With Christmas rapidly approaching, it’s easy to get bogged down with the stress of everything: shopping, cooking, wrapping, making arrangements with work, traveling, spending time with friends and family, and cleaning up after almost all of the other chores.
Jack Moore has been working all his life – janitorial work, building motorcycles, owning businesses.