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  1. Bishopville's Elaborate, Idiosyncratic Topiary Garden Is the Vision of Pearl FryarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 | Free Times

    ... Nestled among the 30-some suggestions though, one stands tall and distinct - Pearl Fryar's Topiary Gardens in Bishopville, a small town about an hour north of Columbia. These topiary creations are unusual for a number of reasons and reflect the ...

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  2. Man creates spectacular topiary garden with plants saved from a compost pileRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | Inhabitat

    When Pearl Fryar bought his home in Bishopville, South Carolina forty years ago, his neighbors worried he wouldn't be able to maintain the expansive grounds. Since then, Fryar's gardening skills have put those fears to rest - he's created a stunning topiary garden made up of plants rescued from a local compost pile .

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  3. High school baseball playoffs: Thomas Heyward vs. Lee AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | The Island Packet

    Lee Academy 11, Thomas Heyward 0: The Rebels managed just two hits off Lee starter Austin Windham, putting them in a must-win situation for the remainder of their SCISA 2A quarterfinal series. The series switches to Thomas Heyward for Wednesday night's Game 2, with the Rebels needing a win to force a winner-take-all Game 3 on Thursday in Bishopville.

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  4. Spectacular garden created from plants rescued from the compost pileRead the original story

    Friday Apr 28 | Boing Boing

    Pearl Fryar of Bishopville, South Carolina created this incredible garden mostly from plants he saved from a local nursery's compost dump. Ironically, according to Great Big Story , "When he first moved to the small town in the 1980s, he was almost unable to build his house because neighbors feared that as an African American, he wouldn't keep up his yard."

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  5. The Talented Topiary Artist Who Created a Magnificent Public Garden From Composting ScrapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 | Laughing Squid

    Great Big Story visited with Bishopville, South Carolina resident Pearl Fryar , who transformed his backyard into an incredibly lavish garden with towering abstract topiaries . Fryar first created his garden in order to constructively prove an ignorant comment wrong and using clippings from the compost dumpster at a local nursery, set out to win "Garden of the Month".

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  6. Spectacular garden created from plants rescued from the compost pileRead the original story

    Friday Apr 28 | Boing Boing

    Pearl Fryar of Bishopville, South Carolina created this incredible garden mostly from plants he saved from a local nursery's compost dump. Ironically, according to Great Big Story , "When he first moved to the small town in the 1980s, he was almost unable to build his house because neighbors feared that as an African American, he wouldn't keep up his yard."

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  7. Pearl's Topiary Garden Is a Backyard Masterpiece Grown From ScrapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 | Loudon County News

    In Bishopville, South Carolina, Pearl Fryar is a local gardening legend. He's created a world-renowned topiary garden with more than 300 plants, most of which were rescued from the compost pile of a local nursery.

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  8. Cheryl EubanksRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2017 | Camden Chronicle Independent

    ... time with her family. Surviving are her husband of 21 years, Timothy Kevin Eubanks; sons, T.J. Eubanks of Bishopville and Travis Eubanks (Christie) of Camden; daughter, Bayleigh Eubanks of Camden; mother, Lucy Perry of Camden; sister, Donna Perry; ...

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  9. Elgin receives grant for Potter Community ParkRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2017 | Camden Chronicle Independent

    ... an AED machine for town hall. Council approved Chief Brown's request for a mutual aid agreement with the town of Bishopville. The agreement will allow for mutual assistance between the Elgin and Bishopville police departments should the need arise. ...

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  10. Ann MyersRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2017 | Camden Chronicle Independent

    ... Truesdale. Ann was a member of First Baptist Church. Ann is survived by her daughter, Terri Stokes (Johnny) of Bishopville; son, Roger Myers (Robyn) of Camden; grandchildren, Tyler M. Stokes, Matthew R. Stokes, Joshua M. Stokes and Christopher J. ...

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  11. Beats behind bars: Carnegie Hall musicians back at SC prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Connecticut Post

    This photo provided by Sommer Sharpe shows an inmate playing a trumpet at Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville, S.C. on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. A chamber ensemble affiliated with Carnegie Hall has been at Lee Correctional Institution this week, working with about 40 inmates to create music of their own.

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  12. Betty Jean DarityRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2017 | Camden Chronicle Independent

    ... Children's Hospital. Mrs. Darity, wife of the late Jesse Darity, passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Born in Bishopville, she was a daughter of the late Colie B. and Mattie Nesbit Hinson. Mrs. Darity was a member of Mt. Hebron Freewill Baptist ...

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  13. FCC approves measures intended to combat prison cellphonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    In this Sept. 1, 2010 file photo, Capt. Robert Johnson is photographed outside of the guard house at the Lee Correctional Institution, in Bishopville, S.C. Johnson, an ex-South Carolina corrections officer who was nearly killed in a hit orchestrated by an inmate using an illegal cellphone is asking federal authorities for help to make sure nothing ... (more)

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  14. Ex-guard targeted in hit via inmate's cellphone to testifyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Sept. 1, 2010 file photo, Capt. Robert Johnson is photographed outside of the guard house at the Lee Correctional Institution, in Bishopville, S.C. Johnson, an ex-South Carolina corrections officer who was nearly killed in a hit orchestrated by an inmate using an illegal cellphone is asking federal authorities for help to make sure nothing like it happens again.

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  15. County Births - March 21, 2017Read the original story

    Mar 20, 2017 | Camden Chronicle Independent

    ... 7 pounds 13 ounces. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Baker of Camden. Mr. and Mrs. Josh Blythe, of Bishopville, announce the birth of a son, Waylon Hugh Blythe. He was born on Jan. 24, 2017, weighing 9 pounds 15 ounces. He joins ...

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  16. Zepp, Palmer among Jr. Dragster winners at Rockingham DragwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... by winning one of the two Jr. titles at last week's traditional Free Entry Race. Zepp edged Logan Brown (Bishopville, South Carolina) in the final round when Brown was guilty of a breakout foul by a scant .006 of a second. The other Top Jr. title ...

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  17. Anonymous letter with GPS coordinates leads South Carolina officers to buried body in BishopvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2017 | Post and Courier

    South Carolina law officers are investigating a murder after an anonymous letter providing GPS coordinates led detectives to the shallow grave of a man who disappeared in December. WIS reports Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews said the tip led to a wooded area in Bishopville and the remains of 35-year-old Adam Ray Davis.

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  18. Sheriff: Letter with GPS coordinates leads to buried body...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2017 | WSOCTV

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. BISHOPVILLE, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina law officers are investigating a murder after an anonymous letter providing GPS coordinates led ...

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  19. Jesse's Journal: Michael Robert GreenspanRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2017 | Seattle Gay News

    ... Carolina, his father was a Jewish pharmacist from New York City and his mother a Jewish Southern belle from Bishopville, South Carolina. Michael and his two brothers grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina, and he spoke with a Southern accent until he ...

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  20. William Boyd Simon Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Camden Chronicle Independent

    ... dancing. Surviving are his son, Billy Simon (Liz) of Lugoff; daughters, Belinda Hayes of Camden, Jenny Simon of Bishopville, and Sonya Holladay (James) of Sumter; stepdaughter, Patricia Stokes (Gene) of Camden; sister, Dixie Ann Wilson of Camden; 13 ...

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