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Monday, July 25, 2016 - 10:00am

Sweating on a hot summer night, 80 Limestone College football players spent Wednesday evening, July 20, volunteering their time to repair a loose railing on a back porch and do landscaping work outside two Habitat for Humanity homes.

Football players killed a wasp’s nest and removed a tree which had grown into the side of a house in the nonprofit organization’s Hope Acres subdivision off Sarratt Street in Gaffney. Another group of players were busy putting mulch around a flower bed, mowing and weeding outside a home across the street.

Mike Furrey Camp
Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 3:00pm

Limestone College conducted two football camps on Thursday, July 14, and two more are scheduled for next week.

The Mike Furrey Little League Camp was held during the morning, while the Limestone College Football High School Prospect Camp was conducted in the afternoon of July 14. Furrey, a former NFL standout and assistant coach at Marshall University, is entering his first season as the Saints' head coach.

Peach Festival
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 3:15pm

The 2016 South Carolina Peach Festival starts soon, and Limestone College is once again a proud sponsor and host for several events.

Limestone will be home to the Fun Run & Road Races (Timken Center), Dog Show (Timken Field) and the Miss S.C. Peach Festival Pageant (Fullerton Auditorium) on Saturday, July 9. The College's Fullerton Auditorium will also host New Talent Night on Thursday, July 14.

The complete S.C. Peach Festival schedule is below. For more information, visit


Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 11:30am

Miss Limestone College Keasha Currence was presented with the “Spirit Award” by judges on Saturday, June 25, at the 2016 Miss South Carolina Scholarship Pageant held at Township Auditorium in Columbia.

The “Spirit Award” is presented each year to the contestant the judges feel most benefitted from her Miss South Carolina experience, and saw in her a great amount of potential and growth. The award included a $500 scholarship.

Sara Eddins
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 3:45pm

Sara Jernigan Eddins from the Class of 1960 was named Limestone College’s 2016 Philanthropist of the Year during a luncheon in her honor on Friday, June 17, in her hometown of Lancaster, SC.

Miss Limestone
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 9:00am

Miss Limestone College Keasha Currence is currently competing in the Miss South Carolina Scholarship Pageant that is taking place this week at Township Auditorium in Columbia, with the finals set for Saturday, June 25.

Preliminaries started on Tuesday and will continue through Thursday.

Prior to last year when Alayna Downey of Gaffney represented the College, the last time Limestone had a contestant in the Miss South Carolina Scholarship Pageant was 1997.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 11:45am

Limestone College was recently named as one of the best regional colleges for veterans by U.S. News and World Report.

Limestone was ranked No.40 in the Southern Region by the nationally-recognized publication.

Liberal Arts
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 11:45am

Limestone College was recently designated as being one of the best online liberal arts institutions in the nation for bachelor’s degrees.

The well-known online publication College Choice ranks Limestone as having the 35th best online liberal arts bachelor’s program in the United States.