Hatfield turns 100

On Oct. 14, Six Mile resident Mr. James D. Hatfield (Deb) celebrated his 100th birthday with a lunch at The Lighthouse restaurant, attended by 25 friends and family, followed by cake and ice cream at the home of his daughter and son-in-law on Lake Keowee, where he and his wife, Thelma, now live. Deb served in WWII as a sergeant in the HDQ of the 20th Armored Division serving in France and Germany. He retired from the A&P Bakery in Louisville, Ky., where he worked for 35 years. He is an avid fisherman and, as part of the celebration, the SCDNR will be releasing 100 small mouth bass into Lake Keowee to commemorate his big day.