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A Place Where This is Possible

February 8, 2016

By Bess Lee, PAL board member On one of our first visits, prior to moving to Spartanburg, I noticed the trail adjacent to Pine Street.   I was thrilled to learn of the Rail Trail’s existence as we had an infant son and I was looking for a safe place to walk him in the stroller...

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Growing in Service

February 3, 2016

On Monday January 16, three Wofford students donated their time to getting a new PAL project launched. The day was cold and windy, but that did little to deter the enthusiasm of Emily Alford, Erica Fulton and Aleah Qureshi. Our volunteers put their interest in sustainable food systems and healthy...

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January 18, 2016

This year has opened with a bang.  I for one know that I was already sprinting through the gate and into the new year before the ball even dropped on December 31st.  I’ve barely had the time to look around and appreciate where I am, and what’s happening.  Which brings me...

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As We Hurry Along the Road to Better Health

January 11, 2016

As we hurry long the road to better health, the new year allows for a little looking back to see where we’ve been and where we are with our trail expansion. First of all, “hurry” is not the best verb here. This stuff doesn’t move fast, as we require permission from rail...

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