Mamie W. Nicholson, president of The Self Family Foundation, announces the promotion of Melissa Hayden to director of Grants and Administration.

Social Security benefits are part of the retirement plan of almost every American worker. If you’re among the many people covered under Social Security, you should know what your future benefit may be. These monthly payments may be a vital part of your retirement income.

Greenwood County Community Foundation (GCCF) announced their 2021 Youth and Education granting cycle, the first of GCCF’s annual Community Impact grants. Applications may be submitted Feb. 1-28. Awards will be determined in late April.

Crossroads Pregnancy Center receives grant funding Crossroads Pregnancy Center received grant funding from Greenwood County Community Foundation (GCCF) for the “Earn While You Learn” program. This online program provides parents with resources they need to learn life skills and parenting tec…

The Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC), through the Self Regional Healthcare Foundation, has been awarded a grant of $899,000 from The Duke Endowment for ‘Genetics Access for All,’ a project to expand access to genetics services for patients and providers.

Amid the arrival of the long-awaited COVID-19 vaccine, the demand for a well-known treatment for those battling the virus, convalescent plasma, has skyrocketed.

Thrivent has awarded Greenwood Area Habitat for Humanity $5,000 to help Habitat families stay in their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

House of Prayer celebrates The House of Prayer on Branch Street in Abbeville had a week of Christmas festivities beginning Dec. 14 and ending Dec. 20 with a Christmas concert. In attendance was District 1 City Councilwoman Louise Aiken, who passed out fruit bags to the children, congregation…

Yoder’s celebrates 50th anniversary The Greenwood SC Chamber celebrated the 50th anniversary of Yoder’s Dutch Kitchen in Abbeville with a ribbon cutting Dec. 18. The restaurant was opened Dec. 20, 1970, by Henry and Verna Yoder. Their daughter, Juanita, continues to serve home-cooked meals T…

Chamber welcomes South Bend Winery The Greenwood SC Chamber officially welcomed South Bend Winery to the Greenwood community with a ribbon cutting Dec. 19. Located at 122 Old Mt. Moriah Road, South Bend Winery offers a selection of seasonal wines bottled on the property, with the opportunity…

Self Regional Healthcare Foundation’s annual Mid-Winter Ball is going from an in-person live event to a totally virtual one — all live-streamed online for everyone to attend.

Club supports Angel Tree Program The Black Cats Motorcycle Club, in support of The Salvation Army Angel Tree Program, provided toys and clothing to five children in the Greenwood area. The Angel Tree Program is an annual event to put new clothes and toys under the tree for children who usual…

Greenwood County Community Foundation (GCCF) recently awarded $25,000 in grants to 11 local nonprofit organizations in the 2020 open-granting cycle.