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Cliff Harpst, center, is seen greeting Waffle House employees Crystal Lindsey, left, and Sherri Fischer, right.

Harpst works Christmas Day

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Cliff Harpst works one day a year – a day when most people would like to have off.

For the past five years, Harpst has worked Christmas Day at Waffle House, greeting customers.

“I call it my Christmas present to me,” he said.

The manager asked Harpst to help out on Christmas.

GCM braces for increase

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With Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) changing, at least one local nonprofit is bracing for an influx of people who need food assistance.

Cindy Simpler, Greer Community Ministries executive director, said she expects to see an increase in need as dollars decrease.

Mark White embraces his role as Santa during the holiday season, taking pictures, swapping stories and praying with local residents throughout December.

Spreading Cheer

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Each December, Mark White becomes the embodiment of Santa Claus, bringing to life the faith and magic of Christmas for adults and children alike. But, White’s transition into St. Nick began unexpectedly.

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