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It’s time for all short-term rentals to start playing by the same rules By Bo Aughtry As we are all aware, short-term rental companies such as Airbnb, VRBO, HomeAway, and other such online marketplaces are becoming more prolific in many markets, including Greenville. The free-market system on which this country was built is a wonderful thing, and the creativity of companies such as these provide an income opportunity for some of our citizens, along with accommodating certain traveler needs. However, if these companies are going to be allowed to function in the same way as a commercial short-term rental (hotel), then they should be required to adhere to the same safety rules and to pay like taxes. Simply, the rules should be the same for both because they each make their units available to the public. In fact, without such, these are simply illegal hotels, which are effectively being subsidized by our city and county — and our taxpayers. Think about it this way. If a Hilton must install sprinklers, provide ADA access including all entrances, baths, elevators, etc., and pay taxes, and a Marriott next door does none of these, is that equitable? That really is the crux of the issue on short-term rentals. It is our belief that short-term rental operators, just like hotels, should have to be registered with the city, so that they can be taxed as we are and subject to safety inspections and ADA requirements, again, just like we are. In that they are competing with us, they should certainly have to play by the same governmental rules and regulations. To do otherwise is simply unjust. This becomes even more critical in our community as a plethora of new apartments come online. This oversupply is creating many more potential short-term rental opportunities, in buildings that are not designed for such, or taxed as such, and with often-unsuspecting permanent residents next door. These resi-

dents have undergone a criminal background and credit vetting, whereas the “new temporary neighbor” may not. Our public spaces and corridors are typically equipped with surveillance equipment, helping to ensure guest safety. Moreover, there is a national trend toward significant accumulation of “short-term rentals” by investors who operate without the just burden of life-safety compliance or of accommodation taxes. In fact, with the move back to urban settings such as we see in Greenville, the city is where these investors understandably group properties — not for self-residency, but for short-term rentals. This exacerbates such urban challenges as gentrification and other displacements. Again, we do not oppose a free market; we oppose unfair competition at our expense and subsidized by our city and its other residents. This applies to both taxes as well as construction and safety adherence. You may be surprised to learn that for any room type within one of our hotels, we MUST have at least one ADA room of that type. This is simply one of the many requirements for us to operate as a commercial short-term rental. We would ask that our local government treat you, the taxpayer, and us (who pay huge municipal taxes) fairly and that all who are operating as short-term rentals within our city be treated the same, just as in some other cities who have made such equitable adjustments. Bo Aughtry, principal, Windsor Aughtry Hotel Group David Berger, vice president of operations, Hospitality America Neetu Patel, vice president of operations, Sycamore Investment Group DJ Rama, president & CEO, Auro Hotels.

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Remove politics from our health care operations By Michelle Taylor-Smith Our community deserves health care without politicization. As a nursing leader with more than 35 years of experience, I was stunned and saddened by proposed legislation calling for Greenville Health System to be sold to the highest bidder. An out-of-state, for-profit health-care system could never care for our patients and our community the way we do. I and my fellow 4,500 nurses at GHS have committed our lives to caring for our patients and our communities. Nurses are not only caregivers — we’re critical thinkers, advocates, complex-care managers, teachers, and confidants. We make a difference in the lives around us every single day. We laugh with, cry with, ponder with, and sometimes worry with our patients — but, have no doubt; we’re the constant partners our patients need within and outside the walls of our hospitals. You are almost as likely to see GHS nurses volunteering at their children’s schools, a hometown festival, or a flu-shot clinic as you are to find them in a primary-care practice or intensive-care unit. Nursing is facing a cataclysmic workforce shortage. By 2020, we anticipate a nationwide shortage of 500,000 nurses. In South Carolina, the shortage is projected at 10,000. That’s why GHS is working so hard to create new training opportunities, including the Clemson University Center for Nursing, Health Innovation, and Research, which is expected to open this summer on Greenville Memorial Medical Campus. But Clemson isn’t our only nursing partner. Thanks to our outstanding clinical education programs, more than 2,500 nursing students from 14 affiliated nursing schools train yearly at GHS. I want GHS to be the employer of choice for new graduates as well as experienced nurses due to our stability, unwavering patients-first priority, nurse-

empowered work environment, and unrelenting focus on quality. We have something to be proud of here. But I’m not sure how long that will be the case given the political gamesmanship we’ve seen at play. I’ve already heard stories about seasoned nurses, frustrated by these antics, who are considering early retirement because of the way they are being treated. This action by a handful of politicians is causing workplace instability and anxiety for staff, but also for our patients and our community. As nurses, we attend to the physical, mental, social, and spiritual needs of our patients. Our ability to give our best requires focus, support, engagement, and caring. But can we do our best in this kind of politicized environment? I hope and pray that the best interests of our patients be top of mind for those who wish to sell GHS. I urge our community members to contact their elected officials and ask them not to sell GHS to the highest bidder. Let’s find a better way forward. Let’s focus on what really matters. Let’s just be about the business of caring for our patients and our community. That’s what nurses do best. Michelle TaylorSmith, RN, MSN, NEBC, FACHE, is GHS’s vice president of patient care services, chief nursing officer, and chief experience officer. She joined GHS in 2011. Taylor-Smith is responsible for strategic and operational leadership while ensuring a high level of safe, quality, patient- and family-centered care throughout the health system. She serves on the board of directors for the S.C. chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives, with Greenville Free Clinic, and on Clemson University’s community advisory board.

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How the Greenville Police Department plans to keep mental health patients out of jail WORDS BY ANDREW MOORE | PHOTO BY WILL CROOKS

Capt. Stacey Owens of the Greenville Police Department is no stranger to the dilemma officers face when they respond to calls involving mental health patients. In addition to leading the department’s professional standards division, Owens has spent the past eight years coordinating a crisis intervention training program for officers. The 40-hour program, which is provided by the National Alliance on Mental Illness, teaches officers how to recognize the common signs and symptoms of mental illness and how to appropriately respond to people experiencing psychiatric crises. Since 2011, approximately 154 of the 197 officers at the Greenville Police Department have completed the program. The majority of the officers who are trained in CIT are uniform patrol, warrant, and school resource officers, according to Owens. About four to six of those officers are able to respond to calls at any given time. Unfortunately, officers currently have limited options when responding to a call that involves someone who is suffering from a mental illness or going through a mental health crisis. “Everyone with a mental illness doesn’t belong in an emergency room or jail, but those two facilities are where the majority of individuals with mental illness end up going,” Owens said. “Until the center opens, officers are limited to the emergency room for afterhour mental evaluations. However, once Greenville Shared Solutions opens, it will give police officers a new alternative to an after-hour crisis stabilization center.” The Greenville Police Department has partnered with the Greenville Mental Health Center, National Alliance on Mental Illness, and various other groups to open a clinic that provides evaluation, treatment, and temporary shelter for mental health patients who are experiencing a crisis, Owens said. The clinic, named Greenville Shared Solutions, will be located in a 4,000-square-foot facility near the Greenville Health System’s main campus. It will be funded with about $300,000 a year each from Bon Secours St. Francis Health System, Greenville Health System, and the South Carolina Department of Mental Health. “We don’t expect the clinic to be a panacea for the entire problem, but it should help us provide more appropriate care for some individuals who are dealing with a mental health or substance abuse crisis,” said Dr. Al Edwards, executive director of the Greenville Mental Health Center. “It should also decrease the unnecessary traffic that we’re seeing in emergency rooms and jails.” About 2 million people with mental illness are booked into jails each year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Once in jail, many individuals don’t receive the treatment they need and end up getting worse, not better. The outcome, however, is similar for people who visit the emergency room with a mental illness. “Psychiatric patients wait in the emergency department for hours and even days for a bed, which delays the psychiatric care they so desperately need,” said Dr. Rebecca Parker, president of the American College of Emergency Physicians. “It also leads to delays in care and diminished resources for other emergency patients. The emergency department has become the dumping ground for these vulnerable patients who have been abandoned by every other part of the health care system.” In the beginning, Greenville Shared Solutions will not be able to take referrals from the general public until the center is able to expand, according to Owens. Officers with the Greenville Police Department will instead respond to calls for individuals suffering from mental illness and determine whether the person should be sent to the center for evaluation. “The only way into the clinic is through the referral of police officers or Greenville Mental Health,” Owens said. “In addition, persons who are in need of medical treatment, or threaten bodily harm to themselves or are suicidal will continue to be treated or evaluated at the emergency room.” Edwards said each person who is sent to the clinic will undergo a

“The only way into the clinic is through the referral of police officers or Greenville Mental Health.” –Capt. Stacey Owens drug screen and blood test to determine their overall health. They will then be evaluated by a GHS resident or master’s level clinician from the Greenville Mental Health Center. People dealing with a substance abuse crisis may also be required to meet with a staffer from the Phoenix Center, which offers addiction recovery services. While some patients may return home after undergoing their evaluation, others may need medication or counseling, Edwards said. All patients, however, will be assigned a case manager to help them identify the assistance they need. Miracle Hill Ministries of Greenville also plans to open a shelter at the clinic that will house and feed up to eight men and 10 women. The shelter will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, Edwards said. But patients will stay at the shelter for only three to five days while a case manager finds a long-term housing arrangement. A security guard will be stationed at the shelter, and GHS police have agreed to serve as a backup if needed. “In the global continuum of care for the homeless and for those experiencing crisis, a short-term crisis shelter is a necessary addition to the spectrum of care,” said Ryan Duerk, vice president of adult ministries at Miracle Hill Ministries of Greenville. “Often the police are called into a crisis situation and an individual is placed into one of three solutions — a hospital, jail, or the Rescue Mission. Many times due to the crisis, none of those three choices are the appropriate choice, which means that some individuals who are too sick for the shelter wind up in the shelter. Some individuals who are not sick enough for the hospital wind up in the hospital, and some without a good fit in the first two choices wind up incarcerated. This is bad for all three of those places,” Duerk added. Greenville Shared Solutions is expected to open this summer, Edwards said.


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Ben Saul, math interventionist at Tanglewood Middle School, is in his second year of teaching following completion of Greenville County Schools’ alternative certification program. Saul has a master’s degree from Harvard in learning and teaching, and he had worked in education policy, but he had no previous classroom teaching experience, as his undergraduate degree was not in education.

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It’s simple math. Teachers are leaving South Carolina public schools faster than the state’s teacher programs can produce new teachers. The result is an increasingly acute teacher shortage that state educators fear will continue to worsen. While the teacher shortage isn’t as bad in Greenville County as elsewhere in the state — each Greenville County Schools’ classroom was staffed by a certified teacher or certified substitute when school started in August — the district is working to address the problem on several fronts. “It helps that Greenville is a great sell,” said Lynn Gibbs, Greenville County Schools’ director of human resources. Schools in South Carolina started this school year with 550 vacant teaching positions, a 16 percent increase over the number of vacancies reported at the beginning of the 2016-17 school year. About 6,700 teachers left their positions at the end of the 2016-17 school year, according to South Carolina’s Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, and Advancement. More than one quarter took jobs in other school districts. But that leaves 4,900 who are no longer teaching in any South Carolina public school. Thirtyeight percent of those who left had five or fewer years of experience. While the number of teachers leaving the profession is increasing, there’s a problem at the other end of the pipeline, too. Fewer college students are pursuing education degrees at in-state colleges. Since 2012-13, the number of hires coming from a South Carolina teacher education program has dropped by 25 percent. And it’s not just because of pay, said Michael Svec, an associate professor of education at Furman University. It’s because of the classroom environment since the passage nearly two decades ago of the No Child Left Behind Act and its high-stakes testing. “[NCLB] has had a significant impact on the tone and environment in the classroom,” he said. “It’s really damaged the way teachers can interact with students. Even with my education students, few have had positive experiences under the testing regime. They still want to make a difference, but they are seeing the school environment as a more difficult place to do it.”

Recruiting efforts GCS is addressing the teacher shortage on both ends, including creating its own alternative certification program that puts those with content knowledge but not an education degree into the classroom. Tanglewood Middle School math interventionist Ben Saul is one of those people. While Saul had a master’s degree from Harvard in learning and teaching and he worked in education policy since with Public Education Partners of Greenville County and Furman University’s Riley Institute, he had no classroom teaching experience since his undergraduate degree was not in education. He’s now in his second year of teaching. “People coming into the teaching profession with a four-year education degree get upfront training,” Saul said. “But the difference is that we’re getting more ongoing support than they’re getting.” Tanglewood Principal Dr. Edward Anderson said the support can help teachers be successful. “A huge component of being a successful teacher is self-efficacy,” he said. “Teachers have to know what they’re doing in order to feel good about what they’re doing.” Schools with high percentages of students coming from low-income families have always had an issue of recruiting the best teachers, Anderson said. “Our school has always been a training area,” he said. “Now, with the teacher shortage, everyone is experiencing what we’ve always experienced.” Anderson said the GATE program could help change the perception of what being a teacher is. “They are able to go back to their circles and get the message out that teaching is a transformational profession,” he said.

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Other efforts On the recruitment end, GCS began offering contracts to candidates in January although the district did not yet know which school they would be assigned. “We’re hiring early. We told those candidates that we’d find them a job that fits in Greenville,” Gibbs said. The district also hired qualified candidates on the spot at its large

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Bills pending before the state legislature could end an expected exodus from the classroom by thousands of teachers affected by the end of a program that allows them to continue working past retirement age. The Teacher and Employee Retention Incentive (TERI) program will end June 30 and affects the jobs of about 7,500 state employees, including about 4,000 teachers statewide. While teachers can remain in the classroom once the program ends, many won’t because state law bars working retirees from collecting retirement benefits after they earn $10,000 in income from their state jobs except for a few circumstances. A bill filed by Sen. Mike Fanning, D-Fairfield, in December that would eliminate the earnings cap for certified teachers, is currently assigned to the Senate finance committee. But even if the law doesn’t change, Lynn Gibbs, Greenville County Schools’ director of human resources, said many of the district’s teachers who are coming off TERI

teacher job fair held earlier this month, she said. In addition, the district helps elementary education majors and early childhood education assistants get their special education certification, Gibbs said. “Typically, there’s an overabundance of elementary and early childhood teachers and there’s a shortage of special education teachers. Having that certification can help get them hired,” she said. In addition to recruiting at all South Carolina colleges that produce education majors, GCS recruits at multiple colleges in 11 states where it has had success — Michigan, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Georgia, Florida, Delaware, Indiana, Maryland, North Carolina, New York, and Louisiana. Gibbs said the district is looking to get in front of potential teachers earlier — as early as seventh grade. The district is sending recruiters to middle school career fairs to get students thinking about teaching as a career, she said. GCS’s human relations department is involved in high school Teacher Cadet programs, and there’s a push to get more college

would return to the classroom in the fall. Thirty schools in Greenville County are considered critical needs schools and the caps don’t apply, Gibbs said. The schools on the list have large populations of students from lowincome households, or are child development centers and career centers. Teachers in 30 critical needs subjects are also exempt from the salary cap, Gibbs said. Those subjects include math, science, foreign language, fine arts, health, English as a second language, and industrial technology. “Teachers coming off TERI who want to continue to teach can,” she said. If the teachers don’t currently teach at one of the critical needs schools, they can transfer to a school that is, she said. Some teachers who want to remain in the classroom may choose to teach at another school and have their earnings capped, she said. Greenville County also may attract teachers from nearby districts who don’t have the option to teach at a critical needs school in the district in which they currently teach, Gibbs said.

practicum students into district classrooms, Gibbs said. The district also is continuing to work with local universities to increase enrollment in their education programs.

