Paying Tribute

Wreaths laid at graves of more than 1,000 local veterans

By Ann Warmuth
For The Courier

COUNTY — Downpours could not stop the Central, Clemson and Easley volunteers numbering over 450 who came out for the third year in a row on Dec. 18 to remember the lives of the communities’ 1,027 veterans at rest in the 10 cemeteries supported by the local Wreaths Across America (WAA) programs.

This year’s WAA theme was “Live Up to Their Legacy,” with 2.4 million veterans wreaths laid on their resting places in more than 3,110

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