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Confederate debate

Ten small Confederate flags line the road in the yards of Vernon Murray and Ricky Cheek in Ninety Six.

"Those flags are not hate flags. They are not rebel flags. They were put up in honor of our Confed ...


Heritage or hate?

Once hidden in the charm of Louisiana bayous, Virginia vineyards and Spanish moss stretched down South Carolina's coast, the South has risen again to national spotlight.

"People have viewed the America ...

State files motion to dismiss

As the Confederate battle flag debate heats up across the state and country, another challenge to South Carolina's Heritage Act awaits a judge.

The state filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought aga ...

Freedom comes with a cost for some

For many, the Fourth of July is a day to celebrate and gawk at erupting fireworks, but for a select few the booming light shows and loud noises can trigger nightmarish images.

According to the United S ...

Group learns status of shooting

A Greenville organization announced early Thursday its intent to have a press conference later in the day in front of the Greenwood Police Department regarding the 2013 death of Columbia teenager Mali ...

Tips offered for dealing with firework injuries

Although the potential aftermath of playing with firecrackers can include injuries, some people think they must answer the call to light up the night sky on Independence Day.

If the burn or wound is mo ...

E. coli source might never be known

The source of the Shiga toxin-producing E. coli that affected 14 people in May and June in Greenwood County could have been spread person-to-person but the source might never be fully traced, accordin ...

New Wal-Mart opens in Greenwood

Bernetta Smith, 43, of Chappells was the third person standing in line about 5:45 a.m. Wednesday at the opening of Greenwood's second Wal-Mart Supercenter.

Smith did not mind her position, though: her ...

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On vetoes, a budget, flags and flag-waving

July 03, 2015 04:00

How about a sideways thumb to start with? Gov. Nikki Haley unloaded her veto double-barrel shotgun late Monday, mixing some praise for fellow lawmakers along with some standard criticism of what she v ...

Should Donald Trump drop his presidential campaign because of his remarks about Mexicans?
  • Yes
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  • No, but apologize
  • Can he be considered a serious candidate anyway?

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Re-invigorating flowers and vegetables

July 03, 2015 04:00

Now that we have gotten a pause from our recent severe summer heat and drought many of us may have ventured back into the garden, deck or porch this week to check out our plants. Many found stressed a ...