Potter shapes message of hope with clay and Scripture

In evangelist Roger Clark’s hands, a sermon becomes more than a powerful message of hope and redemption at the hand of God. It becomes a tangible work of art. Still…

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‘Skunk Lady’ finds joy in her ‘odorable’ furry friends

Karrie Wilson of Batesburg-Leesville has a great love and compassion for all God’s creatures. Her pets include dogs, cats, an iguana, geckos, tree frogs, chickens, Canadian geese, and skunks. Yes,…

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Marina offers place to pray before heading out to lake

There is an unconventional house of worship not too far up the road where churchgoers can look out the window while lifting up their worship to God and see the…

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New vacuum cleaner store opens in former gift shop

There is a new retail store in town that’s cleaning up in its first few months at its new location. Brad and Lynn Smith of the Batesburg-Leesville area operate the…

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Local woman poised to celebrate 105th birthday

Could you imagine living through two world wars, 18 presidents, and the Great Depression? Minnie Clark Germain is approaching her 105th birthday next week and is still going strong. She…

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Teenager starts ministry to care for women in Africa

Mattie Price had wanted to travel to Africa since she was a little girl. Her dream was to help the children of Africa who lived in poverty and did not…

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Ridge Spring artists prepare for quilting celebration

Ridge Spring is just the kind of beautiful, quaint town to visit if you want to go back in time through the arts. It is home to many antique shops…

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