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Graniteville’s monuments, descendants assure WWII vets not forgotten

Newer generations make sure Graniteville’s ‘greatest generation’ is not forgotten.

In one of the few states that still celebrates V. J. Day, or Victory Day, as it is now known, the village of Graniteville in Johnston is one of only a few sites to hold annual observances. 1,143 more words

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It Could Easily Happen Near You. It Just Happened in Chattanooga.

If you think a mini-apocalypse will never happen near you, you’re wrong. They happen all the time. Just think about the constant flow of trucks, trains, and planes that occur around you all the time, no matter where you live or how well you prep. 278 more words


Staten Island Assistant Principal Accused Of Stabbing Man

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A well-liked assistant principal at a Staten Island school stood accused Monday of stabbing a man, who police think was his ex-wife’s new lover. 368 more words


Remember when South Carolina was gassed with Chlorine?

From a retrospective article:

Graniteville shook the morning of Jan. 6, 2005, when a Norfolk Southern train smashed into a parked rail car in the yard at Avondale Mills, the community’s major employer.

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