ON THE TOWN

TINY HOMES COMING TO ROSEMEADE

 By Bobby Joe Beckman After months of debates, petitions and protesters in front of city hall, the Town of Rosemeade has voted to permit a ‘tiny home’ community on the east side of town. Already purchased by developers Galaxy Developers, the abandoned mobile home park Miners Glen will be torn down and the new Glenworthy Estates will be erected. “The basic services are already there: water and sewer, electrical, even cable TV. Certainly there will be...
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Restaurant Reviews

MEMORIAL DAY FOOD FESTIVAL

                                                                                  By LIZZIE LINTON This years’ Memorial Day celebrating is shaping up to be one of the most ambitious and fun-filled ever.  They’ll be music hosted by our local radio station WNGR, Shag dancing, contests, Mayor Titus Tomes is very tight lipped about a promised surprise and of course lots of food.  Mayor Tomes has also arranged a barbecue chicken throw-down, amateurs only. Three slots remain open, so if you think you’ve got...
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BREAKING NEWS

CONSORTIUM TO REBUILD SUMMERLY

by Shannon Longneck The Rosemeade neighborhood of Summerly, which was devastated by the October floods and condemned will be rebuilt. Eighty-two of the eight-four homes in the neighborhood are on the list for demolition. On Friday a group of New Grace home builders announced they have formed a consortium to purchase the homes, level the land and build a new subdivision. The present homeowners are entitled to funds from the state and federal government...
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BREAKING NEWS

FLOOD DAMAGED HOMES CONDEMNED

by Shannon Longneck October, 2015 brought rain to South Carolina, leaving the state overwhelmed by flooding, the likes of which had not been seen in over a thousand years.  New Grace was hit hard and many areas throughout the county remain devastated. At a meeting of Mayors and county representatives an announcement was made that three New Grace neighborhoods have officially been condemned. The damaged and vacant homes have been a haven for thieves...
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PUBLISHER

WELCOMING REESE MILLRIDGE TO NEW GRACE NEWS

I would like to take this opportunity to welcome Reese Millridge to the New Grace News.  Reese will be joining our family; bringing recipes and cooking tips to the Home and Garden section. Many of you may know Ms. Millridge, she is the owner of Millridge Morsels, one of New Grace’s most delicious catering companies.  Her strawberry shortecake has won the blue ribbon at the South Carolina State Fair for the past three years. ...
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BREAKING NEWS

KRYSTAL KARAT KAPER

by BJ BECKHAM The trial of Opal May  began on December 24th  in the New Grace County Courthouse.  Craig LaPorte of the Attorney General’s Office presented his opening statement. Krystal Karats on Main Street in Rosemeade was robbed on the afternoon of July 8, 2015.  The owner reported being in the store alone when a woman entered pushing a stroller. After looking in the cabinets the woman asked to see a watch. When the...
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BREAKING NEWS

MAYOR HOTTS IN HOT WATER

 by B J Beckman With Election Day less than a week away Mayor John Hotts is in hot water again. On October 21, 2015 deputies of the New Grace Sheriff’s department were called to a disturbance at the Hallmark Motel, Saint Georgina.  Upon arrival they were informed by owner Walter Bell that three people who were not guests were in the pool, appeared intoxicated and had failed to leave when asked. Deputies Sheriff Nicole...
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