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Education task force meets to discuss school funding

Due West -- The House Education Policy Review and Reform Task Force met Monday at Erskine College to discuss problems and solutions in response to the landmark Supreme Court decision in November that ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...

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Random thoughts on legislative session

April 28, 2015 04:00

It's looking like another stellar legislative session is wrapping up in Columbia.

We don't have a sarcasm font in our software, but if we did the above sentence would be in that font.

? Ethics reform? N ...


Emerald baseball wins Region 2-AAA title

April 28, 2015 04:00

Monday night's Emerald baseball game at Greenwood was postponed until 7 today so Emerald could have a chance to clinch the Region 2-AAA title at Travelers Rest.

Coach Stanley Moss' Vikings did just tha ...

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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Advice from a non-girly girl

April 28, 2015 04:00

Without a doubt, one of the largest television audiences of the year tuned in to watch the transitioning of Bruce Jenner into his what is, for him, his true sexual identity. 

Personally, I think t ...