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Headline: Newly elected officials ready to make a difference

Date: July 12, 2022 by Shirley Adams and Bob Gecy

With the Republican Primary complete and certified, two winning candidates in Districts serving the Southern Greenville County area are anxious to begin making a difference. First, they must win the General election slated for Nov 8. and with little Democratic opposition both should win easily. Bradley and Vaughan will then be sworn into their resp...

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Headline: Mauldin Cultural Center holds Golden Gala affair

Date: May 9, 2022 by Bob Gecy

The invitation read…”You are invited to an elegant evening of cocktails, a gourmet culinary experience, theatrical productions, and a silent auction – all in the name of art.” The theme of the event was ‘Shine Your HeArt’ and was held on Thursday, April 21 at the Mauldin Cultural Center auditorium and was hoste...

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Headline: Rural County Council race set for June 14

Date: May 9, 2022 by Bob Gecy

Republican Primary Candidates for County Council Dist. 26 Of the 12 seats that make up the Greenville County council, 5 of those are on the ballot for 2022. Council Districts 17, 19, 23, 26 and 28 will be contested in Primaries and in the General election.  The following County Council Seats are up for election this cycle: District 17 - Joe...

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Headline: Four Candidates file for House Dist. 27

Date: April 11, 2022 by Bob Gecy

South Carolina House District 27 has four candidates vying for an open seat. For the last 22 years Garry Smith has been the representative for this area. With his retirement, the opportunity arises for a new face to occupy that seat. The Republican Primary will be held on June 14 with a runoff scheduled for June 20. Although there are several co...

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Headline: Primary election dates are set

Date: March 21, 2022 by Bob Gecy

Registration opened on March 16 for candidates seeking office in the June 2022 primary. The election will take place on June 8 with a runoff scheduled for June 20. Candidates for the office of State House of Representatives, South Carolina State Senate, Greenville County Council, Greenville County Officers are open for registration until noon on Ma...

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Headline: Greenville County Community Relations Council meets at LEC

Date: March 21, 2022 by Bob Gecy

Community Relations Council Members Back row:  Steve McNeely, Sheriff Hobart Lewis, Jim Barbare, Stephen Brown, Scott Crosby (Chair),  Lazaro Montoto, Kyle Gilley (Secretary). Front row:  Christ Bright (Vice Chair), Idell Koury, Whitney Ferguson, Amy Green, John Edwards. Not present:  Gidget Carter,...

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Headline: Mauldin businessman shares Super Bowl experience from Cincinnati

Date: February 22, 2022 by Bob Gecy

Whitney, Jeff and Kinsleyon the field duringseason ticket holder event Jeff Pence, the owner of the Magic Rooster Tattoo Shop in Mauldin is a true Bengals fan. Although the result was disappointing, the 26- Downtown Cincinnati lit up inBengals Orange for the big game 23 loss to the Rams did not extinguish the pride Bengals fans felt for ...

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Headline: Simpsonville resident celebrates Georgia National Championship

Date: February 22, 2022 by Bob Gecy

  Glenn Davis, a long time resident of Hunters Woods in Simpsonville, was ecstatic to watch his former team beat Alabama for the National Championship. A Georgia alumnus and former football player, Davis recalled a time when he played on a team that participated in two bowl games…the 1968 Sugar Bowl in New Orleans and the Sun Bowl in 1...

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Headline: City Unveils Simpsonville Arts Center

Date: February 22, 2022 by Bob Gecy

Simpsonville, S.C. — After two decades of planning the transformation of a beloved historic building into a hub for the arts, the City of Simpsonville is set to unveil the newly renovated Simpsonville Arts Center. In partnership with theater group Mill Town Players, the City is hosting the inaugural event at the Arts Center on Tuesday at 7 p...

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Headline: Snow blankets the Upstate

Date: January 25, 2022 by Bob Gecy

With this unusual 6 inch snow in the Upstate of South Carolina our community certainly came out to enjoy the weather! People were sledding, building snowmen, having snowball battles, and taking pictures of their beautiful snow covered lawns and yards! Walking and talking and visiting with&...

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Headline: S.C. State Representative Garry Smith to retire

Date: December 20, 2021 by Bob Gecy

South Carolina State Representative Garry R. Smith who represents House District 27 in the South Carolina House of Representatives has indicated that this would be his last term. According to Smith, he has been planning this for the last two years and expects to retire from the house after his term expires in January 2023. The House District includ...

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Headline: Area Garden Cubs join in decorating the Kilgore-Lewis House for an old-fashioned Christmas.

Date: December 20, 2021 by Bob Gecy

Lewis-Kigore VisitorsL/R Welthy Senn,Joyce Edwards, Wilma Verdin Cagle,Mary Jo Ballou & Amy Kicklighter In the Victorian Style of Downton Abbey, The Greenville Council of Garden Clubs pitched in to elaborately decorate the historic home on North Academy St. If you haven’t had a chance to tour this wonderful display you still ha...

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Headline: Christmas celebrations begin

Date: December 20, 2021 by Bob Gecy

Fork Shoals Christmas Parade  The Fork Shoals Christmas Parade was held on November 28 at 3pm. The parade theme this year was Christmas in the Country. There were an estimated 800 to 1000 spectators to watch forty-two floats in the parade and the weather was perfect. According to Cheryl MacKnight, “We had two Grand Marshals this ...

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Headline: Breaking News.... Allgood handily defeats incumbent Dale Black

Date: November 22, 2021 by Bob Gecy

In the Mauldin city Council runoff the totals are in. Frank Allgood has unseated a long-time call Councilman DALE BLACK. The unofficial l totals are 620 to 510. There are a few absentee ballots that need to be counted but it’s unlikely that the total would change the outcome.  Dale Black was the longest serving councilmember. Mr. Frank ...

