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Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 12:15pm

The Cherokee County Fellowship of Christian Athletes will host a 5K "Color Fun Run" at Limestone College on Saturday, April 25, which is also "Alumni Day" at the College.

Race day registration and pre-race pick-up starts at 7:30 a.m., and race time is at 9 a.m. The race will begin and end at Limestone. The registration fee is $25 for adults and $15 for children 12-under. The registration fee includes a t-shirt and registration bag. Register on-line at

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 9:00am

A tennis scholarship to Limestone College in the 1970s helped Mark Mathabane escape from the brutality of the apartheid system in South Africa. On March 3, he returns to Gaffney for a lecture on his book Kaffir Boy, which will soon be turned into a major motion picture.

“An Intimate Evening With Mark Mathabane” will take place at 7 p.m. at Fullerton Auditorium. The general public is welcome to attend, and admission is free.

Monday, February 23, 2015 - 8:15am

Alayna Downey, a junior from Gaffney, was crowned “Miss Limestone College” on Saturday, February 21, at Fullerton Auditorium.

Downey (fourth from right in accompanying photo) also captured awards for “Best Evening Wear” and “Best Talent.” A four-time national champion in team competitions, Downey clogged during the talent portion in the pageant.

Friday, February 20, 2015 - 9:30am

Limestone College will host back-to-back Women In Technology & Sciences (WITS) Conferences on Thursday, Feb. 26, and Friday, Feb. 27, from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. each day.

Nearly 200 sophomores and juniors from area high schools are expected to attend the conferences. Participants will be mentored by Limestone's female faculty and students through a series of training workshops.

For the past four years, Limestone has hosted a one-day WITS event, but opted this year to conduct two conferences on consecutive days.

Winnie Davis
Monday, February 16, 2015 - 10:30am

Limestone College had a combined 430 students named recently to either the Dean’s List or the Honor Roll for the fall semester of 2014.

Those students represent 19 different states and nine different countries.

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Friday, February 13, 2015 - 3:00pm

Nine contestants will vie for the title of “Miss Limestone College” during a pageant on Saturday, Feb. 21, at Fullerton Auditorium.

The event, sponsored by the Limestone Activity Board (LAB), will begin at 7 p.m., and admission is free. The public is invited to attend.

The winner will serve for a year as an ambassador for Limestone in the community and at select \on-campus events at the College.

Andie MacDowell
Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 4:00pm

During an interview with The State newspaper in Columbia regarding her upcoming appearance at the Beaufort International Film Festival, actress and Gaffney native Andie MacDowell said that she “fell in love with the arts” while attending plays as a child at Limestone College.

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Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 9:45am

Limestone College Theatre recently captured nine awards at the 2015 South Carolina Speech and Theatre Association (SCSTA) College Festival at Newberry College.

The festival, held this year on Jan. 31, is an annual event that encourages healthy, challenging competition among students from South Carolina colleges.  Ten schools participated this year, with Limestone taking home the biggest honor of “State Sweepstakes” for the third year in a row. “State Sweepstakes” is awarded to the school with the most combined first, second and third place finalists.