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Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:00 AM
South Carolina is living up to its reputation as a state that can and will put its people to work, as evidenced by its continuing trend of besting the national unemployment rate, now for the third consecutive month.
  • Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:00 AM
    South Carolina is living up to its reputation as a state that can and will put its people to work, as evidenced by its continuing trend of besting the national unemployment rate, now for the third consecutive month. 

  • Monday, July 21, 2014 12:00 AM
    I volunteer at the Greenwood Country Library on Fridays and, according to the detour map on page 15 in the Festival of Discovery insert, traffic on Washington Street and entrances to the library were closed so I turned onto Marion Avenue and turned right turned onto Edgefield Street. 

  • Sunday, July 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    I know there are folks in the Greenwood area who have purchased CDs or downloaded music put out by the blues performers in town recently for the annual South Carolina Festival of Discovery and Greenwood Blues Cruise in Uptown Greenwood. 

  • Sunday, July 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall.” -- Ronald Reagan
    Granted, the proposed demolition of the Greenwood County civic center does not come close as a historic parallel to President Reagan’s charge to his Russian counterpart that eventually led to the removal of the Berlin Wall, but the bittersweet moment is upon us. 

  • Sunday, July 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    Unpacking boxes is an incredibly tedious task.
    My family and I recently moved, and the process of preparing for the move, moving and then unpacking all of our stuff has been interesting, to say the least. 

  • Saturday, July 19, 2014 12:00 AM
    The current council does not represent the majority of Greenwood taxpayers. 

  • Saturday, July 19, 2014 12:00 AM
    MOUNT PLEASANT -- Lydia McLean Wiggins MacLaughlin, 99, of Mt. Pleasant, SC, widow of Don Taylor MacLaughlin, entered into eternal rest Wednesday, July 16, 2014. 

  • Friday, July 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    Baffling. That is how we can best describe the state Supreme Court’s latest ruling to remove from the public eye that which should be public. 

  • Thursday, July 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    Abbeville is a beautiful city steeped in a historic past. 

  • Wednesday, July 16, 2014 12:00 AM
    Every so often, South Carolina politics rises to the level of public ridicule and becomes the topic of many a late night TV host’s jokes. 

  • Wednesday, July 16, 2014 12:00 AM
    SALUDA -- Mr. James Lasket Bosket, Jr., 69, of 113 Maple St., the husband of Lena Richardson Bosket, died on Sunday, July 13, 2014 in Dorn VA Hospital, Columbia, SC. 

  • Tuesday, July 15, 2014 12:00 AM
    Most likely on any given day, the media could report on and warn people about scams that, if successful, will rob them of their hard-earned money. 

  • Monday, July 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Index-Journal continues to ruin my breakfast with its front page editorials on the John de la Howe School.
    Why can’t you just report the news in a factual matter without comment. 

  • Sunday, July 13, 2014 12:57 AM
    Anyone who was at the Red Wanting Blue concert at Sundance Gallery as a special Music on Maxwell show last September already heard a few of the songs on the Ohio-based band’s latest CD, “Little America.” The CD was released July 1 on Fanatic Records with the first single being “You Are My Las Vegas,” which I know was played here.
    I listened to the Internet stream of the band’s performance and interview on the WCBE.ORG 90.5 on July 1. The band was home to play the Rumba Cafe that night for its CD release party. “Little America” has 13 songs. 

  • Sunday, July 13, 2014 12:00 AM
    Politics is an interesting animal. We love it, we hate it. We’ve even heard some people describe it as akin to marriage, but we’d like to think a marriage is far better.