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Former Lander employee arrested on embezzlement charge

Chareen Faltermeier Stevenson, 52, of 111 Ridgewood Circle in Greenwood was arrested Wednesday by Lander University Police on a charge of embezzlement of public funds.

Stevenson, a former assistant co ...


Cyber Scams

Finding that classic car of your dreams online could cost you if you don't watch yourself.

There were more than 16,000 reports of online automobile fraud nationally in 2014 with men as a majority of t ...

No candidates filed for District 50 board election

The Greenwood District 50 board of trustees filing for Seat 1 candidates closed Tuesday with no candidates filed.

The special election, filling previous board member LeVerne Fuller's seat, will be July ...

School board discusses budget, CO2 levels in high school

ABBEVILLE --The Abbeville School District board of trustees discussed parental complaints concerning several Abbevillle High School students who reported sick during the school year and were home-boun ...


Boy Scouts retire flags for Memorial Day

DUE WEST--Members of the Due West community sat in the warm sunshine Monday evening as they watched old and battered American flags respectfully retired for Memorial Day.

The Due West Boy Scouts Troop ...

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On honor, graduation and HRC's SC visit

May 29, 2015 04:00

First, a huge thumbs up to all who in some way took time this past weekend -- or Monday -- to pay respects to our fallen military. Sure, there was fun to be had -- from those first trips to the beach ...


Miller loses despite solid outing

May 29, 2015 07:24

SAN FRANCISCO ? Even as Andrelton Simmons led off the top of the eighth with a single, Atlanta manager Fredi Gonzalez kept wondering if he should let starting pitcher Shelby Miller hit.

Down by a run, ...

Should public schools randomly drug- and alcohol-test students who drive to school and participate in extra-curricular activities?
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Are your watering methods encouraging diseases, insects?

May 29, 2015 04:00

As I cruised down the road last week about 6 p.m. on a hot afternoon, I noticed a new small plot of tomatoes planted near the road. Since there has been very little rainfall, the gardener had set up a ...