Life and Times

Miss Magnificent Pageantry

Miss Magnificent Pageantry

Miss Magnificent pageants promote the self esteem, confidence, and communication skills of individuals with special needs in a positive and encouraging environment through the production of beauty pageants. Our pageants are tailored around the abilities of our contestants. The only requirement is to be aged 5 and up with a […]

Benefit auction for local man wounded over Fourth of July weekend. 

Benefit auction for local man wounded over Fourth of July weekend. 

Billy Henderson was severely injured during a freak accident during a 4th of July celebration. Many of Billy’s family and friends have organized a benefit auction Saturday August 20th from 6-9pm at the Brass Rail located in Greenville. Money raised from the auction will go to pay large medical bills […]

A coin rest on the headstone marking Patrick Boyle's grave.

A soldier’s Coin

How many of you have visited cemeteries and found coins placed on the gravestones? This is an old tradition thought to have originated during the era of the Roman Legions and Centurions.  The practice was revived during the Vietnam Conflict.  The politics of that Asian War caused grief but  soldiers, […]

DELIBERATION OF JURY DUTY

DELIBERATION OF JURY DUTY

DELIBERATION OF JURY DUTY By Ginger Lane Deliberation is a process of thoughtfully weighing options. It’s been several years ago that I got my notice of jury duty. I wish this was an audio so you could hear how my mind read it off to me. It sounded like a […]