Your wedding day. Without a doubt, it's one of the most significant events you will ever experience - when you and the love of your life officially seal the deal and get married. On this day, your friends and family will gather to celebrate the next step in your life. Photographers will be running around snapping photos, catering plates delicious food for guests to enjoy, and the DJ sets the mood for a night of fun and libation. You've worked extra hard to make everything look perfect and run smoothly. You have examined every moving part down to the tiniest detail. At the center of all your effort is your wedding venue in Abbeville, SC.
Your event space can mean the difference between an unforgettable event and an average occasion. Capturing your uniqueness as a couple is paramount to a memorable wedding. But, without the right venue location and staff, your unforgettable event can turn into a painfully average occasion. Fortunately, at Abney Hall, you won't ever have to worry about dingy reception spaces and crummy chow halls.
Constructed in Abbeville, SC, in 1962, Abney Hall is 15,000 square feet and sits on 500 acres of land, making it a large wedding venue unlike any other. Abney Hall was originally the home of Mrs. Josephine Abney, a Abbeville native who was a lifelong philanthropist. Mrs. Abney devoted much of her time and effort towards supporting charities, educational institutions, hospitals, and other noble efforts. Today, Abney Hall stands tall as a symbol of love, both in our community and for the couples who choose to get married here.
Abney Hall is an exclusive event experience unlike any other, surrounded by verdant forests and sparkling ponds. Our venue is a natural fit for several occasions, including:
The beginning of your life starts at Abney Hall. With our team by your side, we can create the fairy tale wedding you have dreamed about since childhood. Whether you have 100 guests or 1,000, our waterfront ceremony locations and French-inspired courtyard are perfect for your big day. Celebrate in luxurious style surrounded by shady magnolia trees, a private forest, large ponds, and the beauty of Mother Nature. While our venue location and aesthetic have been praised far and wide, so too have the practical aspects of Abney Hall. Looking for a relaxing, comfortable spot for your bridal party to get ready in? We offer an entire floor in the Abney Hall residence to get the bridal party ready. Want to make your groomsman feel extra-special too? We've got a private, plush house just feet from a sparkling pond that is a proper hangout spot for the guys in your group.
To make life easier on you, we also offer Abney Hall as your go-to spot for rehearsal dinners. Why book an expensive restaurant or travel to another location when unmatched beauty and convenience are right at your fingertips? Abney Hall is just the place for that very important dinner the night before your big day. We are also happy to host your bridal shower at Abney Hall. Our venue makes for one of Abbeville's most unique bridal shower settings, where your family and friends can gather to give gifts and be merry before you walk down the aisle.
With such a large, magnificent house and a vast property, Abney Hall also makes for an unforgettable location for your bridal portraits and other wedding-related photography needs. Don't take our word for it - book a tour and see for yourself why so many new brides and grooms choose Abney Hall as their wedding venue in Abbeville.
You've already found the person you want to spend the rest of your life beside. The next step? Finding the perfect wedding venue for your ceremony, reception, and celebration of your lifelong commitment to one another. Remember, the backdrop for photos, dancing, eating, and all other activities will be at your wedding venue. That's why we work so hard to set Abney Hall apart from our competitors - so you and your guests can focus on love and living your new life while we work with your vendors and photographers to make your magic night a reality.
Here are just a few reasons why guests choose Abney Hall as their wedding venue in Abbeville, SC, along with some helpful tips from our experienced wedding venue staff:
Choosing the appropriate-sied venue for your desired guest count is a critical decision. A venue's capacity affects the number of people you need to consider having at your ceremony and reception. As you're first starting out, we recommend having a guest count in mind as you're searching for the right venue. Try to stick with that number. You may fall in love with a particular venue, but if its max capacity can't accommodate your guest count, it may be time to cross them off your list.
Keep in mind that this is your big day. You shouldn't feel obligated to invite the college roommate you shared a dorm with for one semester. At the end of the day, your wedding venue should be one that can accommodate those closest to you. Abney Hall is equipped for both small and large weddings, consisting of 500 acres of forest, ponds, and lush natural beauty. Whether you want an intimate wedding with only your best friends or a grand ceremony with hundreds of people, we have the right amount of room to make you comfortable.
