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Housewarming held

Bob and Carol Floriani, new residents of the Foothills Independent Living neighborhood in Easley. hosted friends at the “Great Oak Way and Frasier Fir” housewarming. The event, held Monday, Jan. 15, allowed residents to “show off” their new home to friends and families. Foothills Retirement Community has enriched the lives of older adults and their families for more than 60 years.

 

Courier Community Calendar 1-24-18

• Ash Wednesday pancake supper set

Lawrence Chapel United Methodist Church will host its annual Ash Wednesday pancake supper and service on Wednesday, Feb. 14.

Supper is planned from 5:30-6:45 p.m., followed by the service at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

Lawrence Chapel United Methodist Church is located at 2101 Six Mile Highway in Central. For more information, call (864) 653-4461.

• EML to install Gibson as pastor

Emmanuel Lutheran Church of Easley will celebrate the ordination and installation of Pastor Chris Gibson on Saturday, Feb. 10, at 3 p.m. Gibson comes to Emmanuel from serving as full-time assistant

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YAM Winter Jam set for Saturday at PHS

PICKENS — The eighth annual Winter Bluegrass Jubilee will be held on Jan. 20 at Pickens High School.

The event is a one-day indoor music festival featuring traditional music, Appalachian heritage and music

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Liberty mayor speaks at Lions Club meeting

LIBERTY — Liberty mayor Brian Petersen was the guest speaker at the recent Liberty Lions Club breakfast meeting at Liberty Middle School.

Seated from left, are Mel Avery, Lila Hendrix, Melanie Ginn, City Councilman Brad Dover, Liberty Lions Club president Jean Thomas and mayor Brian Petersen. Standing are Glenn Holley, Tracy Morgan, Lisa Carpenter, Dean Thomas, Oscar Thorsland, Al Toole, Jay Lee, Clay Counts and Liberty Middle School principal Lisa Cassidy.

The mayor outlined his plans for the progress of the city of Liberty. To show the club’s commitment to the city, the Lions summarized the donations that the club has made to the community.

Christmas came early to Liberty Middle School in November, when

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Lawrence Chapel Ash Wednesday service set

SIX MILE — Lawrence Chapel United Methodist Church will host its annual Ash Wednesday pancake supper and service on Wednesday, Feb. 14.

Supper is planned from 5:30-6:45 p.m., followed by the service at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

Lawrence Chapel United Methodist Church is located at 2101 Six Mile Highway in Central. For more information, call (864) 653-4461.

 

FOP presents check

The Fraternal Order of Police, Foothills Lodge No. 9 of Pickens County, holds fundraisers throughout the year to raise money for local charities. Pictured here, F.O.P. treasurer R. A. Gibson recently presented a check for $1,000 to Christie Early of the development department at Shriners Hospital for Children. Also pictured is Shriner Ed Poole.

 

Five generations

Celebrating her 95th birthday on Aug. 13, Inez Owen Ammons will be enjoying a get-together with her family on Saturday, Aug. 12. Pictured above is Owens with five generations of her family — Ophelia Ashe, Keith Ashe, Alexis and Wesley. Ammons, the mother of nine, including triplet boys, has been an inspiration to all who come in contact with her as she has shared years of memories with her 20 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren. Happy birthday, Mom, and we wish you many more. We love you.

 

Courier Calendar of Events 8-9-17

• CAAAM to host Black Business Expo

On Sept. 9, the Clemson Area African American Museum (CAAAM) will host a Black Business Expo at Calhoun Bridge Center. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and admission is free to the public.The expo will be an opportunity for Upstate African-American business owners and

Joint worship service planned at Griffin Ebenezer with Pickens Presbyterian

On Sunday, January 15, members from Pickens Presbyterian Church along with their brothers and sisters in Christ at Griffin Ebenezer Baptist Church will be celebrating their first ever joint worship service to celebrate unity.  During these times of national unrest between races, these churches feel as though it is vitally important for Christians to show love for one another and untitled-1unity in Christ. Griffin Ebenezer and Pickens Presbyterian have a strong history of working together to strengthen relationships with each other and building a bridge between the two churches.

As part of this ongoing effort, the two churches will worship together at Griffin Ebenezer with  The Rev. Nath Briley from Pickens Presbyterian preaching, and following worship, all will gather for a shared meal together.  This event promises to be a spirit-filled worship of our Lord, and a time of building community in the name of Christ.

Snow!

Several inches of snow blanketed Pickens County over the weekend, and children and adults alike made the most of the winter weather, sledding, building snowmen and just plain having fun. Courier readers submitted photos of their snow day shenanigans online at Facebook.com/PickensCountyCourier. To see even more reader-submitted photos, turn to page 6B or like us on Facebook.


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