‘A ray of sunshine on dark days’

Easley Army mom collecting Hawaiian shirts for soldiers


n effort to provide a bit of colorful fun to soldiers deployed overseas has nearly reached its goal.

The Hawaiian Shirts for Deployed Soldiers effort is a project that Army mom Gwen Pollard and Army sister Lauren Gilstrap have been working on.

Pollard’s son, Cpl. Russell “Rusty” Carter, who is from Pickens County, serves with the 101st Airborne Division, Pollard explained in a release about the project.

“Since becoming a soldier, he has only

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