• Community rallies for pastor, wife who lost his house in fire

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    CLOVER, S.C. - A community is coming together to help a local pastor and his wife who lost their house in a fire last month.

    Sam and Annie Thompson run Lighthouse Ministries in Clover, which has fed and sheltered the homeless for decades.

    They are now living in that shelter.

    On Saturday a benefit concert will raise money to help the Thompson's replace some of the things they lost.

    Here's more information about the concert or how you can donate:

    Project Action, which is raising money for Sam and Annie Thompson, will present a benefit concert - "Beauty for Your Ashes" - at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Blue Eagle Academy auditorium, 300 Clinton Ave., Clover. To buy tickets, call New Beginnings Baptist Church at 803-222-0711.

    Donations for the Thompsons can be sent to:

    York Baptist Association
    P.O. Box 36817
    Rock Hill, SC, 29732.
    Write "Thompson Family Relief Fund" in the memo line.

    Clover Community Bank,
    P.O. Box 69
    Clover, SC, 29710.
    Write "Pastor Sam Relief Fund" in the memo line.

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