Keeping the best in the classroom Saul said he’s thinking about whether teaching is what he wants to do longterm. It’s something he said many people his age are asking. “I’m part of the iPhone and Uber generation who doesn’t feel defined by a 9-to-5 job,” he said. Millennial seek flexibility and entrepreneurship, he said. They shift back and forth between careers. And while teachers have ownership of their classrooms, they don’t have control of their schedules. Saul said the district and schools should think much more innovatively to keep the best teachers in the classroom. Now, many of the best teachers go into administration because of pay and the prospect for advancement. Anderson was one of those. “I wouldn’t be opposed to teaching again. I had a knack

for it,” he said. “But I’ve got a family.” Saul suggested the creation of a teacher career ladder so a day in Year 35 wouldn’t look like Day 1. If a teacher excelled at teaching geometry, perhaps that teacher’s day could be structured so he spent part of his day in his own classroom and other time spreading his expertise to other teachers, Saul said. Anderson said there needs to be increased partnership between higher education and K-12 so what a student is learning in college is more aligned to the reality of teaching. “K-12 can’t solve the problem on its own,” he said. There also needs to be greater partnership between schools and the community, he said. Svec said in some ways, South Carolina is poised to attract teachers because surrounding states have a negative view of the teaching profession. One of his students from North Carolina who comes from a family of teachers was encouraged to leave that state. “When teachers are advising people not to go into the profession, that’s a problem,” he said.


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Two years ago, as demand for middle and high school math and science teachers continued to exceed supply, Greenville County Schools started the state’s first school district-based alternative teacher certification program. Of the 28 Greenville Alternative Teacher Education (GATE) program participants so far, 24 are still in Greenville County classrooms. Two of them have been named their school’s Teacher of the Month, said Debra Lee, clinical director of the program. Of the four that have left the program, one was for strictly financial reasons and the other three didn’t realize how much work teaching requires after-school hours. Now, the district is expanding GATE to include Spanish and French, two other subject areas with a shortage of teachers. GATE allows people who hold bachelor’s degrees with a major or emphasis in certain subjects but no teacher training to become classroom teachers. The GATE participant must pass the PRAXIS test that measures content knowledge. When they do, they go through intensive training during the summer before being placed in a classroom with an alternative teaching certificate from the state. During the school year, they continue to get professional development training and on-site, intensive coaching and mentoring from district teachers. “The goal is to find the best people and then keep them in our classrooms,” Lee said. Not all who apply for the GATE program get in. Of the 92 applicants last year, 18 actually got jobs as teachers. Lee said during the GATE program’s short existence, the district has increased the amount of support given to second-year teachers and focused the program’s seminars more on the development of student relationships, classroom management, and lesson planning. It also partnered with the Building Educated Leaders for Life summer program for rising sixth-graders to get teachers some hands-on experience before they start their first year in the classroom. Lee said other South Carolina school districts are looking to start their own alternative teacher certification programs.

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The father of Greenville, Vardry McBee, believed that in order for a city to grow successfully, it needs churches, schools, and law. This is why he gave designated land for four churches (and his son later gave land for a fifth) centrally located in downtown Greenville starting in the 1820s. Three of these churches will be featured in this year’s Open Doors: A Walk Through History. Christ Church Episcopal, First Presbyterian Church, and Buncombe Street United Methodist Church have been in Greenville since the early to mid-1800s, and despite updates and restorations, each has maintained its original grandeur. Through wars, development, and the city’s ever-changing landscape, these three churches remain integral to parts of downtown Greenville. The tour will take visitors through a walk of each church, showcasing some of their unique features including historic architecture, unique stained glass, and beautiful organs.

city. Despite some initial opposition, First Presbyterian Church was ultimately founded by 13 founding members, including eight women. “We do this because we are proud of our church, but we think about all the people from 170 years ago who have come through this church for baptism or marriage or services, and the history is so important, but we are most excited about looking forward,” says volunteer Carl Evans. “It is an outreach to the people of downtown Greenville to show off what we do.” First Presbyterian members are especially proud of their Casavant Frères pipe organ, which will be played by their organist during the tour. Visitors will also be able to hear about the changes in the sanctuary over the years and its unique stained-glass pieces.

Exterior of Christ Church Episcopal, post 1968 addition of north transept, and altar and ascension window showing the Last Supper and Resurrection.

When First Presbyterian was founded in 1845, there were few Presbyterians in Greenville. A woman named Sarah Gant wanted to bring a Presbyterian church to the

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First Presbyterian was originally called The Presbyterian Church of Greenville (pictured in 1851). Additions to the church were made by 1883.

out of Germany before World War I,” Davis says. “We also have a Tiffany stained-glass window that has beautiful blue colors in the light.” First Presbyterian features Gothic architecture, and the church also has a unique organ that will be showcased during the tour. “We are excited for the community to see what we have done and are proud to show it off,” Davis says. “We have been the beneficiary of Greenville’s growth because we have had so many new members come to town. Our membership is growing constantly.”

Founded in 1820, Christ Church Episcopal is the oldest church in Greenville. The church was initially founded as a mission parish for people from the Lowcountry. “It started as a summer chapel. They called us the ‘snap bean church.’ When snap beans were in season, the church was in season,” explains Emily Davis, director of adult fellowship and welcoming ministries. Eventually, the area saw the need for a year-round Episcopal Church as Greenville grew. “We are especially excited for Open Doors because we have been closed for ... [a year and a half] for restoration,” Davis says. “We felt like restoring the church was a gift to our future generations.” Much of Christ Church’s stained glass features originate from the Mayer Studio in Munich. The window under the altar, referred to as the Ascension Window, is one of the few pieces of stained glass that depicts the Last Supper and the resurrection. “It has been through a lot. It was one of the last stained-glass windows to be shipped

The original Greenville Methodist Church was completed in 1834 (bottom photo). The church moved to Buncombe Street in 1873 and became Buncombe Street Methodist Church as it is known today (top photo).

Buncombe Street Methodist Church, founded by four women and one man, was located on Coffee Street from 1832 to 1873 when it was moved to its current location on Buncombe Street. The church has gone through several additions over the years, and the sanctuary was expanded to double its capacity in 1951. “We are excited for everyone to see our sanctuary, as it is somewhat different from the other churches participating in Open Doors,” says Bill Adkins, chairman of the archives and history committee. Adkins says the Methodist movement has a significant place in Greenville’s history. “There have been Methodists in Greenville since there were Methodists,” he says. “It is an American church, and we have been here for a long time.” Adkins stresses that the religious community in Greenville is a key part of the city’s history and growth over the years. Buncombe Street Methodist features a distinct Greek revival style of architecture and does not have a steeple. “It makes us unique,” Adkins says. “I don’t think there are many people that care to add one.” He says that more than any aspect of the architecture, the church’s congregation is what makes the Buncombe Street community so special.


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Red Shoe Society’s 3rd Annual Plane Pull set for Saturday, April 7 Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Carolinas’ Red Shoe Society has announced their 3rd Annual Plane Pull will be held on Saturday, April 7. This is the third year that the young professional fundraising section of the organization has put on the event to raise money for families to stay near their critically ill or injured child being treated nearby. The Red Shoe Society is looking for individuals and businesses to put together teams and pull a plane. Teams consist of four individuals, over the age of 16, that will pull a jet down the airport’s tarmac. There is a competitive and open division, and the teams are ranked based on the fastest time in pulling the plane for 75 yards. Prizes include cash, gift cards, and flight lesson vouchers. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. The event is located at the Greenville Downtown Airport on Airport Rd Ext, adjacent to the Runway Café. To participate in the Plane Pull, signups are available at https://secure.qgiv.com/event/2018rssplanepull. NONPROFIT

municate, and form strong support systems with other student veterans on campus. Students with strong support systems, on and off campus, tend to be much more successful in college.” The Student Veterans Center adds to a group of services for student veterans at Greenville Technical College. Scholarships are available to veterans thanks to the Fluor Foundation and Hollingsworth Funds. In addition, special counseling and tutoring services have been made available with support from the WalMart Foundation. EDUCATION

Teacher of the Year finalist announced The Chandler School’s Dee Butler has been selected as a finalist for Upstate Elementary Teacher of the Year for the South Carolina Independent School Association. Butler is one of three finalists chosen from the state, including Porter-Gaud and Ashley Hall in Charleston, Hammond and Heathwood in Columbia, and St. Joseph’s and Camperdown in Greenville. The winner will be announced April 26.

Project Host Soup Kitchen recognizes volunteers Project Host held its annual Sweetheart Dinner in the soup kitchen on Feb. 22. The dinner recognized the volunteers who give their time to cook, clean, serve, and care for the hungry people in the community. Diane Martin was announced as the 2017 Soup Kitchen Volunteer of the Year. Martin has volunteered for seven years and is always around during the holidays and through bad weather. Tony Ryan was recognized as the longest-serving volunteer at Project Host for a total of 27 years of service. Grace McCartha was recognized as the 2017 Gardening for Good Volunteer for her dedication to growing healthy, fresh food for the hungry. Project Host served over 37,000 meals in the soup kitchen in 2017, and 6,700 meals were served through the evening meals program. The soup kitchen at Project Host serves hot, balanced meals six days a week to the hungry of all ages in Greenville, no questions asked. The CC Pearce Culinary School provides free culinary training to those in need of a job skill to help them become financially self-sustained. Students in the culinary school prepare healthy meals for children of low-income families in out-of-schooltime care. In 2017, Project Host served nearly 100,000 nutritional, whole foods meals to food insecure children in Greenville County. The Gardening for Good program provides food for the programs and a teaching space for community gardens. VETERANS

Greenville Technical College opens third Student Veterans Center with a gift from Lockheed Martin Greenville Technical College has opened a third Student Veterans Center as a place for veterans to gather, study, and enjoy a supportive community. The centers have been made possible through several gifts from Lockheed Martin which total $20,000. The three centers, one on the Barton campus, one on the Northwest Campus, and a third in the Buck Mickel Center, provide an inviting space with computer tables and comfortable furniture. Dr. Alecia Watt, director of educational opportunity programs at Greenville Technical College, said, “It gives them a safe space to relax, study, get a free cup of coffee, com-

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Thomas (Tom) J. Karlik Thomas (Tom) J. Karlik, 80, of Piedmont, husband of Karen Karlik passed away Friday, March 9, 2018 after a short illness. Born in Syracuse, NY, Tom was the son of the late Steve and Louise Karlik. He served in the U.S. Army and also worked in the manufacturing field and was the plant engineer in the Greenville County School District. Surviving in addition to his wife Karen are his children, daughters, Melani Robinson (Michael); Mindy Jordan (Bruce); Patsy Leubner (Charlie);

sons, David Karlik (Becky) and Jamie Karlik; brother, Richard “Dick” Karlik (Julie); 9 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Tom is preceded in death by his brother George Karlik. Funerals services were held Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 11am at St. Michael Lutheran Church with Pastor Robert Miles, Jr. officiating. Interment followed at 1pm at M.J. Dolly Cooper Veterans Cemetery in Anderson, SC. Mackey Funerals and Cremation at Century Drive. On line tributes at mackeymortuary.com.

Paul Lee McCurry, 57, husband of Brenda Norris McCurry, of Greer, died Sunday, March 11, 2018. Born in Asheville, NC, he was a son of Vernon and Peggy Lytle McCurry. Paul was a graduate of Clemson University, a member of Edwards Road Baptist Church, and worked as a senior sales representative for Synnex for 16 years. In addition to his parents and loving wife of 34 years, he is survived by a daughter, Tarah Ballenger (Hunter), of Simpsonville; two sons, Tierce McCurry (Jessica), of Greenville, and Logan McCurry (Ella), of Simpsonville; three

Fran Robertson Bennetts Fran Robertson Bennetts, 67, died March 6, 2018 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. She was the only child of the late William Ralph Robertson and the late Periene Robertson Oeland and the loving wife of the late Roy Bennetts. Before moving to Florida, Fran lived for many years in Shaker Heights, Ohio were she owned a small business and was active in the Altar Guild of Christ Episcopal Church, Shaker Heights. Graveside service was Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 10:00 am at Woodlawn Memorial Park with The Very Rev’d S. Scott Hunter officiating. Arrangements by Mackey Funerals and Cremations at Century Dr. online tributes at mackeymortuary.com.

grandchildren, Madison Grace, Anna Grace, and Briggs; a brother, Jerry McCurry (Kelly), of Pawleys Island; and father and mother-in-law, Jim and Judy Norris, of Mauldin. Visitation was held Thursday, March 15, 2018 at Edwards Road Baptist Church. A memorial service followed at 2:00 p.m. in the sanctuary. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to GHS Children’s Hospital, 701 Grove Rd., Greenville, SC 29605. Condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.thomasmcafee.com. Thomas McAfee Downtown

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Top Producing Associates of 2017 Recognized at Caine Company Annual Awards Celebration Coldwell Banker Caine recently honored its top producing residential and commercial real estate agents and brokers at the company’s annual awards celebration. The company recognized nearly 90 agents and brokers across the Upstate for their performance not only locally, but also internationally within the Coldwell Banker network during fiscal year 2017. Top producing agents were determined using a calculation based on sales volume and sales units. Jacob Mann was the No. 1 Top Producing Agent in Coldwell Banker Caine for 2017, both in terms of sales volume and sales units. Coldwell Banker Caine’s Top 25 Producing Agents in Greenville in 2017 were as follows: 1 Jacob Mann 10 Jennifer Wilson 19 Jordan Corbett 2 Heidi Putnam 11 Jane McCutcheon 20 Maggie Worsham 3 Tracy Bogie 12 Kathy Harris 21 Shelbie Dunn 4 Tracey Cappio 13 Ryan Rosenfeld 22 Hilary Hurst 5 Kiersten Bell 14 Shay Felknor 23 David Seaver 6 Jake Dickens 15 Alicia Waynick 24 Joel Deweese 7 Helen Hagood 16 Lori Bayne 25 Berry Gower 8 Virginia Hayes 17 Susan Gallion 9 Jennifer Simms 18 Wanda Stewart Lewis and Company, comprised of Ashley Lewis, Margie Lewis, Allison Pickett, Angel Trapp, Courtney Orr, Dave Sappenfield, Michelle Smith, Rhea Powe, and Robert Diamond was named the Top Producing Team (more than four agents). They also qualified for the International President’s Circle Team, awarded to the top eight percent of all Coldwell Banker agent teams and groups in U.S. and Canada. Thomas Cheves, Steve Mussman, and Jamie Ouzts, of The Cheves Mussman Ouzts Group was named the Top Producing Group (fewer than four agents) and received the International President’s Circle Team distinction, awarded to the top 19 percent of all Coldwell Banker agent teams and groups in U.S. and Canada.

