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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 ...

Veterans file lawsuit over war memorial

A lawsuit challenging the Heritage Act over changing the segregated world war plaques on Uptown Greenwood's War Memorial has been filed with the state, according to local attorney Rauch Wise, who is h ...

Feeding on catfish at Ware Shoals 'Feastival'

It's not unusual to spot Nancy Wrenn with fixings for a catfish fillet po'boy sandwich when it's time for the annual Catfish Feastival in Ware Shoals. She is the event coordinator.

Don't miss your chan ...

Community Calendar

On goofs, sports victories, government and school

May 22, 2015 04:00

Before we get started with this week's list, we have two items from last week to clear up.

Our apologies to Bruce Cooley, former Abbeville County director. In commenting on the appointment of David Po ...


Pruitt signs with Southern Wesleyan

May 22, 2015 04:05

NINETY SIX --What a 24-hour span Brandon Pruitt just wrapped up.

On Wednesday, the senior's Ninety Six High School baseball team claimed its second Class AA state title in as many seasons. And on Thur ...

Should public schools randomly drug- and alcohol-test students who drive to school and participate in extra-curricular activities?
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High-quality H2O a driving factory for everything green

May 22, 2015 04:00

With the arrival of warm weather we benefit greatly from the green-up of the Lakelands. The driving factor for all this abundance is water.

It is critical that we have a reliable and clean source of wa ...