Gaffney native Father Lyndon Harris was the priest in charge of the St. Paul Episcopal Cathedral that is located directly across the street from where the World Trade Center Towers once stood. In this Web feature, Father Harris speaks from the heart about his experiences during the events of September 11, 2001 and the days that followed. Amid photos contrasting the devastation at Ground Zero and those of compassionate first-responders and community volunteers, Harris unapologetically recalls the emotional vulnerability he experienced as he dealt with feelings of anger, pain and forgiveness.
The South Carolina Ports Authority held a ground-breaking ceremony on March 1, 2013 for its new Inland Port venture in Greer, S.C. When one hears the word port, it automatically brings images to mind of coastlines and cargo ships. The Inland Port in Greer will be an excellent example of how planning, partnerships and vision can change the perception and reality of economic progress.
There are many new technologies being developed and tested that will have a major impact on how people learn and how they are taught. One new technology on the horizon is Google Glass. The Ninety Six National Historic Site, the University of South Florida's Alliance for Integrated Spatial Technologies and South Carolina ETV recently partnered on an a "new technology" driven project that will help develop new avenues for education, using Google Glass.