Greenwood County School District 50 announced at Monday’s school board meeting that the ACTS Program won’t be offered to fifth-graders at Woodfields Elementary next school year; instead, students will need to apply for the program as they advance to sixth grade.

Ensuring a fair trial was the court’s priority Tuesday, as it spent all day vetting the dozens of potential jurors who will decide the fates of the six men on trial in connection with the 2018 shooting at Greenwood Mall.

Before Karen Pettay, acting director at the Humane Society of Greenwood, could highlight that the county animal shelter was operating at its most efficient yet, County Council first heard at Tuesday’s meeting from a staunch critic of how the shelter is being managed.


Retired Circuit Court Judge Brooks Goldsmith made clear to all possible jurors what Monday was all about — picking out the perfect jury to hear the trial of the six men charged in connection with the July 2018 shooting at the Greenwood Mall.


After surveying parents, students and teachers and hosting public forums about possibly changing to a year-round calendar, Greenwood County School District 50 trustees voted 7-2 on Monday to adopt the new schedule beginning in the 2021-22 academic year.

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Emerald City Dance Explosion owner Suzy Shaw, Optimum Life Center Physical Therapist Emily Burch and Greenwood County School District 50 Speech Therapist Dru Robinson envisioned a program in which students with physical or mental limitations had an unlimited amount of fun — and dance moves.

Abbeville had two Christmas-related events near the city Square on Saturday. The Abbeville Christmas Market took place on Washington Street. Christmas at the Stables was at The Livery Stable on Trinity Street. Piedmont Agency on Aging had a silent auction in the stable to benefit Meals on Wh…

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden will be in Greenwood on Thursday at Lander University Legion Hall.

The future of Greenwood’s downtown should reflect what the people of Greenwood want it to be — that was the basic principle behind Thursday evening’s City Center Master Plan open house.


Lakeview Elementary School hosted a Veterans Day assembly Wednesday to honor students’ parents, grandparents and or relatives who served in the armed forces.

Each year, the Greenwood County Veterans Affairs office honors a number of nominated veterans by inducting them into the Hall of Heroes.

A man’s car caught fire early Wednesday morning after the vehicle got stuck on a retaining wall, according to Greenwood firefighters.


A lot can happen in a decade, and city officials want to ensure residents have input in what the next 10 years of development for Greenwood look like.


U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham honored veterans at the Greenwood County Veterans Center as a part of the “Salute to Veterans” celebration, but before that, he talked about hot-button political topics such as gun control, impeachment and controversy surrounding former United States Ambassador to th…

I write this at 30,000 feet, “lucky” enough to have grabbed a seat on a last-minute flight to Tampa to go look at another stupid horse.