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  • GREENWOOD
    All but one Greenwood organization received all it asked for from the Greenwood City Council on Monday evening.
    Council voted 6-0 to approve the recommendation from the accommodations tax committee on the allotment of $59,257.01 available funds. Councilwoman Niki Hutto was absent.
  • Greenwood Christian beats W.W. King
    Bryson Boggs kicked a 25-yard field goal with 1:19 to play to lift the Greenwood Christian School eight-man football team past defending state champ W.W. King 25-24 Monday night at Victory Stadium.
    The game was originally scheduled to be played Friday, but the rain and lightning forced the schools to reschedule for Monday.
  • lAKELANDS FOOTBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
    NINETY SIX -- The image told the tale as Ninety Six High School sophomore Saquon Garner intercepted a pass at the line of scrimmage and returned it 81 yards for a touchdown with 6.6 seconds in the game.
    Followed by a successful two-point conversion, that chapter ended with a 23-22 Wildcats win Saturday against Swansea.
    But every tale has a beginning.
  • Back in service
    In a dedication ceremony Sunday afternoon, Caboose No. 5759 officially returned home fully restored since commissioned in 1963.
    The caboose primary served the line between Richmond and Birmingham, staffed by an Abbeville crew during its first five years.
    
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  • By FRANK BUMB
    Tuesday, September 16, 2014 12:00 AM
    Everyone has gut feelings about the community they call home. Kathleen Brady, head of planning, institutional research and metropolitan studies for the University of South Carolina Upstate, made a living turning feelings into numbers for communities.
    Brady presented the findings for the Greenwood Community Indicators Project on Monday to a vast array of representatives from nonprofits, businesses and governments, including Greenwood Mayor Welborn Adams, Greenwood County Manager Toby Chappell, County Councilman Steve Brown, District 50 and 51 superintendents Darrell Johnson and Fay Sprouse. 
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  • By KATE HRUBY
    Tuesday, September 16, 2014 12:00 AM
    Three representatives from Eaton Corp. presented Greenwood School District 50 a check for $30,000 at the district’s board meeting Monday.
    The check was one of Eaton’s charitable contributions and was given to support the district’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math School (STEMS), according to Alex Merritt, one of the representatives and human resources manager at the Eaton electrical plant. 
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  • City doles out funds to local groups
    By FRANK BUMB
    Tuesday, September 16, 2014 12:00 AM
    All but one Greenwood organization received all it asked for from the Greenwood City Council on Monday evening.
    Council voted 6-0 to approve the recommendation from the accommodations tax committee on the allotment of $59,257.01 available funds. Councilwoman Niki Hutto was absent. 
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  • By SCOTT CHANCEY
    Tuesday, September 16, 2014 12:00 AM
    Coach Chip Whitt and his Greenwood High School girls golf team are giving this a try.
    In an effort to give more 18-hole experience to teams around here, the Greenwood Invitational will be held, starting at 12:30 today at the Links at Stoney Point.
    Teams from Emerald and Ware Shoals also will play. 
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  • Greenwood Christian beats W.W. King
    By ALLEN EASLER
    Tuesday, September 16, 2014 12:00 AM
    Bryson Boggs kicked a 25-yard field goal with 1:19 to play to lift the Greenwood Christian School eight-man football team past defending state champ W.W. King 25-24 Monday night at Victory Stadium.
    The game was originally scheduled to be played Friday, but the rain and lightning forced the schools to reschedule for Monday. 
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  • NOT GIVING UP
    By SCOTT CHANCEY
    Tuesday, September 16, 2014 12:00 AM
    NINETY SIX -- The image told the tale as Ninety Six High School sophomore Saquon Garner intercepted a pass at the line of scrimmage and returned it 81 yards for a touchdown with 6.6 seconds in the game.
    Followed by a successful two-point conversion, that chapter ended with a 23-22 Wildcats win Saturday against Swansea.
    But every tale has a beginning. 
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  • Our View
    Tuesday, September 16, 2014 12:00 AM
    Greenwood County Council today will take up the first of three readings that likely will lead to the establishment of a 1 percent hospitality tax in the county, mirroring a tax implemented by the City of Greenwood in 2006.
    Given that thus far no one on council expressed opposition to the tax, it is likely to take effect in a matter of weeks. 
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  • Monday, September 15, 2014 12:00 AM
    I once was an over-the-road truck driver. I paid a fuel tax for every mile I drove across every state. When I filled up my saddle tanks in a state with low fuel prices and drove to any state and didn’t buy fuel, I still had to pay that state the tax on as many gallons of fuel it would have taken to cross that state according to the miles per gallon the truck gets. Read More...
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  • Sunday, September 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    What benefit do the residents of Greenwood County get from adding a penny to the cost of one of Walt’s World Famous hotdogs? Improvements at Lake Greenwood? What improvements? Read More...
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