Bagwell receives Quilt of Valor

On Sunday, Feb. 12, James Alvin Bagwell was honored for his military service in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam era by the Pickens-Oconee Quilt of Valor Committee. Bagwell was the honoree in a patriotic service during the worship hour of his home church, Shady Grove Baptist, where the pastor is Rev. Joe Pace. The Quilt of Valor team is led by Ronny and Linda Hall and Nancy Porter. Pictured, from left, are Alvin Bagwell, Linda Hall (behind quilt), Nancy Porter and Ronny Hall.