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PC offers $60 million in scholarships to Palmetto Girls State participants

Presbyterian College’s kilt-clad president made a stunning and generous offer Tuesday to each of the 600 Palmetto Girls State delegates. Come to PC and receive a $ 25,000-a-year scholarship. President Dr. Matthew vandenBerg told the group that PC is making a four-year, $60 million commitment to the rising seniors in Palmetto Girls State, the largest…

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Thomas Lumley

Greenwood, South Carolina Thomas Lumley, 91, resident of 201 Olde Puckett’s Ferry Road, widower of Edwina Hardee Lumley, passed away Monday, June 6, 2022, at his home. Born April 18, 1931, in Greenwood, he was a son of the late Harold and Camille Jennings Lumley, Sr. He was a graduate of Greenwood High School and…

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PC announces lacrosse incident conclusions, punishments

Presbyterian College President Matthew vandenBerg announced Thursday that four students have been expelled and a fraternity has been permanently banned from campus following an investigation into an incident that occurred at a women’s lacrosse game this past February. According to the release from PC, an independent investigation conducted by attorney Cindy Crick validated reports that…

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Henry Burrell “Burl” Patterson

Dateline – Clinton, South Carolina Henry Burrell “Burl” Patterson, 82, husband of Margie Campbell Patterson, of Clinton, SC, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, May 1, 2022. He was born in Clinton, SC to the late Floyd and Early Gertha Spencer Patterson. Burl loved his family and cherished Sunday dinners. He was…

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Loyd Jackson Cain

Dateline – Clinton, South Carolina Sgt. Major Loyd Jackson Cain, US Army, Ret., 85, of Clinton, SC, husband of Katheryn Weems Cain, died Wednesday, February 2, 2022, at Prisma Health Laurens County Hospital. He was born in Rockingham, N.C., to the late Woodrow and Annie Kanipe Cain. Sgt. Major Cain retired from the US Army…

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Former state senator to deliver annual Black History Month address at PC

Former S.C. Senator Floyd Nicholson of Greenwood will deliver the 2022 Booker T. Ingram Jr. Convocation and Lecture as Presbyterian College kicks off its celebration of Black History Month. Nicholson, a retired educator and longtime public official, will speak at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2. A native of Greenwood County, Nicholson served as a member…

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David Sage Veneklasen

Dateline – Clinton, South Carolina David Sage Veneklasen, 77, of Clinton and husband of Rosemary Mathews Veneklasen, passed away at his home, Tuesday, November 2, 2021. Born in Chicago, IL, he was a son of the late Dudley Ralph and Jean Sage Veneklasen, a graduate of Robert E. Lee High School in Jacksonville, FL, and…

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