Since spring break ended, seven people within Greenwood County School District 52 have quarantined after testing positive for COVID-19, with 11 other people quarantined as close contacts of someone who tested positive, according to a news release from the district.

State health officials say the available vaccines are safe and effective, despite scattered reports from North Carolina of people fainting after getting the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Car seats make the difference between life and death in some wrecks, and Greenwood police will be hosting a drive-thru car seat check Saturday to teach people how to safely secure their children's car seats.

The Rev. Hampton Hunter described the time between his church burning and it being rebuilt as "an exercise in patience." He and the congregation of Hodges Presbyterian Church had to grow closer together when the about 122-year-old church burned after it was struck by lightning in August 2019…

A raccoon found in Laurens County tested positive for rabies and officials say one person was exposed and referred to their health care provider for treatment, a release from the state Department of Health and Environmental Control said.


Greenwood Together, the county’s economic development transitional identity, unveiled recommendations Tuesday on how it should proceed with workforce development to about 35 people from government, education and community groups