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Two die in Greenwood County during holiday weekend

UPDATED 12:30 p.m. Two people have died in Greenwood County during the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

Samuel L. Anderson, 55, of 111 Watson St. in Greenwood, died from injuries he sustained when he w ...


Project changes lives, community

Some traveled just across town. Others traveled for more than 20 hours to be here and help with home repairs.

All have spent the week helping local people as part of Together We Impact Greenwood, or TW ...


Ninety Six kicks off holiday weekend

 NINETY SIX -- Averie Pollard was ready for her first Fourth of July holiday weekend.

The 9-month-old daughter of Matthew and Lacey Pollard of Ninety Six wore on Friday a special red, white a ...

Bigger, Better, Brighter

Before the money is tallied on the hospitality tax side, evidence is present showing another successful year for Greenwood's Symetra Tour golf tournament.

Held this past spring in its second year, the ...


Confederate debate

Ten small Confederate flags line the road in the yards of Vernon Murray and Ricky Cheek in Ninety Six.

"Those flags are not hate flags. They are not rebel flags. They were put up in honor of our Confed ...


Heritage or hate?

Once hidden in the charm of Louisiana bayous, Virginia vineyards and Spanish moss stretched down South Carolina's coast, the South has risen again to national spotlight.

"People have viewed the America ...

State files motion to dismiss

As the Confederate battle flag debate heats up across the state and country, another challenge to South Carolina's Heritage Act awaits a judge.

The state filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought aga ...

Freedom comes with a cost for some

For many, the Fourth of July is a day to celebrate and gawk at erupting fireworks, but for a select few the booming light shows and loud noises can trigger nightmarish images.

According to the United S ...

Group learns status of shooting

A Greenville organization announced early Thursday its intent to have a press conference later in the day in front of the Greenwood Police Department regarding the 2013 death of Columbia teenager Mali ...

Tips offered for dealing with firework injuries

Although the potential aftermath of playing with firecrackers can include injuries, some people think they must answer the call to light up the night sky on Independence Day.

If the burn or wound is mo ...

Community Calendar

Forget all your worries, enjoy food and music

July 05, 2015 04:00

Today is not a day to rail against anyone or anything. There has been enough angst in our state lately, and rightfully so. But instead of focusing attention on battles over flags, state budgets or eve ...


Greenwood duo heading to Spain to pursue pro career

July 05, 2015 12:29

Zach Patterson and Landerius Fuller will board a plane in a few short weeks for Barcelona, Spain. Then, the Greenwood natives will hop on a train and travel an hour north to Girona. It will be the fir ...

Should Donald Trump drop his presidential campaign because of his remarks about Mexicans?
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Barrineau's siren song

July 05, 2015 10:42

Yes, I enjoy hot dogs. I am a red-blooded, God-fearing American, after all.

I was raised over in Abbeville, which means I've eaten more than my fair share of hot dogs from The Rough House, one of the S ...