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Former state Sen. Drummond celebrates birthday

After 95 years on this earth, former state Sen. John Drummond can honestly say that he has lived a full life.

The World War II fighter pilot and prisoner of war, former donut shop operator, and owner ...

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Galloway leads Calhoun Falls Police Department

CALHOUN FALLS -- A dare led to the town of Calhoun Falls' first black police chief.

There were a few events in the middle to be sure.

But John Galloway, 42, got his start in law enforcement, afte ...

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RYLEIGH'S HOPE

Incompatible with human life.

That phrase is one of the first things Jodi and Stephen Shenal heard about their unborn daughter in mid-October 2010. With that one sentence, the excited nervousness of p ...

Women veterans honored at library

In the 52 years since Carol L. Scales first joined the US Navy as a nurse in 1962, she was never honored with a group of only women for her military service.

Until now.

Scales was honored along with 1 ...

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Fujifilm hosts 14th JAKES Conservation Day

One child shouted "It's Bigfoot!" upon seeing a figure dressed head to toe in camouflage and covered in leaves emerge from the woods alongside Fujifilm's 1.9-mile nature trail.

But this is not the mak ...

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SLED to look into Calhoun Falls' records

CALHOUN FALLS - A Lakelands municipality contacted South Carolina Law Enforcement Division to investigate concerns about missing funds and accounting practices.

According to Calhoun Falls Mayor Johnni ...

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Hillcrest's bruising rush stymies GHS

SIMPSONVILLE -- Fourteen minutes into the game against Hillcrest, Greenwood High was in control. The Eagles rode a stout rushing attack led by Roshun Jackson, whose two touchdowns gave the team a 13-0 ...

Greenwood City Council brainstorms for 2015

"Finish What You Started." That was the theme of a brainstorming session of Greenwood City Council at The Museum on Friday.

Council's annual fall retreat touched on numerous topics, looking back at 20 ...

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History lies within the Generals' House

ABBEVILLE

It's a treasure map of sorts.

From Greenwood's Railroad Historical Center down to McCormick's Dorn's Flour and Grist Mill up the stream to Abbeville's McGowan-Barksdale-Bundy House.

The Lake ...

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Greenwood Genetic Center celebrates 40 years

Dr. Hal Taylor received an interesting phone call from his good friend, Dr. Roger Stevenson in 1974. Stevenson, a pediatrician, wanted to build a genetic research. 

"I was thinking Richmond, Colu ...

Opinion

Fixing fat South Carolina a wise investment in us

September 28, 2014 04:00

"Somewhere, overweight people,

Just like me,

Must have someplace where folks don't count every calorie.

Somewhere, over the rainbow,

Way up tall,

There's a land where they've never heard of cholesterol.

Whe ...

Sports

Charleston S. coach to speak at TD Club

September 29, 2014 04:00

The Greenwood Touchdown Club is conducting its third meeting tonight at the American Legion Post 20 building with Charleston Southern football coach Jamey Chadwell speaking. Social time begins at 6:30 ...

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Lifestyles

Impressions in Newberry tonight

September 28, 2014 04:00

The legendary Impressions are at Newberry Opera House for one show tonight at 7 p.m.

Originally from Chicago, The Impressions' repertoire includes doo-wop, gospel, soul and R&B. The Impressions ar ...