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Laurens woman charged in hit-and-run fatality

A Laurens woman has been arrested in connection with the hit-and-run death of Vacquez Enricus "Rico" Martin.

Samantha Ann Bolden, 40, was booked into the Greenwood County Detention Center on Tuesday n ...


Hite, Gagnon discuss education in debate

ABBEVILLE --District 11 state House of Representatives opponents gathered at the Abbeville Civic Center to debate public education Tuesday evening.

Democratic challenger Tombo Hite proposed the debate ...

Voters to decide on Sunday sales of alcohol

This year's ballot come Election Day will include some unusual language for a familiar outcome.

A referendum to allow alcohol sales in restaurants and bars on Sunday in Greenwood County will be addres ...

Hospitality tax OK'd

Diners and imbibers will see an additional 2 percent on their tabs.

Greenwood County Council unanimously approved the third reading of a 2 percent hospitality tax for food and beverage in restaurants, ...


Early morning talk radio

Greeson, an Abbeville native, is the host of the Southern Fried Morning Show on WZLA 92.9, a classic country station in Abbeville and the only radio station that can call Abbeville County its home.

In ...


Boo Bash moving to Edgefield St.

This year's Boo Bash in Uptown Greenwood will be scaring up tricks and treats at a new location on Thursday.

Still in Uptown Greenwood, Boo Bash, which traditionally has been on Main Street, moves to ...

Two amendments on this year's ballot

There will be two amendments up for a vote on Election Day.

The first is an amendment to Section 7, Article XVII to allow certain nonprofit organizations to conduct raffles, and use the proceeds for c ...

Distict 50 continues implementation of technology plan

Greenwood School District 50 will soon be implementing another part of its technology plan, with district leadership set to receive Dell Chromebooks in November.

Instructional technology specialist De ...


Teens charged for having guns in Emerald parking lot

Two teens have been charged in connection with an incident last Tuesday that saw Emerald High School administration and law enforcement officers uncover four weapons inside two vehicles during school ...


A love for horses

Few people can say they are sixth-best in the world at something. Even fewer have achieved this before they were old enough to drive. Taylor Sartain is one of those few.

In 2006, 13-year-old Taylor Sa ...


Amendments deserve 'yes' vote on Nov. 4

October 23, 2014 04:00

Mere days separate South Carolinians from the polls. Some, of course, will have avoided the polls altogether, having cast their votes by absentee ballot. And while this is an off-election year, it rem ...


Emerald primed for continued progress

October 23, 2014 04:00

After reeling off consecutive 50-point performances, Emerald High School football coach Tim McMahon could let himself be a little excited.

But like any football coach, he wants his team to be better. H ...

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Farmers Market update

October 22, 2014 04:00

Greenwood Farmers Market

? Where:Near Greenwood Civic Center.

? Hours:7 a.m.-noon Wednesdays and Saturdays. Saturday will be the final day.

? Goods: Apples, Asian pears, beets, butter beans, cabbage ...