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Beth Lawton, left, and Maj. Bull McClure sort through food supplies Thursday afternoon at the pantry of the Salvation Army’s Greenwood Corp.

(MATT BRUCE | INDEX-JOURNAL)
Beth Lawton, left, and Maj. Bull McClure sort through food supplies Thursday afternoon at the pantry of the Salvation Army’s Greenwood Corp. (MATT BRUCE | INDEX-JOURNAL)
Friday, August 29, 2014 12:30 AM

Officials at The Salvation Army of Greenwood are asking residents to donate food to its local food pantry.

  • Christ Church outlasts Abbeville
    Saturday, August 30, 2014 1:44 AM
    GREENVILLE -- With the state’s record for consecutive wins in a row on the line, Christ Church nearly blew Abbeville High School’s football team off the field in the first half. Cavaliers’ quarterback Andrew Slade threw four touchdowns, and Christ Church led 28-7 at the break and were two quarters from a blowout win to set the record at 42 wins in a row Friday. 

  • PURPLE POUNDERS
    Saturday, August 30, 2014 1:34 AM
    NINETY SIX -- There were about eight minutes left in the third quarter, and Ninety Six was trying to comeback. Down to Emerald 24-7, the Wildcats attempted a hand off to Rod Johnson.  
    The ball was fumbled and Johnson recovered. 

  • In need of donations
    Friday, August 29, 2014 12:30 AM

    Officials at The Salvation Army of Greenwood are asking residents to donate food to its local food pantry.

     

  • Greenwood cruises past Emerald
    Friday, August 29, 2014 12:24 AM
    The Greenwood High School volleyball team played flat and lifeless Thursday against Emerald.
    But, the Eagles had enough energy to put away the scrappy Vikings in three sets, winning 25-15, 25-27 and 25-20.
    “We were flat and not excited, not pumped up at all,” Greenwood Julie Cox said. “I hate that because when our team is excited and pumped up, we’re a fantastic and unstoppable team. When we’re flat, everybody is flat. 

  • Friday, August 29, 2014 12:18 AM
    For new Erskine College and Theological Seminary president Paul Kooistra, honesty and integrity are top priorities. 

  • STIRRING COMEBACK
    Thursday, August 28, 2014 11:43 PM
    DUE WEST -- In the first two sets of their rivalry match with Dixie High School, Abbeville experienced a similar problem: the Panthers would build up an early lead but allow the Hornets to come back for the win.
    So going into the third set, Abbeville coach Krystal Brown was set to give a pep talk. The only problem was her seniors beat her to it. 

  • TRUE LEADER
    Thursday, August 28, 2014 12:40 AM
    Temoris Coates has lofty expectations for the Greenwood High School defense. 

  • Moving on in
    Wednesday, August 27, 2014 11:59 PM
    After two highway breakdowns, what should have been a less-than-two-hour trip from Columbia to Greenwood turned into a five-hour schlep for Lander University incoming freshman Mackenzie Eleazor. 

  • City, County tout stability, move toward beautification
    Wednesday, August 27, 2014 11:52 PM
    Greenwood Mayor Welborn Adams freely admits sometimes when he speaks at the State of the City and County he suffers from a lack of enthusiasm based on the quality of news he delivers.  

  • United Way focuses on child literacy
    Wednesday, August 27, 2014 1:18 AM
    Educators, law enforcement, elected officials, college professors, school board members and others came together Tuesday morning to support child literacy at the Greenwood County Library. 

  • Man struck by car, not seriously injured
    Wednesday, August 27, 2014 12:59 AM
    One man was hospitalized Tuesday night after being struck by a vehicle along South Main Street. 

  • Wednesday, August 27, 2014 12:32 AM

    Before playing Silver Bluff last Friday night, the Abbeville High School football team was not getting much respect.

     

  • Revenge fuels title for Team Rawlings 9U
    Tuesday, August 26, 2014 12:34 AM
    Brian Wood looked at a disappointed team. It was Aug. 3, and his Team Rawlings 9U squad just lost its second game of the Global World Series by five runs against the Summerville Sharks.
    With their next game about 30 minutes away, Wood couldn’t let his team dwell on defeat. So, he gave the typical coach advice. 

  • KEEPING STRIDE
    Tuesday, August 26, 2014 12:27 AM
    NINETY SIX - Rod Johnson lost fumbles on his first two rushing attempts, according to Ninety Six High School coach Mike Doolittle
    The Wildcats running back then received a pep talk from Doolittle.
    If, “pep talk” is what you want to call it. 

  • Dan Rossman, who piloted B-25 that sank in Lake Greenwood in 1944, dead at 90
    Tuesday, August 26, 2014 12:27 AM
    The late Daniel Rossman is associated with an often-talked-about incident in Greenwood’s aviation history that occurred on the same date as D-Day, the invasion of then German-occupied France, during World War II