Shoebox gifts will be collected throughout the United States and 14 other countries during the week of Nov. 17–24.

Operation Christmas Child begins

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Can the Upstate pack 100,000 shoeboxes with gifts for needy children around the world between now and Nov. 24?

That’s this year’s goal for Operation Christmas Child (OCC), the 21-year-old outreach ministry of Samaritan’s Purse, which distributed nearly ten million shoebox gifts to more than 130 countries last year.

The flag that was flown at Brittany American Cemetery during Sgt. Nathan Jordan’s burial, along with a panoramic photo of Fort Wheeler, Georgia.

Burial flag honors Greer native

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Veterans Day had special meaning in the City of Greer this year, as folks remembered a native son who died in France during World War II.

The flag that flew during Sgt. Nathan Jordan’s burial at Brittany American Cemetery in St. James, France was flown on Nov. 11 at Greer City Hall.


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