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Headline: Rupe wins Simpsonville Ward 2 Council seat

Date: November 22, 2021 by Bob Gecy

With four candidates initially qualifying for the Simpsonville ward 2 race, Aaron Rupe pulled off what some people consider an upset. The heavily favored and well supported Mike Giordano came up on the short end after final tabulations.  Aaron Rupe garnered 659 votes to 492 for Giordano. Brian Sanders and Timothy Simmons withdrew from the rac...

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Headline: Local communities host Veteran’s Day events

Date: November 22, 2021 by Bob Gecy

Mauldin The City of Mauldin held its annual Veterans Day Ceremony by honoring all Veterans including their own Police Department Veterans.  Mark Putman, H.R. Director – MC’d the ceremony and the Mauldin High JROTC presented the colors. Dr. Walter McPhail led the Pledge of Allegiance and Clyde Rector gave the opening prayer. Keyno...

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Headline: Happy 50th Birthday Robert (Bobby) Gecy

Date: October 11, 2021 by Bob Gecy

To our Son, Bobby…. We wish you a totally awesome 50th Birthday filled with love and laughter! Cheers to a happy and healthy year  with all of your favorite things and favorite people…and to many more amazing years of love, success, and happiness!  We love you lots!...

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Headline: Simpsonville Community Theatre leased to Mill Town Players

Date: September 24, 2021 by Bob Gecy

Simpsonville City Council approved a lease agreement with Will Ragland, Director of Mill Town Players for producing live performances in the Simpsonville Arts Center for the next five years. The lease agreement, which City Council adopted by a vote of 6-0, allows the Pelzer-based Mill Town Players to use the auditorium, green room, lobby concessio...

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Headline: Simpsonville City Council candidates file for November 2 election.

Date: August 20, 2021 by Bob Gecy

City of Simpsonville election filings closed on Monday August 16th with four candidates running for an open seat in Ward 2. Ward 4 and Ward 6 have current Council persons that are unopposed. The candidates for Ward 2 are Aaron Rupe, Lee Sanders, Tim Simmons, and Mike Giordano. The filing fee for the City of Simpsonville is $300 for City Council, ...

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Headline: Simpsonville begins in-house trash pick-up

Date: August 20, 2021 by Bob Gecy

After over a $3 million investment the City of Simpsonville will begin collecting garbage in city-owned trash trucks. All residential properties in the city will receive a new trashcan and will have their trash picked up by city employees. On the downside, recycling will be discontinued in Simpsonville. There are presently no home pick-up options f...

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Headline: Mauldin Cultural Center annual fundraiser... a huge success

Date: July 23, 2021 by Bob Gecy

The Mauldin Cultural Center held its annual fundraiser on June 3 with 10 tables filled with guests and supporters. An enjoyable dinner that was prepared by Mauldin’s own Van Broad and served by volunteers Janice and Tommy Holcombe, Jeannie Harmon and Keira Heider. The event raised over $12,000. The evening was capped off by a short program fe...

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Headline: Former Police Chief helped train Haiti SWAT teams

Date: July 23, 2021 by Bob Gecy

Assassinated Haitian President Jovenel Moise visiting swat base Oct 2018 Former Simpsonville Chief of Police, Keith P. Grounsell, served 2 years in Haiti as the United States Contingent Commander on a US Department of State Contract assigned to the United Nations stabilization mission as the US Contingent Commander.  During his t...

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Headline: Three Generations at the Charities 'The Gecy Guys'

Date: May 21, 2021 by Bob Gecy

Bob ( Dad ), Robert, Bobby III Robert, Bob,Benji & Brian Gecy I have been so fortunate and honored to play in the BEAUFORT Charities Tournament for 37 years. For a good number of those years I have had the privilege of playing in the tournament with my three sons, Bobby, Benji, and Brian Gecy. We have not always played on the same tea...

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Headline: Hillcrest Golf team wins SC Region 1 Tourney

Date: May 21, 2021 by Bob Gecy

On May 5, the Hillcrest High School golf team met at Legacy Pines, for the South Carolina region one golf tournament. The tournament was hosted by J L Mann. Regional teams included Hillcrest, JL Mann, TL Hannah, Mauldin, and Woodmont High Schools. Hillcrest pulled off the upset after being ranked third and fourth at one time in the region. Hillcr...

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Headline: Mauldin Memorial Day Ceremony set for May 31st

Date: May 21, 2021 by Bob Gecy

The City of Mauldin will hold its Memorial Day Ceremony on May 31st at the Veterans War Memorial on the campus of the Cultural Center at E. Butler Rd. The solemn event will begin at 11 AM with Mayor Terry Merritt, an Air Force veteran, welcoming and providing introductions. The colors will be presented by the Mauldin High School Junior ROTC and th...

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Headline: Gov. presents Tom Trantham with Order of the Palmetto

Date: March 27, 2021 by Bob Gecy

On Saturday, February 20, 2021, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster presented dairy farmer, Tom Trantham Jr., with the Order of the Palmetto. L/R Tom lll, Gov. McMaster,  Daughter Tracy Ferill, Farmer Tom,  Wife Linda and Daughter Tammy Trantham The Order of the Palmetto is the highest civilian honor awarded by the Governor of S...

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Headline: Fountain Inn Guard Unit, ready to serve

Date: February 24, 2021 by Bob Gecy and SSG Brandon D. Bright, Contributing

The National Guard started in Massachusetts, December 13, 1636, as a defensive force against native threats to protect the citizens and their property.  Today the National Guard continues the mission of protecting our neighbors during emergencies and natural disasters as well as deploying to defend the nation, on foreign soil.  Accordin...

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