By Max Caylor
Local Allstate Financial Services agent Steve Moranos presented a $1,000 check to Sue Appleton of the Ferst Foundation during a recent Rotary Club of Jasper meeting. Steve nominated the Ferst Foundation for the grant from The Allstate Agency Hands in the Community Award for their work with childhood literacy.
It doesn’t get much lower.
Linda Brannon’s husband, Glenn, a veteran of the Vietnam war, died in February. Not long after, Mrs. Brannon was notified by the Veteran’s Administration that she would receive $1,034 for burial expenses.
But the check never arrived - and it wasn’t due to red tape or procrastination. It was stolen.
Man who killed, dismembered victim over drug debt will get another day in court, says state high court
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We really are recycling, says commissioner and public works director
All together now - Paper, cardboard and plastic go in the same bin in single stream recycling. Glass, metal and aluminum still get their own bins at the county’s Camp Road facility.
Commission Chairman Rob Jones and Public Works Director Greg Collis assure the public that Pickens County really is recycling the paper, plastic and cardboard at their Camp Road facility.
Rotarians Dr. Scott Fantz and medical supplies tester Tom Harrison stand with Denise Ray, Materials Management Piedmont Mountainside Hospital, in front of donated medical supplies to be sent to West Africa to fight Ebola.
By Max Caylor
Some 210 pounds of medical supplies have been sent to Monrovia, Liberia, to help medical personnel care for Ebola patients. The aid consisted of gowns, gloves, thermometers and surgical tape donated by Piedmont Mountain Hospital.