On your big day, you're likely to have friends and family traveling in from other parts of the state or country. These folks will need a place to stay during and even after your wedding. Accessibility and ease are important factors when it comes to choosing your wedding venue for both you and your guests.
Located in Abbeville, SC, Abney Hall is situated in a memorable, natural setting, giving your wedding a private vibe in the midst of Mother Nature. While we pride ourselves on having a secluded wedding event space, our venue is within an easy driving distance of hotels and vacation rentals.
When you contact us for a tour, make sure to speak with our experienced venue manager about nearby hotels and shuttle service options. We understand that your guest's comfort and convenience are important, and we're happy to work with you to figure out the best way to get your guests to Abney Hall.
At Abney Hall, our staff has earned its reputation as one of the industry's most friendly, accessible teams. We will provide you with a purpose-minded point of contact that can help answer questions relating to timelines, preferred vendors, and every aspect of your wedding. When you tour our wedding venue in Abbeville, SC, for the first time, we want you to feel like you have all the information you need to make an informed purchasing decision.
At Abney Hall, our goal is to be your first resource when it comes to setting up and coordinating the details of your wedding day.
When it comes to your wedding's decor, you probably already have a few ideas in mind. We love it when our brides and grooms have a vision in mind because one of our greatest joys is turning that vision into a reality. At Abney Hall, our team is available to help you and your decorator fit, accent, and accommodate your fairy-tale wedding - whatever that may be.
Are you looking to dress up your wedding with decorations galore? Just want to add a few accents that tie into your preferred color palette? Abney Hall is versatile and ready to help however we are able.
If you're thinking about bringing in your own greenery, lighting, floral pieces, and more, we recommend discussing your vision with us on your initial tour of our event space. That way, we can get a head start on making your big day exactly how you envision it.
10 years from now, when you and your spouse are celebrating your anniversary, you will pull out photographs from your wedding and will reminisce about the unforgettable time you spent at Abney Hall. Your wedding photos will be with you forever, and as such, we work closely with you and your photographer to suggest extra-special photo op spots that you can only find on Abney Hall grounds.
From the grand staircase and French-inspired courtyard to our manicured gardens and lovely pond, there is no shortage of photo-op locations for your photographer to choose from. As one of the most popular wedding venues in Abbeville, SC, we have worked with dozens of photographers over the years.
Our experience has allowed us to cultivate a list of preferred photographers - all of whom have the talent to take your pictures to the next level in a setting they're familiar with. We encourage you to check out our gallery to get a sense of the scope of our wedding venue and gain inspiration from other happy couples.
The gallery on our website is extensive but be sure to check out our Facebook and Instagram pages as well. We keep our social pages updated with recent wedding photographs, giving you an incredible resource that you can use for your own photography purposes.
Abney Hall is known across the United States for our stunning weddings, but we also play host to some of the largest corporate events in South Carolina. Why choose a bland, lifeless meeting space when you can enjoy the beauty of Mother Nature coupled with a professional atmosphere? If you have an important team-building event or corporate conference that you have to coordinate, look no further than Abney Hall.
The epitome of class and style, our corporate event space is large, lavish, and chock-full of onsite amenities for you and your co-workers to enjoy. If your team needs a morale boost, don't bring them to the local Olive Garden for a cheap lunch. Treat them to a refreshing experience in our main dining room, where we can work with you to incorporate your catering options with the goals of your event.
When the hard work is done, and your team needs a breather, what better way to relax than with a quick dip in our pool? To burn off a little steam, head over to our brand-new tennis court - the perfect place to get some exercise in an ultra-private setting while you enjoy the sights and sounds of nature. Don't forget to bring your fishing poles for a couple of hours of fishing. There's even an opportunity to go hunting if you wish.
If you're ready to learn more about Abney Hall as your wedding venue, don't hesitate to reach out. We would love to hear more about your plans, your vision, and your needs. We know that planning a wedding isn't easy. It takes time, attention to detail, and a whole lot of patience. Our goal is to help provide you with all the info you need to learn more about our venue. Once you decide on a date, we'll work closely with you and your vendors to craft a wedding experience that you will treasure for the rest of your life.
