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Erskine College honors graduates

DUE WEST -- Chelsea Ball said leaving Erskine College hasn't set in for her yet.

Ball, who graduated Saturday morning under the shade of the college's notable two towers at the Erskine Building, ...


Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

The force of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has not been hidden from plain site through the years just as hybrid cars become a focal point for car manufacturers.

The trend is relevant throug ...


GHS zoology students get virtual with zoos

Greenwood High School teacher Lynnette Salter took a different approach to final exams for her zoology classes this year.

Instead of taking a written, paper exam, the students had to create a virtual z ...


Slow drivers hinder fast lane

Carefully good drivers in the left lane of a multi-lane road can sometimes be the worst vehicular enemies. It could make some drivers grip the steering wheel harder, honk the horn and perhaps giv ...

Bringing the barriers down

Before Greenwood can bask in the aroma of barbecue pits filling Uptown's streets, City Council will have to decide where the thousands of visitors can consume beer and wine.

City Manager Charlie Barri ...

Extra funds sought

ABBEVILLE --Efforts to consolidate debt and purchase new vehicles moved closer to reality Thursday night.

In a special-called meeting, Abbeville County Council unanimously approved second reading of a ...


A class of two

Cambridge Academy's two high school seniors will graduate today in the school's courtyard as the second graduating A since the high school program re-opened two years ago.

Seniors Drake Calo and Hanna ...



DILLON -- The goal all season for the Ninety Six High School baseball team was to get back to the Class AA state championship. With a new set of seniors and strong play all year, the title-defending W ...


Sheriff's office using propane in some of its fleet

The Greenwood County Sheriff's Office unveiled Wednesday morning two of its 37 vehicles now converted to propane usage.

The county has received $64,528 in federal excise taxes from the Internal Revenue ...


Resident sorting can benefit local recycling center

For the most part, those recycling are doing a good job.

Greenwood County Public Works has not received any complaints from the companies purchasing recyclables leaving the recycling facility located o ...

Community Calendar

Compromise paves way to meaningful legislation

May 24, 2015 04:00

Compromise is to legislative progress what lubricant is to an engine.

This past week, compromise led to some meaningful changes in how South Carolina addresses its serious domestic violence problem tha ...

Should public schools randomly drug- and alcohol-test students who drive to school and participate in extra-curricular activities?
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Heed Macke's mane: Summer is here

May 24, 2015 12:41

Certain times of year just have a particular "feeling" about them.

We're currently right in the middle of one of those times.

It's Memorial Day weekend, of course. Even though summer doesn't officiall ...