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Tragic drowning of 3 siblings at Amity Recreation Area

Tragic drowning of 3 siblings at Amity Recreation Area (LINCOLNTON, GA) – A tragic drowning at the Amity Recreation Area on the Little River branch of Clarks Hill took the lives of three siblings Thursday evening. The victims are identified as Raven Powell, 22; Mason Powell, 4; and Sawyer Powell, 3. All three bodies were…

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McCormick County Council passes budget and zoning measures

County Council Passes Budget and Zoning measures, sale of County land (MCCORMICK, SC) – Four Ordinances dealing with the fiscal year guidelines for McCormick County and several of its departments were approved following the public hearing and third reading. These included Ordinance 22-01 (McCormick County Budget); Ordinance 22-02 (McCormick County Water and Sewer Department Budget);…

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John de la Howe, Mystical Benefactor

John de la Howe, Mystical Benefactor By Bob Edmonds, Journal Messenger Correspondent Knowledge of John de la Howe’s origins remains elusive. No journals or diaries and no letters to or from him have been found to exist. No physical likeness of de la Howe is known to exist. It is known that he was associated with the…

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