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Sheriffs: Avoiding a Ferguson incident here

Lakelands legal watchers and law enforcement personnel said Tuesday they hope what happened in Ferguson, Missouri, does not happen here.

Townes Jones, a former South Carolina 8th Judicial Circuit solic ...

Approved: New bonds issued for 2014 by CPW

Greenwood Commissioners of Public Works approved a resolution Tuesday morning, issuing bonds for 2014 for $6.2 million and refunding a 2003 bond.

The 2003 bond was refunded at $2 million with a 2.2 per ...


Piedmont Tech's criminal addition

With a firearm training simulator, a driving simulator, a crime-scene reconstruction program, and several forensic computer programs in its criminal justice lab, Piedmont Technical College's criminal ...

Council closes airport

CALHOUN FALLS --After presentations and discussion from community leaders and residents, Calhoun Falls Town Council unanimously voted to close the Hester Memorial Airport in order to reopen as a priva ...

JDLH gets more time to fix violations

The John de la Howe School received an extension from the South Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Administration to repair several of its facilities listed in a complaint submitted to OSHA regar ...


Outside of disco, a resurgence nears at roller rinks

The middle part of the previous century, the '70s in all its flare, the innovative years of the 1990s and a tech era focused on the economical in the 21st century.

The four, seemingly unrelated in a va ...

Ice skating in Greenwood: What it takes

An endeavor of great magnitude: bringing an outdoor ice rink to Uptown Greenwood during the holiday season.

The challenges: keeping frozen ice smooth enough to skate on in the middle of a South Ca ...


Four sent to Self after U.S. 25 South wreck

Four people were taken to a local hospital by ambulance after a two-car wreck on U.S. 25 South in Greenwood County on Monday morning.

According to a South Carolina Highway Patrol incident report, DeMet ...


BEST OF THE BEST: All-Lakelands

Greenwood and Emerald high schools lead the way on this year's All-Lakelands football team with eight representatives each.

Ninety Six has the second-largest representation with six.

By no coinciden ...

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Reason to give thanks as Greenwood grows

November 26, 2014 03:00

More good news to be thankful for this week, as Thanksgiving is nigh upon us.

Actually, the good news was received last week, but it's still good and still worth giving thanks. The City of Greenwood is ...


Lander holds off Coastal Georgia

November 26, 2014 03:00

After Coastal Georgia narrowed the Lander University men's basketball team's lead to three points early in the second half, Asger Hjorth came off the bench and set off a small avalanche to push the Be ...

Regarding the grand jury’s decision in the Ferguson, Mo. case:
  • - The system worked.
  • - The system failed.
  • - I can’t pass judgment.

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November 26, 2014 03:00

Uptown Market

Where: 301 Edgefield St.

Hours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today.

Vendors: Grits and Groceries has potato salad, chicken salad, shrimp salad, cole slaw, chicken and sausage gumbo, corn c ...