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UPDATE: Storm flooding results in road closures

As of 8:00 p.m. Sunday, the following roads and bridges are closed, according to the state Department of Transportation:

Abbeville County

Millers Mill Road from S-133 (mile point 02.80) to S-51 (03. ...


Lakelands area closings and delays for Oct. 5

The following are reported closings and delays for Monday, Oct. 5:

Ware Shoals School District 51 - closed

Cambridge Academy - closed 

Abbeville County schools - closed for students, optional tea ...


Helping each other through the disaster

Although Scott Pierce, Disaster Action Team leader for the American Red Cross Greenwood Office and shelter manager, was expecting about 40 people who needed to take shelter, 63 people registered.

Arou ...


Flood gates opened at Buzzard Roost Dam

Rossie Corwon, Greenwood city/county engineer, said the flood gates at Buzzard Roost Dam were opened this morning to let pass the water flowing from the Saluda and Reedy rivers.

She said the lake leve ...


Storm causes flooding, electrical issues around Greenwood

While the Midlands has borne the brunt of storm flooding and damage so far this weekend, Greenwood County has not been spared.

The South Carolina Emergency Management Division has increased the state' ...


HSOG, councilman at odds over animal shelter

While specifications are being completed in anticipation of realistic numbers for the construction of a new animal shelter, Greenwood County Councilman Bob Fisher has been lobbing frustration at the c ...


Carolina Executive Car unveiling, grand opening Oct. 23

All aboard!

The Museum of Greenwood and Railroad Historical Center board of directors announce the grand opening of the restored Carolina Executive Car, 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 23, 908 Main St. Tickets are r ...


Martin optimistic about PGA future

Ben Martin's third full season on the PGA Tour didn't end the way he would have liked.

He was sitting in 25th place in the FedEx Cup standings going into the BMW Championship, the next-to-last event b ...


Festiva opens with Three on a String

Masterful musicianship, combined with family-friendly comedy blends seamlessly in Three on a String's performances.

The Birmingham, Alabama-based group opens the 2015-16 Festiva series 4 p.m.&nbs ...

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State of emergency, but game must go on

October 04, 2015 04:00

There were conflicting messages relayed across the state as Hurricane Joaquin hovered in the Atlantic Ocean.

People living along the coastal areas were advised high tides and heavy rainfalls would make ...


Rogers to be guest speaker at Touchdown Club

October 04, 2015 23:11

George Rogers, the 1980 Heisman Trophy winner at the University of South Carolina, will be the guest speaker tonight at the Greenwood Touchdown Club.

Rogers was a consensus All-American in 1980 after ...

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