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Ware Shoals, Ninety Six deal with aging patrol fleets

Ware Shoals Police Chief Harry Irick jokes his 1999 Crown Victoria patrol car is the oldest such vehicle used in a South Carolina police department.

"It's an antique," he said. "It's got almost 200,000 ...


Funeral service a calling for Martin

David Martin began working part time at a West Virginia funeral home the summer before his senior year of high school. He cut grass and did odd jobs.

He continued to work at the funeral home for severa ...

Woman charged with fleeing with child seeks bond

 CHARLESTON ? A woman arrested in Australia on charges of abducting her infant daughter from South Carolina 20 years ago wants to be released on bond. But a federal prosecutor opposes the idea sa ...


You and Me

Steve Halstead and Bobby McGovern of Greenwood do not consider themselves social pioneers.

The two own a home. The two have children, grandchildren and dogs that keep them busy. The two decide what to ...

A long and winding road

The ball now lies in the legislators' court.

After the state Supreme Court ruled in favor of poor, rural, school districts, the state legislature must find a way to fix the education funding mechanisms ...


Cambridge Academy celebrates grandparents

Alex and Nancy Parramore left their Georgia home in the wee hours of the morning to see their grandchildren perform as part of Cambridge Academy's annual Grandparents and Special Friends Day program.

S ...

Train revitalization on track

In 1906, it was hurtling down the center of Main Street in Uptown with visitors, those returning home, a few to conduct some business.

Now, more than 100 years later, Greenwood Union Station is no more ...

Expansion comes to Hodges

Greenwood Partnership Alliance and the South Carolina Department of Commerce announced the expansion of the SPF North America Inc. plant in Hodges on Thursday.

SPF is part of the pet food division of D ...

Promise for local education

Greenwood Partnership Alliance Board of Directors gave approval Thursday to support the Greenwood Promise initiative.

Greenwood Promise will be for Greenwood County high school seniors to receive finan ...


Bureaucratic chaos choking help to needy kids, parents

November 24, 2014 03:00

Millions of federal dollars that should be flowing into Missouri to help low-income working parents pay for child care are stuck somewhere in Washington D.C. because the state Department of Social Ser ...

What’s your favorite dish at the Thanksgiving table?
  • Turkey
  • Ham
  • Cranberry
  • Casseroles
  • Beans
  • Desserts
  • None of the above
  • All of the above
  • The nap afterward

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From turkeys to Ninja Turtles, I'm thankful

November 23, 2014 03:00

Before we even start into this column, I should tip my hat to the late, great Atlanta Journal-Constitution columnist Furman Bisher.

I'm sure there are at least a couple of you who were familiar with Bi ...

November 23, 2014 03:00