Orchids to …
• former Mayor Brown for being the only citizen keeping Columbus apprised of the water crisis.
• the wonderful young lady in charge of the Prince contest at the Hartsville Fish Fry for her patience and kindness with the children, even after receiving money to be counted 15 minutes before the crowning, from a very happy grandma.
• Ann Hedrick for the awesome DVD on our wonderful town, as Hartsville is a very special community with a lot of very special people, from a Hartsville resident.
• Mike at Advantage Heating and Air for coming to my house late at night and who was professional, kind and repaired my emergent problem.
• the band who played at the Donner Center shelter on Saturday evening because we really liked you, from Kathy.
• Grant Hale, a stay-at-home dad who gets it.
Happy Birthday to …
• D’Metri Bailey, from your family, co-workers and Donna.
• Jeff Sturgeon, from your family.
• Kay Shafer, from Pastor Marvin Brown and Trinity Baptist Church.
• Ryan Seim, from friends at the Moravian Church.
• Julie Schuette, from Aunt Mary and Aunt Elsie.
• Alexandra Ashbrook.
• Lorien Konetzka.
• B. Barker Newson Jr.
• Jane Grott, from Joseph Hart Chapter DAR.
Happy Belated Birthday to …
• Steve Kinser, from Lucy and all the birthday buddies.