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War Stories: Clinton honors city’s veterans

Clinton, South Carolina – Charles Nally was a young Army soldier in West Germany when he faced his most dangerous day of service completely by mistake. The Clinton resident, now 88, was out with fellow soldiers in the early 1950s on a border patrol when a commander sent sharp orders to return. “We’d gone into…

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Ralph Edward Mechling

Dateline – Clinton, South Carolina Ralph Edward Mechling, age 69, husband of Jill Nobles Mechling for 44 years passed away peacefully at Hospice House of Laurens County in Clinton, SC on his birthday, March 17, after losing the battle with cancer. Ralph was born and raised in Columbia, SC where he attended Dreher High School…

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William Roy Garner

Dateline – Laurens, South Carolina William Roy Garner, 78, of Laurens, husband of Evelyn Stone Garner, passed away Thursday, December 23, 2021, at his home. Born in Laurens County, he was the son of the late Clyde William Garner and Alice Ruth Hill Garner. Roy was a member of Highland Home Baptist Church where he…

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FC2 Donald Raymond Doss, Jr.

Dateline – Laurens, South Carolina US Navy Fire Controlman Petty Officer 2nd Class, Donald Raymond “Don” Doss, Jr., of 541 Pine Ridge Road, and husband of Pamela Annette Franklin Doss, passed away Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at PRISMA Health, Laurens County Hospital. Born in Casa Blanca, Morocco, he was a son of the late Donald…

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