Jimmy Watford

52 Lexington County drug-related deaths already in 2023, Taylor Watford Foundation holds seminar to educate public on dangers of drugs

Americans are dying from drug overdoses are at an alarming rate. As of July 20, there were 52 drug-related deaths in Lexington County. Allison Swygert of the Taylor Watford Foundation shared that statistic from the Lexington County Coroner’s Office at a drug-abuse education seminar Sunday. The Taylor Watford Foundation held the Back-To-School Fentanyl Education Event […]

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REMINDER: Taylor Watford Foundation Back-To-School Fentanyl Education Event is this Sunday, Aug. 13

Drugs are the No. 1 killer of Americans ages 13-to-50. And with the start of school in August, the stress level for teens can be overwhelming. The Taylor Watford Foundation is concerned about the amount of drug use, suicide and mental health issues in our community. So the Taylor Watford Foundation is holding a Back-To-School […]

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Taylor Watford Foundation awards scholarships to local students for “Giving Hope to Life” essays

The Taylor Watford Foundation awarded four scholarships to students. To qualify for a scholarship, students were requited to write an essay about what Giving Hope to Life means to them and how they will embody it in their future at college or in their careers. These scholarships are our investment in the next generation. In […]

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2nd Annual Taylor Watford 5K is a big success – Fundraiser to fight drug overdoses

Close to 200 runners registered for the Second Annual Taylor Watford Foundation 5K run/walk. The run was held Saturday. It started behind Brookland-Cayce High School and the course ran through the Cayce Avenues. “It was a very good day,” said Jade Watford of the Taylor Watford Foundation Board. There were 80 more entries in the […]

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Taylor Watford Foundation featured on WIS-TV, 5K run/walk is Saturday

The Taylor Watford Foundation is being featured in a segment on WIS-TV. The segment is running before Saturday’s (May 20) Taylor Watford Foundation 5K run/walk. Greg Adaline of WIS-TV interviews Jade Watford in the video clip. Jade is the sister of Taylor Watford, the Brookland-Cayce High School graduate and athlete who lost his life after […]

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Sign up for the Taylor Watford Foundation Run/Walk for Hope – It’s May 20

The 2nd annual Taylor Watford Foundation Run/Walk for Hope is at 8 a.m. on May 20. Sponsorships are available. Click here for more information The race starts on 7th Street behind Brookland-Cayce High School and the course includes the beautiful Avenues of Cayce. Race Day registration begins at 7:15 a.m. May 20th 7:15 am registration 8 […]

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Monday is Black Balloon Day to remember those who lost their lives to overdoses

On Monday (March 6) wear black to remember those who have lost their lives to overdoses. The Taylor Watford Foundation is commemorating three local tragedies. Taylor Watford, Seth Vining and Matthew Standridge. Overdose deaths are at an epidemic level in Lexington County and the United States. More than 108,000 die annually from overdoses. Black Monday […]

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2nd Annual Taylor Watford Foundation Run/Walk for Hope is May 20 – Registration, Sponsorship Information

The 2nd annual Taylor Watford Foundation Run/Walk for Hope is at 8 a.m. on May 20. Sponsorships are available. The race starts on 7th Street behind Brookland-Cayce High School and the course includes the beautiful Avenues of Cayce. Race Day registration begins at 7:15 a.m. Register at strictlyrunning.com

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