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Community News

  • Friends of the Library scheduled to meet Feb. 13

    Friends of the Anderson Public Library is scheduled to meet Feb. 13 at 5:30 p.m. at the library.
    New members are welcome.
    The group meets the second Wednesday of the month at the Anderson Public Library at 5:30 p.m.
    If there is no school, there will be no meeting.
     

  • Scouts compete in Klondike Derby
  • Humane Society fundraiser successful

    Things were really buzzing at Edwardo’s Pizza and Subs recently when some board members and volunteers from the Anderson Humane Society put on aprons and waited tables to raise funds for their spay-neuter program.
    It was a hectic evening, but thanks to the generosity of the owners, Dave and Diane Richardson, 10 percent of the total sales went to help Anderson County residents spay or neuter their pets.

  • Methodist church consecrates education wing

    The Lawrenceburg United Methodist Church, located on 565 Carlton Drive, recently celebrated the consecration of its new education wing on Sunday, Jan. 27.
    According to the Rev. Karen Stigall, construction on the wing began Aug. 29, 2012, and the wing was completed on Jan. 26, 2013.
    The 5,000 square foot space, designed with input from the children’s leadership team and board of trustees Stigall said, will be used to provide nursery care for infants and toddlers as well as classroom space for adult and children Christian education classes.

  • Parkway becomes icy mess
  • Extension offers free programs

    Anderson County Extension will offer the following free classes in February. To register, call 839-7271.

    Marriage Survival
    When: Fridays, Feb. 1 and Feb. 8
    Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
    Do you have a good marriage that could be better with more fun and cooperative decision making. Are you stuck in the same rut, doing what you’ve always done?

  • Medical clinic awarded CVS community grant

    A local charitable group received a donation recently from CVS Caremark Charitable Trust of Rhode Island, the group announced.
    CVS donated $2,500 to the Anderson County Community Medical Clinic after Helping Hands — Heart of Community applied for the grant last summer.
    “The source of the grant is a private foundation created by CVS Caremark Corporation, the largest provider of prescriptions in the nation,” according to a press release.

  • Woodford Theatre to hold auditions for ‘Odd Couple’

    The Woodford Theatre will be holding auditions for its upcoming production of “The Odd Couple” on Feb. 2 from 1-4 p.m. and Feb. 3 from 6-9 p.m. at the Falling Springs Recreational Center.
    The theater is looking for actors to fill the roles of Oscar Madison, slovenly, easygoing, 35-50; Felix Ungar, the neat, uptight, 35-50; Card playing buddies: Speed, Murray, Roy, Vinnie, 35-50; and the Pigeon Sisters: Gwendolyn, Cecily, 25-35.
    The show is scheduled to run April 5-21.

  • Youth development program ‘Venture’ to host open house

    Venture Crew 120 will be hosting a free membership open house Jan. 25 from 6-8 p.m. at St. Lawrence Catholic Church for Venturing BSA, a youth development program with the Boy Scouts of America.
    According to a press release from the organization, Venturing is a youth development program of the Boy Scouts of America for young men and women who are 13 years old and have completed the eighth grade, or ages 14-20.

  • Anderson Library offers February computer classes

    The Anderson County Library will offer the following free computer classes in February.
    All classes are subject to cancellation, and class space is limited to five students. Students will use the library’s laptops. Call the library at 839-6420 to sign up or contact Tami Elam at the library for more information.

    Introduction to Computers
    When: Feb. 5, 10-11:30 a.m.; Feb. 21, 6-7:30 p.m.

    Introduction to the Internet
    When: Feb. 5, 6-7:30 p.m.; Feb. 21, 10-11:30 a.m.

    Introduction to e-mail