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Round 2: Downstream South Carolina towns brace for flooding

Along South Carolina's coast, residents were preparing for a second round of flooding as rivers swollen from days of devastating rains make their way toward the Atlantic.

And in the Columbia area, whe ...


Council OKs millage increase

Despite Greenwood County Council Chairman Steve Brown having issues with a lack of documentation, the county set its millage in preparation for sending out tax notices.

Council approved a resolution, ...


Buzzard Roost Dam is 'safe and secure'

Dams around the Lakelands are holding strong after the heavy rainfall over the weekend, authorities said Tuesday.

Rainfall brought on by Hurricane Joaquin in the Atlantic Ocean caused catastrophic flo ...


Missing water in Calhoun Falls a work in progress

In the last six months, Calhoun Falls has lost track of more than a third of it's water.

Averaging the losses for those months, town administrator Carey Elliott said 34 percent of the water purchased ...


Teams assessing damage from weekend storm

The waters flooding South Carolina might be a 1,000-year event, according to George McKinney, Greenwood County Emergency Management coordinator.

"I don't think there's anybody alive that has ever seen ...


Burton Center dances night away at biennial ball

The glittering dresses could not match the beaming smiles on the dance floor during the Burton Center's Some Enchanted Evening Ball on Tuesday night.

Every two years, the Burton Center Ball lets every ...


Going green for a cause -- mental illness

As the Lander University entrance, parts of Self Regional Medical Center, the Jeff May Complex and the Federal Arts Building shine bright green through the darkness of night this week, a light will be ...


White provides steady hand for Ninety Six offense

Quaterback C.J. White was about the only thing working at first for the Ninety Six High School offense on Friday night.

The senior ran for a touchdown in the second quarter against Saluda to keep the ...


Greenwood donation centers for flood victims

Trey Ward, owner of John Ward Painting, has organized several local donation centers, with help from several Greenwood businesses, to gather food, water, clothing and other goods to help those impacte ...

Community Calendar

In age of misinformation, newspaper media shines

October 07, 2015 04:00

It's National Newspaper Week and our theme this year is The Power of the Press.

Even though there are many ways to get news now, the power of newspaper media is still significant. And important.

We all ...


S.C. Football Media Poll - Oct. 6

October 07, 2015 00:05

Class AAAA

1. Spartanburg; 2. Northwestern; 3. Byrnes; 4. Fort Dorchester; 5. Westside; 6. Hillcrest; 7. Dorman; 8. Lexington; 9. Ashley Ridge; 10. York

Others receiving votes: Conway, Westwood, Dutch ...

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Famers market offerings this week

October 06, 2015 16:17

Fresh, local and farm-raised, available at the Uptown Market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 410 Edgefield St., in Greenwood today, during Uptown Market's mid-week Fresh Connection:

Parisi Farms: tomatoes, apples ...