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Howard represents SC at Miss Amazing National Pageant

Ninety Six resident Adalissa Howard represented the state of South Carolina at the national Miss Amazing Pageant in Los Angeles on July 24-28.

The 11-year-old was crowned South Carolina Miss Amazing Pr ...

GLEAMNS summer program comes to an end

As the heat continues, the end of summer nears for Greenwood students with the beginning of the school year just weeks away.

About 30 students, ages 7-14, went out with a bang Thursday at the GLEAMNS S ...


Trial by hope

Angela Redd's drive to Greenwood from Clinton is not the farthest she has gone to help her 12-year-old son RJ Brown.

Brown was diagnosed with Fragile X syndrome, autism and attention deficit hyperacti ...


Hollingsworth's trick shots get big Internet play

What started out as something just to mess around with and kill some time became somewhat of an Internet sensation for former Greenwood High School kicker Jon Croft Hollingsworth.

Hollingsworth, a ris ...


Right to vote

CLINTON --The power to decide the presidency sat in a conference room at Piedmont Technical College's Laurens County Campus on Tuesday afternoon.

Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum told a group of abo ...


Water and sewer rate hikes for Saluda CPW customers

Saluda Commission of Public Works will be raising water and sewer rates to help pay off a U.S. Dept. of Agriculture loan for facility upgrades.

An average water and sewer bill of 6,000 gallons will hav ...


Greenwood falls short, eliminated from state tournament

SUMTER --The Greenwood American Legion Post 20 Braves needed just one more hit against Union Post 22 on Monday to stay alive.

And Cody Adams seemed to get that hit.

The Braves fell behind by four runs a ...

Community Calendar

On board service, water and cleanup

July 31, 2015 04:00

For stepping up and offering her service when no one else did, Melissa Spencer gets a thumbs up. Truly, it was sad no one filed to run for the District 50 school board seat when LaVerne Fuller stepped ...


Campbell returns to Flashes as athletic director

July 31, 2015 04:00

After losing his job because of budget cuts in January, former Calhoun Falls Charter School football coach and agriculture teacher David Campbell took a job through Clemson University as a Future Farm ...

If it were up to me, Donald Trump would be:
  • President of the United States
  • Fired
  • Parachute-dropped into a Mexican drug cartel zone
  • Made an apprentice in John McCain’s Senate office
  • Special adviser to Bill Cosby

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Local cucumbers great to beat the summer heat

July 29, 2015 04:00

Cucumbers produce abundantly and are simple to grow. These summer vine crops can even flourish in containers if space is tight.

Most often eaten raw or pickled, these vegetables are low in calories, so ...