Our available dates for your big day are going quick, especially during peak seasons like spring and fall. We look forward to hearing from you soon!Contact us today for a FREE initial consultation
WASHINGTON, May 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) congratulates the emergency departments named to the Emergency Quality Network (E-QUAL) Honor Roll for significant achievement in stroke treatment or opioid use disorder quality i...
WASHINGTON, May 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) congratulates the emergency departments named to the Emergency Quality Network (E-QUAL) Honor Roll for significant achievement in stroke treatment or opioid use disorder quality improvement metrics and performance data sharing.
"The E-Qual Honor Roll represents best in class efforts by emergency departments across the country to standardize and continuously improve the quality of patient care delivered on the frontlines," said Gillian Schmitz, MD, FACEP, president of ACEP. "These leaders demonstrate that even despite the unpredictable nature of the pandemic, data-driven care transformation can enhance treatment approaches and save lives."
The 2021 Honor Roll awardees are recognized for their achievements as top performers or most improved in metrics associated with opioid-related treatment or stroke care. Opioid metrics include treatment prescribed at discharge, treatment administered in the emergency department, and take-home naloxone offered or prescribed. Recipients for stroke care initiatives demonstrated excellence in metrics associated with arrival to computed tomography (CT) scan time for hemorrhagic or ischemic stroke patients, and door-to-needle time for ischemic stroke patients.
More than 1,800 EDs and over 39,000 emergency medical providers have participated in E-QUAL collaboratives to date. Over the last seven years, E-QUAL learning collaboratives have resulted in more efficient and better care and better outcomes for patients, including:
2021 E-QUAL Honor Roll awardees:Opioid InitiativePutnam General Hospital- Eatonton, GAHighline Emergency Physicians PLLC- Seattle, WABethesda Hospital West- Boynton Beach, FLFranklin Woods Community Hospital- Johnson City, TNLane Memorial Hospital- Zachary, LATwin County Regional Hospital- Galax, VAPottstown Memorial Medical Center- Pottstown, PAWillis Knighton Medical Center- Shreveport, LAColorado Plains Medical Center - Fort Morgan, COSentara Independence- Virginia Beach, VAValparaiso Medical Center- Valparaiso, INNorthside Hospital GA- Atlanta, GAWillis Knighton Pierremont Health Center- Shreveport, LAOchsner Medical Center Baton Rouge- Baton Rouge, LAOchsner LSU Monroe - Monroe, LASummers County ARH Hospital - Hinton, WVSabine Medical Center- Many, LANavarro Regional Hospital - Corsicana, TXWise Health System – Main Campus- Decatur, TXARH Our Lady of the Way Hospital- Martin, KYSt. Charles Medical Center Bend- Bend, ORTampa General Hospital- Tampa, FLKnox Community Hospital - Mount Vernon, OHWhitesburg ARH Hospital - Whitesburg, KYNorthwest Medical Center Springdale - Springdale, ARJohnson County Community Hospital ICP - Mountain City, TNUnicoi County Hospital ICP - Erwin, TNAdventHealth Four Corners ER - Winter Green, FLArkansas Heart Hospital- Little Rock, ARThe Hospitals of Providence Emergency Room Northeast- El Paso, TXLexington Medical Center- W Columbia, SCThibodaux Regional Medical Center- Thibodaux, LABrunswick Freestanding Emergency- Brunswick, OHCHI St Vincent Morrilton- Morrilton, ARAcadian Medical Center- Eunice, LAWest Calcasieu Cameron Hospital- Sulphur, LAArkansas Heart Hospital Encore Medical Center- Bryant, ARAbbeville Area Medical Center- Abbeville, SCMount Sinai Medical Center Aventura Emergency Room- Aventura, FLMount Sinai Medical Center- Miami Beach, FLOur Lady of the Lake- Baton Rouge, LAOchsner Acadia General Hospital American Legion Post- Crowley, LAGarnet Health Medical Center Catskills- Harris, NYSwain Community Hospital- Bryson City, NCPortage Hospital- Portage, INChesapeake Regional Medical Center- Chesapeake, VAOchsner ER