Mrs. SC America

Former Saludan Crowned
Mrs. South Carolina America


  Former Saludan Victoria Hopkins Halydier was crowned Mrs. South Carolina America on Jan. 26.
  A 2005 graduate of Saluda High School, Mrs. Halydier is the daughter of John Allen and Linda Oswald and Todd and Tracey Hopkins. Her first job was at the Saluda Subway.
  Victoria went on the Lander University and graduated in 2009 with a degree in business administration management.
  From 2015-2017 she worked as executive director of the Original Six Foundation. She now works at Blue Cross-Blue Shield as political action committee manager.
  Victoria and husband Nathan, along with a few others, launched a non-profit organization called Threaded Missions in Oct. 2018 that is designed to help fund adoptions.
  Mrs. Halydier is very honored to be the 2019 Mrs. S.C. America.

LEGION POST CONTRIBUTES TO LIBRARY - Pictured left to right:  Commander John Hood, presents a donation to Saluda County Librarian Lisa Lyon .  Past Commander Al Butler looking on.   Ms. Lyon was the keynote speaker at the March meeting of Saluda American Legion Post 65.  “Saluda County Library, A Place to Grow”. She shared information on Library Resources: Books, DVDs, Periodicals and Computers.  Electronic resources include DISCUS (South Carolina’s Virtual Library) and Overdrive (ebooks and eAudiobooks). Programs: Story time (ages 0-5), Tween STEAM (ages 9-12), TAB -Teen Advisory Board, Ages 13-18), Book Club (adults) and Summer Reading Program (All Ages).  Services provided by the library include Fax, Copy and Print, Scanning and Lamination. The library branch at Ridge Spring is located at 108 Maintenance Shop Circle. The Library also has what is called a “Little Free Library”.  Of course you are welcomed to  join the Friends of the Saluda County Library.  For more information, visit the County Libraries or get on the web: www.saludalibrary.org. The Legionaries thank Ms. Lyons and her staff for the great service they are providing our county.


Two Miles Of
Motorcycles


The funeral procession for famous biker Thomas “Grub” Freeland Jr. came through Saluda around 1 pm Sat., Mar. 23. The procession of bikes was two miles long. Saluda County and Town officers provided the escort and traffic control.