This month, area residents can speak out on a nearly 5 percent increase in their South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. bills.
A decision on the company's request for a rate increase is pending in the S.C. Public Service Commission.
Jack-o-Lantern Jubilee coming
The Jack-o-Lantern Jubilee will be held on Oct. 27 and will include a barbecue cook-off, and corn hole and apple dessert contests.
Apple desserts must be submitted by 9:45 a.m.
BELVEDERE UNITED METHODIST
• The United Methodist Women meet at 10 a.m. on the second Tuesday of each month in the fellowship hall.
BIG STEVENS CREEK BAPTIST
• AWANA Clubs gatherings are from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays.
An old man stood on his front porch
And watched his young son leave
He had given to him his inheritance
Now how his heart did grieve
And he told him son be careful
It’s a cold cold world out there
Don’t fall in with the wrong crowd
And I’ll keep you in my prayers
And the young man smile...
SCHOOL: Hammond Hill Elementary
FAVORITE CLASS: Math
FAVORITE LUNCH: Chicken
FAVORITE P.E. ACTIVITY: Basketball
HOBBIES: Playing outside with my sisters
A ROLE MODEL OF MINE IS: Selena Gomez.