A Honea Path city employee was backing a sanitation truck down Pitts Street on Thursday morning as two workers, one on each side of the street, walked alongside him picking up trash and tossing it into the truck.

Greenwood County School District 50’s incoming superintendent will earn less than his predecessor, but he will still be the highest-paid school district chief in the Lakelands when he begins on July 1.


A Greenwood County resident is undergoing medical evaluation after being potentially exposed to rabies by a fox that tested positive for the disease, state health officials said on Monday.


A new look for Greenwood’s tourism campaign, emerging partnerships with local schools and enhanced curb appeal in front of Uptown businesses is giving city officials confidence that this year’s America in Bloom contest could be more successful than ever.

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Countless books, essays, articles and more have sought to answer parents’ questions about how to raise their children, but several fathers surveyed by the Index-Journal over the weekend had the same advice: Listen to and make time for your children.


NINETY SIX — Steve Glenn has gone the extra mile to help students under his watch over the years. But there was one — “Oh, he had a motor that would run,” Glenn said. “Gosh almighty, he was such a good player. And his heart was good.”

A panel of top nuclear storage experts offered mixed views to a congressional panel on Thursday regarding the viability of Yucca Mountain as a preferred site for the waste.

Judy York and Joyce Lail grew up together. They have since moved and had children and grandchildren. They live almost 100 miles apart. But that doesn’t mean they can’t get together to dance and catch up every now and again.

Greenwood’s NFL products, D.J. Swearinger of the Arizona Cardinals and Josh Norman of the Washington Redskins, made appearances in Greenwood last summer — about the same time multiple shootings had rocked the community.

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Red, for hardness and valor; white, for purity and innocence; and blue, representing vigilance, perseverance and justice — the American flag is a representation of the ideals that define the nation.

A portion of Mathis Road off Bypass 72 in Greenwood will remain inaccessible until the early part of 2020, officials said this week.

Louise Aikens was certified as the next representative of Abbeville City Council’s District 1 after vote tallies did not change from a recount Friday morning.

Lander University’s governing board approved a slew of new courses Tuesday, several of which the university hopes to debut in the Fall of 2020.