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Mayo council approves zoning changes

MAYO - The Mayo town council discussed a new ordinance, amending the future land use plan map of the town of Mayo comprehensive map as amended at Monday's meeting, related to an amendment of 10 or less acres of land pursuant to an application. The ordinance provides for rezoning for residential mixe


Mayo's Smith graduates from BCF

GRACEVILLE - Zachary Smith received a Bachelor of Arts in Ministry from The Baptist College of Florida in Graceville last week. BCF President Thomas A. Kinchen conferred degrees on 46 graduates during commencement services held Friday. Smith is the son of Patty and Eric Smith of Mayo. He is the gran

SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT - 2017-12-17 20:00:00

Mayo Woman's Club hosts Christmas Social

MAYO - According to Marie O'Steen, every day is a Woman's Club day. O'Steen read something that one of the past members wrote about the impact of the Woman's Club at Tuesday's Christmas Social where the Mayo Woman's Club hosted the Live Oak Woman's Club. "I started to begin the introduction with wel

SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT - 2017-12-17 18:00:00

Westminster man guilty of murder

Thanks; not sure how I missed it the first time. I read the Journal eve... Bravo,Mr. Campbell,You are spot on! Willie, you are so far off-base on your thoughts of the teachers' plight... Reading about Coach Carson, he has a fine resume. I do hope he is "all ... Thanks; not sure how I missed it the f


West grad receives Farm Bureau scholarship for agriculture

Sydney Helton is the recipient of the Lakeway Area Agricultural Scholarship for 2017 given by the Hamblen County Farm Bureau. The organization gives the $500 scholarship each year to a college upperclassman who is majoring in an agriculture-related field. Helton graduated from Morristown-Hamblen Hig

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2017-12-17 03:00:00

Weddings: Sloan Garrett & Christina Devon

Christina Danielle Devon and William Sloan Garrett were married at five o'clock in the afternoon, Saturday, December 9, 2017 at First Baptist Church in Greenville, SC. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Wayne Devon of Greenville, granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gohl Devon

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-12-17 05:16:22

Pack 42 holds awards ceremony

Charles Warner | The Union Times Cub Scout Pack 42 held its awards ceremony this past Monday at Grace United Methodist Church. Present to receive their badges were (front row) Ben Kinman, Joseph Hawkins, Xavier Rapson, Noah Grimes, (back row) Dylan Holcombe, Caleb Willard, John Harvey, Jackson Shiei


Landing pads a long game in economic development

, business recruitment officer, Upstate SC Alliance While working for a German automotive supplier several years ago, Per Blohm ventured to Detroit to explore the company's options for establishing a North American production facility. "As a small operation at the time, with a five-year turnover of


'Devastating' fungal disease could be in your Christmas wreath

Buyer beware: holiday wreaths sold all across South Carolina have been found to carry a fungal disease. Clemson University's Department of Plant Industries said wreaths make from boxwood cuttings from a single plant nursery in North Carolina were sold in wreaths from the Upstate to the Lowcountry. T


New Clemson fees, permit process to go into effect Jan. 1

Editor's note: Click here to see the full new permit fee schedule. CLEMSON - Clemson planning and codes administrators will enact new fees and a permit process starting Jan. 1. Beginning next year, a single building permit application will be enacted to cover all permitted work and make it no longer


30 years and $2 million fine

Crawford UNION COUNTY - A Jonesville man could serve up to 30 years in prison and have to pay a $2 million fine after pleading guilty to a drug charge in federal court. In a statement released Friday, United States Attorney Beth Drake announced that Cornelius C. Crawford., 31, had plead guilty in f


Father, son die in surf at Goat Rock State Beach

A father and his 6-year-old boy on a family outing at Goat Rock Beach drowned Sunday afternoon. The incident occurred around 2:20 p.m. Sunday. According to witnesses, the family of three boys and their parents were on the beach. It was unclear Sunday how two of the boys and their father ended in the

PRESSDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-12-17 22:55:00

Two Rock motorcycle crash sends 4 to hospital Saturday

Four people were injured, including two children, when a pickup truck turned in front of a motorcycle Saturday evening near Two Rock west of Petaluma, authorities said. The motorcyclist suffered major injuries in the 6:48 p.m. crash and was taken to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, according to the Cal

PRESSDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-12-17 06:21:00

Father, son from Santa Rosa die in surf at Goat Rock Beach

A sunny Sunday afternoon family outing at Goat Rock Beach near Jenner ended in tragedy Sunday after a father and his 6-year-old boy from Santa Rosa drowned. The incident occurred around 2:20 p.m. According to a witness, two children and their father were in the water, but it was unclear whether the

PRESSDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-12-17 22:55:00

Child and adult swept into water off Goat Rock State Beach

A man and a 6-year-old boy were swept into the ocean Sunday afternoon off Goat Rock Beach. First responders mounted an ocean rescue after the incident around 2:20 p.m. Sunday, according to Redcom dispatch, and pulled the unidentified 32-year-old adult from the water about 2:45 p.m. and administered

PRESSDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-12-17 22:55:00

Santa Rosa residents hold Christmas celebration at Coffey Park

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (KTVU) - A North Bay community is experienced the true meaning of the holiday spirit Saturday night. Hundreds of residents who had homes in the Coffey Park section of Santa Rosa lost their homes and everything in them, in October's wildfires. But they may have gained something mor

BAYINSIDER - 2017-12-17 17:30:00

Santa Rosa needy get a new look for Christmas

Kathleen Farrington woke up Sunday morning overwhelmed by life's challenges. Unemployed, with no prospects after months beating the pavement, she was worried about money and the probability she would have nothing to give her 16-year-old son for Christmas. But a new haircut and several shopping bags

PRESSDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-12-18 01:53:00

Monday's Letters to the Editor

A troubling proposal EDITOR: A few comments about your Tuesday editorial ("Fires leave Santa Rosa school district with funding unknowns"): Santa Rosa teachers are voting on a new contract proposal during the next few days. This proposal is troubling because it differs dramatically from the recommend

PRESSDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-12-18 08:09:01

Sixth night of Hanukkah celebrated at Montgomery Village

The sixth night of Hanukkah was ushered in Sunday at Montgomery Village in Santa Rosa as nearly 200 North Bay residents enjoyed music, potato latkes and hot dogs and pastries. Sponsored by the Sonoma County Chabad Jewish Center, the celebration included District Attorney Jill Ravitch and Santa Rosa

PRESSDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-12-18 05:25:02

Descendants of the Blue and Gray join in friendship to honor troops at Marietta National Cemetery

Though their ancestors fought on opposite sides of a bitter war, six local women came together Saturday morning in the name of peace. Three representatives from the Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War and three representatives from the United Daughters of the Confederacy exchanged ceremonia

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-12-17 02:40:00