Man dies in golf cart wreck in McCormick County

One man died after a golf cart wreck on Serpentine Drive in McCormick County at 6:40 p.m. Friday, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol. Cpl. Bill Rhyne said the man was driving east when he ...

McCravy appointed to House Judiciary Committee

State Rep. John McCravy, R-Greenwood, was appointed to the House Judiciary Committee for the 122nd General Assembly, which begins Jan. 10. McCravy, 58, and a partner at the McCravy Newlon Starkie law ...

A Revolutionary Christmas

On a recent visit to historical Brattonsville in McConnells, I had the opportunity to learn about a Southern-style backcountry Christmas during the time of the American Revolution. Historic Brattonsv ...

County OKs updated airport capital improvement plan

A new five-year, $1.5 million capital improvement plan for the Greenwood County Airport that sets aside money for a runway extension and public parking enhancements is on its way to the Federal Aviati ...

Three hospitalized in four-vehicle wreck

Three people were taken to a hospital after a four-vehicle wreck Thursday night in Laurens County. The drivers of a 1994 Mercury and a 2013 Hyundai were driving north along S.C. Highway 127, less than ...

Chamber honors 10 Greenwood leaders

Ten of Greenwood County’s rising young leaders – hailed by colleagues as champions of the under-served and committed civic partners – were recognized during a Friday afternoon lunche ...

Remembering the forgotten

LAURENS-- The stone is about as simple as they come. The details are sparse -- no family connections, no intimate facts -- just a name and two dates on a gray, 12 by 6 inch rectangle, level with the g ...

Greenwood man faces burglary charges

Arnold Nichols Anderson III, 54, of 516 Grace St., Greenwood was arrested Thursday and charged with second- and third-degree burglary, petit larceny of $2,000 or less and petit larceny of $2,000 or mo ...

Donalds man faces gun charge

Christian Bryon Miller, 45, of 8239 Highway 184, Donalds, was arrested Monday and charged with pointing and presenting a firearm at a person. Abbeville County deputies went to Miller's residence at 12 ...

Burned remains of Laurens teen identified

After more than six months, investigators identified the charred remains at the center of a murder investigation that led to charges for three Laurens teenagers. Edwin Diaz-Chirinos, 17, of 4801 Old L ...

Escapee caught outside Lexington County school

Two fences around McCormick Correctional Institution are designed to keep inmates in -- and they've done that job since the prison's last escape in 1988, but that streak ended Wednesday night. Michael ...

ARREST REPORTS: Dec. 9

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 ...

Webb: DSS won't rescind Wilderness Program license

McCORMICK --John de la Howe’s Wilderness Program will continue to operate, according to Danny Webb, who leads the agency and told board members the Department of Social Services decided not to r ...

Greenville man faces meth cooking charge

A Greenville man authorities believe was involved with cooking meth last December was arrested on drug charges Wednesday morning. John Samuel “Sammy” Smith Jr., 47, of 280 W. Pine Lake Cir ...

Amber Alert: 15-year-old abducted from Georgia

A 15-year-old girl is believed to be in extreme danger after she was abducted Sunday in Evans, Georgia, according to a State Law Enforcement Division Amber Alert. Calah Noel Waskow is about 5-foot-4, ...

Escapee caught; stabbed officer recovering at home

A prison escapee suspected of stabbing a police officer was arrested Thursday morning in Lexington. Michael Allen Williamson, 47, was arrested at about 10:45 a.m., four miles from the Walmart where po ...