The subject was health care reform and the TV camera was rolling as a S.C. man said he had health insurance and he shouldn’t have to pay for other people’s. “It’s not my problem!” he said emphatically.Read More
By Bishop Mary Virginia Taylor. Sometimes it seems as if cell phones have become a necessity of life. This wonderful piece of technology allows us to stay connected to the significant people in our lives.Read More
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By Jessica Brodie. The worst is yet to come. Days after Hurricane Florence battered the coastal Carolinas, devastating communities and claiming 32 lives as of the Advocate’s press time, that’s the consensus among disaster response leaders as they prepare for when, not if. While the downgraded storm didn’t do as much tree and wind damage in this state as many had feared, the deluge of water caused flash- and much localized flooding throughout the Pee Dee area. As of press time Sept. 18, disaster response leaders were prayerfully on pause—watching, waiting, staged and ready to respond. Six have died in South Carolina because of the storm: two from carbon monoxide poisoning and several drivers from flood waters or trees.
By Jessica Brodie. What started as a restoration project has become a full-scale catalyst for one United Methodist church in South Carolina, St. John’s UMC, helping members honor their history while invigorating their future.
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