Entries by Mary Covert

Building Bridges of Hope and Healing, Feb. 9th

Charleston Church Shooting The Emanuel AME Church shooting on June 17, 2015 was an epic tragedy. A Bible study group welcomed a young man into their meeting.  He stayed for the entire meeting and then opened fire during the closing prayer. The gunman reloaded several times firing a total of seventy-seven shots and murdering nine […]

Mt. Carmel: McAllister’s Home Furnishings & More

Freshwater Coast Community Foundation Mt. Carmel: McAllister’s Home Furnishings & More Aug 15, 2018 10:12 am | Melissa Billey Melissa Billey, Project Manager – melissa.a.billey@gmail.com August 15, 2018 MT. CARMEL — Where can you go to find beautiful furniture and home furnishings?  McAllister’s Home Furnishings & More in Mt. Carmel, South Carolina.  Where can you […]


McCormick County Chamber of Commerce Workshops

The McCormick County Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service, The Freshwater Coast Community Foundation, and The South Carolina Small Business Development Center for a series of workshops.  The workshops will cover topics such as “How To Start A New Business” and “QuickBooks for Small Business”.  Please refer to the attached […]


Community Threads Does It Again for HSMC

Community Threads is a program of the McCormick Arts Council. It is comprised of women “whose passions include creating art with needle and thread.” These women gather together three times each month for fellowship and service. Community Threads membership includes women from all over McCormick County, Abbeville, Lincolnton and Augusta, Georgia. As a MACK program, the group […]


MACK – Summer Arts Camp Reception

The MACK Summer Arts Camps Reception was held on Friday, August 3, 2018. The reception celebrated the accomplishments of this year’s students. Every summer our organization becomes a bustling center for young creativity. This summer, however, we had 60 individual students attend our Summer Arts Program over six weeks. Our students are amazing young people and […]

Home for the Holidays – The Dorn Mill Complex

The Dorn Mill Complex would like to invite you to “Home for the Holidays”, a Christmas celebration.  Come see the Festival of Trees presented by the Historic Commission, take the “Home for the Holidays” Tour at the Grist Mill, and browse through the McCormick Market & Artisan Vendor displays. The events take place over 2 […]

Holiday on Main – A Christmas Celebration

Come join us for our “Holiday on Main” Christmas celebration.  Events begin on Thursday, November 25th with “Shop Small Saturday” in historic downtown McCormick and continue through December. Events include, but are not limited to: Festival of Trees “Home for the Holidays Tour” of the historic Grist Mill “Crafty Ladies” Craft Show Tree Lighting Ceremony Historic Downtown McCormick Art […]