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Many Christmas wishes came true this week for several local youth living in foster care.
Editor’s note: This interview with Santa Claus was arranged with local resident Mike Jones, who has been depicting Santa for more than 40 years. This is his first year at the Greenville Mall.
Yvette McPherson’s name still hangs boldly on the wall of the Washington School gymnasium for a reason. Now the head girls basketball coach for the Lady Generals, McPherson was an All-State player in high school when she graduated in 1989.
“Be great, you are the future.” These words sound nothing short of inspiring and as though they were taken straight from the pages of some profound author.
Enthusiastic performers are invited to soon head to Delta Center Stage for the auditions of their next musical production, “Little Shop of Horrors.”


LSD passes $6.9M bond this week with mixed reactions

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Christmas came early for the Leland School District (LSD) as its second attempt of getting the school bond proposal to pass was successful, this time with an approved amount of $6.9 million.

After the 1,229 machine votes, absentee ballots and affidavits were totaled, there were 775 in favor of the bond and 460 not in favor of it.







Boys & Girls Club hosting 17th annual Back A Youth Banquet

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

“Be great, you are the future.”

These words sound nothing short of inspiring and as though they were taken straight from the pages of some profound author.

These words, though they echo the same sentiments, are simply used to describe the theme of the Boys & Girls Club of Washington County 17th annual Back A Youth Banquet.








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