Darragh wins first for prize pumpkin
Mental Health America of Abbeville County will present teenagers in an “Open Mic Night” Nov. 7 at Abbeville’s Grace United Methodist Church, expressing in music, dram, and speech the concerns of young people today. Doors will open at 6 p.m., with performances starting at 6:30.
The volunteers of the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Greenwood County kicked off the 2020 Relay season Oct. 14. Teams were introduced to the new theme “Back to the '60s”. There displays of new tie-dye shirts and track signs to honor and remember loved ones. Everyone enjoyed a gr…
Emerald City Rotary Club had weekly morning meeting Oct. 16 at Faith Home in Greenwood to dedicate the newly constructed family visitation area and playground.
Self Regional Healthcare Foundation announced Casey Tompkins and Kelly Hastings as the honorary chairs for the 32nd Annual Mid-Winter Ball. Mrs. Tompkins and Mrs. Hastings are both members of the Foundation’s Madame Curie Society.
Battle of Musgrove Mill State Historic Site, in Laurens County, will be offering a guided hike of the battlefield trail Saturday.
In the past 13 years, 109 Lander University students have studied abroad at the University of Winchester, in England. The rich history of the city, its closeness to London, the excellent reputation of the university and the affordability of a semester there are some of the reasons why.
Join Piedmont Agency on Aging for the annual Christmas at the Stables event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 16 in downtown Abbeville at the Livery Stables. Admission to this family friendly event is free.
Tickets are now on sale for the 21st annual Christmas at PC, presented by the Presbyterian College Department of Music. This year’s program, “The Gift for All Mankind,” will be on Dec. 7, at 7 p.m., and Dec. 8, at 3 p.m. in Belk Auditorium. Tickets are $12 and are available online.
The 2019 Veterans Day Parade will be at 2 p.m. Nov. 10. Individuals and groups wishing to participate need to contact the Greenwood County Coalition of Veterans Organizations to register and receive a parade placement. Those not registering will be placed at the end of the parade. Registrati…
Top honors for the prestigious 2019 America in Bloom National Awards Program were announced at the annual awards in St. Charles, Illinois, on Oct. 5.
The tycoons of reality television’s "Shark Tank" should take note. Piedmont Technical College Engineering Design Technology student Kaleigh Price may not have invented the next big thing like the Simply Fit Board, but she’s designed something that undoubtedly will make a big difference for s…
The Self Regional Healthcare Foundation announced new officers have been named on the Board of Trustees. Laine Orcutt will serve as the chairman, Tim Hodges as vice chairman, Chris Clem as treasurer and Hunter Bell as secretary.
Representatives from 62 employers and graduate programs took part in Lander University’s Graduate School & Career Fair Oct. 9 in the Grier Student Center. It was the largest turnout yet for the annual event.
The month of October is loaded with observances and events ranging from the silly to the serious. October marks the 29th anniversary of Mental Illness Awareness Week, and Oct. 10 saw the 27th anniversary of World Mental Health Day.
The Newberry College Department of Nursing is advancing into a new era of growth and innovation, following a series of significant achievements over the past year.
Huddle House’s Greenwood locations at 2531 US Highway 25 and 556 SC-72 Bypass NW are showing respect and support for those who have protected and continue to protect our country by offering a free order of Sweet Cakes (any variety) to all active duty, retired and veteran military members fro…
The public is invited to the Upper Savannah Regional Job Fair from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the James Medford Family Event Center at Piedmont Technical College’s Lex Walters Campus-Greenwood Oct. 29.
Eat Smart Move More Greenwood County has been selected to participate in the Local Food Policy Council Development Program led by the University of South Carolina Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) team.
In one of the most anticipated statements of the year, Newberry College has announced a record 7% improvement in freshman-sophomore persistence.
Laurens District 55 High School football team is hosting Youth Appreciation Night on Friday before the Raiders’ football game against TL Hanna at KC Hanna Stadium. All youth and youth coaches wearing a jersey or cheer uniform from the City of Laurens Recreation League, or the YMCA Recreation…