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Club Mentioned in Article on Sassafras Mountain

Thanks Heyward Douglass, executive director of the Foothills Trail Conference, for the shoot out of the Highpointers Club in a wonderful article about the new viewing platform on Sassafras Mountain that appeared in the Citizen-Times on February 9, 2015, in … Continue reading

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Sen Lindsay Graham Attends Sassafras Mountain Improvement Project on South Carolina Peak

We were delighted that Sen. Lindsay Graham could attend the September 17 Sassafras Mountain Improvement Project ceremony atop South Carolina’s highest mountain. The Highpointers Foundation is donating the plaque and bench for the project. Other parts of the project include … Continue reading

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Frank Ashley Award Ceremony for Sid Collins in South Carolina

We are happy to see the Easley Patch reporting on Sid Collins receiving the Frank Ashley Award for his work on Sassafras Mountain. The award was presented at an Easley Kiwannis Club by Chamber of Commerce President Kent Dykes.

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South Carolina Buys Sassafras Summit

Many thanks to Mike Burton for passing this along from the Carolina Channel. This is discussed in the forum. The state now owns South Carolina’s highest peak. The Natural Resources Department has bought two acres at the top of Sassafras … Continue reading

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