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Greenwood’s Sarah Bucciero gets her head shaved to raise money and awareness for childhood cancer research during the St. Baldrick’s Foundation 46 Mommas Shave for the Brave event in Boston. Bucciero decided to take part to honor the legacy of her late son, Carter Bucciero. (SUBMITTED)
Greenwood’s Sarah Bucciero gets her head shaved to raise money and awareness for childhood cancer research during the St. Baldrick’s Foundation 46 Mommas Shave for the Brave event in Boston. Bucciero decided to take part to honor the legacy of her late son, Carter Bucciero. (SUBMITTED)
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 1:21 AM
Greenwood’s Sarah Bucciero is ready to share with strangers in the check-out line why she has no hair.
“People will ask why I am bald and I will tell them that I shaved my head to raise money for pediatric cancer awareness and oncology research,” Bucciero said. “I can share Carter’s story. He shaved his head, so I figure I can shave mine.”
  • D50 evaluates emergency plan in disaster drill
    Wednesday, July 30, 2014 1:26 AM
    A school shooting is not something any reasonable person wishes to come to pass. But while tragic, they are nonetheless a reality in America’s schools, and a tragedy Greenwood School District 50 is preparing to face if need be. 

  • BALD FOR A CAUSE
    Wednesday, July 30, 2014 1:21 AM
    Greenwood’s Sarah Bucciero is ready to share with strangers in the check-out line why she has no hair.
    “People will ask why I am bald and I will tell them that I shaved my head to raise money for pediatric cancer awareness and oncology research,” Bucciero said. “I can share Carter’s story. He shaved his head, so I figure I can shave mine.” 

  • Pacesetters kick off United Way fundraising campaign
    Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:05 AM
    Starting today, United Way partners, consisting of area businesses and partner agencies, will reach out to the community to raise funds for United Way of Greenwood and Abbeville Counties. 

  • ROUGH RIDING
    Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:01 AM
    For years, road conditions in South Carolina have been a major concern amongst state legislators. And there’s no secret as to why. 

  • Talley’s theater roots were planted in Greenwood
    Monday, July 28, 2014 12:25 AM
    Quentin Talley got his first taste of theater at Mathews Elementary School in Greenwood. 

  • SUMMER  OF LEARNING
    Monday, July 28, 2014 12:21 AM
    The Magic Johnson Foundation once again teamed up with GLEAMNS to host a summer enrichment program for 20 local students this summer. 

  • Greenwood County hails new litter  pickup program
    Monday, July 28, 2014 12:18 AM
    More than 169 13-gallon bags of trash spread over 10.3 miles have disappeared from highways in Greenwood County during the past three months. 

  • Dukes of hazard
    Sunday, July 27, 2014 12:09 AM
    Anew tool went into use last week at the Greenwood Fire Department and it could not have come at a more perfect time.
    The city’s firehouse officially put its recently acquired HAZMAT response truck into service Tuesday. The fully equipped mobile unit allows the department to respond to a numbers of hazardous emergencies such as train derailments, chemical spills and gasoline leaks. 

  • A NOBLE CALLING
    Saturday, July 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    When Chris Hudson was a boy growing up, he felt the calling to one day become a full-time pastor. 

  • CHANGING THE WORLD
    Saturday, July 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    A few Greenwood area rising second-graders will have plenty to share about what they’ve done during summer vacation. 

  • 'Historical High'
    Thursday, July 24, 2014 11:57 PM
    NINETY SIX - In 91-degree heat they dug. With woolen jackets, old shoes -- if any footwear -- and just hand tools, the 1,000 commanded by Maj. Gen. Nathaniel Greene encircled the Loyalist forces in the Ninety Six Star Fort in the longest field siege of the American Revolution. 

  • Self Regional announces security breach of patient info
    Thursday, July 24, 2014 9:07 PM

    Self Regional Healthcare officials are still grappling with a Memorial Day weekend break-in at one of its administrative complexes that put hundreds of patients’ personal information at risk.

     

  • They’re not horsin’ around
    Thursday, July 24, 2014 1:41 AM
    Three young people from Greenwood County received top awards from the South Carolina 4-H youth development program during the state 4-H Congress at Clemson University July 16-19. 

  • D50 teachers train in writing, tech
    Thursday, July 24, 2014 1:34 AM
    Three classrooms at Springfield Elementary School teemed with teachers Wednesday as they were soaking up skills for instructing students in writing.
    Hosted by Greenwood School District 50, the training is part of a week-long professional development program focused on training teachers in teaching kindergarten through eighth-grade writing hosted by Columbia University’s Teachers College Reading and Writing Project. 

  • Partnership formed for development
    Thursday, July 24, 2014 1:27 AM
    McCORMICK -- Savannah Lakes Village broke ground Wednesday for the first phase of a new development plan strategically aimed at cultivating fresh and vibrant neighborhoods.
    Village leaders and community members joined Better Homes and Gardens staff at the new site off Martin Drive near Lake Thurmond.