Renee Matthews of Hartsville named to summer 2017 President’s List

SPARTANBURG–Renee Matthews of Hartsville has been named to Sherman College of Chiropractic’s President’s List for the summer 2017 academic quarter. President’s List students have achieved a grade point average of 4.0 for the quarter. Sherman College of Chiropractic provides students with a comprehensive education, preparing them to enter the field as doctors of chiropractic who are highly skilled,...

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Pate Elementary School announces honor roll

A Honor Roll Shaleah Addison, Tabria Barr, Bentley Blackwell, Austin Booker, Michael Boyer, Mya Bryant, Joshua Calcutt, Elizabeth Capers, David Chapman, Christopher Charles, Darvion Christian, Louis Colon, Kayla Commander, Maliyah Cook, Ja’Layah Cooper, Aaliyah Cottingham, De’Vion Curtis, Morgan Curtis, Kylee Davis, Natalie Davis, Iyana Dickey, Kynley Fishel, Hunter Flood, Aiden Gattison, Layden Godbolt, Tristen Handfield, M’Khayla...

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Church News – December 6, 2017

Please send your church news and photos to: editor@newsandpress.net Handbell Concert Come hear the sounds of the season by First Presbyterian Church’s Chancel Handbell Choir at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, in the Sanctuary. This is free event for the family, and it’s a First Presbyterian tradition rich with Christmas melodies from around the globe. First Presbyterian Church is located at 700 Park Ave. in Florence. Celebration Join...

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Eighth annual Virgil Wells Cancer Walk/Run a big success
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Eighth annual Virgil Wells Cancer Walk/Run a big success

First thoughts of the Virgil Wells Cancer Walk/Run were that there wouldn’t be many participants this year, but that was at 6 o’clock a.m. Wallace Bradley, the walk’s manager, remained calm and assured the committee that there was nothing to worry about. “They’re coming,” he said. He was correct, again! By 6:30, photographer and committee member Leo Bonaparte was busy capturing great pictures, the registration table was busy, coffee...

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GSSM students shine at SC Capitol during Youth In Government Conference
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GSSM students shine at SC Capitol during Youth In Government Conference

Seven students from the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) participated in the South Carolina YMCA Youth in Government’s Model Legislature & Court Conference, November 17-20, 2017. Participating GSSM students were: Emilee Daniel, daughter of Tamara and Jonathan Johnson of Easley; Joshua Geden, son of Chelle and Matt Geden of Simpsonville; Shirley Mathur, daughter of Anuradha Verma and Sharad...

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Strategies to avoid holiday weight gain

Staying fit during the holiday season can be quite challenging, even for the most ardent fitness enthusiasts and disciplined calorie-counters. Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, many people are offered a wide assortment of foods, beverages and other indulgences — typically in mass quantities. According to researchers at Stanford University, although the average person only gains around one pound during the holiday season, quite...

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