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For two years, Bella battled a rare and aggressive bone cancer that eventually took her life at the age of 15.

Angel Heart of Hope Ministry recognizes Childhood Cancer Month with fundraiser

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Angel Heart of Hope Ministry is accepting donations during this important fundraising month for childhood cancer.

Angel Heart of Hope, a local non-profit organization, is taking donations this month, and all net proceeds raised in the month of September will be donated to the Osteosarcoma Institute and MUSC Children’s Heath.

Once upon a time...

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Fairies, pirates, circus performers, dancers, along with other peasants and fellows gathered in Greer City Park Friday and Saturday for the Upstate Renaissance Faire. It was Greer’s third year hosting the event.

Author Karen Harden based her debut novel on her parents’ love story and the impact they had on her life.

A Five and Dime Love

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Upstate native Karen Harden released her debut novel last month, called, “Five and Dime’s Million-Dollar Baby.”

The chapter-by-chapter story details her and her brother’s childhood, growing up in the Spartanburg area, and focuses on her parents’ love for each other and their influence in her life.

Riley Belle Kinard, Mattie Padgett, Sallie Kinard, and Jennifer Padgett (from left) stand before Tingle Residence Hall, where mothers Sallie and Jennifer drop off their daughters in their old freshmen dorm.

Roommates for Life

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Twenty-six years after moving into their Horton-Tingle dorm on North Greenville University’s (NGU) Tigerville campus, Sallie Kinard (’01) and Jennifer Padgett (’00) were back in the same room where they’d spent four years together.

Only this time, they were there to drop off their daughters, Riley Belle and Mattie.


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