• Slider2
  • Blogger Pic
Call Us Today @ 803.220.4447

#SecureTheBag vs The Zags!

You may have heard or seen the term, “#SecureTheBag,” in the last few days and wondered, “What are they talking about? What does that mean?”

You are not alone.

Here’s what’s what, explained by www.seccountry.com

All season long, Sindarius Thornwell has added the hashtag #securethebag💰 to the end of his posts on various social media outlets.

On Tuesday, the South Carolina senior guard explained the meaning behind the phrase “secure the bag,” which is the name of a song by rappers Lil Uzi Vert and Gucci Mane.

“Secure the bag, it’s just take advantage of the opportunity,” Thornwell said. “Your bag is not necessarily money or anything. Whatever your opportunity is and that you’re blessed to be given, just take advantage of it. We are just trying to take advantage of every opportunity.”

The sign in the pics above are the creative brainchild of my friends, Michael Guffee and Jeff Manning. They conjured up the design, had it produced, and toted it to New York City for Friday night’s game.

They showed up with this sign at Madison Square Garden, when a security guard said, “No. I’ll give it back to you after the game.” After the Gamecocks won Friday’s game Guffee got the sign back and hauled it all over NYC and back to Columbia Saturday morning.

That all said, the sign my friends created made the big board and was displayed in the middle of Times Square, NYC for the world to see. So awesome…

Here’s where I’m going to close the circle; The exact same sign that was on display in Times Square was on my sofa during today’s intense game vs Florida. Guffee came over with a bag of Cromer’s popcorn and his sign. We enjoyed the most intense, jaw grinding, yelling at the TV afternoon that I can remember.

If you didn’t know what #SecureTheBag is about…there you go!!

If my friends don’t take their sign to Glendale/Phoenix, I have a feeling where it will be for the game against the Zags.

What a weekend. What a weekend…

Franklin Jones

 

What Sold On Your Street?

Below is a list of the latest property transfers as reported by The State Newspaper. As you can see, the list is by county, zip code, then the street address that "transferred." Let us know if you would like to be on this list as a buyer or … [Continue reading]

King’s Grant Real Estate Stuff.

As I go through my routine I’m often asked, “How’s the market?” I’m also asked about specific neighborhoods and lately I’ve often been asked, “What's new in King’s Grant?” If you've been keeping up or care about what's going on in KG, you're aware … [Continue reading]

Frank Martin Changed US(C).

I understand that players play, and coaches coach. Distilling it down, the Gamecock's win over Duke tonight was accomplished by young student-athletes that, within a given time period, entered a ball in a hoop more times than an … [Continue reading]

“BOOK TOURS HERE.” Hmm.

I wasn't really prepared to blog about this yet, but I told a work story to my wife tonight that she decided to take to Facebook without me knowing. For those of you who didn't see her post, she inquired, "Book Tours Here" or "Tours Booked … [Continue reading]

Newest Columbia Listings Right Here!!

This edition of The HotSheet includes the most recent homes to hit Downtown Columbia, SC’s real estate market in the last two weeks. As of 11:50 PM, the fastest site in the industry is featuring 91 new listings for sale. The areas include the zips … [Continue reading]

Way To Go, Guild Mortgage!

I'm holding up my glass (and by glass, I mean an F|A Network Tervis Tumbler) because some major "Congratulations!" are in order. I'm happy and proud to congratulate one of our vendor partners, the Columbia, SC offices of Guild Mortgage, brought … [Continue reading]

What Sold In Your Neighborhood?

Below is a list of the latest property transfers as reported by The State Newspaper. Let us know if you would like to be on this list as a buyer or seller! Thank you! Franklin Jones LOU OATES Posted by Susan … [Continue reading]

Shandon Stepping It Up, Again.

If you're a regular reader of this blog you will probably remember me typing about a "surprise" I had coming for my Shandon friends and property owners. It happened at 3:00 Thursday afternoon. 3230 Wilmot Avenue closed for $295,000. "Wilmot" is … [Continue reading]

Sales Scoop @Columbia, SC!

While we've been making a purposeful effort to double down on what's important in our business, the client experience, we've quietly sold a few goodies in the last few days. Here's what's what! 22 Huspah Lane - King's Grant; This is one of the … [Continue reading]