Resiliency, discovery, and revelation on full display in new exhibit coming to Upcountry History Museum

  February 7, 2024

Through a visually compelling presentation of history through art, small moments of ordinary experiences are transformed into extraordinary discoveries of resiliency and revelation in “Vision & Spirit: Black Artists in…

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Veteran to speak of role of Army chaplains at Relic Room

  January 24, 2024

One day in November 1967, U.S. Army Chaplain Charles J. Watters’ unit was involved in heavy combat with the enemy in the vicinity of Đắk Tô, South Vietnam. Among many…

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Ron Hagell to tell how he collected intelligence in Vietnam

  January 18, 2024

The movies notwithstanding, intelligence work has little to do with drinking shaken martinis while wearing a designer tuxedo. In the real world, in wartime, it’s about things like sweating in…

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Midlands Technical College Golf Classic sets record

  November 28, 2023

The Midlands Technical College Foundation hosted its annual Golf Classic on November 6 and shattered another record for the amount raised. This year’s $100,000 in donations exceed the $75,000 and…

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Samsung hosts 7th Annual Veterans Day Luncheon

  November 12, 2023

On Saturday, November 11, Samsung Electronics Home Appliances America (SEHA) hosted its Seventh Annual Veterans Day Luncheon in Newberry, reaffirming its commitment to recognize and honor the service of local…

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American Legion Auxiliary Unit 25 Supports Family Promise

  October 27, 2023

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 25, represented by Denise Harter and President Donna King, recently partnered with Family Promise to provide crucial monthly assistance to families in need in Laurens County.…

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Auxiliary Post 25 Holloween Treats

  October 26, 2023

The Ladies of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 25 are diving into a mountain of treats to be bagged up for The Laurens County Sheriff’s “Trunk or Treat” on Tuesday, October…

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Relic Room hosts 32nd SCMMS Toy Soldier Show – Oct 28

  October 24, 2023

On Saturday, October 28, the S.C. Confederate Relic Room & Military Museum will again host the South Carolina Military Miniature Society’s Annual Toy Soldier Show. This is the SCMMS’ 32nd…

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Harbison Theatre supports veterans through the arts

  October 11, 2023

Join us as we take a look behind the battle line Inspired by the New York Times Op-Ed Article “The Things They Wrote” and the subsequent HBO documentary “Last Letters…

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Abacus Planning Group Advisor earns IRS Enrolled Agent designation

  September 21, 2023

Abacus Planning Group proudly announces that Stephen Maggard, CFP® has met all requirements to become an Enrolled Agent. An Enrolled Agent has earned the privilege of representing taxpayers before the…

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Veteran healthcare leaders aim to bridge medical care gaps with new company

  August 1, 2023

For the past three years, a group of skilled former medical care leaders have heard almost weekly stories from friends, neighbors and former co-workers about their dissatisfaction with the state…

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Feel the Heat in newest exhibit at Upcountry History Museum

  June 20, 2023

We watch the news with a sense of disbelief yet can’t seem to pull ourselves away even as the screen fills with image after image of raging wildfires. In its…

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Veteran Andrew E. Thibault joins Bluestein Attorneys

  April 26, 2023

Attorney Andrew E. Thibault has joined Bluestein Attorneys. His practice will focus entirely on Veterans’ Disability. Thibault, who is from Vermont, will join attorney Tim Mercer in the firm’s Albany,…

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Resource Financial Services expands: now licensed in Texas

  April 18, 2023

Resource Financial Services, South Carolina’s largest privately owned mortgage banker announced it is now authorized to originate loans in the state of Texas. With the addition of Texas, the company…

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New housing development brings patriotism to the front porch

  February 15, 2023

Great American Homes launches a new 55+ community, 1776. Great American Homes, a new company founded by NewStyle Communities, an Epcon Communities franchise, has announced a new 55+ housing development…

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Museum to remember Pearl Harbor on Saturday, Dec. 10

  December 5, 2022

It was, as usual, a beautiful Sunday morning in Hawaii. But it didn’t last long. At 7:55 a.m., the first wave of Japanese warplanes came flying over the Waianae mountains.…

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MTC Golf Classic raises more than $75,000

  November 21, 2022

The 2022 Midlands Technical College (MTC) Golf Classic saw more than 120 golfers come together to raise over $75,000 in scholarship money for veterans, current service members, and their families.…

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Samsung hosts 6th Annual Veterans Day Luncheon

  November 15, 2022

On Saturday, November 12, Samsung Electronics Home Appliances America (SEHA) hosted its Sixth Annual Veterans Day Luncheon in Newberry, reaffirming its commitment to recognize and honor the service of local…

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‘Start Your Engines!’ NASCAR exhibit racing to Upcountry History Museum

  August 25, 2022

NASCAR races are always filled with “thrill of victory and agony of defeat” moments, and “Fast Lane: The NASCAR Photography of Darryl Moran,” the newest exhibition opening at the Upcountry…

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Congress Passes PACT Act Toxin Exposure Legislation

  August 5, 2022

On Tuesday, August 2, 2022 the Senate passed S.3373 – Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act of 2022 (The Honoring our PACT Act…

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