News week of May 8, 2013
The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) will conduct its 21st annual food drive to combat hunger this Saturday, May 11. Letter carriers will collect non-perishable food donations on that day as they deliver mail along their postal routes.
It is the nation’s largest single-day food drive, and is held annually on the second Saturday in May in 10,000 cities and towns in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Guam.
Letter carriers will collect the donations residents leave near their mail boxes, as they deliver mail. People are encouraged to leave a sturdy bag containing
An 18-Wheeler over turned Monday morning at U.S. Hwy. 29 exit to Hwy. 8. According to reports the vehicle was traveling south on U. S. 29 and overturned as it rounded a sharp curve on the exit to Hwy. 8. The driver was transported to Greenville by Pelzer EMS. The truck was carrying cargo shipping containers. West Pelzer Fire Department responded and the accident is being investigated by the SC Highway Patrol.
By Vicki Simpson
Verse of the Week: You shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.-Acts 1:8
The following have had such fun in acquiring a cunningly colorful and curiously comical commode in their front yard these past weeks: Ginger Ellison, Ricky Heatherly, Daniel Yarbrough, Mary Billingsley, Todd and Ashley Holliday, Richard Meade, Melanie Vinson, Joey Kinard, Mark Garrett, Karen Cooley, Amanda Medlin, Sandra Edens,