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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: High School scholar athletes recognized

Date: June 6, 2022 by Shirley Adams

Outstanding Graduates from Local High Schools in 2022 Class_ Editor’s Note: The Simpsonville Sentinel congratulates these three students for their accomplishments in academics as well as varsity sports. We wish them continued success in their future endeavors. Caleb Byrd - Mauldin High School Caleb Byrd Raised in this ar...

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Headline: Local residents working to protect the environment

Date: May 9, 2022 by Shirley Adams

If you should visit Nancy and Randall Garrison’s home, three, frisky canines will greet you first. One of them, a black and white border collie with one blue eye and one brown eye stands guard over some cattle grazing in a nearby pasture. Horses placidly nibble at the grass while birds swoop back and forth from rows of purple martin gourde dw...

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Headline: Fountain Inn Resident with Family in Ukraine Shares Challenges in Her Hometown

Date: April 11, 2022 by Shirley Adams

  Most Americans follow the daily news of the war in Ukraine, but for one Fountain Inn resident, Alina Perry, it is deeply personal. Alina was born and raised in Ukraine, and her mom and dad plus extended family still live in her hometown. So, each morning, she arises to check out “apps” that serve as lifelines to family and frien...

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Headline: Anita's Mexican Restaurant to close

Date: March 21, 2022 by Shirley Adams

Driving from Mauldin to Simpsonville down Highway 14, this writer has enjoyed seeing the festive Anita’s Mexican Restaurant, especially at night with its lit-up porch and tree shimmering with lights. Soon, that awesome restaurant with its authentic Mexican dishes and warm atmosphere will be closing its doors for good.  The story of An...

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Headline: Southern rescued Cats & Dogs find homes in New England

Date: February 22, 2022 by Shirley Adams

What comes to mind at the mention of “New England?”  Most of us picture steaming clam chowder; vibrant autumn foliage; pristine, snow-covered hills; the Patriots; and the Boston Red Sox, but Geneva Lawrence has different ideas. She sees cats! Closely affiliated with the Barker Rescue Project, Geneva says that one cannot begin to...

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Headline: Mauldin Chamber celebrates Breakfast With Santa

Date: January 25, 2022 by Shirley Adams

December 2020 came and went, but there was no “Breakfast with Santa” that year due to the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the country. Pat Pomeroy, President/CEO of the Greater Mauldin Chamber of Commerce, still shakes her head sadly over that one. She remembers folks calling her that year and begging them to hold the event anyway.  ...

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Headline: Fountain Inn mattress store decorated with family heirlooms

Date: December 18, 2021 by Shirley Adams

Has talk of inflation, COVID-19, and politics crushed your spirit this Christmas season? Do folks seem grumpier than usual at what should be the most joyous time of year? Well, the anecdote for “bah humbug” can be found on Main Street in Fountain Inn at S.C. Wholesale Mattress and Furniture. If you go there, ask for Tonya Etris Robbins....

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Headline: Fountain Inn Race Car Driver balances Family, Business, and Racing

Date: November 22, 2021 by Shirley Adams - Richard Matthews Contributed

Richard Matthews absolutely loves the town of Fountain Inn, South Carolina where he serves as current Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce, president of the Rotary Club, treasurer of the Fountain Inn Facilities Corporation, and founder and board member of the Fountain Inn Community Police Fund. There’s something else ...

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Headline: Simpsonville woman dedicated to rescuing feral cats

Date: October 11, 2021 by Shirley Adams

After retiring from a position in Mauldin City government, Geneva Lawrence briefly wondered what she might do with her free time. Besides serving two four-year terms as a member of Simpsonville City Council and a short stint as interim mayor for that city, Geneva found her calling in a most unusual way. It came in the form of a laundry basket conta...

