Community News 

Build a Shoebox for a Child in need

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. It’s almost that time of the year again. Operation Christmas Child (OCC) is offering you the chance to touch the lives of children and families around the world. While you have an amazing Christmas, there is a child and a family in need of clothes, shoes and the Gospel of Jesus. You can bring hope, joy and the love of Christ to that child and family with a simple gift-filled shoebox. Shoeboxes can include personal care items, clothing and accessories, arts and crafts, toys, and…

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Community News 

Lee Elementary participates in Lee National Denim Day

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. For the past several years, the faculty and staff at Lee Elementary School (LES) have been participating in the Lee National Denim Day for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. On Friday, Oct. 6, the faculty and staff wore their jeans to school and donated $5 to send to the American Cancer Society (ACS) for Breast Cancer Awareness month. This year, LES raised $100 to send to ACS. All of the faculty and staff wore special ordered pink shirts to wear every Friday in October. County office…

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Community News 

3rd Annual Winter Clothing Giveaway

Story Submitted Are you a resident of Greenville or surrounding communities and are in need of winter supplies Well you are in luck! Healthy Start Coalition, located at 1336 SW Grand St.,  in Greenville, will be giving away free winter clothing to those in need. Please join Healthy Families Seven Rivers for their 3rd Annual Winter Clothing Giveaway on Friday, Dec. 15 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. As the weather changes, the need for warmer clothing increases for the most vulnerable populations in our communities. To meet this reoccurring…

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Farm & Outdoors 

Manatee awareness month – Be active and secure their future

Story Submitted November is Manatee Awareness Month – a time to celebrate Florida’s beloved, iconic, marine mammal and to create awareness and shed light on the many challenges imperiled manatees face every day. Manatee watercraft-related injuries and deaths continue to rise. It is the largest known cause of death from human activity and the greatest threat to their long-term survival. The boating public is urged to be on the alert for manatees since vessel operators are the only ones who can prevent strikes to manatees that often lead to serious injury…

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