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When she spoke at The Blood Connection’s recent anniversary, Kristen Odom, right, was able to meet several of the blood donors, at left, who helped save her life in 2017.

Greer mother meets four blood donors

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During the Blood Connection’s 60th anniversary event, Kristen Odom of Greer told her life-changing story about how 24 blood donors saved her life.

Odom spoke on November 3, sharing how five years ago in 2017, when she was in labor with her first daughter, she had a placental abruption, which caused her to bleed heavily internally.

K-9 Echo and his handler, Officer Jacob Crow, perform drug searches for the Wellford Police Department. When Echo finds narcotics, he sits and waits for his treat from Crow.

Working Like a Dog

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Wellford Police Department (WPD) treats their service K-9s like family.

The K-9 service dogs, Echo and Brush, are trained to work with police authorities, and, in this case, they work with loving officers at Wellford PD.

In September of this year, Joyce Scott Chapter NSDAR Regent Kathy Girouard presented a Freedom Lantern to Homer Owens in appreciation for his service in WWII.

A Veteran’s Salute

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Raised in the Tucapau textile mill community between Greer and Spartanburg, Homer Owens wanted to join the Navy along with his friends in response to Pearl Harbor.

Kathy Girouard, local regent of Greer’s Joyce Scott Chapter of the Daughter of the American Revolution, recently conducted a two-hour interview with Owens.


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