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A hobby deficiency

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When I was younger, normal school and kid stuff kept me busy. School, homework, sports, chores, clubs, learning to drive, holding a part-time jobs, hanging out with friends and family – all that occupied my time.

‘Scooter’ aka Hollywood

Good Samaritan turned dog-napper

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I’m sharing this ridiculous story at the insistence of my coworkers here at The Greer Citizen.

This past summer, I was headed home from work when I saw an adorable dog running around a nearby neighborhood in the Mauldin area. Like any dog-lover/overall softy, I pulled over to check on the little guy.

Blame the snow

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As you’re probably aware, we’ve had some winter weather lately. Snow, ice — the whole nine yards.  

And you probably know that winters in the Northeastern part of the country are different than those we experience here in the Southeast. Because of this, we’re prepared differently and we prepare for different things.

2013 - Alison Adams - Reigning Miss BHS

Miss Byrnes turns 50

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The annual Miss Byrnes High School pageant turns 50 this year, with past and present queens coming in for the celebration.

This year’s pageant features 11 contestants and Kevin McCall, one of the contest’s directors, said the event has evolved over the years.

Look beyond your world

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I  recently had the pleasure of attending Riverside High’s resurrection of its service fair.

The school held the service fair for years, until they moved into its new building in 2006, student council adviser Dan Tollison told me.

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