Marrero- Marrero, LASentara BelleHarbour- Suffolk, VASt Tammany Parish Hospital- Covington, LAThree Rivers Med Ctr- Louisa, KYRiverside Medical Center LA- Franklinton, LAMorgan County ARH Hospital ICP - West Liberty, KYSouthwestern Medical Center - Lawton, OKNathan Littauer Hospital & Nursing Home - Gloversville, NYAstria Toppenish Hospital- Toppenish, WATug Valley ARH Regional Medical Center - South Williamson, KYHazard ARH Regional Medical Center - Hazard, KYSentara Norfolk General Hospital- Norfolk, VABaptist Memorial Hospital North Mississippi- Oxford, MSJackson Health System Jackson North Medical Center - N Miami Beach, FLLewisGale Hospital Montgomery- Blacksburg, VASt. Vincent Dunn Hospital- Bedford, INAbbeville General - Abbeville, LAOchsner Abrom Kaplan Memorial Hospital- Kaplan, LASentara Obici Hospital- Suffolk, VATulane University Hospital and Clinic- New Orleans, LAMon Health Medical Center- Morgantown, WVNew Orleans East Hospital - New Orleans, LAPaintsville ARH Hospital- Paintsville, KYLewisGale Hospital Alleghany- Low Moor, VAAstria Sunnyside Hospital - Sunnyside, WAHardin Medical Center- Savannah, TNBarbourville ARH Hospital - Barbourville, KYFreeman Hospital West - Joplin, MOWillis Knighton South & The Center for Women's Health - Shreveport, LACHI St. Vincent Hot Springs- Hot Springs, AROchsner Medical Center Kenner - Kenner, LABethesda Hospital East - Boynton Beach, FLUpson Regional Medical Center- Thomaston, GATexas Vista Medical Center - San Antonio, TXOchsner Medical Complex River Parishes- La Place, LAOchsner Medical Center West Bank - Gretna, LAChinese Hospital- San Francisco, CAMcDowell ARH Hospital - McDowell, KYBartow Regional Medical Center - Bartow, FLLewisGale Medical Center- Salem, VANorthwest Medical Center Bentonville - Bentonville, AROchsner Medical Center North Shore - Slidell, LAChristus Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi Shoreline- Corpus Christi, TXHillsdale Hospital- Hillsdale, MIPlains Regional Medical Center- Clovis, NMSt. Vincent Randolph Hospital- Winchester, INDoctors Hospital of Laredo - Laredo, TXSycamore Shoals Hospital- Elizabethton, TNCHI St Vincent Infirmary Medical Center Little Rock- Little Rock, ARSt. Joseph Medical Center Houston- Houston, TXSt. Charles Parish Hospital- Luling, LAAndalusia Health- Andalusia, ALWashington County Memorial Hospital - Potosi, MOMemorial Health Meadows Hospital- Vidalia, GASentara Princess Anne Hospital- Virginia Beach, VASt. Bernard Parish Hospital- Chalmette, LASlidell Memorial Hospital- Slidell, LAOchsner Baptist Medical Center- New Orleans, LAOchsner Medical Complex Iberville- Plaquemine, LAOchsner University Hospital & Clinics- Lafayette, LAOchsner Lafayette General Orthopedic Hospital- Lafayette, LA
Stroke InitiativeIvinson Memorial Hospital- Laramie, WYBrunswick Freestanding Emergency- Brunswick, OHMid Coast Hospital- Brunswick, MECheyenne Regional Medical Center- Cheyenne, WYSt. Vincent Mercy- Elwood, INPiedmont Athens Regional Medical Center- Athens, GAWentworth Douglass Hospital- Dover, NHSt. Vincent Clay- Brazil, INParkview Dekalb Hospital- Auburn, INWillamette Valley Medical Center- McMinnville, ORBayhealth Emergency Physicians Kent Campus- Dover, DEMilford Regional Medical Center- Milford, MAParkview Whitley Hospital- Columbia City, INSentara Leigh Hospital- Norfolk, VAHancock Regional Hospital- Greenfield, INSSM St. Mary's Hospital-Madison WI- Madison, WIRush Memorial Hospital- Rushville, INBayhealth Emergency Physicians Sussex Campus- Milford, DESt. Vincent Fishers- Fishers, INSt. Mary's Hospital- Janesville- Janesville, WICrouse Hospital- Syracuse, NYHighline Emergency Physicians PLLC- Seattle, WACameron Memorial Community Hospital- Angola, INSentara Independence- Virginia Beach, VAMarshall Hospital- Placerville, CAHighland District Hospital- Hillsboro, OHHoly Cross Hospital - Fort Lauderdale- Fort Lauderdale, FLShore Memorial Hospital- Somers Point, NJParkview Warsaw Hospital- Warsaw, INSt. Vincent Indianapolis- Indianapolis, INWood County Hospital- Bowling Green, OHCarson Tahoe Health- Carson City, NVFayette City Mem Hospital- WA Court House, OHSt. Vincent Jennings- North Vernon, INSt Clare Hospital Baraboo- Baraboo, WIParkview Regional Medical Center- Fort Wayne, INParkview Noble Hospital- Kendallville, INParkview Huntington Hospital- Huntington, INMontefiore New Rochelle- New Rochelle, NYFountain Valley Emergency Physicians- Laguna Beach, CAPottstown Memorial Medical Center- Pottstown, PAHenry County Memorial- New Castle, INSuburban Hospital- Bethesda, MDBeebe Medical Center- Lewes, DE
