Greenwood man faces marijuana possession charge

Narkevious Manquese Reid, 19, of 131 Independence Way, Greenwood was arrested Thursday and charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana and failure to stop on lawful command. A Greenwoo ...

Ninety Six man faces meth possession charge

A man was yelling and throwing things into his car when a Greenwood County deputy told him to sit back down after he became angry because he got pulled over, according to a report. Danny Dee Lee, 41, ...

Sheriff: Missing girl, 12, ran away from home

Deputies believe the 12-year-old girl who disappeared Thursday night ran away from home, according to Laurens County Sheriff Don Reynolds. Zoey Carles left her home on the 1600 block of Green Plain Ro ...

Party shut down before it begins

Text messages started coming in Wednesday afternoon, and Kathy Michael didn't know what people were talking about. As owner of the Sweet Tea Ranch on McCormick Highway, she had worked with a client to ...

Ware Shoals schools see $100K revenue drop

WARE SHOALS -- Although school districts across the state are getting an increase of $50 per student in their base student cost, they are also carrying the burden of increasing their state retirement ...

ARREST REPORTS: March 24

These arrests were reported this past week by the Greenwood Sheriff’s Office, Greenwood Police Department, Ninety Six Police Department, Ware Shoals Police Department and other agencies. Those l ...

Greenwood County assessor resigns

David Thompson resigned his position as Greenwood County assessor Wednesday, “effective immediately,” County Manager Toby Chappell said in a prepared statement in response to a series of q ...

Greenwood police seek shooter

Greenwood police are seeking help in finding the man who shot someone during an attempted robbery Wednesday night. According to a post on the Greenwood Police Department's Facebook page, a black man w ...

Greenwood man faces impersonating an officer charge

The man was talking to customers Wednesday night in front of the Lil' Cricket at 671 Cambridge Ave. before he pulled out a law enforcement badge and said "I'm a cop," according to a report. He waved h ...

Greenwood man faces burglary charge

A woman came home March 8 to find thousands of dollars of electronics, guns, cash and jewelry stolen from her home, according to a report. Dillon Ryan Gonce, 17, of 109 Brissie Ave., Greenwood was arr ...

Trooper: Driver convicted in past fatal wreck

A man facing DUI charges after a fatal Abbeville County wreck has already been convicted of killing two in an earlier crash, confirmed trooper Joe Hovis with the state Highway Patrol. The earlier wrec ...

State champions

NINETY SIX Ninety Six High School has only had an indoor percussion band for three years, but each year, the band continues to sweep its competition as the undefeated state champions of the South Caro ...

County backs measure to fund dam study

If the Conestee Dam in Greenville County were to give way, almost 3 million pounds of contaminants – from arsenic and petroleum residue to PCBs and pesticides – could flow into the nearby ...

EPA official praises GMD leadership

Greenwood Metropolitan District’s leadership team got high marks Tuesday from a federal regulator who specializes in sustainability. “I would have no hesitation in saying there are a lot o ...

Woman faces meth, pot possession charges

Rebecca Nichole Wilkie, 25, of 1808 Highway 72/221 E., Greenwood, was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine and simple possession of marijuana Tuesday. During a vehicle stop, a Green ...

Greenwood man faces possession charge

Charles Andrew Barger, 27, of 500 W. Kirksey Drive, Greenwood, was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance Tuesday. A Greenwood police officer asked a man what he was doing afte ...

2 face drug charges

Nicholas Neil Lavecchia Jr., 25, and Jessica Ann Davis, 23, both of 752 Truett Ave., Greenwood, were arrested Tuesday and charged with with possession of a schedule I, II or III controlled substance o ...

Ninety Six woman faces unlawful conduct charge

Alexis Chanel Olivia Coates, 26, of 102 Werts Road, Ninety Six, was arrested Tuesday and charged with unlawful conduct toward a child. Greenwood County deputies went Feb. 16 to Ninety Six Primary Scho ...

Greenwood man faces traffic charges

Corey Lamar Moates Jr., 23, of 806 Gage St., Greenwood, was arrested and charged with driving under suspension first offense, possession with intent to distribute marijuana and reckless driving Tuesda ...

Report: Syringes found near sleeping man

A man sought on a probation violation was found sleeping in his bed with two syringes nearby, according to a report. Marvin Jackie Stewart Jr., 36, of 1038 Edgefield St., Greenwood, was arrested Tuesd ...