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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.

Officials there are expected to announce today that a security breach occurred May 25 when two thieves broke into the Support Services Center and made off with a hospital-owned laptop that contained an undetermined amount of patient account records.

  • 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.

    Officials there are expected to announce today that a security breach occurred May 25 when two thieves broke into the Support Services Center and made off with a hospital-owned laptop that contained an undetermined amount of patient account records.

     

  • Fifth meth lab found this month
    Thursday, July 24, 2014 5:53 PM
    Three Ninety Six residents were arrested Wednesday night after area drug agents found yet another meth lab in Greenwood County. 

  • Gray Court man faces drug charges
    Thursday, July 24, 2014 5:05 PM
    A Gray Court man was arrested Wednesday following reports of drug activity along Callison Highway. 

  • 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. 

  • Thursday, July 24, 2014 1:32 AM
    Low interest rates might hurt the Greenwood Metropolitan District’s treasury bond yields but it at least provides the opportunity for some big savings on refinancing.
    The Greenwood Metropolitan District commissioners voted 6-0 Wednesday afternoon to refinance $8 million in general obligation bonds from 1999 and 2004. The refinancing will take advantage of still-low interest rates and save $400,000. 

  • 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. 

  • Wednesday, July 23, 2014 12:06 AM
    ABBEVILLE -- Busing procedures in Abbeville County School District will remain the same -- for now.
    After a lengthy discussion that focused on safety and convenience for parents, the board voted Tuesday night to table the busing issue for further study, with the sentiment of the board seeming to lie in finding a way to allow students to ride from one district location to another with stricter safety, parental permission and student pick-up guidelines. 

  • Wednesday, July 23, 2014 12:03 AM
    The Brooks Institution released a first-ever metro-analysis of foreign direct investment’s role in the Upstate’s regional economy.
    The analysis is part of the Global Cities Initiative, a joint project of the Brookings Institution and JPMorgan Chase. 

  • Council gives its $100K worth
    Wednesday, July 23, 2014 12:00 AM
    Several Greenwood historical artifacts got a two-for-one deal out of Monday’s Greenwood City Council meeting.
    The Greenwood Museum Railroad Center applied for a South Carolina Heritage Corridor grant in 2013. The center received a $100,000 award from the program, which is administered by the National Park Service. 

  • Imagine That!
    Tuesday, July 22, 2014 11:59 PM
    Spartanburg County high school students ages 13 and older who are part of an improvisational theater group, Imagine That, silently seat themselves among a small gathering of audience members in Greenwood Community Theatre on Tuesday night.
    The young actors proceed to act out four very different scenarios, addressing difficult-to-talk-about social issues. 

  • CPW receives grant for water line improvements
    Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:00 AM
    Grant funds keep rolling into Greenwood. 

  • Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:00 AM
    Greenwood School District 50 board of trustees passed first reading of a capital projects plan Monday that would allow the district to complete “phase one” of its technology plan and begin to implement what it is calling “phase two” of that same plan. 

  • Drug unit on a roll
    Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:00 AM
    The crackdown continued Monday as Greenwood County narcotics officers discovered yet another lab where methamphetamine was being produced. 

  • Monday, July 21, 2014 4:05 PM
    A Greenwood man was arrested during the weekend after reportedly leading police on a car chase that spanned at least two counties.