The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) is the national medical society representing emergency medicine. Through continuing education, research, public education, and advocacy, ACEP advances emergency care on behalf of its 40,000 emergency physician members, and the more than 150 million people they treat on an annual basis. For more information, visit www.acep.org and www.emergencyphysicians.org.
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GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - A woman who was brutally attacked by a dog in March in Abbeville County has returned home.Kyleen Waltman was mauled by three dogs outside a home in Honea Path when she was walking from a friend’s home to her mother’s house.Waltman had both of her arms amputated and part of her colon removed. In an update on Wednesday, her family sai...
GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - A woman who was brutally attacked by a dog in March in Abbeville County has returned home.
Kyleen Waltman was mauled by three dogs outside a home in Honea Path when she was walking from a friend’s home to her mother’s house.
Waltman had both of her arms amputated and part of her colon removed. In an update on Wednesday, her family said Kyleen has now switched to outpatient surgeries.
“It has been rough and we’ve been trying to get her settled into her new life,” her sister, Amy Wynne, posted on GoFundMe.
Wynne said they are trying to get a home care nurse for Waltman. She will have to go back to the hospital in ten days for more checkups and procedures.
Below is the full update:
“Kyleen did get to come home. It has been rough and we’ve been trying to get her settled into her new life. She is a talker, lol..She is running our poor mama raged as the least. She is doing outpatient surgeries now. She had to have her shoulder re grafted and her leg they’re holding off on again, it is healing but they have to pull her muscle up from her calf and see if that is gonna work. They did graft around the would to see if it’ll take and it did. They don’t want to do both surgeries together so they did the shoulder which was 3+ hours and her leg will take upwards of 9 hours or better. She’s coming back home after recovery. It’s hard on the family at the moment because we have no outside help, she has been denied for Medicaid and disability. So we have to do it all for her. Mama takes the brunt of it because kyleen lives with mama. Y’all please pray she will be able to get an in home care nurse because at this moment she don’t have one. Kyleen has to go back to the hospital in 10 days for more check ups and to maybe get the sick vac off her arms. Maybe they’ll be able to stitch her leg up then. Thank all of ya’ll for being patient with us at this time.”Amy Wynne
The GoFundMe for Waltman has raised more than $261,000.
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Transit service debuts today as McCormick Area Transit System (Matrans) accepts passengers in Abbeville. The official kickoff of the newly established service was Monday in Due West.Matrans selected Abbeville, Due West and Calhoun Falls as centers for the service as all three communities have medical facilities. Matrans director Becky Moon said Monday approved trips include doctor appointments, grocery store visits, essential shopping, pharmacy visits and trips to and from work sites.Service in Calhoun Falls is set for Thursday...
Transit service debuts today as McCormick Area Transit System (Matrans) accepts passengers in Abbeville. The official kickoff of the newly established service was Monday in Due West.
