Greenwood County Community Foundation (GCCF) is pleased to announce the Innovation Grant cycle for 2023.

This month’s featured volunteer is a very special lady to the shelter. With thousands of hours of service and many years spent dedicated to the well-being of our animals, Carolyn Latham is a volunteer that we can never thank enough.

Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023 is a monumental occasion. Lizzie Wimes Nash is turning 100 years old. She is the 11th child of the late Bennie and Lizzie Moragne Wimes and is the last surviving member of the immediate family.

A free vaccination and microchip clinic will be hosted by Dr. Caitlin Cochran and Dr. Michael Walden Jr. from 1-5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Dixie Walker Self Spay and Neuter Clinic located at the Humane Society of Greenwood.

The Mathews Lions Club completed a three-month collection of nonperishable foods in December for the Food Bank of Greenwood. This collection brought in 279 pounds of food, which was a little less than the previous collection. However, because of the death of a club member, the membership is …

The Mathews Lions Club took advantage of the opportunity of working with Connie Maxwell Children’s Ministries to serve on-campus children near Christmas. Club members collected and bought gifts to deliver to the Christmas Store as a special service for the children. Once the “car load” of gi…

The Mathews Lions Club participated in bell ringing with the Salvation Army again during the Christmas season. For many years, the club members have volunteered to man the kettle and ring the bell for a full day...come rain or shine. This year, 14 of the 25 club members collected donations f…

Greenwood County Community Foundation (GCCF) recently awarded a grant to New Morning for contraceptive services in Greenwood County. New Morning leads the statewide contraceptive access program, Choose Well, through a network of over 140 clinics, including Carolina Health Centers in Greenwoo…

U.S. Navy presence in the Far East dates back to 1822, in part to combat piracy and secure American trade routes.

While South Carolina residents are taking advantage of Piedmont Technical College’s No-Cost Option scholarship assistance (which has been extended through the summer 2023 term), non-qualifying out-of-state students still may face the occasional hardship paying for some of their college costs…

The Due West Lions Club will sponsor its 25th annual Chili Supper from 5-7:30 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Due West Fire Station, located on Church Street, which turns off Main Street in Due West beside the ARP Church.

Greenwood County Community Foundation (GCCF) announces its 2023 Youth & Education granting cycle, the first of GCCF’s annual Community Impact grants. Applications may be submitted online from Feb. 1-28. Awards will be determined in late April.

Edgewood Middle School recently traveled to Myrtle Beach to compete in the SC State Beta Club Convention. After participating in the state and national convention last year for the first time, there was no question as to whether or not the school would continue participating. The Jr Beta Clu…

GLEAMNS received funding from Greenwood County Community Foundation (GCCF), designated for the Mays Scholars Program administered through the Benjamin E. Mays Historical Preservation Site. Mays Scholars complete a course of directed study and mentoring and attend events at Morehouse Universi…