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England awarded gold stars for spring 2022 at The Citadel

CHARLESTON, SC (12/06/2022)– Cole England of Laurens is one of the more than 650 cadets and students at The Citadel recognized for their academic achievements during the spring 2022 semester. Gold stars are awarded to cadets and students at The Citadel who achieved a 3.7 grade point average or higher. Cadets and students who achieve…

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President’s, Dean’s and Awards Lists

The Citadel spring 2022 Dean’s List CHARLESTON, SC (12/06/2022)– Cole England of Laurens is among the more than 900 The Citadel cadets and students recognized for their academic achievements during the spring 2022 semester. The dean’s list is a recognition given to cadets and students who are registered for 12 or more semester hours and…

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Half-Staff Notice – National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

The President of the United States has issued a proclamation declaring December 7, 2022, as National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day and urging all federal agencies and interested organizations, groups, and individuals to fly the flag of the United States at half-staff in honor of those American patriots who died as a result of their service…

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Sharon “Shea” Russell Taylor

Laurens, South Carolina Sharon “Shea” Russell Taylor, age 55, of 414 Frontier Drive, passed away on Monday, December 5, 2022, at her home. Born in Laurens, she was a daughter of the late Keith Lamar and Melbra “Meg” Dorn Russell. Shea was employed with Dietz and Watson. She loved listening to Elvis and Prince, enjoyed…

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Charles Metz

Laurens, South Carolina Charles Metz, age 84, of Laurens, and husband of the late Phyllis Anne Sutherland Metz for 58 years, passed away Monday, December 5, 2022, at PRISMA Healthcare – Hillcrest Hospital. Charles was born to Mildred Funchess Metz and Jacob Leonard Metz at their home in Lexington, SC. He was educated in Lexington…

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Mack Arnold “Jack” Walker

Mack Arnold “Jack” Walker, 86 went to be with the Lord on Friday, December 2. Jack is survived by his wife of 66 years Betty Parris Walker. Jack was affectionately known as “Papa” and “Pa”. Jack was born in Laurens to the late Talmage Clifford Walker and Theo Doshia Brown Walker. He was a member…

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Billy Butler

Waterloo, South Carolina Billy Butler, age 72, of Waterloo, husband of Freda Satterfield Butler, passed away Monday, November 28, 2022 at his home. He was born December 5, 1949 in Clinton, SC and was a son of the late Louis William Butler, Jr., and the late Ruby Pressley Butler. Mr. Butler was a retired welder…

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Cathy Darlene Dover Neal

Laurens, South Carolina Cathy Darlene Dover Neal, 66, of 108 Kingston Drive and wife of Wayne Glenn Neal, passed away Sunday, November 27, 2022, at the Hospice House of Laurens County in Clinton. Born in Laurens, she was the daughter of the late Bryce Morgan Dover and Juanita Clayton Shirey. Cathy retired from nursing at…

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Parker Ziemer Named to BJU Concert Choir

GREENVILLE, SC (11/22/2022)– Parker Ziemer, a resident of Fountain Inn, was named to Bob Jones University’s Concert Choir. Ziemer is a Senior majoring in Humanities. The Concert Choir is one of BJU’s upper-level choirs comprised primarily of juniors and seniors. Auditions are held for new members every August and January before the start of each…

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