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Hospitality tax OK'd

Diners and imbibers will see an additional 2 percent on their tabs.

Greenwood County Council unanimously approved the third reading of a 2 percent hospitality tax for food and beverage in restaurants, ...


Early morning talk radio

Greeson, an Abbeville native, is the host of the Southern Fried Morning Show on WZLA 92.9, a classic country station in Abbeville and the only radio station that can call Abbeville County its home.

In ...


Boo Bash moving to Edgefield St.

This year's Boo Bash in Uptown Greenwood will be scaring up tricks and treats at a new location on Thursday.

Still in Uptown Greenwood, Boo Bash, which traditionally has been on Main Street, moves to ...

Two amendments on this year's ballot

There will be two amendments up for a vote on Election Day.

The first is an amendment to Section 7, Article XVII to allow certain nonprofit organizations to conduct raffles, and use the proceeds for c ...

Distict 50 continues implementation of technology plan

Greenwood School District 50 will soon be implementing another part of its technology plan, with district leadership set to receive Dell Chromebooks in November.

Instructional technology specialist De ...


Teens charged for having guns in Emerald parking lot

Two teens have been charged in connection with an incident last Tuesday that saw Emerald High School administration and law enforcement officers uncover four weapons inside two vehicles during school ...


A love for horses

Few people can say they are sixth-best in the world at something. Even fewer have achieved this before they were old enough to drive. Taylor Sartain is one of those few.

In 2006, 13-year-old Taylor Sa ...

Martin's accomplishment is proof dreams do indeed come true

Dreams do come true. Greenwood's Ben Martin proved to be just the latest example after Sunday's win in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.

Is it only fitting Martin won his first PGA Tour event ...

Area hospitals are prepared to address Ebola

Area hospitals are being briefed, sometimes multiple times per day, on plans for possible Ebola patients. 

They are receiving guidelines from the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control, the So ...


Zero-tolerance policy exists for good reason

October 22, 2014 04:00

There are plenty of examples to reflect that schools' zero-tolerance policies for guns on campus can go beyond the realm of logic.

About a year ago, for example, 12-year-old Joseph Lyssikatos was ...


O'Neill's dramatic goal gives Erskine win

October 22, 2014 04:00

DUE WEST-- Joe O'Neill scored with two seconds remaining in the game to power Erskine College men's soccer team to a 2-1 win against UNC Pembroke Tuesday at Higgins Field. 

With time dwindling off ...

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Farmers Market update

October 22, 2014 04:00

Greenwood Farmers Market

? Where:Near Greenwood Civic Center.

? Hours:7 a.m.-noon Wednesdays and Saturdays. Saturday will be the final day.

? Goods: Apples, Asian pears, beets, butter beans, cabbage ...