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Warm months serve up millions for city, county

The spring and summer months brought a lot of green to the area, and it wasn't just the foliage.

Festivals, and golf and fishing tournaments, brought Greenwood close to $8 million in economic impact.



Spec building moving forward in McCormick County

"Product, product, product."

That's what Columbus Stephens, McCormick County administrator, said the state's least-populated county is trying for by building a new speculative building.

Product, ...


Greenwood Christian School enrollment spikes

In a growth spurt that surprised school administrators, Greenwood Christian School has begun renovations to make room for a growing student body.

At the end of last school year Chris Johns, Greenwood ...


Emerald outlasts Ninety Six in one-point victory

It wasn't the prettiest game of football for Emerald High School on Friday night. But despite its mistakes and inexperience, Vikings coach Tim McMahon was happy to finish with the victory.

Emerald (1- ...


Bond set for Greenwood mother of baby found in dumpster

"I just feel blessed," that's what the mother of Kia Deon Singletary said, the woman believed to be the mother of the infant found in a dumpster earlier this week.

"I just feel blessed that it wasn't ...


Report: Handcuffed man re-arrested after escape

Keon Montrez Taylor, 21, of 1501 Phoenix St., Greenwood was arrested Wednesday by Greenwood City Police and charged with escaping and shoplifting past the third offense.

Wal-Mart security detained the ...


Arrest made in connection to baby found in dumpster

Police have arrested the mother of the newborn baby boy found in a dumpster at Wisewood Apartments, the Greenwood County Sheriff's Office announced in a release Friday afternoon.
Kia Deon Sing ...


Safe Haven law offers options for babies, parents

Derek Kinney, Greenwood County EMS director, and Terry Strange, Greenwood Fire Department fire chief, have never seen a parent give up a child under South Carolina’s Safe Haven law at their resp ...


Joni Kitchings: "They shot my baby"

Joni Kitchings said she was nearly speechless Sunday night after a Greenwood City police officer fatally shot Chloe, her pit bull.

According to the incident report, an officer responding to a complain ...

Community Calendar

On camaraderie, history and character building

August 28, 2015 04:00

Past, meet present. Present, meet past.

There was a good bit of that happening this week in Greenwood. Nice to see that Tony Davis, current sheriff, helped former sheriff Giles Daniel celebrate his 90t ...

Should government email addresses found in the Ashley Madison data dump be made public?
  • Yes. Those email addresses are owned by the people
  • No. Anyone could have entered them

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August 29, 2015 04:00

Bethlehem Union Church, 4628 Riverfork Road, Waterloo, Hot Dog Sale begins 4 p.m. today and Singing at 5, featuring Chosen, Karen Lewis, Gary Winningham and Vince Baker. All funds will ...