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BY JOSIE RODGERS

  Area Churches Together Serving (ACTS): “The mission of ACTS is to partner with churches, organizations, and individuals to provide assistance to our neighbors in need, in the name of Jesus Christ. Services include food pantry, medical assistance program, and utility assistance program. Hours are Mon – Fri from 11 am to 3 pm at 340 Park Avenue, SW, in Aiken. For more info, call 803-642-5919.
  RSM High: The school has adjusted protocol to ensure the health and safety of everyone who visits the school. Visitors must make an appointment anytime from 8 am until 1 pm Mon – Thurs. The choice to wear masks and/or gloves is left to the visitor. To set up an appt, call the office between the hours of 8-4 Mon-Thurs. A temp check will be conducted before your appt.
  We still have textbooks out. These fees can really add up. Books can be dropped off in a cart in front of the school (no appointment needed). The cart is brought inside daily, and books are scanned and marked off. If you need to know if your student has a book out, call the school at 803-685-2100.
  Wardlaw Academy: End-of-year awards were recently announced: Citizenship Award, Aimee Spurlock & Avery Spurlock; Faculty Award, William Thorne & William Pruett; Character Award, Rese Pruett & Eli Presnell; Patriot Award, Mollie Bartley & Kay Wylie Kaltz; Leadership Award, Addison Faust & Mason Burgess; Head of School Award, Sara Catherine Berry & Katy Neal Day.
  King Academy: Class of 2020 graduate Dylan Matthews was presented with a gavel plaque as the outgoing president of the SCISA Student Association. Also, rising seniors selected for Palmetto Boys State are Travis Long and Phillip Gross.
  AARS will open our doors July 10! Our hearts are filled with excitement to see everyone and share what is new at the Art Center. Please, come on by and see us!
We have some dates up for our Bowl Turning classes! Some of the slots are filled, but there are still a few openings, so go on the website and sign up to save your spot, go to https://ridgespring lovesart.weebly.com/upcoming-events.html sign up at the bottom of the page. Everyone wears a face shield when carving, and there are only 4 carvers and the instructor. Each person has his own carving station. If anyone does not feel comfortable yet, let Joanne know and she will put you on the list for the next scheduling. For questions, contact Joanne Crouch at (803) 480-0576 or email at joanne.crouch26@ gmail.com.
  Harriet Householder: The RS Farmers Market had four sources of corn: Yon, Titan, Sherald Rodgers, and Leonard Bell. The vegetables were numerous: string beans, squash, tomatoes, peppers, and more. Then there were the fruits: wonderful peaches, watermelon, and cantaloupe. It was all fresh, too. Carter had his boiled peanuts and some tomatoes. Two families had beautiful plants. Niecis’ Green Bites for cats, dogs, and horses were also available. It was just a wonderful day. Vouchers will be given out on July 9 at Ridge Spring Town Hall.



Rain Streak Ends


  The eight month streak of rainfall topping 3.0 inches in Saluda came to an end in June, but not by much
  June’s rainfall total was 2.92 inches. This brings the total for the year to 30.00 inches. This compares to 21.72 inches during the same time last year.
  June wasn’t  excessively hot. The temperatures  ranged from a high of 64 on June 17,  to a high of 95 on June 22. The lowest morning temperature, 58, was recorded on June 2.
  This information was reported by NWS observer Edwin Riley at the Saluda CPW.


Wofford College announces Spring 2020 Dean’s List


  SPARTANBURG, SC (07/01/2020)— Dr. Michael J. Sosulski, provost of Wofford College, has announced Dean’s List students for the Spring 2020 semester. Students from the area are:
  Mattie Black is from Saluda.
  Hector Ortiz is from Saluda.
  Annalee Rodgers is from Ward.
  Sergio Sum Munoz is from Saluda.
  Kenneth Winterfeldt is from Saluda.
 
About Wofford College
Wofford College, established in 1854, is a four-year, residential liberal arts college located in Spartanburg, S.C. It offers 27 major fields of study to a student body of 1,725 undergraduates. Nationally known for its strong academic program, outstanding faculty, study abroad participation and successful graduates, Wofford is recognized consistently as a “best value college” and is among the New York Times’ “Top Colleges Doing the Most for the American Dream,” a ranking based on accessibility for low- and middle-income students. The college community enjoys Greek Life as well as 19 NCAA Division I athletics teams.