About 1,800 Greenwood CPW customers on the east side of the city were without power at about 7 p.m. Monday, according to General Manager Jeff Meredith. By about 9 p.m., all power had been restored.


Two dive teams Monday combed the waters of Lake Greenwood, looking for a boater who didn’t resurface when he jumped into the water over the weekend.


The state Department of Natural Resources dive team will continue recovery efforts this morning for a person suspected of drowning in Lake Greenwood, near the Grand Harbor area.

South Carolina Press Association Executive Director Bill Rogers was awarded the Order of the Palmetto during his retirement party July 15.

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There was a buzz around Greenwood County on Thursday. It emanated from the county’s public schools, which welcomed students back from summer.


Checkered, patriotic patterns draped over the shoulders of six U.S. military veterans Sunday at Laurel Baptist Church, as church members honored these veterans with Quilts of Valor.