Matrans selected Abbeville, Due West and Calhoun Falls as centers for the service as all three communities have medical facilities. Matrans director Becky Moon said Monday approved trips include doctor appointments, grocery store visits, essential shopping, pharmacy visits and trips to and from work sites.
Service in Calhoun Falls is set for Thursday. Included with the system is a “Big Circle,” an optional day of service, Moon said. The bus can start in Abbeville, travel to Calhoun Falls and Due West and then drive to a bus stop in Honea Path to meet the Anderson’s Electric City Transit bus so that people can transfer systems to visit Anderson. Later that afternoon, a Matrans vehicle will meet the Electric City bus to take Abbeville County residents back to their homes.
A “park and ride” system is being considered, she said. Matrans would need a common area for people to park their vehicles to take the bus to another area in the county or to Anderson via Electric City transit.
Thanks to a $100,000 grant from the National Rural Transit Assistance Program, fares will be free through December 2022, she said.
Service is available to people of all ages from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Moon said. The service area is a 5-mile radius from the center of town. Days when service is not available include New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, she said.
The goal is for Matrans to schedule at least 70 trips per month. However, she said Matrans is prepared for 300 trips per month. The system will need time to grow, nevertheless, a sustainable project would be from 25 to 30 trips per day per community.
People who want to schedule trips should call Matrans at 864-446-6415 by 2 p.m. the day before pickup. Moon said Matrans only has so many seats in the vehicles, so if people schedule at the last minute the bus might already be full.
Matrans will need the address of the home and a working telephone number of the passenger. She said it will also need the name and address of the location of the drop and how long the passenger expects to be in or at their appointment.
Callers should indicate the number in their party and if any passengers will require a wheelchair lift or other assistance, she said. All Matrans vehicles are ADA-compliant.
Flyers about the service have been distributed to businesses in service areas, Moon said.
Drivers covering the areas are employees of Matrans and are familiar with the service areas, she said. Matrans will be able to contact passengers for additional details concerning the exact locations of pick-ups or drop-offs.
An Abbeville County woman who was mauled by three dogs is still fighting for her life, according to her family. (Source: WHNS)ABBEVILLE COUNTY, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - An Abbeville County woman who was mauled by three dogs is still fighting for her life, according to her family.Kyleen Waltman was viciously attacked outside of a home in Honea Path on March 21.The family shared an update on Kyleen’s GoFundMe page ...
An Abbeville County woman who was mauled by three dogs is still fighting for her life, according to her family. (Source: WHNS)
ABBEVILLE COUNTY, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - An Abbeville County woman who was mauled by three dogs is still fighting for her life, according to her family.
Kyleen Waltman was viciously attacked outside of a home in Honea Path on March 21.
The family shared an update on Kyleen’s GoFundMe page Monday, March 21 saying she has a spinal cord injury in addition to her other injuries. They say she is still in very serious condition and is being closely monitored.
The family said doctors are keeping her sedated so Kyleen doesn’t aggravate her spinal cord by trying to move.
We’re told Kyleen is still on the ventilator. She is doing most of the work herself, however, her blood pressure keeps going high and her oxygen drops low.
On Tuesday, March 29, the family said doctors woke Kyleen up and she was able to see and talk to her daughters and mom.
Kyleen was then taken to surgery where she spent five hours because of a slight fever and showing signs of an infection.
We’re told Kyleen was going to be able to get a prosthetic on her right arm, however, due to the infection, doctors had to remove her arm all the way to her shoulder.
Kyleen’s sister said she did well throughout most of the night but had to eventually be sedated and put back on life support.
The family said on April 4 that Kyleen has been fully woken up by doctors and made aware of the injuries to her arms. She had a great deal of anxiety and was sedated once again.
