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Local author receives second book award | Local News

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Dr. Walter B. Curry Jr., founder of Renaissance Publications LLC and resident of Colombia, received the 2022 International African American Historical and Genealogy Society Book Award in the Regional Genealogy category for his publication titled “The Awakening: The Seawright-Ellison Family Saga”. , Vol.1, A Narrative Story.

The award was presented during a virtual awards ceremony at the African American Historical & Genealogical Society conference October 12-15. The session covering the winning authors was October 15, 2022, to honor the winners for their outstanding publications that accurately examine and describe African American history and genealogy in a wide variety of genres both fiction and non-fiction. fiction, for adults and young readers.

Liesl Heinz named to BJU Bruins women’s cross country team

GREENVILLE — Clarks Hill resident Liesl Heinz has been named to the Bob Jones University Bruins women’s cross-country team roster for the 2022-23 varsity year. Heinz is a junior nursing major at BJU.

Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams will attempt to become national champions again as the Bob Jones University Bruins compete in five regular-season competitions throughout the fall.

“The goal was to expose the team to good competition and quality courses because we have a balanced cross-country schedule this season,” said head coach Ken Roach. “I feel like the team is much better prepared to approach racing more aggressively this season compared to last year. This will be very helpful as the calendar introduces new courses this year with new teams. We are positioning ourselves towards an NCAA DIII schedule which will be essential as we move forward.”

CCTC welcomes new students for the fall 2022 semester

SUMTER – Central Carolina Technical College is home to more than 3,000 students who began their college careers in fall 2022.

Area students include: Roderick Cunningham from Sumter, Briana Curry from Graniteville, Merik Gardner from Wagener, TiMya Green from Smoaks, Amanda Guinyard from Aiken, Trinidy Hammond from Graniteville, Shania Jackson from Salley, Shaolin Kennedy from Aiken, John Moore from Aiken, Jessica Shiffner from Salley, Jack Taylor from North Augusta and Devin Yomtob from Summerton.