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Stoney Point looks to grow Symetra event in second year

The festivities start Monday for Greenwood's only LPGA Symetra Tour golf tournament, set to kick off with a pro-am at The Links at Stoney Point.

In its sophomore year, the Self Regional Healthcar ...


Black Cats club hosts thousands at show

Filled with music and grill smoke, Greenwood County Fairgrounds and the Black Cats Motorcycle Club welcomed residents and clubs from across the country Saturday afternoon.

Each year, the club puts on t ...


Ball receives top SC honor

During his last commencement ceremony Saturday at Lander University, President Dan Ball was interrupted after announcing award finalists and recipients for students and faculty only to receive an hono ...


Suitcase to success

One of his most recent endeavors was breaking the world record for burpees in 12 and 24 hours to raise money for Ware Shoals High School's new cross country team and a school in Peru.

Cameron Dorn, 26, ...


A downtown alive

ABBEVILLE --From dunk tanks and local craft vendors to live music and high-velocity rides, the Abbeville Spring Festival continues today, filling Court Square and Trinity Street with residents, visito ...



It was his final fire call and home safely he would go.

Theodore Alexis "Ted" Martin, 69, of Greenwood and a founding member of the Northwest Volunteer Fire Department in 1977, was remembered Friday as ...


Local pastors discuss the everyday importance of faith

Many area clergy agree that people use prayer as way to relieve stress. However, they also remind us that there are other reasons to pray.

"We should be faithful in prayer," said Tony Hopkins, pastor ...


Ware Shoals woman arrested on attempted murder charge

Taryn Nichole Ashley, 26, of 17675 Highway 25 North in Ware Shoals was arrested Friday by the Ware Shoals Police Department on a charge of attempted murder.

According to town police, a woman drove late ...


Culinary class gets cooking during Uptown Market demo

Students from the G. Frank Russell Technology Center's Culinary Arts II class visited the Uptown Market on Thursday morning for a live cooking demonstration.

Students from the class cooked fresh lemon ...

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About justice, transparency

May 04, 2015 04:00

Former four-star Army Gen. David Petraeus once was hoped to be the man who would lead a surge of troops to victory in Iraq, but it appears his public life most likely will end on a battlefield of a di ...


Women's Health Classic champ remembers win

May 04, 2015 04:00

It was not long Friday after Wei-Ling Hsu finished her second round of last week's LPGA North Texas Shootout that she reflected on the phone about her five-stroke victory at the Symetra Tour's Tour's ...

What would you choose to replace the Greenwood Civic Center?
  • Another civic center
  • A recreational complex
  • County office space
  • A multi-use complex
  • Nothing
  • A fire station
  • None of the above
  • Don't Know

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So long, Greenwood Civic Center

May 03, 2015 04:00

There are certain things that you know you're never going to live to see. They're just not going to happen, at least not in our lifetimes. 

Man walking on Mars. The Chicago Cubs winning a World S ...