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Arrests made in Calhoun Falls shootings

Six people have been arrested in connection with the April 5 shooting deaths of two men in Calhoun Falls, Calhoun Falls Police Chief Tyrone Galloway said Friday evening.

Galloway said three of the peop ...

Police chief: Arrests made in Calhoun Falls shootings

Six people have been arrested in the April 5 shooting deaths of two men in Calhoun Falls, Calhoun Falls Police Chief Tyrone Galloway said Friday evening.

Galloway said three men are being held at the ...

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Greenwood businesses report fraudulent transactions

Businesses beware.

After reports earlier this week regarding $211,000 in fraudulent transactions in the clerk of court's child support account, the Greenwood County Sheriff's Office reported two Greenw ...

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Morning Blend features golf as economic driver

In place of an early morning tee time, it was breakfast with Greenwood Chamber of Commerce members and guests Thursday morning to hear about one of Greenwood's most popular pastimes.

The game of golf c ...

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Lost Cause

Propped up against the wall, much like a boxer in the turnbuckle on the brink of a knockout, are two large plaques with names of Greenwood soldiers who died in the world wars.

The names are listed alph ...

Standards exceed Common Core in rigor

The Common Core State Standards have long been a topic of debate for educators and parents across the United States, and after the South Carolina Board of Education decided to review them last year, a ...

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Mother, children tested positive for cocaine

Shaniqua Chantal Watson and her children, a 6-month-old and 3-year-old Ja Lierion Patterson, who died April 6, tested positive for cocaine, Detective Joseph Collins of the Greenwood Police Department ...

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The voices behind 911

Stephanie Summey has worked as a dispatcher in the Greenwood Emergency Communications Center for 18 years minus the three months she stepped away to pursue a career change.

She quickly realized she wa ...

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EHS students bring Spanish to ECC classrooms

"Uno, dos, tres!" Children at the Greenwood Early Childhood Center shouted as students from an Emerald High School Spanish class counted along with them.

Students from Emerald's Spanish III class visit ...

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Death of child investigated, two charged

Details surrounding the April 6 death of 3-year-old Ja Lierion Patterson of Greenwood were released by Greenwood Police Department on Wednesday.

Brandon Lamar Holmes, 33, of 207 W. Laurel Ave. in Gree ...

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Opinion

Stand strong for SC coast

April 18, 2015 04:00

A diverse committee of knowledgeable people met for seven years before recommending how the state should handle construction along its valuable and ever-changing coast.

Developers wanted more leeway to ...

Sports

Lander women second in PBC tourney

April 18, 2015 04:00

The Lander University women's golf team is in second place after Friday's first round of the Peach Belt Conference tournament at Greenwood Country Club.

Conference co-coach of the year Chipper Bagwell' ...

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Resurrection is not a haunting

April 18, 2015 04:00

Flannery O'Connor (1925-64) was a Catholic southerner in an era when there were few of those, making her an outsider to many in her native region. From that perspective, she wrote about the human cond ...

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