Community members passionate about reading unite to make books more accessible in the Lake Wylie and Clover communities with Reading in the Wild. The take-a-book, leave-a-book initiative for children and adults launches the first week of June at businesses volunteering space for the program.
Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina in Charlotte, NC, is working to get free, federal food to Clover, SC, residents as Clover Area Assistance Center looks for donations to replace food lost when the two groups split.
Charlie Hawkins has one mission left. It’s the way he’d rather be remembered than wars won or medals awarded. “I have a desire to leave the world a better place than when I got here,” he said. Hawkins, 91, of Lake Wylie SC received his latest honor Wednesday, in a pinning ceremony at Hospice & Community Care in Rock Hill SC.
Bryan Thrift of Shelby, N.C., who calls Lake Wylie his favorite lake, caught enough weight to earn the fourth victory of his career and with $125,000 in the May 17 Walmart FLW Tour event on Lake Eufaula in Alabama.