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Council closes airport

CALHOUN FALLS --After presentations and discussion from community leaders and residents, Calhoun Falls Town Council unanimously voted to close the Hester Memorial Airport in order to reopen as a priva ...

JDLH gets more time to fix violations

The John de la Howe School received an extension from the South Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Administration to repair several of its facilities listed in a complaint submitted to OSHA regar ...


Outside of disco, a resurgence nears at roller rinks

The middle part of the previous century, the '70s in all its flare, the innovative years of the 1990s and a tech era focused on the economical in the 21st century.

The four, seemingly unrelated in a va ...

Ice skating in Greenwood: What it takes

An endeavor of great magnitude: bringing an outdoor ice rink to Uptown Greenwood during the holiday season.

The challenges: keeping frozen ice smooth enough to skate on in the middle of a South Ca ...


Four sent to Self after U.S. 25 South wreck

Four people were taken to a local hospital by ambulance after a two-car wreck on U.S. 25 South in Greenwood County on Monday morning.

According to a South Carolina Highway Patrol incident report, DeMet ...


BEST OF THE BEST: All-Lakelands

Greenwood and Emerald high schools lead the way on this year's All-Lakelands football team with eight representatives each.

Ninety Six has the second-largest representation with six.

By no coinciden ...


Ware Shoals, Ninety Six deal with aging patrol fleets

Ware Shoals Police Chief Harry Irick jokes his 1999 Crown Victoria patrol car is the oldest such vehicle used in a South Carolina police department.

"It's an antique," he said. "It's got almost 200,00 ...


Funeral service a calling for Martin

David Martin began working part time at a West Virginia funeral home the summer before his senior year of high school. He cut grass and did odd jobs.

He continued to work at the funeral home for severa ...


Deer population feels impact of coyotes

November 25, 2014 03:00

Deer population feels impact of coyotes

Every hunter I talk to tells me they are seeing fewer deer every year. DNR, I am told, turned coyotes loose years ago to thin deer population because insurance c ...

Regarding the grand jury’s decision in the Ferguson, Mo. case:
  • - The system worked.
  • - The system failed.
  • - I can’t pass judgment.

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From turkeys to Ninja Turtles, I'm thankful

November 23, 2014 03:00

Before we even start into this column, I should tip my hat to the late, great Atlanta Journal-Constitution columnist Furman Bisher.

I'm sure there are at least a couple of you who were familiar with Bi ...