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Flipped logging truck blocks Highway 246

An 18-wheeler logging truck flipped on Highway 246 near Ridge Road Monday afternoon after swerving to avoid a mower.

According to a highway patrol officer, the logging truck was headed east on Highway ...


The humane thing to do

Co Co was spotted in Greenwood on Sunday afternoon at the Humane Society of Greenwood County and Uptown.

Laura Lee Bernstein of Americus, Georgia, has helped the coyote decoy, affectionately named Co ...


Special delivery

After graduating from the Medical University of South Carolina more than 30 years ago, Dr. Joseph Beaudrot had no idea he would be back as a member of the board of visitors one day.

The Board of Visit ...


Lander construction nearing completion

Construction at Lander University is finally coming to a close after 10 months of dirt and blocked-off sidewalks.

Director of Engineering Services Jeff Beaver said the plaza construction, which is nea ...



The king is back times two.

As jumpers parachuted Saturday into the middle of a large crowd gathered at the Greenwood County Airport, two Elvis Presley impersonators tried to join the high-flying group ...

While I breathe, I hope

The world is watching South Carolina right now.

You know that. I do, too.

The national media is watching. So, too is the international media, for that matter. My wife was in Canada on business last we ...


Residents raise battle flag to honor ancestors

Just as in 2000 when a Confederate battle flag was lowered from the Statehouse dome with another raised shortly after on a memorial in front of the Statehouse, three Abbeville residents raised a flag ...


Two doctors to take stage at this year's Blues Cruise

Is there a doctor in the house? There will be two on stage July 10, when Dr. Robert Gardiner and Doktu Rhute Muuzic (also known as Doctor Root) join two other musicians to perform their blend of Chica ...

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Charleston's tragedy is nation's wound

June 30, 2015 04:00

In the wake of the murders at a Charleston church, details are sinking in -- and with them, the recognition that racism lives, breathes and festers, even as we dream that it is a thing of the past.

A m ...


Boyd to appear at Greenwood Wal-Mart

June 30, 2015 16:20

Former Clemson University and current Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Tajh Boyd will appear at the new Wal-Mart on Bypass 25 NE today.

He will be signing autographs from 2 p.m to 4 p.m.

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Open mouth, insert... jinx!

June 30, 2015 04:00

It has happened so many times that you would think by now I'd have learned my lesson. However, I seem to willingly become a magnet for becoming jinxed.

But only when I open my mouth.

"Gosh," I'll think, ...