Billy Garrett, Greenwood trial lawyer, spoke to a large crowd of GOP attendees Aug. 12 at the Greenwood County Public Library, Veterans Auditorium.

Modern attack submarines are the most technologically advanced and capable undersea warfighters in the world. Operating these highly complex submarines require sailors from the U.S. Navy’s submarine community, also known as the “Silent Service.”

When ex-offenders are released from incarceration and have officially paid their debt to society, many go from “locked up” to “locked out” of any means for supporting themselves in society. If they have any kind of criminal record, their employment applications often are automatically flagge…

Andy Benoit, Lander University vice president for Enrollment and Access Management, is leaving his post to take a similar position at Texas A&M — Corpus Christi.

Make a difference in your community as a volunteer with the American Red Cross. Help families recover after a home fire, train individuals in first aid and CPR, support military families and veterans or take on any number of other roles that make our community safer, stronger and more resilient.

Economist Klaus Schwab in 2016 described the “Fourth Industrial Revolution” as a fusing of technologies, “blurring the lines between the physical, digital and biological spheres.” It is the inevitable result of the previous three industrial revolutions characterized by the use of: 1) steam a…

I’ll let you off with a coupon this timePolice in Tempe, Ariz., have taken a different approach to law enforcement: In addition to ticketing people who break the law, they are rewarding those who follow it with coupons for free soft drinks or snacks. The program hasn’t been problem-free — th…

State Rep. John McCravy presented Sgt. Benjamin Baker of the Greenwood Police Department a certificate from the state House of Representatives on July 17, honoring him for saving the life of an injured person.

Jeffery Tolbert has been promoted to Director of Ware Shoals/Due West Operations for Burton Center. Tolbert has been employed with Burton Center for 19 years. He has served as Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional, Coordinator of the Supervised Living Program and Community Training …

Students from Josh Buchanan’s Aerospace class, comprised of both Greenwood High School and Emerald High School students, scored highest in the country on the SREB Advanced Aerospace End of Course Exam for the second year in a row.

Dot Holmes will trade safety goggles for business attire when she embarks on the next stage of her professional career. The 56-year-old veteran of some 27 years on the factory floor anticipates moving into the office suite when she receives her associate degree in Administrative Office Techn…

Greenwood Women Care will have its next quarterly meeting from 5:30-7 p.m. Aug. 20 in the gym at the United Center for Community Care, 929 Phoenix St.