Kyleen’s sister said, “The lord has brought her this far for a reason. Her story is not done... She’s still fighting. Prayers are working and she’s healing slowly. We just have to wait and allow God”
Read the full update here:
Monday, April 4
I’m sorry this is kind of late but it’s been hectic here lately.. Kyleen has been fully woken up and the doctors told her about her arms but, it caused her a great deal of a anxiety, so they sedated her. Her blood pressure is still very and she is running a fever of 102+ her oxygen levels keep falling so she’s back on the ventilator. Mama says it’s like she’s giving up. Before ya’ll go assuming we as her family are not giving up. The lord has brought her this far for a reason. Her story is not done. Now they have took off everything on the arms that now she can not have regular prosthetics. So here we are trying to figure out how to keep her from thinking negative thoughts about her life. I understand that for 38 years she’s had arms and now she doesn’t, how she’s thinking. She’s still fighting. Prayers are working and slowly she healing. We just have to wait and allow God and time to do their there. I appreciate all the comments and prayers. Please just keep her and us in your prayers. I will update again when I have more information.
Tuesday, March 29
“Blood pressure jumped up to 290/197 and her heartbeat up to 197 beats. She’s no longer breathing on her own oxygen levels dropped to 50. They did a scan of her lungs and they’re full of fluid. They are giving her different medications to see if she will pee the fluids out. The doctor doesn’t know if it’s pneumonia or not. The power of our Lord Jesus Christ is powerful. I ask that when you say your prayers tonight please say an extra one for mi myster and my Mama. My sister’s body has been through so much and physically and mentally my Mama is having a hard time. Please pray Jesus keeps his hands on Kyleen and pulls her through this. Again thank you all for everything…”
Sunday, March 27
“I just wanted to thank everyone that has prayed and donated to help my sister. It’s been a long week. My mama is having a difficult time with all this. If everyone would also keep her in your prayers that would be great. She has been by Kyleen’s side since day one. Kyleen still has a ways to go. The doctor told us that they are watching her left leg because it has a lot of dead tissue, it was worse than they originally thought. We are praying they don’t have to amputate it. She does have a spinal injury which we didn’t know until Friday he told us they are also keeping her sedated so she doesn’t aggravate it by trying to move. That’s why they haven’t woken her up yet. They still haven’t taken the ventilator off her. She is doing most of the work herself it’s just her blood pressure keeps going really high and her oxygen drops low. She still doesn’t know what has happened. Thank you all for helping whether it be by prayer or monetarily. Just please keep praying and I ask again to keep my mama Diane Jonson also in your prayers. I will have another update when we know more. Thank you!!”Kyleen Waltman GoFundMe
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HONEA PATH, S.C. —An Abbeville County woman is still fighting for her life in the hospital after being viciously mauled by three dogs.The Abbeville County Sheriff's Office says Kyleen Waltman was brutally attacked last Monday in Honea Path.WYFF News 4 has been in contact with her family over the last week about her recovery.They shared an update on her GoFundMe page Sunday...
HONEA PATH, S.C. —
An Abbeville County woman is still fighting for her life in the hospital after being viciously mauled by three dogs.
The Abbeville County Sheriff's Office says Kyleen Waltman was brutally attacked last Monday in Honea Path.
WYFF News 4 has been in contact with her family over the last week about her recovery.
They shared an update on her GoFundMe page Sunday saying she has a spinal cord injury in addition to her other injuries. They say she is still in very serious condition and is being closely monitored.
The full update is as follows:
"I just wanted to thank everyone that has prayed and donated to help my sister. It’s been a long week. My mama is having a difficult time with all this. If everyone would also keep her in your prayers that would be great. She has been by Kyleen’s side since day one. Kyleen still has a ways to go. The doctor told us that they are watching her left leg because it has a lot of dead tissue, it was worse than they originally thought. We are praying they don’t have to amputate it. She does have a spinal injury which we didn’t know until Friday he told us they are also keeping her sedated so she doesn’t aggravate it by trying to move. Thats why they haven’t woke her up yet. They still hasn’t took the ventilator off her. She is doing most of the work herself it’s just her blood pressure keeps going really high and her oxygen drops low. She still doesn’t know what has happened. Thank you all for helping with it be by prayers or monetarily. Just please keep praying and I ask again keep my mama Diane Jonson also in your prayers. I will have another update when we know more. Thank you!!"
The owner of the three dogs, Justin Minor, was arrested and charged last week. The sheriff's office says the dogs were immediately taken by animal control.
WYFF News 4 has reached out to Abbeville County Animal Services for an update.
We will continue to keep you updated on this story.