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Real estate leader adds four offices, expands coverage to Lake Keowee and Lake Hartwell Allen Tate Realtors announced today that it has joined forces with 1st Choice Realty, Inc. in the mountain lakes region of Oconee County in the western Upstate. Allen Tate will acquire four 1st Choice Realty offices in Salem, Seneca and Fair Play and a dedicated office for Melanie Fink & Associates, expanding the 60-year-old company’s Upstate reach to eight sales offices.  Allen Tate Realtors is the Carolinas’ largest real estate company, leading in listings and sales volume. With this announcement, the Allen Tate Companies will operate a total of 47 branches in the Charlotte, Triad, Research Triangle, and Upstate regions. Allen Tate will now operate offices at Lake Keowee-Seneca, Lake Keowee-Waterfront, @Keowee Key and Lake Hartwell, in addition to their current Upstate offices at Greenville-Downtown, Greenville-Woodruff Road, Easley/Powdersville and Greer. In April 2005, 1st Choice Realty was formed by the merger of three local real estate companies under the ownership and management of John Pulliam, serving Oconee County, S.C. and nearby communities. Since then, 1st Choice Realty has grown to a team of more than 50 Realtors and professional staff. In 2017, 1st Choice Realty closed more than 600 transactions totaling $165 million in closed sales volume.  Pulliam, Broker-in-Charge, has lived in South Carolina and worked in residential real estate sales since 2003. He currently serves as the chairman of the board of directors for the Western Upstate Association of Realtors and on the regional board of directors for United Community Bank. Pulliam and his wife, Sue, have two grown children. “We’ve worked with John and his team professionally for many years through the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World network. We’ve always been impressed with their values, business model and commitment to exceptional customer service,” said Pat Riley, president and CEO of the Allen Tate Companies.  “As an independent real estate company, we received many incoming referrals from Allen Tate through LeadingRE for clients looking for second or retirement homes. When Pat Riley was chairman of LeadingRE, we formed a relationship. We knew that Allen Tate had the resources and the culture that would allow our company to grow and thrive,” said Pulliam.


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Hamilton will be in Greenville for a two-week run in December. Pictured are Mathenee Treco, Jordan Donica, Ruben J. Carbajal, and Michael Luwoye. Photo by Joan Marcus.

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Broadway blockbuster, new hits, and favorites dominate Peace Center season CINDY LANDRUM | STAFF

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For some, the Peace Center’s 2018-19 Broadway season can be summed up in one word: “Hamilton.” But even without the Broadway megahit, the rest of the season would qualify as one of the strongest Broadway seasons ever in Greenville, said Megan Riegel, president and CEO of the Peace Center. The productions in the nine-show season have a combined 32 Tony Awards, including the 2017 winner for Best Musical, “Dear Evan Hansen,” and the 2017 winner for Best Musical Revival, “Hello, Dolly!” In addition, “Miss Saigon” and “The

Book of Mormon” return. “This season aligned most perfectly,” Riegel said. Among the reasons are that Greenville routes beautifully with other cities, demand for Broadway in the Upstate is growing, and agents have confidence in the Greenville market. “We’re getting shows sooner rather than later these days,” Riegel said.

“The Play That Goes Wrong” Oct. 2-7

“The Play That Goes Wrong” has gone historically right on Broadway. The Tony Award-winning play, described as what would happen if Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python had an illegiti-

mate Broadway baby, is the longest-running play currently on Broadway. Before it came to Broadway, it was a smash hit in London’s West End. The comedy tells the story of a troupe of amateur actors who can’t get anything right on the opening night of their production of a British murder mystery, “The Murder at Haversham Manor.” Things go from bad to utterly disastrous — from an unconscious leading lady, a corpse that can’t play dead, and actors who trip over everything, including their lines. The play wasn’t originally in the Peace Center’s 2018-19 lineup, but when another production dropped off, it was a perfect fit, Riegel said. “It’s refreshing,” she said. “It’s all silliness.”

“Anastasia” Oct. 23-28

Inspired by the beloved films, “Anastasia” tells the story of the escaped Romanov princess. The stage musical from the Tony Awardwinning creators of the Broadway classic “Ragtime” transports the audience from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing con man and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they work to help her find home, love, and family. “Anastasia” features a book by play-


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“Hamilton” Dec. 4-16

“Hamilton” blended history with hiphop (and a lot of other genres of music) to become the hottest ticket in New York. It will also be the hottest ticket in Greenville when it comes to the Peace Center for a two-week run in December. “We’re so grateful it is here and it is here this early,” Riegel said, “especially since we’re a small market.” “Hamilton” is the story of America’s founding father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first secretary of the treasury. “Hamilton” is the story of American then, as told by America now. There’s no doubt demand will exceed ticket supply, one of the reasons Riegel said the only way to guarantee tickets to “Hamilton” is by becoming a 2018-19 season ticket holder. A limited number of new season tickets will be available. Riegel said after the Peace Center announced “Hamilton” would be on the 2018-19 season, it saw a big jump in season tickets for the current season. She said she expects a bigger jump for 2018-19. The single ticket on-sale date will be announced later. One thing is certain — those tickets won’t last long. In one market, the demand was so strong that it took down Ticketmaster when single tickets went on sale to the public. “Whatever happens will happen very fast,” Riegel said. But there’s good news for those who get shut out this time. “It will be back sooner versus later,” Riegel said.

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“Miss Saigon” Jan. 15-20, 2019

“Miss Saigon” last played at the Peace Center in 2000. It was the first time that a Broadway production played more than the standard weeklong run in Greenville, and it was the first time that the Peace Center had to take all the risk. It was definitely a risk worth taking.

A new production of the legendary musical from the creators of “Les Miserables” will hit the road in September and will be in Greenville in January 2019. “There’s a whole generation of Broadway theatergoers that haven’t seen ‘Miss Saigon,’” Riegel said. “Miss Saigon” tells the story of a young Vietnamese woman named Kim. In the last day of the Vietnam War, the 17-yearold is forced to work in a bar run by a notorious character known as the Engineer. There she meets an American G.I. named Chris, but they are torn apart by the fall of Saigon. For three years, Kim goes on an epic journey of survival to find her way back to Chris, who has no idea he’s fathered a son. The new production features a cast of 42 and a soaring score featuring Broadway hits such as “The Heat is On in Saigon,” “The Movie in My Mind,” and “Last Night of the World.”

“A Bronx Tale” Feb. 5-10, 2019

“A Bronx Tale” has been called a combination of “Jersey Boys” and “West Side Story.” “A Bronx Tale” is based on Chazz Palminteri’s book and film about a young man growing up in the Bronx who finds himself caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he’d love to be. Academy Award-winner Robert De Niro and Tony Award-winner Jerry Zaks direct this musical.

“The Book of Mormon” March 5-10, 2019

“The Book of Mormon,” a religious satire by the creators of Comedy Central’s “South Park,” is returning to Greenville for the third time. “As long as it keeps selling tickets, we’ll keep bringing it back,” Riegel said. The winner of nine 2011 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, tells the story of two young Mormon missionaries sent to a remote village in northern Uganda, where a brutal warlord is threatening the local population. Naïve and optimistic, the two missionaries try to share the Book of Mormon, one of their scriptures — which only one of them has read — but have trouble connecting with the locals who are more concerned with famine, war, poverty, and AIDS. It’s a musical that’s outrageous, irreverent, and poignant at the same time.

“Come From Away” April 16-21, 2019

“Come From Away” is based on the true story of 7,000 passengers who

were stranded in the air during the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the small town in Newfoundland that took them in. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust and gratitude grew into enduring friendships. “This is truly one of my favorite Broadway shows of all time,” Riegel said. “It could really anchor a season. I think people will love it as much as ‘Hamilton’; they just don’t know it yet.” The production features minimalist sets and costumes and each member of the small cast plays numerous parts. “Its theatricality of the production is superb. It’s great theater,” Riegel said.

“Hello, Dolly!”

May 28-June 2, 2019

Tony Award-winner Betty Buckley will headline the new national tour of the award-winning revival of “Hello, Dolly!” Dolly Gallagher Levi is a widow, matchmaker, and professional meddler. When she decides that her next match will be for herself, there are complications for “half-a-millionaire” Horace Vandergelder, his two clerks, a hat maker, and her assistant. “Hello, Dolly!” is directed by Jerry Zaks

and choreographed by Warren Carlyle and features classics such as “Before the Parade Passes By,” “It Only Takes a Moment,” “Put on Your Sunday Clothes,” and the title number.

“Dear Evan Hansen” July 2-7, 2019

The winner of six 2017 Tony Awards and a 2018 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, “Dear Evan Hansen” is a deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it. The title character is a high school senior who suffers from social anxiety disorder, which inhibits his ability to connect with others and make friends. His therapist recommends he write letters to himself detailing what will be good about each day. Those letters drive the plot. The original Broadway cast recording of “Dear Evan Hansen” debuted at No. 8 on the Billboard 200, the highest charting debut position for an original cast album since 1981. “’Dear Evan Hansen’ is one that people have specifically asked for,” Riegel said. “The music is so phenomenal. Young people and older people are excited about the show.”


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A Q&A with actress Crystal Stewart WORDS BY NEIL SHURLEY | PHOTOS BY WILL CROOKS

Backstage is a recurring series that appears in the Greenville Journal’s culture section that is designed to bring the theater community and the community at-large closer together through Q&As with local actors, directors, and designers who are instrumental in shaping our performing arts scene. Although she grew up in Columbia, Crystal Marie Stewart has become a vital member of the Greenville theater community. She’s a teaching artist for The Warehouse Theatre and appeared as Emilia in “Othello” for The Warehouse Theatre Educational Tour. Other Warehouse roles include Gary Coleman in “Avenue Q,” Olivia in “Twelfth Night,” and Elizabeth in “In the Next Room or the vibrator play.” She played Alyze in Centre Stage’s production of “Young Negress Stepping Out of the River at Dawn” and co-founded the Guerrilla Shakespeare Co., whose mission is “to use classical, familiar texts to tell the stories of marginalized groups.” She played Romeo in its debut show, “Romeo and Juliet,” and directed its second show, “Hamlet,” earlier this month. You can see her next in “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson,” running June 8-30 at The Warehouse Theatre.

When did you first become involved in acting, and when did you know this is something you wanted to do long term? I’ve been acting since I was a little kid. I was in preschool plays, and my church, when I was growing up, had a children’s choir that would also do musicals, so I was always in that. I grew up in Columbia and they have a magnet arts school, which is kind of like the Governor’s School but it’s not residential. You have to audition to go but you don’t have to pay; it’s part of the public school system. By the time I did that and a lot of other art programs, I knew that I really liked acting and felt like I was good at it, and then I couldn’t think of anything else that I needed a specific college degree in that I could do for a living. I didn’t want to be a nurse, I didn’t want to be a classroom teacher, I didn’t want to

be a doctor, so I thought if I have to get a degree just to get a degree, I’ll get a degree in acting, because that’s what I like. I always tell people I became an actor because it was what I was good at. I couldn’t think of anything else that I was as good at.

What has been your most challenging role and why? Playing Elizabeth in “In the Next Room or the vibrator play” [Warehouse Theatre, December 2016] was so interesting to me because it was one of the first very serious plays I’d ever been in. Kerrie Seymour [director of that production] taught me how to cry on stage — I’d never done that before. I was playing a mother and I was one of the only people in the show who did not have children. This character breastfeeds on stage and has very intense feelings in regards to having lost her child — and I didn’t have those feelings because I


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What has been your most enjoyable role and why? I don’t think I’ll ever have more fun than when Jayce Tromsness and the Distracted Globe Theatre Co. did “Psycho Beach Party” about six years ago. I played Berdine and I got to wear a bathing suit and I got to wear these giant muumuus all summer, and I was playing a fun, nerdy girl with a big ol’ crush on her best friend, and it was such a fun, ridiculous show. I got to wrestle Joel Perkin while he was in drag. There was one point where Liz Gray and I were in one poncho, running around, while she, as another personality, was trying to stab people. It was full of abandon. We hit a groove and we could play. I loved being in a big, splashy, slapstick-y, fun farce.

What’s your favorite play? My favorite Shakespeare play is “Richard III” because Richard III is my favorite Shakespearean villain. You watch him make things up as he goes along, but my favorite thing is that, in my opinion, he doesn’t ever think things are going to actually work. So you watch him be, like, “I know this is going to suck, I have to figure out how to get out of it,” and then he works and works and then he turns back to you and shouts, “Look what I just did! Can you believe it?!” And it’s just so electrifying and fun — and gross! I just love that play. And I would love to play that part, even though it will literally never happen. For a modern play, I really love “The Wall of Water” by Sherry Kramer. It’s just really funny, absurd, weird, ridiculous stuff. I like really good, funny things.

Which actors inspire you? I’ve always wanted to be the kind of person that Lupita Nyong’o is, with an innate graciousness about her. Tom Hanks has that way, too, but with goodness. He and Jimmy Stewart have this thing where no matter what sketchy stuff they’re doing, I think, well, there must be a reason, because they’re just so good. Or like Bruce Willis who I always think is going to make it out OK, even if I’ve just seen him die. Any actor like that who can just exude or radiate a quality without seeming to try very hard, I find really compelling and interesting.

“I want to be able to look at more kids and say you don’t have to be on Broadway to be a professional actor. You don’t have to move to LA. There is so much theater and film here.” What do you most enjoy about Greenville’s theater scene? The thing I love about Greenville is that it is simultaneously so small and so full of things. There are so many theater companies! We have a summer Shakespeare festival and an equity theater and several professional theater companies and tons of awesome community theater. I work as an actor and teaching artist, and that’s what I do for a living, and it’s so much cheaper than a big city where I’d have to pay $2,000 a month just to pull my bed out of a wall. And I can work and be fulfilled and be surrounded by these brilliant people who’ve done so many awesome things.

How has Greenville’s theater scene changed since you first became involved? Since I got here about five or six years ago, I feel like there have been about 15 new theater companies. And more places pay, and more places pay more. When I was growing up, people always said if you want to be successful you have to move to New York. But you don’t! You really don’t. My friends who live in New York City are constantly subletting their apartments so they can work regionally. But the coolest thing for me has been to look around at auditions and see people drove from far away to come to Greenville, to see how many Atlanta actors and Charlotte actors and Charleston actors drove to Greenville to audition. It’s crazy.

What is your hope for the future of theater in Greenville? I want to be able to look at more kids and say you don’t have to be on Broadway to be a professional actor. You don’t have to move to LA. There is so much theater and film here, and I just want to see it grow and become bigger so we can all afford to pay each other more and we can all do this for a living. I’ve also seen more and more diverse people showing up for auditions, and I’d like to see that continue.


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MAR 15 - APR 8 Book by Catherine Johnson Music & Lyrics by Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus

Thursday - Sunday

FRINGE SERIES

MAR 27, 28, APR 3, 4 (2018)

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Adelle Mackey as Scout, Reed Halvorson as Atticus, Carver Means as Jem. Photo by Escobar Photography

TALE AS OLD AS TIME Mill Town Players’ ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ highlights the story’s enduring messages EMILY PIETRAS | MANAGING EDITOR

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Mill Town Players will bring one of the most beloved stories in modern American literature to the stage in its upcoming production of “To Kill a Mockingbird.” The play, written by Christopher Sergel, is an adaptation of the Harper Lee novel that examines racial inequality and prejudice in 1930s Alabama through the eyes of 6-year-old Scout Finch. When Scout’s father, Atticus, agrees to defend a black man accused of raping a white woman, the family becomes the target of vitriol and abuse by white members of the community. More than five decades after the publication of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” the novel continues to be hailed for its timeless lessons regarding tolerance, compassion, and courage. “The themes found in ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ are so relevant to any time period that it is almost difficult not to be excited to be a part of bringing it to life,” says director Christopher Rose. “I loved the book so much in

my teen years and can still see many of the pictures my mind painted when reading it for school. It was a huge part of opening my eyes to inclusiveness and empathy.” Rose says both the novel and play tackle “a quintessential human problem: our tendency to always pit ‘us’ against ‘them.’” “The theme rings so true whether applied to division over race, gender, class, sexual orientation, age, political affiliation, or any other of the myriad of ideas that help us to set up camp against people who are not a part of our tribe,” he says. Reed Halvorson, who plays Atticus Finch, says the story is ultimately about “our ability to give each person their opportunity to be heard, seen, and viewed as a human being.” Atticus remains a beloved and admired cultural figure due to his unwavering moral conviction, Halvorson says. “You can’t deny his willingness to be different and stand by that ideology in the face of great adversity and his willingness to do what’s right,” he says. For Halvorson, that the play is being staged in a Southern mill town at a historic building adds a layer of authenticity to the performance. “It’s a genuine and honest production representative of the people who would’ve lived this experience,” he says. “It’s as close as we can get.” “Chris Rose has done a wonderful job of tying it back to the community and the hu-

man story,” Halvorson adds. “When you get tasked with something that is iconic, I think the balance is between honoring what we know and finding a new way to tap into it. And I think the local flavor and sound and look of the Pelzer community is fully represented on stage in this production. It’ll feel like their little town is right on stage.” Rose and Halvorson are also looking forward to the opportunity to present “Mockingbird” as an educational outlet. Through Halvorson’s connection to Christ Church Episcopal School — he teaches theater classes in the upper school — about 250 eighth- and ninth-grade students will see the show. “It is so exciting for Mill Town to be offering matinee performances of this classic work to local school audiences,” Rose says. “That is really a thrill.” “Seeing a play is so visceral,” Halvorson says. “They’re going to be able to have that tactile representation of the story that doesn’t just stay with them until they take a test.”

“TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD” WHEN March 23-April 8; times vary WHERE Pelzer Auditorium, 214 Lebby St., Pelzer TICKETS $7-$10 INFO milltownplayers.org


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A R T S C A LE N DA R MAR. 23 -29, 2018 SC Children’s Theatre

Miss Nelson is Missing! Mar. 23-24 ~ 235-2885 Greenville Symphony Orchestra

Farewell and Welcome Back Mar. 23-25 ~ 467-3000 Greenville Jewish Federation

Concert by Dmitri Levkovich Mar. 24 ~ 606-4453 Slater Hall Citizens’ Committee

The Short Play Festival Mar. 24 ~ 451-3813 The Warehouse Theatre

The Flick Through Mar. 24 ~ 467-3000 S.C. Bach

Music to Welcome Spring Mar. 25 ~ 271-4689 Greenville Little Theatre

Ragtime Through Mar. 25 ~ 233-6238 Pleasantburg Rotary & Greenville County Schools

Spring Sing Mar. 27 ~ 467-3000 Centre Stage

Capture Now Mar. 27-Apr. 4 ~ 233-6733 Peace Center

‘CHEERFUL AND HAPPY, BRIGHT AND FUN’ Self-taught sugar artist Jonathan Russ creates desserts almost too pretty to eat

WORDS BY ARIEL TURNER

The Pretenders Mar. 28 ~ 467-3000 Greenville Center for Creative Arts

The Artists of Studio South Through Mar. 28 ~ 735-3928 Downtown Alive

Travers Brothership Mar. 29 ~ 232-2273 Main Street Real Estate Gallery

Works by Doug & Meredith Piper Through Mar. 31 ~ 250-2850 Centre Stage

Mamma Mia! Through Apr. 8 ~ 233-6733 Metropolitan Arts Council

Works by Frank McGrath Through Apr. 13 ~ 467-3132 Greenville Chamber of Commerce

Works by Nadia Barbotin & Harlan Lovestone Through Apr. 20 ~ 242-1050 Metro. Arts Council @ Centre Stage

Works by Nathan Bertling Through Apr. 29 ~ 233-6733

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Photos by Jonathan Russ

o you mind if I put you on speaker?” Jonathan Russ asks at the beginning of a recent phone interview. Known to most people as his social media profile “Jonathan Caleb Cake,” Russ, 32, was in the throws of dessert prep, hand-crafting sugar lemons to be used at two weekend events — the makers’ pop-up at the downtown Anthropologie and The Scouted Wedding at Hotel Domestique in Travelers Rest — and couldn’t afford to lose even 30 minutes for a phone call. Along with creating sugar masterpieces that could easily be considered too pretty to eat, Russ is clearly an adept multitasker. And he has to be — juggling his day job as a graphic designer and social media director for Medals of America, and on nights and weekends as designer and creator of custom cakes, mini bundt cakes, sugar cookies, and brightly colored macarons by the thousands. Macaron (not macaroon): a light, often brightly colored sandwich cookie consisting of two rounded disks made from a batter of egg whites, sugar, and almond flour surrounding a sweet filling (as of ganache, buttercream, or jam). Balance is a concept he considers regularly — whether he’s transporting a tiered wedding cake in his car or giving up his social life and free time in deference to growing his business. “That’s the tradeoff right now. It’s a lot of work to prepare for, but I enjoy it,” he says. He’s also an avid cross-fitter, and without fail, even if he’s been up until 2:30 a.m. finishing a cake, he makes the 5:15 a.m. exercise class at HIT CrossFit in Simpsonville. Since he lives

Jonathan Russ. Photo by Emily Bolt

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feast downtown, that’s a 4:30 a.m. wake-up call. “The group that’s there is like family,” Russ says. “Getting to see them regardless of being tired — they are literally the highlight of my day.” Many locals will know him from his confetti and pastel-heavy Instagram @jonathan_caleb_cake, which has grown to more than 24,000 followers, or maybe from seeing the sleeves of rainbowcolored macarons for sale at Indie Craft Parade and other locations around town. Social media is also where this hobbyturned-side gig he hopes to grow into a full-time job within the year began only a couple years ago. “I never thought about it being a career choice,” he says. But the labor-intensive work is enjoyable and rewarding. “There’s a lot of negative every day in general,” he says. “The way that I photograph things, everything is very cheerful and happy and bright and fun. When I get to deliver a birthday cake or a wedding cake, it’s something special for that person. It’s nice to get to be a part of that and be a part of their joy.” Russ, who grew up in Greenville and Table Rock, says his mother always had baked goods around the house. He graduated from Clemson in 2009 from the graphic communications program, and for his graduation party, he asked his mom to make a big tiger-striped cake. They made it a team effort, which was the first time either of them had ever tried to stack a cake and use fondant. “It was probably the most hideous cake ever,” he jokes.

small plates FOOD NEWS & EVENTS BY ARIEL TURNER

No shortage of jobs here Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant’s newest location at 649A Haywood Road is currently looking to fill approximately 100 yearround front and back-of-the-house positions, ranging from servers to line cooks at their 13th location expected to open midApril. Head on over during these dates and times to chat with management: March 23, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.; March 25, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.; March 26, 11 a.m.–3 p.m.; March 27, 3–7 p.m.; and March 28, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. COMMUNITYJOURNALS.COM

But guests loved it, and he loved the creativity and the medium. Friends and family began asking him to make cakes for special occasions. A couple of years ago, he decided to make macarons to take to a Christmas party. He posted a photo of them on Instagram and almost immediately began receiving messages wanting to order a box. “From there it grew and exploded,” he says. A completely self-taught sugar artist, Russ says his favorite confections to create are the elaborate edible flowers made from gum paste, which, nine years ago when he was searching for information, wasn’t widely used in the United States. YouTube tutorials on using gum paste, which can be stretched so thin it’s almost transparent, didn’t exist at the time, so he ordered books published in the 1980s on Ebay from the United Kingdom to learn how to use it. Now, gum paste is quite the hot topic among budding sugar artists in the U.S. Working for himself, Russ also learned quickly that contracts are equally as important as not double-booking himself for events. “Situations that have pushed me to the point of breaking — those should have taught me limits,” he says. “I don’t like telling people no, but I’ve had to learn that.” Russ, now working fewer hours at his day job in order to meet the demand for his own business, says his goal is to have a brickand-mortar retail location within the year. He’s looked at many locations around town, but none of them have been the right fit. “It’ll happen at the right time. It’ll fall naturally into place,” he says.

Ugly delicious

Get lit for lunch

Even though Bacon Bros. Public House’s Texas outpost didn’t make it, good things still came out of that business venture — namely the Viet-Cajun crawfish chef Anthony Gray and COO Jason Callaway scarfed down at Houston restaurant Underbelly, featured on season 1, episode 4 of the Netflix series “Ugly Delicious.” Thanks to that experience, every Friday during crawfish season, Gray is cooking up his own version and serving them by the pound until they’re sold out, and be warned — they go fast. Definitely ask for a pair of gloves before diving in, but that atom-bomb of flavor is totally worth the work and mess.

M. Judson Booksellers is kicking off a new weekday lunch series with a Lunch & Lit Book & Author Event on March 29 from noon-1:30 p.m. at Jianna, featuring “100 Things To Do In Charleston Before You Die” by Lynn and Cele Seldon. Tickets are $40 and include lunch and a signed copy of the book. Visit mjudsonbooks. com or call 864-720-2200.

Sunday Funday is finally here Get your fill of all things fiesta at Tacos n Tequila, March 25, at the Old Cigar Warehouse. Tickets are required for the all-youcan-eat (not drink) event. But trust me, you’ll get plenty of cocktails for the ticket price. Plan to Uber/Lyft. Visit tacotequilafiesta.com for tickets. Cost is $30-40.

New chef, who dis? If you haven’t been following The Lazy Goat on social media, you should start now. The new executive chef, Wilberto Sauceda, is turning out only the most Instagramable specials each week, and if the flavors are anything like what he did while at Rick Erwin’s West End Grille, you won’t be able to get enough. The kitchen’s latest work of edible art featured last week on their social channels was the “Lazy Surf + Turf,” bone marrow with octopus carpaccio, uni butter, and pickled cauliflower with roasted artichoke aioli. Yes, please. 03.23.2018 | GREENVILLE JOURNAL | 33


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IN THE SPOTLIGHT MAR. 24 2018 Reedy River Spring Clean Up COMMUNITY

I am a visual learner who benefits from using hands-on materials.

In celebration of Friends of the Reedy River’s 25th birthday, they are hosting their 24th river cleanup to remove trash, tires, and debris from the river and riverbank. “If it weren’t for the ongoing efforts of FoRR we would have a very different river flowing through our beautiful city,” says FoRR executive director Patricia Carson. FoRR informs the community of the negative effects of trash and the importance of a healthy river. “The Reedy River is an important part of the Upstate community, and by improving the health of the Reedy,

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we increase the overall health of the Upstate,” Carson says. Early participants can enjoy coffee, biscuits, and scones before getting their hands dirty. Checkin is from 8:30-9 a.m. with two check-in locations at St. Matthew Methodist Church and Swamp Rabbit Café and Grocery. Participants should print and sign safety waivers before arrival. “We’d love for as many people to participate in the cleanup as possible. Other than actual attendance, we hope that an event such as this will facilitate more community activism and support of the river and our organization,” Carson says. –Melody Wright

WHEN Saturday, March 24, 8:30 a.m.-noon WHERE St. Matthew Methodist Church, 701 Cleveland St., and Swamp Rabbit Cafe and Grocery, 205 Cedar Lane Road ADMISSION Free INFO www.bit.ly/2GGnGnZ

MAR. 24

CHARITY

Shag n2 Spring The Rotary Club of Greater Greer is hosting Shag n2 Spring to support community service projects, particularly those pertaining to education. Barbara Ellis, the secretary of The Rotary Club of Greater Greer, says participants should expect “a fun time (after all, the shag is the state dance), a unique venue at the Spinning Jenny in downtown Greer, great music with DJ Jeff Foster, tasty appetizers from the Stomping Ground, a cash bar, and great door prizes!” Also, participants needing a little dance warm-up can come at 6:15 p.m. for a free shag lesson. Proceeds from this event will help provide college scholarships to eligible local high school students at Blue Ridge, Byrnes, Greer, Greer Middle College, and Riverside. Another effort of The Rotary Club is a mentoring program at Chandler Creek Elementary School. Tickets for the Shag n2 Spring can be purchased online through PayPal in advance or with cash/PayPal at the door. –Melody Wright

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WHEN Saturday, March 24, 7-11 p.m. WHERE 107 Cannon St., Greer ADMISSION $20 INFO www.greer-rotary.com/shag-n2-spring/


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IN THE SPOTLIGHT

MAR. 24

FUNDRAISER

GHS Oyster Roast

The GHS All Sports Booster Club is hosting their 8th Annual Red Raider Oyster Roast at Fluor Field to support over 800 athletes from Greenville High. “A program like ours takes a true partnership between our school, district, parents, and community to provide an outstanding experiencse for our student-athletes,” says Greenville High Academy principal Jason S. Warren. “I hope the community will see this event as an opportunity to make a real difference in the level of support our athletes can receive and as an opportunity to partner with our school in those efforts.” Tickets include all-you-can-eat oysters, barbecue, fried okra, and other fixings from Blockhouse Restaurant and Oyster Bar. Domestic beers and Italian wines will also be available for partygoers to enjoy. For entertainment, Retro Vertigo and Second Nature will perform live music for the evening. Participants can also take part in a large silent auction featuring pieces from local artists. Prizes of all kinds can be won at raffles and a 54 Card Draw raffle including the chance to win a trip for two to Napa Valley and a week at Lake Keowee. Balloon poppers can also be purchased for a chance to win prizes sure to be at least more than the price paid for the balloon popper. For those wanting to donate but cannot attend the oyster roast, raffle tickets can be purchased online. This event is for adults 21 and older. For more information call 864-787-8039. –Melody Wright

WHEN Saturday, March 24, 6-11 p.m. WHERE Fluor Field at the West End, 945 S. Main St. ADMISSION $45 pre-sale online, $50 at the door

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Book an appointment within 30 days of this event and receive 20% off ANY Cosmetic Procedure! Book your appointment at this event and complete within 30 days to receive 25% off. RSVP to this event by Tuesday, March 27 at 280 Rocky Slope Road, Greenville • 864.751.9972 During this event, you can enter our RAFFLE drawing to win 30 units of FREE Botox®!

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MAR. 25

MUSIC

Winter Jam

Winter Jam 2018 Tour Spectacular is coming to Bon Secours Wellness Arena, and it features some of the best in the Christian music industry. The lineup includes Skillet, Kari Jobe, Building 429, John Crist, KB, NewSong, Jordan Feliz, and Nick Hall. The pre-jam party lineup includes Dan Bremnes, Mallary Hope, and Westover. Doors open to Jam Nation members at 3:30 p.m., and general doors open at 5 p.m. The entry fee is a $15 donation at the door. Arrive early to get the best seats. Winter Jam has showcased Christian music’s top artists throughout two decades. –Melody Wright

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WHEN Sunday, March 25, 6-9 p.m. WHERE 650 N. Academy St. ADMISSION $15 INFO www.2018.jamtour.com

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Scale Model w/ Hugger Mugger and Tulpas Radio Room | 110 Poinsett Highway | 9 p.m. | $7

CONCERT

One doesn’t often hear about a band moving to Nashville, Tenn., in order to embrace a synth-rock sound, but that’s what the Chicago band Scale Model has done, moving from an indie-rock, Built To Spill-type group to a danceable hybrid of rock guitars and crisp electronic after relocating to Musicyoutube.com/watch?v=sPYIDMK29RQ City in 2009. “We started experimenting with synthesizers around 2010 and it kind of stuck,” says guitarist Dave Johnson. “[Singer and keyboard player] Megan Rox was more comfortable playing synth, and it was a cool transition.” Not that they’ve abandoned the rock band template entirely; they’re just augmenting it. “If you listen to our previous album, the songs are still heavily guitar driven and the synths were solos and leads,” says drummer Steve Cross, “but after we started experimenting more, we started doing more stuff with pads and sequencers.” As for the move to Nashville, it was partially done because of economics, and partially because of convenience when it comes to playing shows. “We kind of looked at it for touring because it’s a centrally located place where we could live cheaply,” Johnson says. –Vincent Harris THRU FRI

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VISUAL ARTS

Furman University Presents Art by Sara Pedigo

Furman University 3300 Poinsett Hwy. Thompson Art Gallery, Roe Art Building 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Monday-Friday | FREE The Furman University Department of Art will present drawings and paintings by Flagler College associate professor Sara Pedigo. 864-294-2995 www.bit.ly/2BYxdD5 Marta.lanier@furman.edu FRI

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Facing South

Carolina Music Museum 516 Buncombe St. The Carolina Music Museum will host a dropin reception with tours and music on March 23 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Then on March 27, the museum will officially open with a ribbon cutting at 9:30 a.m. and doors opening at 10 a.m. to the public. The inaugural exhibit is “Facing South.” www.carolinamusicmuseum.org

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PERFORMANCE

“Década”

Ballet Spartanburg Chapman Cultural Center | 200 E. Saint John St. Ballet Spartanburg presents “Década” as part of its 2017-2018 performance season. Compelling visionary voices and tributes to both the classical and contemporary, “Década” pushes the boundaries of today’s current vocabulary of ballet with an inspiring and eclectic evening of pieces from recognizable ballets such as “Swan Lake” and “Romeo and Juliet” juxtaposed to contemporary pieces. 864-542-ARTS | www.balletspartanburg.org www.chapmanculturalcenter.org FAMILY

“Miss Nelson Is Missing!”

South Carolina Children’s Theatre The Salvation Army Kroc Center 424 Westfield St. | $9.50 The kids in Room 207 were misbehaving again. Until Miss Nelson goes missing, that is. Will they be able to trick their substitute? Be careful what you wish for in this hilarious musical that has sold out shows all over the country. 864-235-2885 | www.scchildrenstheatre.org

MAR. 24

The Sibling Rivalry Tour feat. Hannah Wicklund & The Steppin’ Stones and The High Divers

CONCERT

MAR. 23

Radio Room | 110 Poinsett Highway 9 p.m. | $12 adv/$15 door

The aptly named Sibling Rivalry tour features two bands from Charleston, The High Divers and Hannah Wicklund & The Stepping Stones, headed by a brother and sister: Singer/guitarist Luke Mitchell is with the High Divers, and Wicklund is his sister. The two bands’ styles are markedly different; The High Divers’ new album, “Chicora,” is a mixture of vintage soul music and laid-back roots rock, while Wicklund’s band’s self-titled album is louder, bluesier, and rawer.youtube.com/watch?v=sPYIDMK29RQ But they do have musical common ground. “We both share Tom Petty as our major influence,” Wicklund says. “He’s where both of us got most of our inspiration from as far as songwriting goes. I really ran with the ballsier, riffier stuff; I don’t like a perfect package. And Luke took inspiration in terms of learning how to construct a really good song; their songs have more of groove. It goes together well because we’re not stepping on each other’s toes musically, but they’re both rock ‘n’ roll.” And as for the “Rivalry” part, the two do tend to get competitive when it comes to putting on a good show. “We’ve always had this healthy rivalry around music,” Mitchell says. “It’s always been that way around our house. I’d like to think that maybe me razzing her all these years prepared her.” –Vincent Harris FRI-SUN

23-25

CONCERT

Farewell and Welcome Back

The Peace Center Gunter Theatre | 300 S. Main St. | $45-$55 This unique chamber orchestra concert employs two dramatic, theatrical elements: the audience bids “adieu” to each musician as they depart the stage throughout Haydn’s “Farewell Symphony,” then welcome them back in Corigliano’s Promenade Overture. www.greenvillesymphony.org THRU SAT

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PERFORMING ARTS

“The Flick”

The Warehouse Theatre 37 Augusta St. | $35 Six degrees of Kevin Bacon. The Wild Bunch. All the Coen Brother films. This contemporary play follows three blue-collar workers in a rundown film house in Massachusetts. It is a show about friendships. About progress. About nostalgia. About Ezekiel 25:17. And it will have you laughing, reminiscing, and taking a look at where we are and where we are going. 864-235-6948 www.warehousetheatre.com/the-flick

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COMMUNITY

Spring Hike at the Ashmore Heritage Preserve

Sierra Club Upstate Ashmore Heritage Preserve, Cleveland 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | FREE The Sierra Club Upstate invites you to join master naturalist Jean Wilder for a great hike to the Ashmore Heritage Preserve. We will do a moderate 4-mile hike to several waterfalls and a lake. Pack a lunch bag and bring plenty of water. www.sierraupstate.org COMMUNITY

Foreign Object Debris Walk

Greenville Downtown Airport Terminal 100 Tower Drive 6:45 a.m. | FREE Join us for a Foreign Object Debris (FOD) walk. The process involves a team of volunteer FOD inspectors walking in lines, spaced about 10 feet apart, to find and pick-up any foreign objects that might cause damage to aircraft. The FOD walk begins at 7 a.m. We expect to be finished with the walk by 9:30 a.m. Please bring a flashlight. We will have bags. www.greenvilledowntownairport.com


APRIL 21 & 22 Welcome spring with the perfect pairing of fresh flowers and fine art at the GCMA. Twenty local floral designers and garden enthusiasts will interpret works of art, creating imaginative displays that celebrate the GCMA permanent collection! Fine Art + Flora Weekend is free and open to the public on Saturday and Sunday. In addition to admiring the art and arrangements throughout the weekend, guests can enjoy an Ikebana demonstration on Saturday afternoon, and, for a small charge, take part in Saturday’s “Bouquet to Go” workshop, using fresh flowers. The weekend begins Friday, April 20, with a Preview Party ($50 per person) showcasing the flowers at their peak of freshness. To learn more or to purchase Preview Party tickets, visit gcma.org/flora

Greenville County Museum of Art

420 College Street on Heritage Green 864.271.7570 gcma.org Wed - Sat 10 am - 5 pm Sun 1 pm - 5 pm

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Pianist Dmitri Levkovich presents “Power & Sensitivity”

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“Ragtime”

John Knox Presbyterian | 35 Shannon Dr. 7:45 p.m. | $20 – $350 The Greenville Jewish Federation, John Knox Presbyterian Church, and Metropolitan Arts Council are pleased to present the worldrenowned Ukrainian-Canadian pianist and composer Dmitri Levkovich in a special intimate performance for the Upstate community. 864-606-4453 | https://GJF.eventbrite.com

Greenville Little Theatre 444 College St. Greenville Little Theatre will bring an epic piece of musical theater to the stage with their upcoming production of “Ragtime.” This Tony award-winning musical features some of the Upstate’s most vocally talented performers including Delvin Choice in what might be his last local performance before pursuing his dreams of Broadway. 864-233-6238 | www.greenvillelittletheatre.org

SEASONAL & HOLIDAY

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Mauldin Recreation | Sunset Park 211 Fowler Circle | noon-4 p.m. | FREE This wildly popular event held before Easter each year at Sunset Park is a sight to see. Thousands of eggs stuffed with goodies for the kids are dropped from a helicopter hundreds of feet in the air, after which children run out on to the field to collect as many eggs as they can. 864-335-4856 | mauldinrec@yahoo.com www.cityofmauldin.org/rec/special-events

255 Enterprise Dr. | Patewood Complex, Bldg. 255., Conf. Room A/B 6:30 p.m. The Greater Greenville Rose Society’s program is four seasons of color in garden design. Bring two pictures of your garden, roses, or favorite plant companion. 864-884-9854

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Fiction Addiction | 1175 Woods Crossing Road, #5 6 p.m. | $15 You don’t want to miss our bookclub party. We will be serving wine and cheese and will be giving away advance reader editions. Everyone is welcome. Each ticket admits one and can be redeemed for $10 off any merchandise purchased at the event. Tickets may be purchased online, at the store, or by calling Fiction Addiction. RSVP. 864-675-0540 | www.fiction-addiction.com info@fiction-addiction.com

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Greenville Center for Creative Arts | 25 Draper St. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | $120 This encaustic workshop is designed for students who have some basic experience working with encaustics or who have taken the introductory workshop. 864-735-3948 ext. 2 | liz@artcentergreenville.org www.artcentergreenville.org

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Joe’s Place Bookstore 2 Williams St. 7 p.m. FREE Laura Leigh Morris apparently has something for prisons. She spent three years … not in one, exactly, but before she started teaching creative writing and literature at Furman, she served time as the National Endowment for the Arts/Bureau of Prisons Artist-in-Residence at Bryan Federal Prison Camp in Texas. Thankfully, she’s now an artist residing in Greenville, where she’s going to showcase her work at the Reading Room. www.emrys.org/events LITERATURE

Elizabeth Kostova

Fiction Addiction 1175 Woods Crossing Road, #5 6 p.m. No. 1 best-selling author Elizabeth Kostova will discuss her latest book, “The Shadow Land.” There are two ticket options for this event. The $20 ticket admits one, guarantees a seat, and includes a copy of “The Shadow Land.” The $10 ticket is standing room only, admits one, and can be redeemed for $10 off merchandise purchased at the event. 864-675-0540 www.fiction-addiction.com info@fiction-addiction.com

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“Capture Now”

Centre Stage | 501 River St. 7 p.m. | Tuesdays & Wednesdays $10, $15 Featuring one actor playing 13 roles, “Capture Now” is a unique coming of age story about two brothers from Long Island who learn from each other what it means to be cool, who they would die for, and how rock ‘n roll can uplift even the youngest of souls. 864-233-6733 www.centrestage.org THRU WED

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“Making Our Mark: The Artists of Studio South”

Greenville Center for Creative Arts 25 Draper St. “Making Our Mark” brings together 17 artists of the Studio South painting group. The work included in the exhibition represents the range of techniques and styles that each member contributes to the group while highlighting the love of painting that they share. www.artcentergreenville.org/maingallery WED

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Peace Center Seeks Young Female Child Actress For Hit Broadway Show On Tour Peace Center Gunter Theatre | 300 S. Main St. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The Tony-nominated musical “Waitress” will premiere at the Peace Center May 8-13, and the show is looking for two young girls to

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perform the role of Lulu for the duration of the Greenville engagement. The character of Lulu is a sweet and carefree 4-5-year-old who appears in the production’s finale scene. Qualified young girls should be shorter than 4’2” and be no older than 5 years and 3 months. Individual applicants are welcome, as are sets of twins or siblings. Space is limited to the first 70 applicants to sign up. The audition will consist of the child reading two lines from the show. If possible, parents should bring a current head shot and resumé for each child. Headshot, resumé, and prior acting experience is not required. The character of Lulu will be cast locally in each tour market and two girls are chosen to share the role. Each girl chosen will perform in four performances each during the one-week engagement. www.peacecenter.org/LuluAuditions WED

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The Pretenders

Peace Center | 300 S. Main St. 7:30 p.m. | $45-$55 The Pretenders are coming to Greenville with special guest Lowlight. The Pretenders became new wave legends with chart-topping hits like “Back on the Chain Gang,” “I’ll Stand By You,” and “Don’t Get Me Wrong.” Now, nearly four decades from their 1980 debut album, Chrissie Hynde’s beautifully distinctive voice is perhaps more emotional and aggressive than at any other time in her career. 864-467-3000 www.peacecenter.org

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Greenville Concert Band

Furman University McAlister Auditorium 7 p.m. | FREE For Upstate International Month, The Greenville Concert Band presents “Tea and Trumpets”, a musical program reflecting the Upstate’s connection to the British Isles, with music composed by British masters Ralph VaughanWilliams and Percy Grainger, and more contemporary composers including Philip Sparke and Jess Langston Turner. The Greenville Concert Band will share the stage with the Greenville AllCounty Senior Wind Ensemble. www.greenvilleconcertband.org THU

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Storytime Thursday

Fiction Addiction 1175 Woods Crossing Road, #5 10:30 a.m. | FREE Fiction Addiction hosts a free children’s storytime each Thursday. This week’s featured book is “Easter Croc” by Roger Priddy. 864-675-0540 | www.fiction-addiction.com info@fiction-addiction.com LECTURE

Women Witnessing the World Through Words

Huguenot Mill | 101 W. Broad St. 6:30 p.m. | FREE The Peace Center’s 2017-2018 Peace Voices program presents Women Witnessing the World Through Words, featuring Patricia Starek and Sabrina Hayeem-Ladani. Attendees will be

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It’s difficult to imagine anyone who saw Alice Cooper stagger onstage wearing black eye makeup and a scowl in the late 1960s having an inkling about how influential he would be. Cooper’s mix of heavy rock, horror-show onstage theatrics and sheer weirdness has endured for almost 50 years, spawning immortal hits like “No More Mr. Nice Guy,” “School’s Out,” and “Poison,” and it’s carried Cooper (real name Vince Furnier) through a debilitating alcohol addiction and periods of commercial neglect into icon-level adulation. Marilyn Manson is just one of many artists influenced by Cooper, but he hasn’t rested on his laurels (or his first-rate golf game), creating a new show around his latest album, “Paranormal.” Never one to skimp on the onstage drama, the “Paranormal” show rivals the classic “Welcome To My Nightmare”era productions, and the songs are just as crisp, menacing, and deeply twisted as the best of Cooper’s 1970s work. School’s out, once again. –Vincent Harris transformed by the poetic alchemy of Patricia Starek, a reading specialist with Houghton Mifflin, and Sabrina Hayeem-Ladani, a widely-published poet and multigenre performer. When

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Dr. Leo Twiggs Reception and Exhibition

Hampton III Gallery 3110 Wade Hampton Blvd., Taylors FREE Hampton III Gallery is hosting an exhibition of Dr. Leo Twiggs’ batik paintings. Dating from the early 1970s to 2018, these works showcase Dr. Twiggs’ echoing his personal catalog of narrative signs and symbols. The exhibition features eight post Requiem paintings as Twiggs continues to grapple with the tragedy that shook our state and the nation. www.hamptoniiigallery.com

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Upstate SC Author Phoenix James to Celebrate Launch of Debut Novel With Wine and Sign Party Fiction Addiction | 1175 Woods Crossing Road, #5 6-8 p.m. | FREE Upstate South Carolina author Phoenix James will be celebrating the launch of her debut novel, “Urban Pulp Fiction,” at an in-store wine and sign launch party. The CEO of Urban Diamond Publishing will also be in attendance, and welcomes writers in need of publishing to meet with her. Books can be purchased online, at the store, or by calling. 864-675-0540 | www.fiction-addiction.com info@fiction-addiction.com

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Wacoal’s Fit for the Cure events raise funds for breast cancer research, patient care, and community health programs. For every bra fitting, Wacoal will donate $2 to Susan G. Komen. For every Wacoal or b.tempt’d item purchased during the event, Wacoal donates an additional $2 Susan G. Komen. Local events include March 31 at Macy’s at Haywood, April 18 at Belk at Town and Country Plaza, and April 20 at Belk at Haywood.

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Center for International Studies $250-450 The University of South Carolina Upstate’s World Languages Institute will offer instruction in 12 foreign languages this spring in noncredit personal enrichment courses. No foreign language experience is required to register. Participants will receive a “certificate of recognition” from the Center for International Studies at USC Upstate. Classes are: Arabic 1 – Level 1 (Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m.); Chinese for Business – Level 1 (Mon. and Weds. 12-1 p.m.); Chinese for Travel – Level 1 (Mon. and Weds. 10 – 11 a.m.); English – Level 1 (Mon. 6-8 p.m.); French – Level 1 (Weds. 11 a.m.-1 p.m.); German – Level 1 (TBA); Hebrew – Level 1 (Tues. 4-6 p.m.); He-

brew – Level 2 (TBA); Italian – Level 2 (Fri. 3-5 p.m.); Russian – Level 1 (Mon. 6-8 p.m.); Spanish – Level 1 (Thurs. 3:30-5:30 p.m.); Swahili – Level 1 (Thurs. 10 a.m.-noon); Turkish – Level 1 (Mon. 4-6 p.m.); and Ukranian – Level 1 (Tues. 6-8 p.m.). The deadline to register is April 1. 864-503-5661 | www.uscupstate.edu/WLI international@uscupstate.edu WED-FRI

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11th Annual Clemson University Literary Festival

The English Department at Clemson University Holtzendorff Hall 100 198 Old Greenville Highway FREE Join us on April 4 for this year’s headline reading and Q&A with Paul Beatty, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and the first American ever to win the Man Booker Prize. We will be hosting nine other visiting writers who will be reading on both April 5-6 (check out website for details or email John Pursley for more information). www.clemson.edu/caah/sites/literary-festival/index.html pursle3@clemson.edu THU

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Storytime Thursday

Fiction Addiction 1175 Woods Crossing Road, #5 10:30 a.m. | FREE Fiction Addiction hosts a free children’s storytime each Thursday. This week’s featured picture book “Petra” by Marianna Coppo. 864-675-0540 | www.fiction-addiction.com info@fiction-addiction.com

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The Peace Center’s 20172018 Adult Workshops

Ramsaur Studio at Huguenot Mill 101 W. Broad St. 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Thursdays | FREE The Peace Center’s 2017-2018 Peace Voices program presents spring adult workshops and span a series of days and ask participants to mine their own personal histories as poet-inresidence Glenis Redmond takes them through a variety of styles and all stages of the writing process with the theme “Poetry as Memoir.” 864-467-3000 or 800-888-7768 peacecenter.org FRI-MAY

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Material Transformation

Greenville Center for Creative Arts 25 Draper St. A group exhibition of artists George Bedell, Donte Hayes, James Lynch, Rob Millard-Mendez, and Kathy Moore. www.artcentergreenville.org/maingallery SAT

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U.S. Sen. Tim Scott and U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy to Sign New Book

Fiction Addiction | 1175 Woods Crossing Road, #5 10:30 a.m. | FREE U.S. Sen. Tim Scott and U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy will be signing copies of their new book, “Unified: How Our Unlikely Friendship Gives Us Hope for a Divided Country.” Tickets to enter the signing line are free, but only available with a purchase of “Unified”

from Fiction Addiction. All books to be signed must be purchased from Fiction Addiction. Pre-orders are highly recommended to guarantee availability. 864-675-0540 | www.fiction-addiction.com info@fiction-addiction.com COMMUNITY

iMAGINE Upstate STEAM Festival

Downtown Greenville 11 a.m.-5 p.m. iMAGINE Upstate is an annual festival designed to showcase pre-K through 12th grade education and career pathways in science, technology, arts, engineering, and math (STEAM) through fun, hands-on learning. This year’s festival will feature over 70 exhibits and stage shows stretching along South Main Street from Fluor Field to August Street in the West End of downtown Greenville. imagineupstate.org THU

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Have Fun Learning to Play Appalachian Music

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Association for India’s Development, Clemson Chapter Tillman Auditorium | 101 Gantt Circle, Clemson 5-8 p.m. Early bird: $10 for students, $15 for non-students. Prices increase by $5 on the day World of Dances is Association for India’s Development (AID)- Clemson Chapter’s annual fundraiser. The proceeds from the event go towards providing kindergarten education to underprivileged kids in Murshidabad, West Bengal, India. 864-986-5844 | aid@clemson.edu http://aid.people.clemson.edu/ LITERATURE

Greenville Author Jessica Leake to Celebrate Launch of Debut YA Novel

Carolina Olive Oil | 104 S. Main St., Simpsonville 4-7 p.m. | FREE Greenville author Jessica Leake will be celebrating the launch of her debut young adult novel, “Beyond a Darkened Shore.” Fiction Addiction will be selling books on site, or you can pre-order online, at the store, or by calling Fiction Addiction. 864-675-0540 | www.fiction-addiction.com info@fiction-addiction.com SAT

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Celebrate the 4th Annual Independent Bookstore Day

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South Carolina author and journalist Tom Poland will be signing copies of his latest book, “South Carolina Country Roads: Of Train Depots, Filling Stations & Other Vanishing Charms,” at a book signing at 11 a.m. We will also be celebrating the release of “The Lemonade Year,” Amy Willoughby Burle’s debut novel. Amy will be at the store for a book talk and signing at 2 p.m. RSVP if you plan to attend. 864-675-0540 | www.fiction-addiction.com info@fiction-addiction.com

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Cirque du Soleil’s “Crystal”

Bon Secours Wellness Arena Cirque du Soleil’s “Crystal” explores the artistic limits of ice for the first time in the company’s 34-year history. This unique production pushes boundaries of performance by combining stunning skating and acrobatic feats that defy the imagination. Tickets go on sale to the public on March 23 at 10 a.m. 800-745-3000 | www.ticketmaster.com

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SUMMONS STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF GREENVILLE IN THE MAGISTRATE’S COURT CIVIL CASE NUMBER 2017CV2310202137 Carolina Concrete Company, Inc. PLAINTIFF(S) VS. HI-Tech Builders DEFENDANT(S). TO THE DEFENDANT HI-Tech Builders YOU ARE SUMMONED and required to answer the allegations of the attached complaint and present any appropriate counterclaims/ crossclaims to the attached Complaint within 30 days from the first day after receipt of this summons. Your answer must be received by the Magistrate’s Court located at: Fairview-Austin Summary Court 205 N. Maple Street Suite 4 Simpsonville, SC 29681 If you fail to answer within the prescribed time, a judgment by default may be rendered against you for the amount or other remedy requested in the attached complaint, plus interest and costs. If you desire a jury trial, you must request one in writing at least five (5) working days prior to the date set for trial. If no jury trial is timely requested, the matter will be heard and decided by the Judge. Given under my hand, this day of , . MAGISTRATE

SUMMONS STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF GREENVILLE IN THE MAGISTRATE’S COURT CIVIL CASE NUMBER 2018CV2311100224 Carolina Concrete Co., Inc. PLAINTIFF(S) VS. Unique Concrete Design, LLP DEFENDANT(S). TO THE DEFENDANT Unique Concrete Design, LLP YOU ARE SUMMONED and required to answer the allegations of the attached complaint and present any appropriate counterclaims/ crossclaims to the attached Complaint within 30 days from the first day after receipt of this summons. Your answer must be received by the Magistrate’s Court located at: Greer Summary Court 100 S. Main St., Suite A Greer, SC 29650-2017 If you fail to answer within the prescribed time, a judgment by default may be rendered against you for the amount or other remedy requested in the attached complaint, plus interest and costs. If you desire a jury trial, you must request one in writing at least five (5) working days prior to the date set for trial. If no jury trial is timely requested, the matter will be heard and decided by the Judge. Given under my hand, this day of , . MAGISTRATE

NOTICE OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given that Fork and Plough intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale and ON premises consumption of BEER AND WINE at 1629 East North Street, Greenville, SC 29607. To object to the issuance of this permit/license, written protest must be postmarked no later than March 25, 2018. For a protest to be valid, it must be in writing, and should include the following information: (1) the name, address and telephone number of the person filing the protest; (2) the specific reasons why the application should be denied; (3) that the person protesting is willing to attend a hearing (if one is requested by the applicant); (4) that the person protesting resides in the county where the proposed place of business is located or within five miles of the business; and, (5) the name of the applicant and the address of the premises to be licensed. Protest must be mailed to: S.C. Department of Revenue ATTN: ABL;P. O. Box 125, Columbia, SC 29214 or faxed to: (803) 896-0110 NOTICE OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given that Dailey Cigar LLC /DBA / TCB intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale and ON premises consumption of BEER, WINE, & LIQUOR at 23 College Street, Greenville, SC 29601. To object to the issuance of this permit/license, written protest must be postmarked no later than April 1, 2018. For a protest to be valid, it must be in writing, and should include the following information: (1) the name, address and telephone number of the person filing the protest; (2) the specific reasons why the application should be denied; (3) that the person protesting is willing to attend a hearing (if one is requested by the applicant); (4) that the person protesting resides in the county where the proposed place of business is located or within five miles of the business; and, (5) the name of the applicant and the address of the premises to be licensed. Protest must be mailed to: S.C. Department of Revenue ATTN: ABL;P. O. Box 125, Columbia, SC 29214 or faxed to: (803) 896-0110

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE There will be a PUBLIC HEARING before the GREENVILLE COUNTY BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2018 AT 3:00 P.M. in CONFERENCE ROOM –D at GREENVILLE COUNTY SQUARE, 301 UNIVERSITY RIDGE, GREENVILLE, S.C., for the purpose of hearing those persons interested in the petitions listed below. PERSONS HAVING AN INTEREST IN THESE PETITIONS MAY BECOME PARTIES OF RECORD BY FILING WITH THE BOARD, AT LEAST THREE (3) DAYS PRIOR TO THE SCHEDULED DATE SET FOR HEARING, BY WRITING THEIR ADDRESS, A STATEMENT OF THEIR POSITION AND THE REASONS WHY THE RELIEF SOUGHT WITH RESPECT TO SUCH PROPERTY SHOULD OR SHOULD NOT BE GRANTED. CB-18-10 APPLICANT: WHITEHALL PLANTATION/St. Clair Signs TAX MAP#: 0550.21-01-011.01 LOCATION: Wynterhall Drive, Simpsonville SC REQUEST: Variance from Sign setback for a new sub-division sign CB-18-11 APPLICANT: ANN A. SPARKMAN TAX MAP#: M014.01-01-009.02 LOCATION: 120 Martin Road, Greenville SC REQUEST: Variance from Left Side setback for existing shed CB-18-12 APPLICANT: POWER 4 LIVING WORSHIP CENTER/Claudio Moreno-Rios TAX MAP#: WG06.03-01-028.00 LOCATION: 720 Old Grove Road, Piedmont SC REQUEST: Use by Special Exception to build a church on site CB-18-13 APPLICANT: COVENANT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH/ RSCT Architecture & Design TAX MAP#: 0538.07-01-020.00 LOCATION: 1310 Old Spartanburg Road, Greer SC REQUEST: Use by Special Exception for building renovation, parking lot expansion and building addition CB-18-14 APPLICANT: PATRICK KINSLER/ Sign South TAX MAP#: 0100.00-01-009.00 LOCATION: 1007 Grove Road, Greenville SC REQUEST: Variance from Sign setback for a new sign CB-18-15 APPLICANT: AMERICAN RENTAL & RESTORATION/ Augusta Road Recycling TAX MAP#: 0602.02-01-015.05 LOCATION: 8200 Augusta Road, Piedmont SC REQUEST: Variance from 8-foot stacking height requirement CB-18-16 APPLICANT: THE EVANGELICAL INSTITUTE GREENVILLE/ The Idea Company TAX MAP#: 0458.00-01-002.00 LOCATION: 700 N. Parker Road, Greenville SC REQUEST: Use by Special Exception for construction of a new office building on site

PUBLIC SALE NOTICE Notice is hereby given that on 4/7/2018, at 9:00 a.m. at East North Storage, 4329 East North Street, Greenville, SC, the undersigned, East North Storage will sell at Public Sale by competitive bidding, the personal property heretofore stored with the undersigned by: 1. Unit: A052 John Thies, Teak single bed/entertainment center 2. Unit A024 Alyssa Ives, Dyson vacuum; bedroom set; misc boxes/household 3. Unit: A082 Jessey Feliciano, Misc boxes; household 4. Unit: A121 Judy Cox, Misc household, fishing gear 5. Unit: B017 Gwen Pendergrass, Misc boxes/household 6. Unit: B229 Richard Arboscello, Misc boxes/ John Deere Toy Tractor 7. Unit C0411 Charles Argroves, Misc Furniture/household boxes

SUMMONS QUIET TITLE ACTION (NON-JURY) STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF GREENVILLE IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT CIVIL ACTION NO.: 2017-CP-23Jeffrey P. Ryal and Sara J. Ryal, Plaintiffs, vs. Red Rock Capital Fund IV, LLC, Mark Crossland, Kimberly Crossland, CACV of Colorado, LLC, and any other persons or entities who may claim an interest in real property at Tax Map 0521.02-01-014.02, Defendants. TO THE DEFENDANTS ABOVENAMED: YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to answer the Complaint herein, a copy of which is herewith served upon you, and to serve a copy of your answer to this claim upon the subscriber at the address shown below within thirty (30) days after service hereof, exclusive of the day of such service. If you fail to answer the Complaint, judgment by default will be rendered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. s/Matthew H. Henrikson Matthew H. Henrikson Henrikson Law Firm, LLC P.O. Box 26554 Greenville, SC 29616 864-672-7106 864-235-4399 (fax) mhenrikson@ henriksonlawfirm.com Attorney for Plaintiff October 13, 2017 Greenville, South Carolina

SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF FILING OF COMPLAINT AND NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE INTERVENTION (NON-JURY MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE) C/A NO: 2017-CP-23-08065 DEFICIENCY WAIVED STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF GREENVILLE IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS U.S. Bank National Association, PLAINTIFF, vs. William H. Hudson; DEFENDANT(S) TO THE DEFENDANTS, ABOVE NAMED: YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to answer the Complaint herein, a copy of which is herewith served upon you, or otherwise appear and defend, and to serve a copy of your Answer to said Complaint upon the subscriber at his office, Hutchens Law Firm P.O. Box 8237, Columbia, SC 29202, within thirty (30) days after service hereof, except as to the United States of America, which shall have sixty (60) days, exclusive of the day of such service, and if you fail to answer the Complaint within the time aforesaid, or otherwise appear and defend, the Plaintiff in this action will apply to the Court for the relief demanded therein, and judgment by default will be rendered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. YOU WILL ALSO TAKE NOTICE that should you fail to Answer the Master in Equity for Greenville County, which Order shall, pursuant to Rule 53 of the South Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure, specifically provide that the said Master in Equity is authorized and empowered to enter a final judgment in this case with appeal only to the South Carolina Court of Appeals pursuant to Rule 203(d)(1) of the SCAR, effective June 1, 1999. TO MINOR(S) OVER FOURTEEN YEARS OF AGE, AND/OR TO MINOR(S) UNDER FOURTEEN

YEARS OF AGE AND THE PERSON WITH WHOM THE MINOR(S) RESIDES, AND/OR TO PERSONS UNDER SOME LEGAL DISABILITY: YOU ARE FURTHER SUMMONED AND NOTIFIED to apply for the appointment of a guardian ad litem within thirty (30) days after the service of this Summons and Notice upon you. If you fail to do so, application for such appointment will be made by the Plaintiff immediately and separately and such application will be deemed absolute and total in the absence of your application for such an appointment within thirty (30) days after the service of the Summons and Complaint upon you. YOU WILL ALSO TAKE NOTICE that should you fail to Answer the foregoing Summons, the Plaintiff will move for an Order of Reference of this case to the Master in Equity in/for this County, which Order shall, pursuant to Rule 53 of the South Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure, specifically provide that the said Master in Equity is authorized and empowered to enter a final judgment in this case with appeal only to the South Carolina Court of Appeals pursuant to Rule 203(d)(1) of the SCAR, effective June 1, 1999. NOTICE OF FILING OF SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT TO THE DEFENDANTS ABOVE NAMED: YOU WILL PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the foregoing Summons, along with the Complaint, was filed with the Clerk of Court for Greenville County, South Carolina, on December 28, 2017. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE INTERVENTION PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT pursuant to the South Carolina Supreme Court Administrative Order 2011-05-02-01, (hereinafter “Order”), you may have a right to Foreclosure

Intervention. To be considered for any available Foreclosure Intervention, you may communicate with and otherwise deal with the Plaintiff through its law firm, Hutchens Law Firm, P.O. Box 8237, Columbia, SC 29202 or call 803726-2700. Hutchens Law Firm, represents the Plaintiff in this action and does not represent you. Under our ethical rules, we are prohibited from giving you any legal advice. You must submit any requests for Foreclosure Intervention consideration within 30 days from the date of this Notice. IF YOU FAIL, REFUSE, OR VOLUNTARILY ELECT NOT TO PARTICIPATE IN FORECLOSURE INTERVENTION, YOUR MORTGAGE COMPANY/ AGENT MAY PROCEED WITH A FORECLOSURE ACTION. If you have already pursued loss mitigation with the Plaintiff, this Notice does not guarantee the availability of loss mitigation options or further review of your qualifications. THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. THE PURPOSE OF THIS COMMUNICATION IS TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE, except as stated below in the instance of bankruptcy protection. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT OR HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU PURSUANT TO STATUTORY REQUIREMENT AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS, OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM YOU PERSONALLY.

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864.679.1205 NOTICE OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given that J.W. Rag, LLC / DBA Moe’s Original BAR B QUE intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale and ON premises consumption of BEER, WINE & LIQUOR at 109 West Stone Ave. Suite B, Greenville, SC 29609. To object to the issuance of this permit/license, written protest must be postmarked no later than April 1, 2018. For a protest to be valid, it must be in writing, and should include the following information: (1) the name, address and telephone number of the person filing the protest; (2) the specific reasons why the application should be denied; (3) that the person protesting is willing to attend a hearing (if one is requested by the applicant); (4) that the person protesting resides in the county where the proposed place of business is located or within five miles of the business; and, (5) the name of the applicant and the address of the premises to be licensed. Protest must be mailed to: S.C. Department of Revenue ATTN: ABL;P. O. Box 125, Columbia, SC 29214 or faxed to: (803) 896-0110

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THE DESIGNATED LEGAL PUBLICATION FOR GREENVILLE COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF FILING OF COMPLAINT AND NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE INTERVENTION STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF GREENVILLE IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS (NON-JURY MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE) C/A NO: 2017-CP-23-07726 DEFICIENCY WAIVED U.S. Bank, N.A. as Trustee for Manufactured Housing Contract Senior/Subordinate Pass-Through Certificate Trust 2000-3, PLAINTIFF, vs. Elaine A. Wirick and if Elaine A. Wirick be deceased then any children and heirs at law to the Estate of Elaine A. Wirick, distributees and devisees at law to the Estate of Elaine A. Wirick and if any of the same be dead any and all persons entitled to claim under or through them also all other persons unknown claiming any right, title, interest or lien upon the real estate described in the complaint herein; Any unknown adults, any unknown infants or persons under a disability being a class designated as John Doe, and any persons in the military service of the United States of America being a class designated as Richard Roe; Patricia Y. Staples; South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles DEFENDANT(S) TO THE DEFENDANTS, ABOVE NAMED: YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to answer the Complaint herein, a copy of which is herewith served upon you, or otherwise appear and defend, and to serve a copy of your Answer to said Complaint upon the subscriber at his office, Hutchens Law Firm P.O. Box 8237, Columbia, SC 29202, within thirty (30) days after service hereof, except as to the United States of America, which shall have sixty (60) days, exclusive of the day of such service, and if you fail to answer the Complaint within the time aforesaid, or otherwise appear and defend, the Plaintiff in this action will apply to the Court for the relief demanded therein, and judgment by default will be rendered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. YOU WILL ALSO TAKE NOTICE that should you fail to Answer the foregoing Summons, the Plaintiff will move for an Order of Reference of this case to the Master in Equity for Greenville County, which Order shall,

pursuant to Rule 53 of the South Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure, specifically provide that the said Master in Equity is authorized and empowered to enter a final judgment in this case with appeal only to the South Carolina Court of Appeals pursuant to Rule 203(d)(1) of the SCAR, effective June 1, 1999. TO MINOR(S) OVER FOURTEEN YEARS OF AGE, AND/OR TO MINOR(S) UNDER FOURTEEN YEARS OF AGE AND THE PERSON WITH WHOM THE MINOR(S) RESIDES, AND/OR TO PERSONS UNDER SOME LEGAL YOU ARE FURTHER SUMMONED AND NOTIFIED to apply for the appointment of a guardian ad litem within thirty (30) days after the service of this Summons and Notice upon you. If you fail to do so, application for such appointment will be made by the Plaintiff immediately and separately and such application will be deemed absolute and total in the absence of your application for such an appointment within thirty (30) days after the service of the Summons and Complaint upon you. YOU WILL ALSO TAKE NOTICE that should you fail to Answer the foregoing Summons, the Plaintiff will move for an Order of Reference of this case to the Master in Equity in/for this County, which Order shall, pursuant to Rule 53 of the South Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure, specifically provide that the said Master in Equity is authorized and empowered to enter a final judgment in this case with appeal only to the South Carolina Court of Appeals pursuant to Rule 203(d)(1) of the SCAR, effective June 1, 1999. NOTICE OF FILING OF SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT TO THE DEFENDANTS ABOVE NAMED: YOU WILL PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the foregoing Summons, along with the Complaint, was filed with the Clerk of Court for Greenville County, South Carolina, on December 4, 2017. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE INTERVENTION PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT pursuant to the South Carolina Supreme Court Administrative Order 2011-05-02-01, (hereinafter “Order”), you may have a right to Foreclosure Intervention. To be considered for any available Foreclosure Intervention, you may communicate with and otherwise deal with the Plaintiff

through its law firm, Hutchens Law Firm, P.O. Box 8237, Columbia, SC 29202 or call 803726-2700. Hutchens Law Firm, represents the Plaintiff in this action and does not represent you. Under our ethical rules, we are prohibited from giving you any legal advice. You must submit any requests for Foreclosure Intervention consideration within 30 days from the date of this Notice. IF YOU FAIL, REFUSE, OR VOLUNTARILY ELECT NOT TO PARTICIPATE IN FORECLOSURE INTERVENTION, YOUR MORTGAGE COMPANY/ AGENT MAY PROCEED WITH A FORECLOSURE ACTION. If you have already pursued loss mitigation with the Plaintiff, this Notice does not guarantee the availability of loss mitigation options or further review of your qualifications. THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. THE PURPOSE OF THIS COMMUNICATION IS TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE, except as stated below in the instance of bankruptcy protection. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT OR HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU PURSUANT TO STATUTORY REQUIREMENT AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS, OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM YOU PERSONALLY. NOTICE TO APPOINT ATTORNEY FOR DEFENANT(S) IN MILITARY SERVICE TO UNKNOWN OR KNOWN DEFENDANTS THAT MAY BE IN THE MILITARY SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ALL BEING A CLASS DESIGNATED AS RICHARD ROE: YOU ARE FURTHER SUMMONED AND NOTIFIED that Plaintiff’s attorney has applied for the appointment of an attorney to represent you. If you fail to apply for the appointment of an attorney to represent you within thirty (30) days after the service of this Summons and Notice upon you Plaintiff’s appointment will be made absolute with no further action from Plaintiff.

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SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF FILING OF COMPLAINT AND NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE INTERVENTION (NON-JURY MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE) C/A NO: 2017-CP-23-07814 DEFICIENCY WAIVED STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF GREENVILLE IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS Navy Federal Credit Union, PLAINTIFF, vs. Jarvis O. Coleman; Christina Coleman; Laurel Oaks Homeowners Association, Inc. DEFENDANT(S) TO THE DEFENDANTS, ABOVE NAMED: YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to answer the Complaint herein, a copy of which is herewith served upon you, or otherwise appear and defend, and to serve a copy of your Answer to said Complaint upon the subscriber at his office, Hutchens Law Firm P.O. Box 8237, Columbia, SC 29202, within thirty (30) days after service hereof, except as to the United States of America, which shall have sixty (60) days, exclusive of the day of such service, and if you fail to answer the Complaint within the time aforesaid, or otherwise appear and defend, the Plaintiff in this action will apply to the Court for the relief demanded therein, and judgment by default will be rendered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. YOU WILL ALSO TAKE NOTICE that should you fail to Answer the foregoing Summons, the Plaintiff will move for an Order of Reference of this case to the Master in Equity for Greenville County, which Order shall, pursuant to Rule 53 of the South Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure, specifically provide that the said Master in Equity is authorized and empowered to enter a final judgment in this case with appeal only to the South Carolina Court of Appeals pursuant to Rule 203(d)(1) of the SCAR, effective June 1, 1999. TO MINOR(S) OVER FOURTEEN YEARS OF AGE, AND/OR TO MINOR(S) UNDER FOURTEEN YEARS OF AGE AND THE PERSON WITH WHOM THE MINOR(S) RESIDES, AND/OR TO PERSONS UNDER SOME LEGAL DISABILITY: YOU ARE FURTHER SUMMONED AND NOTIFIED to apply for the appointment of a guardian ad litem within thirty (30) days after the service of this Summons and Notice upon you. If you fail to do so, application for such appointment will be made by the Plaintiff immediately and separately and such application will be deemed absolute and total in the absence of your application for such an appointment within thirty (30) days after the service of the Summons and Complaint upon you. YOU WILL ALSO TAKE NOTICE that should you fail to Answer the foregoing Summons, the Plaintiff will move for an Order

of Reference of this case to the Master in Equity in/for this County, which Order shall, pursuant to Rule 53 of the South Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure, specifically provide that the said Master in Equity is authorized and empowered to enter a final judgment in this case with appeal only to the South Carolina Court of Appeals pursuant to Rule 203(d)(1) of the SCAR, effective June 1, 1999. NOTICE OF FILING OF SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT TO THE DEFENDANTS ABOVE NAMED: YOU WILL PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the foregoing Summons, along with the Complaint, was filed with the Clerk of Court for Greenville County, South Carolina, on December 8, 2017. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE INTERVENTION PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT pursuant to the South Carolina Supreme Court Administrative Order 2011-05-02-01, (hereinafter “Order”), you may have a right to Foreclosure Intervention. To be considered for any available Foreclosure Intervention, you may communicate with and otherwise deal with the Plaintiff through its law firm, Hutchens Law Firm, P.O. Box 8237, Columbia, SC 29202 or call 803726-2700. Hutchens Law Firm, represents the Plaintiff in this action and does not represent you. Under our ethical rules, we are prohibited from giving you any legal advice. You must submit any requests for Foreclosure Intervention consideration within 30 days from the date of this Notice. IF YOU FAIL, REFUSE, OR VOLUNTARILY ELECT NOT TO PARTICIPATE IN FORECLOSURE INTERVENTION, YOUR MORTGAGE COMPANY/ AGENT MAY PROCEED WITH A FORECLOSURE ACTION. If you have already pursued loss mitigation with the Plaintiff, this Notice does not guarantee the availability of loss mitigation options or further review of your qualifications. THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. THE PURPOSE OF THIS COMMUNICATION IS TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE, except as stated below in the instance of bankruptcy protection. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT OR HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU PURSUANT TO STATUTORY REQUIREMENT AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS, OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM YOU PERSONALLY.

AMENDED SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT (NON JURY) STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF GREENVILLE IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS 2018-CP-23-00523 James White Enterprises LLC, Plaintiff, Vs. All unknown heirs of Odena Wynn Shamley, The City of Greenville and all unknown parties who may have some right, title, or interest in the property having Tax Map #0078.00-06-002.00, Defendants YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to answer the Amended Complaint in this action, a copy of which is herewith served upon you and to serve a copy of your Answer to this Amended Complaint upon subscriber at 11 Whitsett Street, Greenville, South Carolina 29601, within thirty (30) days after the service hereof, exclusive of the date of such service. If you shall fail to answer the Amended Complaint within that time, the Plaintiffs shall proceed in default proceedings against you and shall apply for the Court the relief demanded in the Amended Complaint. TO: INFANT(S) OVER FOURTEEN YEARS OF AGE (AN IMPRISONED PERSON) YOU ARE FURTHER SUMMONED AND NOTIFIED to apply for the appointment of a Guardian ad Litem to represent you in this action within thirty (30) days after the service of this Amended Summons and Notice upon you. If you fail to do so, application for such appointment will be made by the Plaintiff(s) herein. TO: INFANTS(S) OVER FOURTEEN YEARS OF AGE (INCOMPETENT OR INSANE) AND TO, (GENERAL TESTAMENTARY GUARDIAN)(COMMITTEE) WITH WHOM S(HE) RESIDE(S): YOU ARE FURTHER SUMMONED AND NOTIFIED to apply for the appointment of a guardian ad Litem to represent said infant(s) under fourteen years of age (said incompetent or insane person) within thirty (30) days after the service of this Amended Summons and Notice upon you. If you fail to do so, application for such appointment will be made by the Plaintiff(s) herein. AMENDED LIS PENDENS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an action has been commenced in the Court upon Amended Complaint of Plaintiff against Defendants to quiet title on property located in Greenville County. The subject property is described as follows: ALL that tract of land lying in the County of Greenville, Greenville City, South Carolina, having the following metes and bounds: Beginning at a point on the Eastern side of Leach Street 53 feet from the south side of Douthit Street and running thence along Leach Street in a southerly direction 53 feet to an iron pin, corner of a lot now or formerly known as Irvine property; thence along said property in an easterly direction 107 feet to corner of property now or formerly of G. C. and Mary Calhoun; thence in a northerly direction 53 feet to corner of lot now or formerly owned by Lillie L. Turner; thence along line of said property in a westerly direction 107 feet to the beginning corner on Leach Street. LESS however any portion previously conveyed and subject to restrictions of record. Tax Map # 0078.00-06-002.00 C. Richard Stewart; SC Bar #5346 Attorney for Plaintiff 11 Whitsett Street Greenville, SC 29601 (864) 235-2019 dstewart@ attorneyrichardstewart.com

COMPLAINT NOTICE A complaint has been brought before the Code Enforcement Division of a dangerous, insanitary and unsafe structure located at the following locations: 1114 Bennett Street, Greenville County Tax Map Number 0117.00-08-.008.00, Greenville County, SC. Any persons having interest in these properties, or knowledge of the property owner should contact the Codes Enforcement Office at 864-467-7090 on or before March 29, 2018.

SUMMONS STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS COUNTY OF SPARTANBURG IN THE SEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT JURY TRIAL DEMANDED CASE NO: 2017 – CP – 42-04089 Esha Jignasha LLC d/b/a Travelers Inn, Plaintiff, v. Belair General Construct, LLC; Phillip Tran; Upstate Commercial Services Inc. d/b/a Kay Services; Kason Dozier, Defendant. TO THE DEFENDANT ABOVE NAMED: YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to answer the Complaint in this action, a copy of which is hereby served upon you, and to serve a copy of your answer on the subscriber at their office at A Business Law Firm, LLC, P.O. Box 3421, Spartanburg, SC 29304 within thirty (30) days after service hereof, exclusive of the day of such service, and if you fail to answer the Complaint within the time aforesaid, judgment by default may be rendered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. A BUSINESS LAW FIRM, LLC Attorney for Plaintiff Thomas A. Belenchia, Esquire, SC Bar 2371 tab@abizlaw.com Chelsea R. Rikard, Esquire, SC Bar 102355 crr@abizlaw.com P.O. Box 3421 Spartanburg, SC 29304 Office: 864-699-9801 Spartanburg, South Carolina Fax: 864-699-9803 November 3, 2017

GREATER GREENVILLE SANITATION COMMISSION NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING Hearing of the Commission to enlarge the boundaries of the Greater Greenville Sanitation District to include certain properties located at 6 Cunningham Road and to provide public notice thereof. PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that on April 24th, at 4:00 p.m. at Greater Greenville Sanitation Commission Headquarters located at 1600 West Washington Street, Greenville, South Carolina 29601, a public hearing will be held for the consideration of enlarging the boundaries of the Greater Greenville Sanitation District to include certain properties located at 6 Cunningham Road. Anyone wishing to be placed on the Agenda for Public Comment is asked to call Greater Greenville Sanitation Commission at 864-232-6721 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday thru Thursday. Public comments will be limited based on the number of persons addressing the Commission. www.GGSC.gov

SUMMONS (ACTION TO QUIET TITLE) (NON-JURY) STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF GREENVILLE IN THE COURT OF COMMON THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT 2017-CP-23-04599 Nebraska Alliance Realty Co. Plaintiff, (ACTION TO QUIET TITLE) vs. Carolyn H. Jenkins & Bobby C. Jenkins;) The Estate of Bobby C. Jenkins; Known and Unknown Heirs of The Estate of Bobby C. Jenkins, A. Kevin Hunter II, as Greenville County) Tax Collector, And also all other firms and corporations entitled to claim under, by or through the above named Defendants, and all other persons or entities unknown claiming any right, title, interest, estate in or lien upon the real estate described herein; And also any unknown adults being as a class designated as John Doe; And also) any unknown infants or persons under disability being as a class designated as Richard Roe, Defendants___ TO THE DEFENDANTS ABOVE NAMED: YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to appear and defend by answering the Complaint in this quiet title action on property located at 412 Lanewood Drive, Greenville, SC 29607, being designated in the Greenville County tax records as TMS#009.04-13004.00, of which a copy is herewith served upon you and to serve a copy of your Answer on the subscribers at their offices, 2131 Park Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29201, within thirty (30) days after the service hereof, exclusive of the day of such service; except that the United States of America, if named shall have sixty (60) days to answer after the service hereof, exclusive of the day fo such services; and if yo fail to answer, default will be rendered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. TO MINOR(S) OVER FOURTEEN YEARS OF AGE AND/OR MINOR(S) UNDER FOURTEEN YEARS OF AGE AND THE PERSON WITH WHOM THE MINOR(S) RESIDES AND/OR TO PERSONS UNDER SOME LEGAL DISABILITY, YOU ARE FURTHER SUMMONED AND NOTIFIED to apply for the appointment of a Guardian ad Litem to represent said minor(s) within thirty (30) days after the service of this Summons and Notice upon you. If you fail to do so, application for such appointment will be made by the Plaintiff(s) herein. The Amended Summons and Complaint in this matter was filed with the Greenville County Clerk of Court on February 8, 2018. Mary Nell Degenhart Degenhart & Degenhart Law, LLC 2131 Park Street Columbia, South Carolina 29201 (803) 771-6050 NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN AD LITEM NOTICE TO THE DEFENDANTS ABOVE NAMED: YOU WILL PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that an Order appointing Brent M. Takach, Esquire, 2222 Devine St., Columbia, SC 29205, (803)799-0705 as Guardian ad Litem for said unknown party defendants, resident or nonresident, who may be adults or minors or under other legal disability, or in the military service and are heirs and/ or devisees was signed on February 27, 2018 and recorded with the Clerk of Court for Greenville County on February 27, 2018. Mary Nell Degenhart Degenhart & Degenhart Law, LLC 2131 Park Street Columbia, SC 29201

SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF

YOU WILL ALSO TAKE NOTICE

FILING OF COMPLAINT AND

that should you fail to Answer

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE

the foregoing Summons, the

INTERVENTION

Plaintiff will move for an Order

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

of Reference of this case to

COUNTY OF GREENVILLE IN

the Master in Equity in/for this

THE COURT OF

County, which

Order

shall,

COMMON PLEAS

pursuant to Rule 53 of the

(NON-JURY MORTGAGE

South Carolina Rules of Civil

FORECLOSURE)

Procedure, specifically provide

C/A NO: 2017-CP-23-06349

that the said Master in Equity

DEFICIENCY WAIVED

is authorized and empowered

Deutsche

Bank

National

to enter a final judgment in this

Trust Company, as Trustee for

case with appeal only to the

Ameriquest Mortgage Securities

South Carolina Court of Appeals

Inc.,

Pass-

pursuant to Rule 203(d)(1) of the

Series

SCAR, effective June 1, 1999.

Asset-Backed

Through

Certificates,

ARSI 2006-M3, PLAINTIFF, vs.

NOTICE OF FILING OF

David Morris; Donna Morris; A.

SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT

J. Prince, Sr.; Eastern Aluminum

TO THE DEFENDANTS ABOVE

Supply, Inc.; South Carolina

NAMED:

Department of Revenue; The

YOU WILL PLEASE TAKE NOTICE

United States of America, by and

that the foregoing Summons,

through its Agency, the Internal

along with the Complaint, was

Revenue Service,

filed with the Clerk of Court

DEFENDANT(S)

for Greenville County, South

TO THE DEFENDANTS, ABOVE

Carolina, on October 9, 2017.

NAMED:

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE

YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED

INTERVENTION

and required to answer the

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT

Complaint herein, a copy of

pursuant to the South Carolina

which is herewith served upon

Supreme Court Administrative

you, or otherwise appear and

Order

defend, and to serve a copy of

(hereinafter “Order”), you may

your Answer to said Complaint

have a right to Foreclosure

upon the subscriber at his

Intervention.

office, Hutchens Law Firm P.O.

To be considered for any

Box 8237, Columbia, SC 29202,

available

within thirty (30) days after

Intervention,

you

may

service hereof, except as to

communicate

with

and

the United States of America,

otherwise deal with the Plaintiff

which shall have sixty (60)

through its law firm, Hutchens

days, exclusive of the day of

Law Firm, P.O. Box 8237,

such service, and if you fail to

Columbia, SC 29202 or call 803-

answer the Complaint within

726-2700. Hutchens Law Firm,

the time aforesaid, or otherwise

represents the Plaintiff in this

appear and defend, the Plaintiff

action and does not represent

in this action will apply to the

you. Under our ethical rules, we

Court for the relief demanded

are prohibited from giving you

therein, and judgment by default

any legal advice.

will be rendered against you

You must submit any requests

for the relief demanded in the

for

Complaint.

consideration

YOU WILL ALSO TAKE NOTICE

days from the date of this

2011-05-02-01,

Foreclosure

Foreclosure

Intervention within

30

that should you fail to Answer

Notice. IF YOU FAIL, REFUSE,

the foregoing Summons, the

OR

VOLUNTARILY

Plaintiff will move for an Order

NOT

TO

of Reference of this case to the

FORECLOSURE INTERVENTION,

Master in Equity for Greenville

YOUR MORTGAGE COMPANY/

County, which

AGENT MAY PROCEED WITH

Order

shall,

ELECT

PARTICIPATE

IN

pursuant to Rule 53 of the

A FORECLOSURE ACTION. If

South Carolina Rules of Civil

you have already pursued loss

Procedure, specifically provide

mitigation with the Plaintiff, this

that the said Master in Equity

Notice does not guarantee the

is authorized and empowered

availability of loss mitigation

to enter a final judgment in this

options or further review of your

case with appeal only to the

qualifications.

South Carolina Court of Appeals

THIS IS A COMMUNICATION

pursuant to Rule 203(d)(1) of the

FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR.

SCAR, effective June 1, 1999.

THE

PURPOSE

OF

THIS

TO MINOR(S) OVER FOURTEEN

COMMUNICATION

IS

TO

YEARS OF AGE, AND/OR TO

COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY

MINOR(S) UNDER FOURTEEN

INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL

YEARS

OF AGE AND THE

BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE,

PERSON WITH WHOM THE

except as stated below in

MINOR(S) RESIDES, AND/OR TO

the instance of bankruptcy

PERSONS UNDER SOME LEGAL

protection.

DISABILITY:

IF YOU ARE UNDER THE

YOU ARE FURTHER SUMMONED

PROTECTION

AND NOTIFIED to apply for the

BANKRUPTCY

appointment of a guardian ad

HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS

litem within thirty (30) days after

A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY

the service of this Summons

PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS

and Notice upon you. If you fail

GIVEN TO YOU PURSUANT TO

to do so, application for such

STATUTORY

appointment will be made by

AND

the Plaintiff immediately and

PURPOSES

separately and such application

INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT

will

be

deemed

FOR

OF

THE

COURT

OR

REQUIREMENT INFORMATIONAL AND

IS

NOT

absolute

TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS

and total in the absence of

AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS,

your application for such an

OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY

appointment within thirty (30)

PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM

days after the service of the

YOU PERSONALLY.

Summons and Complaint upon you.


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