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Martin has vision for youth programming at Arts Center

If Sylvia Martin had designed her dream job, it would be the position of youth coordinator at the Arts Center of Greenwood, for which she was recently hired. The art educator has already started mappi ...

Crops having a hard time in recent weather

Snow, ice, heavy rainfall and temperatures as low as the teens -- Lakelands residents have experienced what seems like everything winter can deliver the past two weeks. But not only has it been hard o ...


Indoor percussion starting strong in Ninety Six

Masked figures in black capes and hoods moved eerily and expressively about the old Ninety Six High School auxiliary gym Thursday evening.

The scene was not one of a break-in or any type of criminal a ...

Due West man dies in single-vehicle wreck

A Due West man was killed in a single-vehicle wreck Sunday morning at the intersection of New Market Street and Mosscreek Drive in Greenwood, according to Greenwood County Coroner Sonny Cox.
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Sorensens get Wonka-fied

Like father, like daughter. Like father, like son. Like father, like son. Like father, like son. Like father, like daughter. Like father, like son. Like father, like daughter. And if that pattern cont ...

Mid-Winter Ball goes Bollywood


The 27th annual Self Regional Healthcare Mid-Winter Ball gave event chairwomen Dr. Priya Kumar and Megha Lal a chance to share their heritage and culture with the Greenwood area.

This year's them ...


Hall of Heroes now written in stone

It's now written in stone.

The plaque signifying the Hall of Heroes at the Greenwood County Veterans Affairs Office on Main Street in Uptown Greenwood is made of marble and replaces a paper poster that ...

Peeler: Gay athletes still can compete

Erskine College athletic director Mark Peeler said a Feb. 20 board-approved human sexuality statement, containing, "Christ affirms that marital union is to be between a man and woman," is just that ? ...

Erskine addresses OK'd statement from its board

Erskine College and Theological Seminary became the subject of a media firestorm late this week, after a recently board-approved statement on human sexuality was interpreted as a ban on homosexuality.



Pitts: 'Gloves are off between me and the governor'

Move over dinner. Breakfast wants some politics.

During a legislative breakfast hosted by the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce, state legislators, representing Greenwood and some surrounding counties, ret ...

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Dietary guidelines subject to change

March 02, 2015 03:00

"Don't eat eggs, the cholesterol will clog your arteries."

"Don't drink so much coffee, you'll climb the walls."

"Put down the salt shaker, your blood pressure is going to shoot through the top of your ...


Lander men falter down stretch in Peach Belt tourney

March 02, 2015 03:00

COLUMBUS, Ga. -- With 9:27 to go in their Peach Belt Conference Tournament quarterfinal game Sunday afternoon, the Lander Bearcats were up 10 on the Columbus State.

However, a series of missed shots an ...

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Pendulum can swing for Calhoun Falls

March 01, 2015 03:00

On a humid, muggy evening in late June last year, I stood at the top of a hill at the Blue Hole Recreation Area in Calhoun Falls and looked down toward the shoreline of Lake Russell.

Index-Journal phot ...