Monthly Archives: July 2020

The Passing of Rudolph Wise, former GWCDP Chair

Thank you to Executive Committeewoman, Catherine Swindell, for the research. The Greenwood County Democratic Party has been in existence since just after World War 2. It has been home to many distinguished members and leaders in Greenwood and we stop … Continue reading

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People with Felony Records can Vote in South Carolina. Here’s how:

The South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center is a valuable resource for low income South Carolinians to overcome social, economic & legal injustice. With an office in downtown Columbia they have a staff that includes attorneys, outreach workers, and community … Continue reading

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Voting is a Right Others Have Died For

Last Sunday, I had the great privilege to speak at the Bailey Bethel AME Church at the invitation of our Executive Committeeman David Gaskin and Rev. Quincy Baylor. It was a perfect morning, with a bright, shining sun and a … Continue reading

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On Dr. Benjamin E. Mays

The below excerpt comes from an article written by Loy Sartin, Curator and Director Emeritus of the Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Historical Preservation Site. It was published in the Index Journal on July 5, 2020 and is reprinted here with … Continue reading

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How they voted on the Mandatory Face Mask Ordinance

Below is the email that Self Regional Healthcare President and CEO, Jim Pfeiffer, sent to Greenwood County Council earlier today. Dear County Council Members, We were profoundly disappointed in Greenwood County Council’s failure to pass a mask ordinance at Tuesday … Continue reading

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