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Together Again

Alex Vargas sits on his mother's lap, looking around a room filled with many children, adults and bigger-than-life Dora the Explorer and Mickey Mouse mascots. It's hard to hear for the many conve ...

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Keeper of the knowledge

Tucked into the Diabetes Education Center building of Self Regional Medical Center lies Mollie Titus, the hospital's disease-researcher, librarian and community resource all rolled into one. 

When ...

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Abbeville Spring Festival set to entertain and amaze

Abbeville's 34th annual Spring Festival, which runs Thursday through Saturday, has something for all ages.

Abigail Evans, the City of Abbeville's special events coordinator and recreation department as ...

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Agribusiness a thing of the future

Seemingly of the past, agriculture continues to make strong gains in South Carolina despite attention toward the state's newest additions in big industry.

South Carolina agriculture and forestry, toget ...

Dancing with the Greenwood Stars helps Beyond Abuse

HODGES --Jokes, jabs and good-natured ribbing came fast and furious at Little River Multicultural Complex on Saturday night at the inaugural Dancing with the Greenwood Stars.

After emcees Jim Medford ...

Wells Fargo recouping fraud losses

Hit with more than $211,000 in fraudulent transactions starting in October 2014, Greenwood County clerk of court's child support account is seeing some assistance from its host bank.

The account, which ...

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Pizza! Pizza! at the Soup Kitchen

Little Caesars brought its Love Kitchen to Greenwood's Soup Kitchen on Friday and cooked enough food for more than 250 people.

Willie Mouzon, Soup Kitchen coordinator and board member, said it was the ...

Three separate fights break out at Greenwood High

Six girls ages 15 and 16 took part in three fights Thursday at Greenwood High School, according to an incident report released Friday by the Greenwood County Sheriff's Office.

Six deputies from the she ...

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Waterway levels safe from flooding despite rains

Lakelands rivers and streams should stay well in their banks despite recent storms in the North Carolina mountains and the South Carolina Upstate. 

"The amount of rain we had was exceptional the l ...

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Opinion

Global warming: Stop the hysteria

April 27, 2015 04:00

    President Barack Obama celebrated Earth Day at the entrance of Florida's Everglades National Park.

"Climate change is threatening this treasure and the communities that depend on it, whic ...

Sports

Ex-Emerald star Quarles SoCon pitcher of week

April 27, 2015 14:15

Furman sophomore Matthew Quarles, a former Index-Journal Lakelands Baseball Player of the Year at Emerald High School, is the Southern Conference pitcher of the week after his performance in the Palad ...

POLL
Regarding individual gun rights, I think:
  • Carry-concealed is best with some restrictions
  • Carry-concealed is best with no restrictions
  • We should be an open-carry state
  • Only law enforcement should carry guns

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Lifestyles

Heritage Trail Pottery Tour and Sale coming soon

April 26, 2015 04:00

A former taxidermist and current Boykin spaniel breeder and trainer, Edgefield's Pam Kadlec also is an accomplished clay artist with a loyal following. 

Kadlec's PKPottery is one of five host stud ...

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