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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 ...


Ceremony pays respects to those who served, died

A crowd sat in silence Sunday afternoon as 149 names of veterans from Greenwood County who died during the last year were read followed by the ringing of a bell at the Greenwood County Veterans Center ...


Erskine College honors graduates

DUE WEST -- Chelsea Ball said leaving Erskine College hasn't set in for her yet.

Ball, who graduated Saturday morning under the shade of the college's notable two towers at the Erskine Building, ...

Community Calendar

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 ...


Schneider settling into unexpected role at McCormick

May 29, 2015 04:00

For the first time in 10 years, Russ Schneider wasn't going to have a football team to coach this spring.

After serving as the athletic director and coach at Fox Creek High School during that time span ...

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 ...