When I was 7 years old, my family headed to Charleston for a few days of vacation in the middle of summertime. We all packed our suitcases, piled into the family car and traveled east on I-26 for a few days of fun in the Holy City.
I hope you took time to study over your Thanksgiving break. Here are 14 trivia questions for you. See how many you know. The answer key is below. No cheating!
I was recently reading an article about how our sense of smell is strongly intertwined with our memories and emotions. This isn’t big news to most of us and it’s the reason I’ve consistently worn the same perfume for years. I want the people in my life to remember me every time they catch of…
7 p.m. today (Saturday), Newberry Opera House: Mike Super: Magic and Illusion. Tickets: $65 (students half-price). Purchase tickets at newberryoperahouse.com or 803-276-6264. Reduced capacity seating. Fees apply at checkout. All sales final.
Miami Vice, Murder She Wrote, Purple Rain, The Cosby Show, Nightmare on Elm Street, Night Court, Highway to Heaven, Van Halen 1984, Sixteen Candles, Punky Brewster, E/R, Muppet Babies, the personal Apple Computer, Springsteen’s Born in the USA Album and Gremlins.
uestion: Most South American countries are Spanish-speaking, yet Brazilians speak Portuguese. Why is this? (Asked by a column reader whose Spanish wasn’t any good in Brazil.)
n view at The Museum of Greenwood is an exhibit on Greenwood Mills and on view at the Arts Center of Greenwood is an exhibit on textiles.
As the holiday season approaches, what’s on the menu is in focus more than what’s in the garden. However, indoor plants and gifts can brighten the season and keep gardeners’ thumbs green. If you cannot be with loved ones this year, one plant that ships exceptionally well and provides cheerfu…
Greenwood County Probate Judge Travis Moore is interviewed by Greenwood On-Deck podcast host Clay Sprouse in Uptown Greenwood.
Q: We sent our daughter a recent article of yours hoping it might cause her to rethink her approach to raising our grandson. It was not well-received and she is no longer speaking to us. The child, age 4, is quite ill-behaved. Our daughter makes one excuse after another for him: he was prema…
Cicero, a Roman philosopher who lived in the first century B.C., stated that gratitude is not only the greatest virtue but also the source from which all other virtues flow. Being that Thanksgiving Day is just around the corner for those of us who live in the United States, it is probably ap…
Question: Why does cold air hold less moisture than warm air? Why does cool air clear a foggy windshield better than warm air? (Asked by a foggy column reader via internet.)
Today, 8 p.m., Newberry Opera House: Tupelo Honey: A Van Morrison Celebration. