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Greenville City Council has given initial approval to a $38.2 million construction budget for Unity Park, where 60 acres of flood-prone lowlands are poised to become the city’s newest signature space. The cost is $6 million less than originally budgeted, though the park’s total price tag — $61 million — remains more or less the same, said Beth Brotherton, the city’s director of communications and neighborhood relations.

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• Restoration of the Reedy River increased by $1.8 million to $4.1 million to restore the entire half-mile segment that runs through the park. Earlier restoration plans stopped at The Commons, the group of warehouses home to Community Tap, Methodical Coffee and others. • Two additional pedestrian bridges were added to create more public access points at a cost of $650,000. • A third bridge, the Auro Bridge, was redesigned with a cost of $1.2 million. The pedestrian walkway remains one of the park’s centerpieces, linking the two sides of Unity Park split by the river. It was previously estimated to cost $2.5 million. • A visitor center and gathering space, originally budgeted for $5.8 million, was reduced to $2 million. • What the city saved in construction costs will go toward a new parks and recreation maintenance building near Unity Park. The $4 million facility will consolidate the various park crews into one location and serve as the future home of the parks and recreation department.

Unity Park will also include Michelin Green, a nine-acre green space that serves as Unity Park’s front door; three playgrounds, including the 3,600-square-feet Greenville Water Splash Ground; the preservation and renovation of Mayberry Field; an observation tower; and extension of the Swamp Rabbit Trail. The bulk of the park will be funded with hospitality-tax money, according to city documents. The city has already spent $16 million on property acquisition and planning and design costs as well as site demolition and utility undergrounding.

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MOTIVE SCHOOL OF MOVEMENT brings ‘American Ninja Warrior’ challenge to Greenville

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all came down to one moment. Years of training and dreaming had brought Bootie Cothran to this moment, as he stood shirtless before a crowd of people, spotlights shining over him, cameras rolling. It was a warm night in Miami, Florida, and Bootie was here to compete in the 2018 “American Ninja Warrior” qualifiers. It wasn’t his first time competing. This was his sixth season on the show, but despite the hard work he’d put in, he still hadn’t been able to press that button at the end of the course. He’d always fallen short – one hand grip that was just beyond his reach, one rung that slipped from his grasp. Now Bootie knew this might be his last shot. At nearly 50 years old, his body wasn’t what it once was. He could feel the strain more and more every day. But that crowd – that cheering crowd wouldn’t let him doubt himself. “Bootie! Bootie! Bootie!” they chanted, many of them waving banners that read “Bootie Bandwagon!” A second later the buzzer sounded, and Bootie took off.

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In early March, far away from the lights and cameras of national TV, Bootie and his partners were putting the finishing touches on the setup inside Motive School of Movement, the massive new gym they’re opening up near Haywood Mall.

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Regular viewers of “American Ninja Warrior” might recognize the team behind Motive. In addition to Bootie, there’s Grace Sims, who has competed in multiple seasons, as well as her bearded husband Brett Sims, who appeared on the show’s very first season and has been a regular ever since. As if by fate, Bootie’s father and Brett’s grandfather actually owned a real estate business together back in the 1970s, but neither Bootie nor Brett knew about that association until after they themselves met on the “American Ninja Warrior” set years later. Rounding out the Motive crew is Bob Reese, a world-renowned parkour athlete whose skills have earned him more than a half a million followers on social media. After three years of planning, Motive is set to open March 23, although the threat of the coronavirus meant they had to cancel a grand opening and will be monitoring the situation moving forward. But that uncertainty, plus the late nights of setting up equipment and going over the final details, have not dimmed their excitement. The gym is unique for Greenville. With obstacles and courses identical to those seen on “American Ninja Warrior,” it will give people in the Upstate a chance to become ninjas themselves, as well as to compete in the wider orbit of “American Ninja Warrior”-style competitions. The gym also features a giant parkour course, for those seeking to train their bodies in that high-flying, fluid art of movement.

Back row , standing (left to right): Brett Sims and Bootie Cothran Front row , sitting (left to right): Grace Sims and Bob Reese


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Bootie hopes it will open a new outlet for kids and adults alike. “I never played sports in high school or college,” he said. “I was so small. Just a thin-frame kind of guy. I never had an outlet to compete, and when I stumbled

“A lot people see only the high-level stuff,” Bob said. “They see people jumping off roofs and doing crazy flips, or just plowing through the ‘American Ninja Warrior’ course, and they never really see the progression, the basic things anyone can learn.” In a way, though, it’s strange for the Motive team to see the sophisticated obstacles, the safe padding, the flush-with-the-floor trampoline, the elaborate parkour course and all the other amenities of the gym – strange, they say, because it’s such a far cry from where they themselves began. Like so many other early adopters of the ninja life, Bootie started out training on his own in his backyard. Grace started out as a rock climber. Brett was working at a gymnastics gym. Bob learned to do parkour-style backflips on a dirty old mattress in his backyard. “It’s really cool we were able to be at the ground level of this,” Grace said. “You can look back and remember when there were only about five gyms in the whole country, all of them run by your friends. Compare that to what it has grown to, and to what it will be.”

Having that community behind you is what makes it. It’s all about being cool to one another, having fun and staying positive. I got hooked on it and I don’t ever want to stop.” - Bootie Cothran, co-founder, Motive School of Movement

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across ‘American Ninja Warrior,’ I knew this was the sport I never had.” It’s a sport that is now growing at a major pace. In the first season of “American Ninja Warrior,” about 1,000 people submitted audition tapes. By season 10, that number had risen to 50,000 submissions. The sport – and it truly has become a fullfledged sport, with regular regional competitions operating outside of the show itself – has received praise from other major athletes. Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar recently called it “the sport America needs.” “In what other sport can you watch a doctor compete alongside a stay-at-home mother?” Abdul-Jabbar wrote in The Guardian. “It is a sport that welcomes the huddled masses. Even when competitors bounce head-first off a padded obstacle or splat foolishly into the water after a fail, most pop up waving their arms triumphantly. They celebrate the journey as much as the destination.” Now Bootie and his partners believe that journey for a new generation of competitors will begin at Motive. The gym will offer regular classes for people of all ages in ninja-style athletics and parkour, open gym time and guidance from seasoned pros like Bootie, Grace and Brett, and Bob.

Those who tuned in to watch Bootie appear on “American Ninja Warrior” in 2018 saw him dazzle though the course, this middle-aged superhuman moving from obstacle to obstacle with apparent ease. They saw him reach the final obstacle, a giant curved wall rising 15 feet tall. They saw Bootie take a deep breath, all those years of training leading to this moment, all his hopes hinged upon this next move. And then they saw him bound up the wall. His fingers gripped onto the top, and with one final heave, he pulled himself up and over, and he finally slammed his palm on that button. “What people watching on TV might not see in that moment is how supportive we all are of him,” Grace said. “It’s less about competition than it is about camaraderie. These are your friends out there, and you’re just rooting for everyone.” The crowd was on its feet, screaming Bootie’s name. Cannons shot out plumes of smoke around him as he thrust his hands in the air, shouting out a joyous “Yes!” “Having that community behind you is what makes it,” Bootie said, as he and his partners now look toward another big moment together. “It’s all about being cool to one another, having fun and staying positive. I got hooked on it and I don’t ever want to stop.” MARCH 20 // GREENVILLEJOURNAL.COM

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Kids are out of school, and many of us are working remotely. Who will take the first hit to the bottom line? Quite possibly local restaurants and their staff, who rely on a tip-based culture for the majority of their income. Do not expect independent restaurants to have a commercial line of credit to rely on during the coronavirus pandemic. Last month’s revenue is what’s keeping their establishment liquid; there may be no reserves if they must close for an extended period. And the food and beverage industry just survived the post-holiday doldrums. Nothing is harder on food and beverage’s bottom line than midwinter, and now restaurants are facing a worst-case March scenario. There are lots of simple ways to support your favorite coffee shop, restaurant and bar in the coming weeks, and small, consistent gestures can contribute to an avalanche of help. BUY GIFT CARDS NOW Purchasing gift cards now is the single most effective thing you can do for an independent restaurant. Hold onto them until all travel/school/work restrictions are lifted. Restaurants are telling me they will honor them indefinitely, and many are keeping track of gift card purchases in case you lose them. TIP 20% OR MORE ON CARRY OUT Your servers and bartenders make $2.13 an hour. On takeout orders, tips are shared with the person who prepared and boxed it, essentially making your order the least profitable task a server or hostess or bartender will perform during their shift. Tip and tip well on your to-go items, 20% at the very least.

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ASK FOR SERVICES Restaurants want to hear what you want right now. Ask about delivery or ask for curbside pickup. Offer to buy a quart of your favorite dressing, or a sheet of banana pudding or a tray of an entrÊe protein. PAY FOR DELIVERY Offer to pay a delivery charge. Do not place the burden on your favorite restaurant. And tip on delivery. It is probably a server that has driven your order to you. ORDER SEVERAL MEALS Unlike leftovers, your mouth has not touched to-go meals, so they can safely last longer in the refrigerator. Ask for sauces in separate containers. Unbox your meal right away and place it into an airtight container and into the fridge. To reheat, remember your microwave blasts food from the inside out. Warm your meal without sauce at 50% for a minute or two and then top with sauce, increase to full power and heat for another minute. Check the temperature to see if more is needed. TIP ON UNDISCOUNTED TAB Restaurants are starting to offer all kinds of incentives to keep patron traffic up, but discounting a bill equates to lower tipping. Be mindful of the full-price tab and tip accordingly (because you didn’t receive discounted service).


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With all schools in South Carolina now temporarily empty amidst the rising threat of the coronavirus, local restaurants are promising students they won’t also have to worry about empty stomachs. “This is an unprecedented time,” said Ricky Richardson, CEO of Eggs Up Grill, which is among the list of restaurants offering free lunches at some of its locations. “With the uncertainty going on, we wanted to make sure we did our part for kids who rely on school lunches as a primary source of nutrition. It’s humbling, but the spirit of community is strong here.” We’ll be updating this list online at GreenvilleJournal.com, here is a list of some local restaurants pledging free meals for schoolage children who might not otherwise be able to find nutritious meals: GB&D AT THE COMMONS at 147 Welborn St. is offering free lunches for children starting March 18. Lunches will be available beginning at 11 a.m. each weekday and will be on tables outside clearly labeled with their ingredients. People can grab what they need, and lunches can also be walked out to cars by GB&D staff. COPPER RIVER GRILL at 775 Haywood Road will be offering a free lunch between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. to any school-age child, Monday through Friday, from now through April 3.

TONY’S PIZZA AND SUBS at 304 Fairview St. in Fountain Inn is offering a free personal pan pizza to any school-age kids from Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the next two weeks BISCUIT HEAD at 823 S Church St. in Greenville is offering one free biscuit to any school-age child who comes in each day schools are closed. HOLY MOLLI at 2500 Winchester Place #108 in Spartanburg is offering free meals to kids for the rest of March. MOJO’S at 21 Plaza Drive in Travelers Rest is offering free kids’ meals from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on weekdays for the time being, with delivery via DoorDash and no-contact delivery available.

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EGGS UP GRILL is offering middle-schoolaged kids or younger a free meal from the kids menu from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on weekdays, at its locations in Greenville on Woodruff Road, Pelham Road and McAlister Square, as well as in Greer and Spartanburg.

ANTHONY’S PIZZERIA at 655 Fairview Road #A in Simpsonville is offering a free slice to kids during the weekdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. while schools are closed. Just mention the kids’ Facebook special.

FARM FRESH FAST at 860 S Church St. in Greenville is offering free meals to any kids, no matter the time of the day, but is requesting any help with donations of time, money or products.

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WHITE DUCK TACO at 1320 Hampton Ave. #12b in Greenville is offering one free taco per day Tuesday through Friday to any school-aged child

TROPICAL GRILL is offering free kids' bowls from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday at all its locations, including downtown Greenville, Pelham Road, Woodruff Road, Greer, Spartanburg and Mauldin.

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SANS SOUCI: A neighborhood rejuvenated from within n story by ALEX COOPER | photo PROVIDED

After years of having a notorious repu- garden. The first concert, scheduled for tation in Greenville, the community of 6:30 p.m. April 26, will feature Niki Talley Sans Souci has been rejuvenated thanks and Katie Ukulele. to a concerted effort led by the Sans Souci Local organizations often help out in Neighborhood Alliance. these events. For last weekend’s planting, The organization’s work won the Max Hell- the alliance worked with TreesUpstate and er Neighborhood Improvement Award at the Keep Greenville County Beautiful. Greenville Chamber of Commerce’s 131st To make a sustained effort to better a awards ceremony that was held Feb. 20. neighborhood, though, you need people to The award, named after former Green- show up. ville Mayor Max Heller for his push to Rachel Rossman, the organization’s improve Greenville County, was given president, says community involvement is to the organization the key to its revitalbecause of its exization success. “If tensive work beaupitches If everybody pitches everybody tifying and rejuvein and cares about nating Sans Souci, their neighborhood,” in and cares about their a community that she says, “you can neighborhood you can sits just a few miles make change.” north of Greenville’s The Sans Souci make change.” downtown. Neighborhood Alli- Rachel Rossman, president, Receiving its ance has been workSans Souci Neighborhood Alliance nonprofit 501(c)(3) ing steadily for years Chuck Porter on the Porter family farm, circa 1952, Chrisman, IL. status in 2014, the now, and it’s paid Porter on the Porter family farm, circa 1952, Chrisman, IL. Chuck Por ter (Father of MikeChuck Porter, Bacon Bros. Public House co-founder and president). Sans Souci Neighoff. But change takes (Father of Mike (Father Porter, Bacon Bros. Public House co-founder and president). of Mike Por borhood Alliance supports the more than time, Rossman cautions. 5,000-strong community through activi“It doesn’t happen overnight,” she says. ties and planning involving beautification, “Little by little over the years, I’ve seen safety and road-improvement initiatives. some real positive progress in Sans Souci.” The group seeks “to connect and proThe organization also wants to ensure mote, to protect and enhance the diverse that Sans Souci’s history is preserved. RossSans Souci neighborhood,” according to man says that many people in the commuits website. nity have been there since the 1940s and To do that, residents often get their 1950s. They’ve raised their children and hands dirty. grandchildren in the neighborhood. It also One recent weekend, for example, the has newer additions as people move in as group had a “pints and planting” event Greenville continues to grow. during which its members planted 150 The community, Rossman says, trees in a local creek’s flood zone that shouldn’t be disregarded because it has its will aid against future flooding. In April, share of problems. the group will restart its garden concerts “[Sans Souci] has a lot of vitality and that will bring musicians from across the enthusiasm,” she says. “People shouldn’t Southeast to the Sans Souci community discount that.”

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GJ: WHAT WAS THE INSPIRATION BEHIND THE MURAL? JWF: The building had just been painted this grayish navy — we decided to use the background. I came up with a sort of midnight garden concept. I wanted the colors to really pop off the neutral color, and we wanted to reference the mid-century modern history of the United Building. To carry the design all the way to the top, some wonderful off-duty firefighters came out and maneuvered me and my friend Michelle around in the bucket for five hours. It was truly an “it takes a village” project. GJ: HOW LONG DID IT TAKE TO CREATE? JWF: It took three weeks: first and third mostly me alone; second week with tons of volunteers and great help from Stone Academy parents, students, Furman students and the art department; the Greenville Fire Department. GJ: WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE PART OF THE PROJECT AND WHY? JWF: Love the quote on one of the swirly stems: “Whatever you are, be a good one.” I had so much fun painting the mural — the camaraderie of the project and being out on Stone Ave. talking to people about it for three weeks. Located: 217 E. Stone Ave., Greenville

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Greenville Triumph Soccer Club announced a partnership with PNC Bank, which includes the creation of PNC Corners for Kids, a community program benefiting the Overbrook Child Development Center. As part of the partnership, the Triumph’s new premium field-level experience, PNC Field Club, features pitch-side seating, food and beverage, parking and other amenities for ticket holders. “We welcome PNC Bank to the Greenville Triumph family and are excited about partnering with them in the community and to deliver a great new experience for our fans,” said Greenville Triumph president Chris Lewis. “This partnership is aligned with our mission to bring joy and positive impact to our Upstate community. In addition, it provides a tremendous new platform for our fans, bringing them closer to the action on the pitch while also providing a fantastic entertainment and social experience.” The Triumph had also planned to host PNC’s Grow Up Great Night Match on Apr. 26. During this game, a teacher hero from Overbrook will be recognized, the PNC’s

bilingual initiative Grow Up Great program will have a table at both entrances and one fan under 5 years old will receive a giveaway prize pack. In addition, PNC Bank will donate $10 per corner kick at each Triumph home game. Due to coronavirus concerns, the club may postpone upcoming events, according to a statement on its website. “Triumph SC will announce rescheduled matches at a later date as more information becomes available,” said the club, “and we will work with partners and community leaders to reschedule any appearances, events, watch parties or gatherings of fans and staff.” MARCH 20 // GREENVILLEJOURNAL.COM

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The city of Greenville took emergency action this week to protect against the spread of the coronavirus, banning indoor dining at bars and restaurants and canceling special events, including downtown Greenville’s annual Artisphere festival, through May 10. In a proclamation issued Tuesday, March 17, Mayor Knox White restricted all restaurants, bars and breweries from serving food and drink on-site. The move came after Gov. Henry McMaster declared a state of emergency in South Carolina and the number of known coronavirus cases in the U.S continued to grow. The following measures were also taken: • City-permitted events, including Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive and Greenville Heritage Main Street Fridays, are cancelled through May 10. • The Greenville Zoo will close through Tuesday, March 31, to protect staff from exposure. • City playgrounds and fitness stations will be closed to the public. • Community centers will be closed through March 31 to protect senior citizens, who are most at risk. Athletic and after-school programs are also canceled through March 31. • City Council and other board and commission meetings will be streamed remotely. The public will be able to watch the meetings via the city’s website.

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Operations across nearly every department in the city have been affected. Nonessential city employees will telecommute or report on staggered schedules, and access to public buildings, including City Hall, will be restricted. The Greenville Police Department will only respond to acute medical calls, such as a heart attack, and non-emergency reports will be taken over the phone to minimize contact. City of Greenville fire stations will be closed to the public, while firefighters will wear additional protective gear during medical calls. Municipal court bench hearings will be rescheduled and jury trials postponed until May. Greenlink, the city’s public transit service, will continue to operate, though buses will be sanitized daily. The city’s trolley service is canceled through March 31. City Manager John McDonough said officials will evaluate the emergency plan on a day-to-day basis and make modifications as needed. “[These] decisions were made after thoughtful planning and consideration,” McDonough said. “It is our responsibility to prevent the spread of disease while continuing to offer the important services our citizens need.”

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Upstate businessman announces candidacy for state Senate

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Mark Lynch, owner of Jeff Lynch Appliance Center, announced his campaign on March 10 for South Carolina Senate District 12, which covers residents in both Greenville and Spartanburg counties. After being approached by many people in his life to run for office, Lynch decided it was time. “As a businessman and political outsider, I have a great deal of experience in running a successful, first-class, complex business here at Jeff Lynch Appliance Center,” said Lynch. “We haven’t broke budgets. We are a debt-free company, and I’m debt free in my personal life. I never saw this [running for office] coming and never had political ambitions. It is not something I want to do. I have been called to do it.” Lynch is focusing his campaign as a Christian conservative Republican state senate candidate around God, family and country. He also said that he is seeking to restore integrity to the seat because his opponent, Scott Talley, told voters he would vote against the gas tax before he voted for it. “People need integrity in this district,” Lynch said. “If I was going to vote yes for

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the gas tax hike, I would tell you [the constituents] I would vote yes for it. I wouldn’t lie to you. If I mess up, I would say I messed up and I would try to undo it and ask for forgiveness. I just want to bring truth back to the Senate and hold people accountable. [I want to] be the voice of truth there and get God’s principles back.” In addition to focusing on integrity, Lynch said if elected he would check on repealing the gas tax, finding ways to increase the pay of public school teachers and create a tax credit for parents who send their children to private schools. Lynch will face off against incumbent Scott Talley in the Republican primary on June 9.

All Greenville County Council meetings are postponed for the foreseeable future. This includes all committee meetings, special called meetings and public hearings. Family court will also be limited to only emergency matters, according to an order from South Carolina Chief Justice Donald W. Beatty. The announcement of the countywide postponements, sent out in the form of an email on Monday, March 16, came just after the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported the state’s first death related to the COVID-19 virus. The deceased individual was a resident of Lexington County. That same morning, DHEC released its recommendation against gatherings of 50 people or more for the next two months. The Trump administration offered even stricter recommendations, urging people to not gather in groups of 10 or more. Greenville County Governmental Affairs Coordinator Bob Mihalic said the county based its judgement on recommendations from the South Carolina Department of

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The order from Chief Justice of South Carolina Donald W. Beatty called for a cancellation of all court cases with the exception of emergency matters, which include Department of Social Services custody cases, juvenile detentions, bench warrants and emergency petitions for orders of protection from domestic abuse. But even those cases will see restrictions on the number of people present. Only attorneys, their clients and necessary witnesses will be allowed to appear for these emergency hearings.

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Events across the Upstate have been canceled or postponed due to the outbreak of COVID-19, and those cancellations have affected the fundraising efforts of nonprofit organizations. Several groups have had to cancel large-scale events that provide a significant portion of their fundraising goals. Now, these organizations are having to shift gears in order to maintain their targets and continue the important work they do. Two organizations that are having to adjust their fundraising here in the Upstate include the Cancer Survivors Park Alliance and the American Heart Association.

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The Cancer Survivors Park Alliance canceled its CHOP! Cancer event scheduled for Friday, March 20. “Our board and staff first and foremost support the well-being of our supporters, clientele and community,” Cancer Survivors Park Alliance’s executive direc-

tor Kay Roper said. “We felt postponing CHOP! Cancer was the only option for us not to compromise our guests.” The rescheduling of the event, an amateur cooking competition, could cost the alliance a significant amount since it’s the group’s largest fundraiser. “We typically net about $130,000 during CHOP! Cancer,” Roper explained. They are still hopeful that they can reschedule the event. “Doing so will be dependent on when it will be safe again for our audience,” Roper said. In the meantime, while the event couldn’t go on as planned, the alliance did unveil its membership program in the hopes it could offset the cancellation’s impact until a new date can be scheduled. You can sign up to be a member by visiting cancersurvivorspark. org/membership.php. “We had planned to launch a membership program, Friends of the Park, later this year,” said Roper. The organization now feels that “this is the right time to bring that to fruition for those who still wish to contribute in this waiting period.”

The organization also announced that its other programs have been temporarily suspended due to the pandemic.

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The American Heart Association also had to cancel an event. The group’s Upstate Heart Ball had been planned for Saturday, March 14. After consulting with volunteers, its leadership team and other stakeholders, the group decided to not hold the in-person event. They still wanted to reach community members. So instead of something in-person, they went virtual. From March 13-14, the organization held a virtual auction to raise money for its work in battling heart disease and stroke. The regular event would have had “opportunities for a thousand people to come

together and really celebrate the work of the American Heart Association,” said Kelly Wilkins, the executive director of the American Heart Association, Upstate. Though the virtual auction wasn’t initially planned, Wilkins said it still allowed for the organization to reach out to the community and to “rally supporters for such a good cause.” The organization is still tallying up totals from the virtual auction, but said that “thanks to our incredible Executive Leadership Team, volunteers and the Upstate community, we do know that we have exceeded the past three years’ silent auction numbers and are on track to meet our 2020 campaign goals.” You can donate to the American heart Association at heart.org/en/affiliates/ south-carolina/upstate

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Hobart Lewis is Greenville County’s new sheriff n story by EVAN PETER SMITH | photo PROVIDED

There’s a new sheriff in town, and his name is Hobart Lewis. Lewis beat out Democrat challenger Paul Guy by a wide margin in the March 10 special election, taking home 25,509 votes, or about 76% of the total, compared to Guy’s 8,061 votes, or about 24% of the total. This final win comes after Lewis previously won a Republican primary and a primary runoff race against opponent A.T. “Tommy” Smith. “I have worked the road answering calls and dealing directly with citizens,” Lewis said. “I have heard the concerns from citizens as well as deputies who are our first point of face-to-face contact. I truly believe we can make things better and this community safer.” Lewis said his number one goal when taking office would be to develop a team concept and reallocate manpower to put more deputies in the outlying areas of the county. “We currently have about 155 deputies working the assigned beat areas,” Lewis said. “We can restructure the Uniform Patrol

Team to add six more deputies on a patrol shift on day one to add at least three deputies to our northern and southern parts of the county.” The election was to decide who would replace former Sheriff Will Lewis (no relation to Hobart Lewis), who was removed from office and later sentenced to a one-year prison term on charges of misconduct in office. Hobart Lewis said he decided to run for office to reinstate a sense of strong leadership in the sheriff’s office. “I believe that I have a plan to give back to this community and lead the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office into the future,” Lewis said. “The men and women at the sheriff’s office have all the skills and work ethic to continue to serve our citizens, but we need clear direction and stability to rebuild the relationships and trust within our community.”

Greenville County’s 1996 anti-gay resolution is no more

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The 1996 anti-gay resolution is history. The 24-year-old resolution was officially wiped off the books on March 11, following the passage of a measure that retroactively installs a four-year sunset clause on all County Council resolutions, thereby nullifying the 1996 resolution. The sunset measure passed with 7 votes in favor and 5 opposed. Voted yes: Lynn Ballard, Rick Roberts, Liz Seman, Dan Tripp, Butch Kirven, Xanthene Norris, Ennis Fant Voted no: Bob Taylor, Joe Dill, Sid Cates, Willis Meadows, Mike Barnes The meeting came a little more than a week after County Council failed to pass the exact same sunset resolution at its regular meeting on March 3. That resolution had been widely expected to pass, but Councilmen Bob Taylor and Joe Dill decided to vote no at the last minute, after listening to protests from citizens who supported the 1996 resolution. The final vote at that March 3 meeting was 6 votes in favor and 5 opposed, not enough to reach the 7-vote threshold required by Council rules to pass the resolution. Councilman Ennis Fant, a consistent critic of the 1996 resolution, had been out

of town and unable to attend. Wednesday’s special meeting, then, was in effect a do-over for County Council, now that Fant was back in town. The meeting was scheduled just two days earlier by Kirven to specifically address the 1996 resolution. In a letter announcing the meeting, Kirven addressed the “immediate consequences” and “potential harm to the general well-being and future economic prospects that are essential and beneficial to the entire population of Greenville.” It took five votes to proceed through Council rules, a series of formalities allowing the Council to redact their earlier vote, in order to finally get to the vote passing the sunset clause. MARCH 20 // GREENVILLEJOURNAL.COM

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Financial Advisor Brian Fitzsimmons recently joined Foster Fitzsimmons Wealth Management of Raymond James, member New York Stock Exchange/SIPC, located at 112 Haywood Road, according to Beach Foster, AIF, managing director of investments. “I am pleased to welcome Brian to the team,” said Foster. “He brings with him the focus and discipline learned through years of military service and the personal, relationship-based financial planning techniques practiced by his father and fellow team member, Pat Fitzsimmons, AIF, first vice president of investments.” Brian grew up in Greenville and graduated from Clemson University before receiving a commission in the United States Marine Corps. He served for eight years as an infantry officer with multiple deployments, including three years with the Special Operations Command-Central in Tampa, Florida. “Our advice-driven process is designed to help our clients live the one life they have, the best way they can,” stated Foster. “The addition of Brian to

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The rebirth of downtown Greenville’s centerpiece The Poinsett Hotel has served as a centerpiece in downtown Greenville, representing an economic boom when it was constructed in 1925 and a downtown revitalization when it reopened in 2000.

ONE OF THE FIRST SKYSCRAPERS

Constructed on the site of an 1824 resort hotel called the Mansion House, which was torn down in 1924, and named after former Secretary of War Joel R. Poinsett, the Poinsett Hotel was one of the first skyscrapers built in Greenville at a cost of $1.5 million. The 12-story structure was designed by New York architect William L. Stoddard and built by the J.E. Sirrine Co. The hotel has an L-shaped façade and is divided into a four-story base highlighted by tall arched windows spanning the second and third stories, an intermediate shaft and a capital. Above the base of the building is a wide cornice to separate it from the unornamented shaft. Above the capital story windows is a broad decorative band filled with terra cotta festoons and urns. A molding consisting of dentils and modillion blocks is on top of the frieze, and a balustraded parapet is above the cornice. At the time of its opening, the hotel featured 210 guest rooms with a private bath per room, private dining rooms, eight to 10 shops, a lounge, a grill room, a convention hall and a main dining room. While the hotel featured beautiful interiors and acclaimed design, it lost money during its first year, and through the Great Depression years, business continued to decline.

MAKING THE TURN TO "CAROLINA'S FINEST"

General manager J. Mason Alexander joined the staff in 1930, and his focus on cleanliness, cooking, competence and courtesy was credited for helping the hotel to be known as “Carolina’s Finest” by 1940.

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Under Alexander’s management, the Poinsett Hotel’s dining rooms and ballrooms remained booked for formal dances and family dinners. Amelia Earhart, John Barrymore, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Bobby Kennedy and Liberace all stayed at the hotel during Alexander’s tenure. In 1941, the Poinsett Hotel’s business had grown. The hotel expanded and added guest rooms, increasing the number of rooms to 248. However, by the mid-1950s, the motel industry boomed, making luxury city hotels obsolete. In 1959, the Jack Tarr hotel chain bought the Poinsett Hotel. From 1972 through 1986, the hotel’s ownership changed multiple times. At one point, the property was turned into a retirement home before its closure in January 1987 due to foreclosure and failure to keep up with the fire code.

During the 1940's the hotel was one of the most popular destinations in Greenville with famous patrons including Amelia Earhart, John Barrymore, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Bobby Kennedy and Liberace.

Poinsett Hotel Postcard (circa 1940's)

The hotel remained empty until November 1997, when Steve Dopp and Greg Lenox, who also owned and developed Charleston’s Francis Marion Hotel, purchased the property and began renovating the building. Since reopening in October 2000 as The Westin Poinsett, the hotel has been named among the Historic Hotels of America in 2002 and has been distinguished as a AAA Four Diamond hotel. The Westin Poinsett offers 10,000 square feet of event space.

On the reverse of the postcard:

THE POINSETT | GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA ABSOLUTELY FIRE-PROOF | 200 ROOMS, EACH WITH PRIVATE BATH GENERAL JOEL ROBERTS POINSETT (1778-1851) The Gorgeous Poinsettia, the 'Flor de Parque' of Mexico, whose flame-like beauty greets and gladdens the Christmas season, was introduced into the United States by the distinguished South Carolinian, General Joel Roberts Poinsett, then Minister to Mexico. Remarkable in his day as author, statesman, orator, scientist and botanist, and at one time a resident of Greenville. No gift of his genius is more prized than this flower that bears his name. see more about the Poinsett Hotel and its rich history - continued on page 18

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Poinsett Hotel History 1925 GRAND OPENING

To help raise money for the project, local businessmen, led by textile magnate John T. Woodside, sold $100 shares of stock to 1,700 local residents. Groundbreaking occurred in May 1924; and the $1.5 million Poinsett Hotel opened in June 1925.

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HOTEL LOSES MONEY UNTIL A NEW HIRE SAVES IT

J. Mason Alexander was hired as Poinsett Hotel's General Manager. He credited his success to his formula known as The Four C's, which stood for cleanliness, cooking, competence and courtesy. Alexander's formula proved another success as the hotel quickly became known as "Carolina's Finest."

EXPANSION & SUCCESS

Due to its success the hotel was required to undergo expansion and added 60 guestrooms, totaling 248 available accommodations.

TUMULTOUS TIMES

Mid 1950s, the motel industry boomed and luxury city hotels became obsolete. 1959: the Poinsett Hotel was sold to Jack Tarr hotel chain

A LOST DECADE

From 1971 until December 1986, the hotel exchanged ownership several times, including converting the property into a retirement home. January 1987: Due to foreclosure and failure to keep up with the fire code, the remaining residents were required to move out.

POTENTIAL LOSS OF AN HISTORICAL ICON Poinsett Hotel was considered one of the 11 most endangered historical sites in South Carolina.

SAVING HISTORY AND REVERTING TO ORIGINAL GLORY

November 1997: Steve Dopp and Greg Lenox, owners and developers of the historic Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, purchased the Poinsett hotel and began an extensive renovation process. The renovation process was approximately a $20 million project.

THE WESTIN POINSETT REOPENS

June 2000: The owners, former employees, and friends of the Poinsett Hotel celebrated the 75th anniversary of its original grand opening with an exhibit of historic memorabilia in City Hall and a reception in the Gold Ballroom of the hotel. The Westin Poinsett officially reopened on Oct. 22, 2000.

The Poinsett was luxurious, complete with chandeliers, two ballrooms and a coin-washing machine behind the front desk—so no guest left with dirty change. Today, the hotel still has many original features from its beginnings nearly 100 years ago, including ironwork, chandeliers, tile work and the Gold Ballroom. 18

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25 LANNEAU DRIVE GREENVILLE • $889,605 4 4 MLS 1412245

ALTA VISTA: Charmed, I'm sure! Updated & expanded pre-war cottage enjoys primo Alta Vista location, districted to Augusta Circle elementary. Lanneau Dr is a story-book street. Takes about an hour to walk around the block, bc you'll be chatting with passing neighbors. Beautiful relandscaped back yard with the coolest fire pit.

6 SUMMERHALL GLEN LN| KINGSBRIDGE

5 NORMAN PLACE | STONEBROOK FARM

5BR/4BA/1HB | $899,900 | MLS# 1410177

5BR/4BA/1HB | $899,900 | MLS# 1399807

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JOAN HERLONG | 864.325.2112 Joan Herlong & Associates Sotheby's International Realty

102B SOUTH LEACH STREET GREENVILLE • $746,000 3 3.5 MLS 1410556 DOWNTOWN GREENVILLE: In the Pulse of Greenville, SC! Masterfully crafted multi-level home in Arlington West. Modern architecture and design combine timeless brick exterior, floor to ceiling windows, fully paneled elevator, attached 2 car garage, and lavish interior finishes of the highest quality with no outdoor maintenance.

123 RADCLIFFE WAY| ASHETON

1 KNIGHTSBRIDGE DR | CHANCELLORS PARK

4BR/4BA/2HB | $678,500 | MLS# 1411881

5BR/5BA/1HB | $579,900 | MLS# 1399807

MASTER ON MAIN

GUEST BR AND FULL BA ON MAIN LEVEL

STINA THOENNES | 864.304.9475 Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, C. Dan Joyner, REALTORS®

110 N. MARKLEY STREET UNIT 101• $719,900 2 2 MLS 1345645 MARKLEY PLACE: Fabulous location within 1 block of Main Street! Walk to shops, restaurants, Fluor Field, Markley Station, Kroc Center, Peace Center and all of downtown Greenville. Secured vehicular parking. Open floor plans with 10’ ceilings and site finished hardwood flooring. Balcony with wonderful views of the Mountains.

104 CARRICK DR | HIGHLAND CREEK

212 BRIDGE CROSSING DR | BRIDGEWATER

4BR/2BA/1HB | $339,900 | MLS# 1407386

4BR/3BA | $314,900 | MLS# 1414077

Melissa mmorrell@cdanjoyner.com 864.918.1734

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220 E. AUGUSTA GREENVILLE • $524,500 4 2.5 MLS 1399757 AUGUSTA PLACE: This open 4 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath beauty is perfect for a family that enjoys what Greenville has to offer. The MASTER Bedroom is on the MAIN Level while 3 bedrooms are upstairs with a loft overlooking the den and foyer. ERIC MITCHELL | 864.325.7054 Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, C. Dan Joyner, REALTORS®

4 AIKEN STREET GREENVILLE • $369,900 108 CRESCENT AVENUE $1,749,775 • MLS #1403774

2 MOUNT VERE DRIVE $1,899,950 • MLS #1409141

Augusta Road neighborhood of vintage Crescent Avenue/Alta Vista..... historic home located within a 5 minute drive from downtown Greenville, 15 minutes to airports, and a 5 minute ride to Swamp Rabbit Trail. Own a piece of history in a 3 story brick home. Home is  situated on a lot and half built in 1850 with detached two car garage that was built in 2000. Home was completely restored with modern appointments in 2017.

Greenville, South Carolina/ICAR/GSP airport/ I85....all within 10 minute drive from this mini-estate. Traditional home on 1.54 acres situated on corner lot with tall pines and evergreen shrubs. Carver Group crafted the home to perfection in 1996. 5/3/2 with master suite on main floor. 2nd floor with den and 4 bedrooms, circular staircase, Large gathering room to kitchen and breakfast area, separate large dining room.  Lots of natural light with floor to ceiling windows.

3 2.5 MLS 1404422 WEST END VILLAGE: New Construction!!! Check out this amazing property in GVL emerging West End District!! Home features hardwood floors all through, Chef's kitchen with granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances. Short walk to all the entertainment that Downtown has to offer! BERNARDO MEJIA URIBE | 864.881.8217 Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, C. Dan Joyner, REALTORS®

ON THE MARKET 115 BROOKWAY DRIVE • $450,000 AUGUSTA ROAD: Renovated 4BR/3BA-true master suite w/ walk-in closet, dual vanities,tile shower, dual showerheads. SPECS: 4| 3 | MLS 1413334

208 PERRY AVENUE $789,500 • MLS #1392390 Greenville, SC downtown living in the highest quality of design and materials.  John Sherman Builders, Ben McKay, Graham Kimak, and the owner worked as a team to build a stunning home with a rooftop floor offering a killer view of the mountains on three  floors.  Main level living with 10’ ceilings, Second Level bedrooms with screened porch on both levels.   Lower level apartment with separate entrance.  Two car garage, fenced and private entrance.

ABBOT TRAIL • $389,500 MLS #1327587 Chanticleer golf course lot, best price and great views.

604C N MAIN STREET MLS #1385888 Two lots available at $299500 each. Plans available for contemporary home by Thomas Croft.

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Maggie Toler | 864.616.4280 Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, C. Dan Joyner, REALTORS®

7 CHERRYSTONE COURT • $217,500 LONG CREEK PLANTATION: R3 BR/2.5 baths + bonus-open floor plan+new gas logs in living room. Kitchen-granite/ stainless appliances/breakfast nook. SPECS: 3| 2.5 | MLS 1413903 Maggie Toler | 864.616.4280 Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, C. Dan Joyner, REALTORS®

815 EDWARDS ROAD UNIT 93 • $115,000 WILLIAMSBURG: Well-maintained 2BR/1.5bath condo- great Eastside location. Beautiful hardwoods, large living room, kitchen w/all appliances/laundry closet/half bath-main level. SPECS: 2| 2.5 | MLS 1413705 Maggie Toler | 864.616.4280 Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, C. Dan Joyner, REALTORS®


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CHANTICLEER DEERLAND PLANTATION COBBLESTONE SPAULDING FARMS MONTEBELLO MARKLEY PLACE MARKLEY PLACE PARKINS MILL COURT ROLAND HEIGHTS MARKLEY PLACE FOXBROOKE EAST PARK LAKE FOREST HEIGHTS BURBAN CREEK PLANTATION GLASSY MOUNTAIN CLIFFS VALLEY RIDGEWALK COTTAGES CHARLESTON WALK LOWNDES HILL REALTY CO. RIDGEWALK COTTAGES FOXCROFT OAKLAND HEIGHTS DOVE TREE WASHINGTON ON MAIN GREEN VALLEY ESTATES MATTHEWS CREEK OWENS FARM

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26 ASHBY GROVE DRIVE, KILGORE FARMS

202 PLACID FOREST COURT, KILGORE FARMS

21 ADAMS MANOR COURT, ADAMS MANOR

5 BR/3.5 BA • MLS# 1412791 • $369,995

4 BR/3 BA • MLS# 1401967 • $369,000

4 BR/3.5 BA • MLS# 1413199 • $364,900

TERRA PLAINS DRIVE, DEYOUNG MEADOWS

0 COOPER LAKE ROAD, SIMPSONVILLE

109 HOLMES STREET, LAURENS

3 BR/2 BA • MLS# 1413753 • $358,000

2.59 ACRES • MLS# 1411996 • $160,000

3 BR/1 BA • MLS# 1403156 • $90,000

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815 Holland Road, Simpsonville

207 Hope Street, Downtown

4 BR/3.5 BA • $975,000 • MLS 1413865 Leigh A. Irwin | 864-380-7755

3111 Highway 56 South, Clinton

6 BR/6.5 BA • $724,000 • MLS 1388991 Susan Tallman | 864-923-1958

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8 BR/6/3 BA • $3,395,000 • MLS 1394715 Olivia Grube | 864-385-9087

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113 Parkside Drive, River Walk

203 Block House Road, Spaulding Farm

10 Knotty Pine Court, Ridge Water

35 Meyers Court, North Main

216 Wild Horse Creek Drive, Neely Farm

4 BR/2.5BA • $539,000• MLS 1413740 Margaret M. Marcum | 864-420-3125

6 BR/3.5BA • $399,900 • MLS 1407676 Kate A Anderson | 864-363-3634

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ada Redmond never takes a singing opportunity for granted, especially one as esteemed as the Stellar Gospel Music Awards. Redmond, 16, was nominated for best youth project of the year for her album, “My Season.” It’s her second Stellar nod — Redmond received her first nomination at age 11. “First time I was nominated, I cried,” the Eastside High School sophomore said. “The second time I didn’t, but I was still in awe.” The Stellar Awards recognizes the year’s best performances in the genre, honors gospel music icons and acknowledges those who have been instrumental in advocating for the industry. The 35th annual event was scheduled for March 27 at Las Vegas’ Orleans Arena but has since been postponed due to concerns over the coronavirus. This year’s categories included best artist of the year, best album of the year and best music video of the year. Don Jackson, founder of the Stellar Awards, said the show is one of the longest-running nationally televised awards program for African Americans. A member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church in

I’ve just been around music ever since I was born. -Jada Redmond, Stellar Award nominee

Simpsonville, Redmond said music has always been a big part of her life. “I grew up in a church where my dad was a musician and my mom was a part of the choir,” she said. “I’ve just been around music ever since I was born.” But singing isn’t Redmond’s only talent. She also writes her own music, runs track and recently started her own cosmetics line. “She amazes me with her balance and she is incredibly focused,” said Redmond’s mother, Teresa Redmond.

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A HOME AT LAST: SC Children’s Theatre moves into new space next month

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After 33 years, the South Carolina Children’s Theatre finally has a home. Construction of its new headquarters at 153 Augusta St. is nearly complete — workers last week were assembling furniture as part of the final pieces of the $14.45 million project. Staffers expect to move in the week of April 6, according to Debbie Bell, the theater’s executive director. “This has been an amazing adventure,” Bell says as she surveys the Children’s Theatre’s new 360-seat auditorium. Empty seats fan out in front of her, sparkling under the stage lights. “We could not be more thrilled to be able to have our home.” The 36,000-square-feet building features ample classroom and rehearsal space, offices for administrative staff, a smaller black box stage and four dressing rooms for the young thespians. There’s even a dedicated sewing and laundry area as well as an entire second floor, which will be used for costume storage, Bell says. Before, costumes were stashed at a friend’s office, and main-stage performances were held at the Peace Center because there was no room in the warehouse that had previously housed the theater.

A NEIGHBOR’S GIFT

The theater’s opportunity to expand came nearly a decade ago when a wealthy neighbor died and left the theater her 125-year-old Victorian home. Josephine Cureton’s final wishes, detailed in a trust she established, were for the structure to be demolished and the land leased to the Children’s Theatre.

That was in late 2010. The Cureton home was torn down in 2013, and architecture firm Craig Gaulden Davis began drawing up plans for the new space the next year. The theater’s design is meant to evoke childhood, with curved walls and brightly colored glass decorating the façade. The Children’s Theatre’s four signature colors — orange, green, blue and teal — are also incorporated throughout the building, Bell says, “hopefully making a fun place for children.” A grand opening celebration is tentatively scheduled for May. The first production in the new space will be “Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat” in July.

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Spartanburg’s Sorry, Peach is both a great band and, essentially, a homework assignment. Tyerra Clayborne, the band’s singer and main songwriter, majored in a new degree program called contemporary music and media at Converse College, and one of the requirements was to form a band. “If you do this major, you have to form a band,” she says. “That’s specifically why we started, and then we decided to take it a step further because we really liked what we’ve got here.”

All of us are classically trained on instruments that we play other than in this band.” -Tyerra Clayborne, singer-songwriter “We” is Clayborne, singer-guitarist Sara Grace Young, bassist Kira Saini, guitarist Daylee Pruitt, drummer D’Irene Mason and singer-keyboard player Grace Coates. And they had good reason to keep the band going. The sextet’s self-recorded, self-produced 2019 debut album, “Don’t Ask If I’m Okay,” is bursting with inspiration and ideas, moving from ethereal, atmospheric electronic pop (“Here & Now”) to vocal-harmony drenched indie-rock (“Such an Aries”), to elegant, folk-fueled pop (“Shipwrecked”). In addition, from art and production to performance and videos, the band’s members do it all themselves, because, well, Clayborne can’t imagine doing it another way. “It’s actually because of the kind of crazy person I am,” she says. “I’m a control freak, and at the end of the day I felt I’m the best person to try to figure out what I’m trying to do. We definitely like what we do and being involved in every part of the process.”

The debut album is a kaleidoscopic, confident collection of songs, which is somewhat surprising given that no one in the band is playing the instruments they normally do. “All of us are classically trained on instruments that we play other than in this band,” Clayborne says with a laugh. “We’re all just trying to figure it out.” Rather than building on the often-lush arrangements that Clayborne used on “Don’t Ask If I’m Okay,” the band went in the opposite direction for “Bully,” paring things down to a pulsing bass line, subtle percussion, a light coating of keyboards and some truly spine-tingling vocal harmonies. “My bass player was upset that she had really lame bass lines,” Clayborne says, “so I was just trying to write a song with a cool bass line. That’s how it started.” Sometimes it’s good to have limitations, though, and the song is an understated knockout, especially in the lyric department. Like many great songs, “Bully” is about the end of a relationship. But rather than blaming her ex, Clayborne turns inward. “So I’m the monster,” she sings with a muted resignation. “Go run and hide/ A party wrecker/ You should have stayed inside.” “Every song that I write is autobiographical because it’s hard for me to write about something that I have not experienced,” she says. “‘Bully’ came from this relationship that ended, and I’d blamed the other person for a really long time. Then I started to realize, ‘Maybe I was the bad person in this situation and didn’t figure it out till this moment.’”

The band was nominated in several Upstate Music Awards categories for its album, “Don’t Ask If I’m Okay.”

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When Asheville’s Amanda Anne Platt was 22 years old, she decided that her calling was to be a full-time musician. Luckily, she’d already been doing it for seven years at that point. “That was a realization, not a decision,” she says, “because I’d already been doing it. I stopped thinking, ‘Is this going to work?’ because it had been working. It was how I’d been supporting myself.” Singer-guitarist Platt, fronting her band The Honeycutters, is one of the most reliable songwriters in our region, coming up with a catalog’s worth of bittersweet songs about faded love, tiny victories and battered hearts. On the Honeycutters’ five studio albums, Platt uses her incisive storytellers' eye and irresistible way with a country-rock melody to create a jukebox worth of rough-hewn musical gems. As a natural introvert, Platt took to songwriting more quickly than she did being in the spotlight onstage. “When I first started performing music that I’d written, it was pretty raw and very shaky,” she says.

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But by the time the band officially became Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters on their 2017 album of the same name, Platt knew she’d have to get past that shyness. “I was always the front person in the Honeycutters,” she says, “but when we decided to start using my name in 2017, I

There has to be a hair of autobiography in it for me to relate to what I’m writing, to feel like I can write truthfully.” -Amanda Anne Platt, singer-guitarist, The Honeycutters had to become comfortable with a little more attention. I felt like before, I could hide behind the rest of the band; there was more shelter, whereas right now, even though they're great musicians who bring a lot to the table, I feel comfortable performing without them sometimes, and letting my vocals and the lyrics be more of the centerpiece.” As skilled as Platt is at writing about heartbreak, though, it’s important to distinguish the singer from the song. “What I’d say is that there has to be a hair of autobiography in it for me to relate to what I’m writing, to feel like I can write truthfully,” she says. “But what I’ll often do is take an emotion I’m feeling and cloak it in a story.” “People do seem to be concerned for me when they hear my songs,” she adds with a laugh. Platt and The Honeycutters have spent the last decade or so building a loyal fanbase around the Southeast, and you can hear the band’s first-rate ability playing live on its new album “Live at the Grey Eagle,” recorded at the venerable club in Asheville. And there’s a new element in the equation for Platt that she has to figure out. “I just had a baby six months ago so that’s been front and center,” she says “Right now, we’re trying to figure out what the new ‘normal’ is.”


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“8� ACROSS

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1. "Hollywoodland" star, Affleck 4. It's corny 7. "Certainement!" 10. Rubber ring in the engine 16. Give off, as light 18. It's not returned on the court 19. House shower 21. Even (with) 22. Beatles song 25. Over the speed limit 26. Profits 27. Not drunk 28. Space invaders, for short 30. First name of an Indy 500 winner 31. Fountain order 32. Sillier 36. Distressed cry 40. Plus the others 42. Attire 45. Row boat equipment 48. "12 Angry Men" star, Cobb 50. Patricia of "Breakfast at Tiffany's" 52. Get to slow down 53. City known as a center of Cajun culture 55. Vetoes 57. Suffix with persist 58. Times 6 minus 10=8 59. Equals 8 66. The Smothers

Brothers, e.g. 67. Dupes 70. Alleviate 71. Depends on 72. Many 74. Six-year VIP 75. Upper echelon 76. Type of auto collision 77. Rare trick-taker 79. Roarer 80. Aladdin's monkey 83. Sandwich shop 85. Family name at Indy 87. Plus 88 across equals 8 88. See 87 across 89. You don't want to get behind it 93. Soars 97. On top of 100. Novelist Grey 101. NCO below Sgt. 102. Get harder to climb.... 104. Equinox mo. 105. Deaden 107. Bridled 109. Just slightly 112. Scent 117. Deer 118. Laughs heartily 120. Almost treeless plains 121. "____ " 8 movie 126. Knots 129. Long Island county 130. Sermonize 131. Hither's partner 132. ___ good example

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1. Tree 2. Microphone inventor Berliner 3. Austin Powers' father 4. Ill-bred men 5. Andes tuber 6. Tunis rulers 7. Perform surgery 8. Emirates, for short 9. Signed 10. Succeeds 11. Young Skywalker, informally 12. Film stars' org. 13. Canadian rd. sign letters 14. Break bread 15. Attempt 17. Spicy cuisine 19. Mexican resort 20. Largest country in Western Europe 23. 2004 film with Brad Pitt as Achilles 24. 1975 ABBA song 29. Road cover 33. Bit of business attire 34. Record label inits. 35. Invigorates 37. Big cheer 38. Dewy

39. Rent 41. Humbug 43. Boy, to his madre 44. Cable station 45. Diamond Head locale 46. 60s hairdo 47. ''The Facts of Life'' actress Charlotte 49. Spanish chief 51. French river 53. Inc., abroad 54. Violinist Menuhin 56. Olfactory's job 60. Kilns 61. Computer buffs 62. "Chicago" star 63. 1986 Nobelist Wiesel 64. Not participate in 65. Golf ball support 68. Meg's ''Prelude to a Kiss'' co-star 69. Mustelidae member 72. "Cool" amount 73. Bisected 76. More seductive 78. California's Santa ___ Valley 80. Right away 81. ___ weather? 82. Website symbol 83. Gossip 84. Almost forever 86. "ER" network 87. Scandinavian airlines abbr. 90. Singer Anderson of Jethro Tull 91. Awkward antelope 92. Pant bottom

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106. Java neighbor 108. Clear, in a way 110. Swiss river 111. Rap doctor 113. Old clothes 114. "___ Majesty's Secret Service" 115. "If at first you don't

succeed..." is one 116. Syrian leader 119. Kind of bean 120. Advanced 121. "___ night love affair," Bryan Adams 122. ___-do attitude 123. Getaway keyboard

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THE DESIGNATED LEGAL PUBLICATION FOR GREENVILLE COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA THE GREENVILLE COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY 2020 COUNTY CONVENTION Will be held on Monday, March 30, at 6:30 p.m. at the Phillis Wheatley Community Center, 40 John McCarroll Way, Greenville SC 29607. Agenda: Election of county party officers, election of state convention delegates, and adoption of resolutions for submission to the 2020 state convention. Filed candidates for election in 2020 will address the convention. Paid for by the Greenville County Democratic Party, 1300-J East Washington St., Greenville, SC 29607; Phone 864-232-5331, www.greenvilledemocrats.com.

SUMMONS COUNTY OF GREENVILLE THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT C. A. NO.: 2019-CP-23-05038 Lori J. Lacourciere, Plaintiff,vs. Kendall Blake Kelley, Defendant. TO: KENDALL BLAKE KELLEY, DEFENDANT: YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to answer the Complaint in this action of which a copy is herewith served upon you, and to serve a copy of your Answer to said Complaint upon the subscriber at his office at 1209 North Main Street, P.O. Box 2861, Anderson, South Carolina 29622 within thirty (30) days after the service hereof, exclusive of the day of such service; and if you fail to answer the Complaint within the time aforesaid, the Plaintiff will apply to the Court for the relief demanded in the Complaint. THE ALLEN & ALLEN LAW FIRM Joshua C. B. Allen, SC Bar #80398 Donald L. Chuck Allen, SC Bar #10421 Attorneys for Plaintiff PO BOX 2861 Anderson, SC 29622 864-226-6184 Dated: August 27, 2019 Anderson, South Carolina

NOTICE Notification is hereby given that JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., 1111 Polaris Parkway, Columbus, Ohio 43240 has filed an application with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (the “OCC”) on or about March 20, 2020, as specified in 12 CFR Part 5, for permission to establish a domestic branch at the southeast corner of the intersection of Poinsett Highway (aka Highway 276) and North Pleasantburg Drive (aka Highway 291), Greenville, Greenville County, SC 29609. Any person wishing to comment on this application may file comments in writing with the Licensing Manager, Large Banks Licensing Operations, 400 7th Street, SW, Washington, D.C. 20219 within 30 days of the date of this publication. The public portion of the filing is available upon request from the OCC. The public may find information about the filing (including the closing date of the comment period) in the OCC’s Weekly Bulletin available at HYPERLINK “http://www.occ. gov” www.occ.gov.

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SUMMONS NOTICE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF GREENVILLE IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS FOR THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT CASE NO. 2019-CP-23-06196 Sawblade, LLC Plaintiff, vs. Black River Investments, LLC as well as their heirs, assigns, personal representatives, and devisees, and all other persons known or unknown who may claim any right, title, estate, interest in or lien upon the real estate described herein; any unknown adults being as a class designated as John Doe whose true name is unknown; and any unborn infants or persons under disability being as a class designated as Richard Roe, whose true name is unknown, Defendants. TO THE DEFENDANTS ABOVE NAMED: YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to answer the Complaint, in the aboveentitled action, a copy of which is herewith served upon you, and to serve a copy of your answer upon the undersigned at 109 E North St. Greenville, SC 29601, within thirty (30) days after service hereof upon you, exclusive of the day of such service, and if you fail to answer the Complaint within the time aforesaid, judgment by default will be rendered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. BY:/s/ Matthew McCord Matthew McCord, S. C. Bar #79030 Attorney for the Plaintiff 109 E North St. Greenville, SC 29601 (864) 593-2292

SOLICITATION NOTICE Greenville County, 301 University Ridge, Suite 100, Greenville, SC 29601, will accept bids for the following: • Electronic Recyclables Transportation and Processing Services, RFP#80-04/29/20, 3:00 PM, EST,. April 29, 2020. Solicitations may be found at http://www.greenvillecounty. org/procurement/ or by calling (864) 467-7200.

SOLICITATION NOTICE Greenville County, 301 University Ridge, Suite 100, Greenville, SC 29601, will accept bids for the following: • Sampling, Lab Analysis, and Monitoring of Landfills, RFP #7904/07/20, 3:00 PM, EST,April 7, 2020. Solicitations may be found at http://www.greenvillecounty. org/procurement/ or by calling (864) 467-7200. PUBLIC HEARING A PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY, APRIL 7, 2020, AT 6:00 p.m. (or at such time thereafter as the hearing may be held), IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 301 UNIVERSITY RIDGE, GREENVILLE, SC 29601, FOR PURPOSE OF RECEIVING COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC CONCERNING AN ORDINANCE TO AUTHORIZE THE DONATION OF COUNTYOWNED LAND CONSISTING OF APPROXIMATELY 26.58 +/ACRES, WITH A SITE ADDRESS OF 205 ARCADIA DRIVE, GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA 29609, TO THE GREENVILLE TRANSIT AUTHORITY, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTION OF DEEDS AND ANY OTHER APPROPRIATE DOCUMENTS AND AGREEMENTS RELATED THERETO. HERMAN G. “BUTCH” KIRVEN, CHAIRMAN GREENVILLE COUNTY COUNCIL

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PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE There will be a PUBLIC HEARING before the GREENVILLE COUNTY BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, 2020 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-20-14 APPLICANT: ANGELA ELIZABETH VALLE TAX MAP#: 0380.00-04-050.00 LOCATION: 11 ALTACREST DRIVE, GREENVILLE SC 29605 REQUEST: Use by Special Exception to allow Coffee Roasting as a Home Occupation CB-20-15 APPLICANT: DUNAMIS COALITION, LLC TAX MAP#: WG02.03-01-017.05 & WG02.03-01-017.06 LOCATION: Pine Creek Ct. Ext. & FedEx Way, Greenville SC 29605 REQUEST: Use by Special Exception to allow Construction/ Operation of a Recreation Facility on the R-M20 site.

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NOTICE OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given that Think Tank Brew Lab, LLC, 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 101 Airport Road, Greenville, SC 29607 . To object to the issuance of this permit/license, written protest must be postmarked no later than April 5, 2020. 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 Dolgencorp, LLC DBA Dollar General Store #21264 intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale and OFF premises consumption of BEER AND WINE at 705 CONESTEE RD., Greenville, SC 29605. To object to the issuance of this permit/license, written protest must be postmarked no later than April 5, 2020. 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 Siyaaram, LLC d/b/a Liquor Fiesta intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale and OFF premises consumption of LIQUOR at 6259 White Horse Road, Greenville, SC 29611. To object to the issuance of this permit/license, written protest must be postmarked no later than March 29, 2020. 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 Tipsy Holdings II LLC dba Tipsy Taco 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 215 Pelham Rd , Suite A 206, Greenville, SC 29615. To object to the issuance of this permit/license, written protest must be postmarked no later than April 5, 2020 . 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 The Crab Bag LLC 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 54 Lois Avenue, Greenville, SC 29601. To object to the issuance of this permit/license, written protest must be postmarked no later than March 22, 2020. 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 Family Dollar Stores of South Carolina LLC intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale and OFF premises consumption of BEER & WINE at Store #20144 3525 White Horse Rd., Greenville, SC 29611. To object to the issuance of this permit/license, written protest must be postmarked no later than March 22, 2020. 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 Tipsy Holdings II LLC dba Tipsy Taco 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 15 Conestee Avenue, Greenville, SC 29605. To object to the issuance of this permit/license, written protest must be postmarked no later than April 5, 2020 . 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 Basil Greenville, Inc. 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 9 N. Laurens St., Greenville, SC 2960. To object to the issuance of this permit/license, written protest must be postmarked no later than March 29, 2020. 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 Well Hired, LLC 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 1269 Pendleton St., Greenville, SC 29611. To object to the issuance of this permit/license, written protest must be postmarked no later than March 22, 2020. 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 Tipsy Holdings II LLC dba Tipsy Taco 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 702 Fairview Rd. STE. 104, Simpsonville, SC 29680. To object to the issuance of this permit/license, written protest must be postmarked no later than April 5, 2020 . 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 Purple Rose 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 at 2824 Geer Highway, Marietta, SC 29661. To object to the issuance of this permit/license, written protest must be postmarked no later than March 29, 2020. 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 Family Dollar Stores of South Carolina LLC intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale and OFF premises consumption of BEER & WINE at Store #20130 2424 Old Buncombe Rd., Greenville, SC 29609. To object to the issuance of this permit/license, written protest must be postmarked no later than March 22, 2020. 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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