Choose your adventure on the all new South Carolina State Website. The new website is easily navigable and interactive. Users can download or request a free South Carolina vacation guide, customize a trip to SC with the Trip Planner, or find new adventures with the 360-degree panoramas. Find over 200 BBQ joints to visit with the downloadable SC BBQ Trail Map. The Trip Planner Map is customizable according to events and festivals or accommodations, restaurants, sports, attractions and more. Check it out and start planning your adventure today! Don't know where to start? That's OK, just use one of the pre-planned itineraries -- a two-day Charleston excursion, three-day upstate Science Weekend or five-day Outdoor-Lover's Paradise.
Fall Storytime for Children is back! The dates are all on our site calendar.
"Storytime is more than just sitting still and listening to books! Preschool children are invited to participate in early literacy activities at Wagener Branch Library’s fall storytime on every 2nd and 4th Wednesday starting September 10th at 10:30 a.m. Join the Nancy Bonnette library for stories, songs, rhymes, games, and crafts that target early literacy skills. Contact Jennie Beck at 803-642-7575 Ext. 5041 for more information." ~ From The Wagener Monthly
Photo Credit: Christy Fraser, last season
The WSHS War Eagles are ready for some football. The games are up on our calendar. Plan to attend a few home games this year, support the booster club at the concession stand and meet up with some old friends. Channel 12 has a great article about the team here, see what you think of the upcoming year.
Wagener United Methodist Church welcomes new pastor: Rev. Jim Bennett and his wife, Mattie. Rev. Bennett has been a United Methodist minister for 20 plus years and most recently served at St. John's United Methodist Church in Aiken as an Associate Minister to the senior members. Mrs. Bennett works in the library at USC-Aiken.
The Aiken County Family Literacy Program is designed to provide educational opportunities to families who face economic challenges due to low literacy. The program offers childcare, books, meals and parenting classes at no cost to the family. The classes include adult basic education, literacy and GED instruction, early childhood education, parent education and interactive literacy activities. Family literacy services are provided to parents and guardians who have children 0 - 4 years of age.
The daily schedule starts at 9 a.m. with Literacy/Adult Basic Ed and GED. Lunch is provided at noon, followed by Parenting Classes and Parent/Child Together Activities until 1 p.m. Extended services are available from 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Currently, there are two locations for this service. Freedman Family Literacy Parenting Program in Graniteville, 803.663.4204 and Crescent Cities Family Literacy Parenting Program in Wagener, 803.564.1125. Please feel free to call either one for more information.