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November 14, 2008 RSS feed / News

U.S. Elections: Lessons for Africa

Coming from a continent where democracy is still in transition, or non- existent, I am quite privileged so far to have experienced two presidential elections in the USA. More...

PAALS holds Dog Walk

PAALS (Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services) and The Heartworm Project will hold Animals Helping People and People Helping Animals with a dog walk November 22, 2008 from 11 am to 3 pm at Saluda Shoals Park. More...

A well- behaved dog makes everyone happy

Proper training can keep an uncontrollable dog from going to the pound, turn a rescue dog into a sociable companion, or turn a shy dog into a lovable pet. More...

Eagle Scout teaches bowling technique

Pictured on front page: Rich Bunge, Hank Davis, John Douglas Elliott, and West Watson enjoy bowling with men from the Babcock Center.

On Sunday afternoon, the Anchor Lanes Bowling alley was the site of the completion of an Eagle Scout project for A.C. Flora High School student John Douglas Elliott. More...