213-year-old house burns down

A house more than two centuries old burned down Saturday.

When the call to Greenwood County firefighters came in, dispatchers were already saying the roof was caving in at 1315 Old Edgefield Road, said ...


Two men face strong-arm robbery charges

Christopher Ryan Kidd, 19, of 506 Hunter St., Greenwood, and Robert Caleb Weick of 53 Hutch Alley, Abbeville were arrested Monday and charged with strong-arm robbery and criminal conspiracy. Kidd was ...


Report: Girl calls 911 after seeing woman get choked

Stephen Marcus McWhorter, 35, of 11966 U.S. Highway 25 Business, Ware Shoals was arrested Tuesday and charged with high and aggravated domestic violence.

Laurens County deputies responded Monday night ...


Clinton man faces domestic violence, kidnapping charges

A Clinton man is facing charges in connection with a July assault where a woman said she was hit repeatedly with a stick.

Cody Alan Knight, 30, of 100 Neighborhood Drive, Clinton was arrested Sunday an ...

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Abbeville mayor discusses picks with Lakelands Football Show

Abbeville mayor Sarah Sherwood brushed up on her high school football and visited the Index-Journal as Week 5's special guest to give her pigskin prognostications. Find out if the IJ sports staff agre ...

Lander takes second at Cougar Invitational

Michal Pospisil defeated Point's Francisco Oliveira on the ninth sudden-death hole to medal as the Lander golf team finished second out of 14 teams Tuesday in the two-day, three-round Cougar Invitatio ...

GHS tennis postponed, looking to get better

Greenwood's girls' tennis team got three games in Tuesday against Laurens but the rest will be made up Oct. 13 because of inclement weather.

The Eagles won their first game, something they've done all ...

Abbeville squeaks past Ninety Six

NINETY SIX-- Lights flickered and thunder cracked, barely heard over the raucous crowd in Ninety Six's gym as the Wildcats exchanged leads with the Abbeville Panthers. The fifth set stood tied at 7-7, ...

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