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Great Falls Reporter

  • GFHTA Dance tickets on sale until Friday

    There are still tickets left for the Dance Down Memory Lane dance set for Saturday, Oct. 21.

    If you remember the dances after the football games at the Youth Center back in the day or even if you don’t, come and have a wonderful time. The event is sponsored by the Great Falls Home Town Association.

    DJ Fish will be playing the music, featuring great dancing music from the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s. The dance will begin at 7 p.m. and end at 10 p.m.

  • A strong work ethic = a determined fighter

    There are uncertainties, the fear of the unknown, the diagnosis.

    But recently diagnosed cancer patient Alicia Williford stands strong in her faith and believes she’s going to beat the dreaded disease often referred to as the “c” word.

    “I know I’m going to be alright,” Williford said as she sat on the steps of her front deck.

    Williford said she came outside to cool off in the morning air. She was having a hot flash.

  • Flowers celebrates 80th birthday

    Mrs. Myrtle Croxton Flowers of Great Falls celebrated her 80th birthday on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017.

    She celebrated by going to lunch with her sisters at their favorite Chinese restaurant in Lancaster.

    Mrs. Flowers, the daughter of the late Fred and Nan Croxton, was born in Winnsboro on Oct. 6, 1937. She is the widow of Robert Woodland “Woody” Flowers.

  • Lancaster gears up for yard sale, fall events

    See Lancaster, SC has opportunities in the upcoming months for entertainers, food and commercial vendors, artists and craftsmen and others. For information and applications for events, visit www.lancastercitysc.com, email events@lancastercitysc.com or call 803-286-1145. Food vendors are also encouraged to enter their registration to the online database found at our website.

     

    Scarecrow contest 

  • Fall Riversweep planned in November

    The Great Falls Home Town Association will sponsor the fall Riversweep on Saturday, Nov. 4.

    Catawba Riverkeeper, Duke Energy and Palmetto Pride are also sponsors of the event.

    Volunteers are needed for the event, which will be held from 9 a.m. to noon. The cleanup will primarily focus on the islands in Stumpy Pond and some of the bank area around the reservoir. Volunteers will meet at Debutary Landing or Stumpy Pond Landing (Lancaster side).

  • The spoken word and the word in song
  • ‘Heads Up’ for a new style and fashion

    If you want a new look from head to toe, you may want to visit Heads Up Beauty, a modern salon/boutique in town.

    Heads Up Beauty opened on Thursday, Sept. 21, at 605 Dearborn St. in the former Lancaster Fatherhood Project in the downtown area.

    Owner Kinnyetta Price said she has been styling hair for over 15 years and previously worked at Cutting Edge in Lancaster. She lasted worked from home, she  said.

    Price is a certified braider and offers crochets and sew-ins.

  • Debbie May: My life changed in an instant

    Debbie May has a story to tell.

    It’s her story and she wants to share it with others.

    She hopes that sharing her experience will help someone else facing the same or a similar diagnosis.

    May was 45 when she went in for a routine yearly check-up with her gynecologist, Dr. James Stands in Columbia. During the physical examination, Dr. Stands felt a mass in May’s abdomen. He had a student working with him and he asked May if it would be alright for the student to examine her also. May agreed and the student felt the mass also.

  • Local vets asked to join in county parade

    Organizers of the Chester County Veterans Day Parade are asking Great Falls veterans to participate in the county procession.

    The Disabled American Veterans, Disabled American Auxiliary, American Legion, American Legion Riders and Marine Corps League are sponsoring a Chester County Veterans Day Parade in Chester on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m.

    Participants are asked to meet at the Joe Collins Stadium (fairgrounds) at 10 a.m. You must provide your own float/car, etc. There is no need to reserve a space. Just come get in line.

  • Wynne asks council to ‘rein in their cops’

    Darla Wynne told Great Falls Town Council that it is nobody’s business who visits her and she wants the police department to stay out of her business.

    “I’m 53-years-old and who comes to visit me is nobody’s business,” Wynne said during her public session comments at the Sept. 18 council meeting.