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Headline: First Step Realty...A family affair

Date: September 24, 2021 by Shirley Adams

On July 22, 2021, First Step Realty, situated in Butler Plaza at 308 Butler Road, celebrated their grand opening.  Maria Godfrey, the business’ broker/owner and a 23-year Mauldin resident from Knollwood Heights, still marvels at that day.  She says that she expected twenty-five to thirty people to show up for the ribbon-cutting cere...

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Headline: "Pop's Cabin Creamery" opens in historic Gosnell cabin

Date: August 20, 2021 by Shirley Adams

On June 14, 2021, Don Deas officially opened “Pop’s Cabin Creamery” in Mauldin’s historic Gosnell cabin. Mr. Deas says that the ice cream shop fulfills a personal dream. Mr. Deas fondly remembers his wife’s grandfather, James “Pop” Dorsey, who sold ice cream, hand-sliced cheese, and various meats from a li...

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Headline: Senior athletes graduate with honors

Date: August 14, 2021 by Shirley Adams

Hillcrest, Mauldin and Woodmont graduates recognized for achievements as scholars and athletes Mauldin - High School    Arianna Simon - Valedistorian and Varsity Golfer With a GPA of 5.4, Arianna Simon, a native of Simpsonville, South Carolina, was chosen as class valedictorian for Mauldin High School this year.  As Aria...

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Headline: Mauldin holds National Day of Prayer...

Date: May 21, 2021 by Shirley Adams

On May 6, 2021 at noon, local religious leaders gathered with Mauldin Mayor Terry Merritt to celebrate the National Day of Prayer.  As in years past, the event took place under a tent on the lawn in front of Mauldin City Hall.   Although similar in format to the 2020 Mauldin observance, this year’s event sported some differenc...

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Headline: Simpsonville Offers Unique Sock Store

Date: May 21, 2021 by Shirley Adams

If you are driving down North Main Street in Simpsonville, please drop by the complex called “The Square” and visit “Motsu”, the only sock store in the Upstate. You will be delighted at the colorful and meaningful product selection there, as well as the great customer service, friendliness, and warmth characterizing the esta...

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Headline: Audre Dix celebrates 100th Birthday

Date: May 11, 2021 by Shirley Adams

On March 31st of this year, the residents of Banbury Circle in Simpsonville witnessed a parade wending its way down the street past the home where Audre Dix now resides with her daughter Diane.  A shiny red firetruck led this cheery procession of cars, each decorated with colorful balloons and signs wishing Audre a “Happy 100th Birthday....

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Headline: Mauldin Chamber Golf Tournament celebrates 30 years and going strong

Date: March 24, 2021 by Shirley Adams

On May 3, 2021, the Greater Mauldin Chamber of Commerce will host its 30th Annual Golf Tournament at the Holly Tree Country Club.  Holly Tree has served as the site for this event during the last 17 years or so. A big celebration is being planned to commemorate this 30-year milestone. Registration will begin at 9:00 am with a shotgun start at...

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Headline: Simple Amazon returns... just one of the services at local UPS store

Date: February 22, 2021 by Shirley Adams

Robert Belk has manned his UPS store on Mauldin Road for some 20 years, and he and his 5 employees have never experienced a year like this last one!  When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit, his business initially slowed down, but then as time went by, it picked up, and now he finds himself busier than ever. Robert Belk (far left) with employe...

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Headline: Food Lion purchases 3 area BI-LO stores

Date: January 21, 2021 by Shirley Adams

How complicated the grocery business has become especially with the added stress of a COVID-19 pandemic that just will not end! Grocery stores have faced increased demands for certain products, growing requests for timely delivery options, safety concerns for their employees and for their consumers, and increasing costs to implement protective meas...

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Headline: Mauldin National Day of Prayer

Date: May 22, 2020 by Shirley Adams

On May 7, 2020 at noon, local religious leaders gathered with Mauldin Mayor Terry Merritt to celebrate the National Day of Prayer.  As in previous years, the event was held under a tent on the lawn in front of Mauldin City Hall.   Many of the churches and participants taking part in this year’s ceremony, were involved last yea...

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