Monday, March 26, 2012
An unforgettable dinner cruise John and Kelly …
John DeHay invited his parents and the parents of his girlfriend Kelly Martin Heger to accompany him for a Charleston Harbor Cruise on March 16. But this was no ordinary night out: John and his dad had a secret plan in the works.
After John’s dad had a short chat with the emcee on the harbor cruise boat, John was called to the stage on the pretense of winning a prize. At that moment, John called Kelly forward, got down on one knee, put a gorgeous ring on her finger, and proposed to her in front of the entire crowd!
Congratulations, John and Kelly!
Lisa Peagler and Dawson Rennert were married in Azalea Park in Summerville on Feb. 22. Lisa is the daughter of Sonny and Joye and the granddaughter of Harold and Sarah Peagler of Cross.
Harold and Sarah Peagler celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Jan. 10. Congratulations, Harold and Sarah!
JROTC Awards Day
The Cross High School JROTC Awards Day Ceremony is March 30.
This year’s ceremony will be the most extensive since Senior Instructor MSG Bobby J. Matthews’ arrival at the school.
Honorees for 2012 will include school board member Wilhelmina Moore, eight private sector employers who support the JROTC program and its mission, 22 staff and community residents, as well as five military personnel.
In addition, a number of veterans organizations will present numerous medals and awards to selected cadets.
The public is invited to the ceremony, which will occur in the school’s multi-purpose room. Contact Matthews in the JROTC Department at CHS for additional information.
Best in the State!
Tri-county Link, our rural transit system in Berkeley County, was recognized at a statewide transportation conference in Myrtle Beach last week as “The Best Rural Transit System in South Carolina.”
Tri-county Link Director Will Hutto received The Director’s Award from the SCDOT and one of its employees Sharon Moody, a Tri-county Link driver¸ was recognized and awarded the designation of “South Carolina’s Best Driver for the Year.”
The Flowertown Festival in Summerville gets bigger and better and is now celebrating its 40th year. For a few hours or perhaps a day of shopping, fun, and enjoyment drive over to Summerville for the festival, which will begins March 30 and continues through April 1.