Candice Glover back in Beaufort County; concert is Thursday

loberle@islandpacket.comSeptember 9, 2013 

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Candice Glover poses for a portrait in New York. Glover is the latest winner on the singing competition series, "American Idol."

DAN HALLMAN — The Associated Press

Candice Glover is back in town.

Glover, who has finished with the "American Idol" tour, will holding a free concert at Tanger 1 on Thursday. Tickets to the pre-show are sold out.

Glover's Twitter account suggest she's been in the Lowcountry for a little while.

The "Idol" tour had its last stop on Aug. 31, with Glover tweeting "So much for that whole 'not gonna cry' thing. My last time on that stage was bittersweet. Enjoyed every second."

The next day she tweeted, "GONNA KICK OFF MY SHOES AND RUN IN BARE FEET :)" During her hometown concert as a Top 3 "Idol" contestant in May, Glover ended the show taking off her impossible high heels, saying, "This is how we do it in the country."

Her tweet:

Candice attended her St. Helena Island home church, Church of the Harvest Apostolic, on Sunday. Her uncle, Jerome Middleton, is the pastor there.

Her tweet:

On Sept. 3, Twitter user "Tee P.," whose profile says she lives in Beaufort, said she saw Candice:

Candice has also said she's excited to see billboards in town advertising the Thursday concert, and other signs of local support, including a bumper sticker she spotted while driving:


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