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Commissioners halt big purchase for water treatment plant

After discussion and some absent commissioners, plans to purchase a third sludge belt filter press for nearly half a million dollars fell through with the Greenwood Metropolitan District commissioners ...

Haley's pick to lead DSS: Changes will take years

COLUMBIA ? Gov. Nikki Haley's pick to lead South Carolina's Department of Social Services told lawmakers Wednesday that she wants to see firsthand the challenges faced by caseworkers throughout the st ...

Health Insurance Marketplace deadline approaches

Time is running out for South Carolinians to choose a health care provider through the Health Insurance Marketplace with only two weeks left before the deadline for 2015.

In South Carolina, 161,941 peo ...


Three Greenwood residents arrested on meth-related charges

The Greenwood County Drug Enforcement Unit had a two-part methamphetamine find Wednesday afternoon.

Richard Cronic, 51, of 223 West Laurel Ave. in Greenwood was arrested on charges of trafficking metha ...

Meth bust results in three arrests

The Greenwood County Drug Enforcement Unit found 393 grams of methamphetamine Wednesday afternoon at a home at 223 West Laurel Avenue in Greenwood.

An arrest earlier in the afternoon at Waffle House ...

Habitat for Humanity house paid for by local couple

Greenwood Area Habitat for Humanity broke ground Tuesday on a new home funded entirely by Tom and Lucia Bryson, former residents of Greenwood.

Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit Christian organizatio ...


Suspect named in Corner Store armed robbery

Tramain Rashan Anderson, 24, of 304 Woodson Court Apt. B in Greenwood was denied bond Tuesday morning on a charge of armed robbery.

Lt. Michael Dixon of the Greenwood city-county Violent Crimes Task Fo ...


Uptown Market director debuts

While department heads, as is custom, introduced new additions to the fire and police departments, among others, a new position that will take over the finished product of Uptown's new farmers market ...

New education superintendent's Saluda roots run deep

For freshly inaugurated state Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman, some values stand the test of time. 

Raised on a dairy farm in Saluda County, she learned the lasting value of hard work, ...


City wins food drive for 2nd year in a row

Fresh off a victory in 2014, the city started a win streak after falling to the county during the annual City vs. County Food Drive for too many years to count.

The city raised 5,719 pounds to the coun ...

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Striking a balance for public's good

January 29, 2015 03:00

South Carolinians who believe in and want a much more transparent government should be excited about and grateful for action taken Tuesday by the state Senate Judiciary Committee.

Last year, the state ...


Adams verbally commits to App State

January 29, 2015 03:00

Greenwood High School receiver Mock Adams verbally committed to Appalachian State on Wednesday.

Adams chose Appalachian State over Old Dominion and six other offers. The senior will sign his National L ...

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Bring on the heat for the big game

January 28, 2015 03:00

When your friends and family gather around the screen for game day, you can give your favorite fans an extra reason to get rowdy and cheer. Take your game day menu to the next level with crowd-pleasin ...