Henry Lawson passed away Sunday at Tuomey Hospital after a long illness. He died on his birthday. Lawson was 85 years old.
Lawson was a leader in the civil rights movement, including active participation in the landmark lawsuit, Briggs vs. Elliott, that led to Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas and abolishment of integration in the public school system.
Representatives of the Conservation Voters of South Carolina (CVSC), who are on an 11-stop campaign to recognize members of the Senate and House who supported conservation values and issues during the 2013-2014 legislative session, stopped in Manning Monday morning to recognize Sen. Kevin Johnson and Rep. Robert Ridgeway.
Did I detect a hint of morning coolness in the air earlier this week? Temperatures in the 60s? Could fall be on its way? Glory, hallelujah. I adhered (pretty much) to my vow not to complain about the heat after the horrid winter we experienced last year, but I am certainly ready for fall – my favorite season.
As is typical for this time of year, early and late in the day seem to be the magical times for folks wanting to fish. Part of that is to beat the heat and part is the fish are at least slightly more shallow and aggressive.
With the high heat and humidity we’ve experienced lately, it did still surprise me when I drove up in my buddy’s yard the other day, all geared up for a fishing trip, only to find him working on his deer stands.