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Slow drivers hinder fast lane

Carefully good drivers in the left lane of a multi-lane road can sometimes be the worst vehicular enemies. It could make some drivers grip the steering wheel harder, honk the horn and perhaps giv ...

Bringing the barriers down

Before Greenwood can bask in the aroma of barbecue pits filling Uptown's streets, City Council will have to decide where the thousands of visitors can consume beer and wine.

City Manager Charlie Barri ...

Extra funds sought

ABBEVILLE --Efforts to consolidate debt and purchase new vehicles moved closer to reality Thursday night.

In a special-called meeting, Abbeville County Council unanimously approved second reading of a ...


A class of two

Cambridge Academy's two high school seniors will graduate today in the school's courtyard as the second graduating A since the high school program re-opened two years ago.

Seniors Drake Calo and Hanna ...



DILLON -- The goal all season for the Ninety Six High School baseball team was to get back to the Class AA state championship. With a new set of seniors and strong play all year, the title-defending W ...


Sheriff's office using propane in some of its fleet

The Greenwood County Sheriff's Office unveiled Wednesday morning two of its 37 vehicles now converted to propane usage.

The county has received $64,528 in federal excise taxes from the Internal Revenue ...


Resident sorting can benefit local recycling center

For the most part, those recycling are doing a good job.

Greenwood County Public Works has not received any complaints from the companies purchasing recyclables leaving the recycling facility located o ...

Veterans file lawsuit over war memorial

A lawsuit challenging the Heritage Act over changing the segregated world war plaques on Uptown Greenwood's War Memorial has been filed with the state, according to local attorney Rauch Wise, who is h ...

Feeding on catfish at Ware Shoals 'Feastival'

It's not unusual to spot Nancy Wrenn with fixings for a catfish fillet po'boy sandwich when it's time for the annual Catfish Feastival in Ware Shoals. She is the event coordinator.

Don't miss your chan ...

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Community gets thanks for tournament success

May 23, 2015 04:00

Community gets thanks for tournament success

Jim and Denise Medford have done it again. The 2015 Self Regional Healthcare Foundation Women's Health Classic proved that anything is possible when there i ...

Should public schools randomly drug- and alcohol-test students who drive to school and participate in extra-curricular activities?
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Here's to 'The Hussies'

May 23, 2015 04:00

Just as I was planning a nice little pity party because another birthday was nudging me closer to the abyss of senior citizenship, I got a letter from a precious lady who reminded me that growing old ...