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Hollingsworth's trick shots get big Internet play

What started out as something just to mess around with and kill some time became somewhat of an Internet sensation for former Greenwood High School kicker Jon Croft Hollingsworth.

Hollingsworth, a ris ...


Right to vote

CLINTON --The power to decide the presidency sat in a conference room at Piedmont Technical College's Laurens County Campus on Tuesday afternoon.

Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum told a group of abo ...


Water and sewer rate hikes for Saluda CPW customers

Saluda Commission of Public Works will be raising water and sewer rates to help pay off a U.S. Dept. of Agriculture loan for facility upgrades.

An average water and sewer bill of 6,000 gallons will hav ...


Greenwood falls short, eliminated from state tournament

SUMTER --The Greenwood American Legion Post 20 Braves needed just one more hit against Union Post 22 on Monday to stay alive.

And Cody Adams seemed to get that hit.

The Braves fell behind by four runs a ...


Weighed down by bullying

South Carolina's children might be targeted for their weight issues more commonly than other less-affected states.

In 2013, South Carolina's adults ranked 10th in the country for obesity at 31.7 percen ...

Calhoun Falls approves FY 2013-14 audit

CALHOUN FALLS --Times are changing.

Moving away from a recent trend, Calhoun Falls could hand in an audit to the state on time.

"We are caught up after three or four years of noncompliance with our audi ...

Community Calendar

Time to revisit Dodd-Frank

July 29, 2015 04:00

The 2007-09 Great Recession scorched the economy. Orange County housing prices only recently approached their prerecession highs. In the Inland Empire, home prices fell by more than two-thirds in some ...

If it were up to me, Donald Trump would be:
  • President of the United States
  • Fired
  • Parachute-dropped into a Mexican drug cartel zone
  • Made an apprentice in John McCain’s Senate office
  • Special adviser to Bill Cosby

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Local cucumbers great to beat the summer heat

July 29, 2015 04:00

Cucumbers produce abundantly and are simple to grow. These summer vine crops can even flourish in containers if space is tight.

Most often eaten raw or pickled, these vegetables are low in calories, so ...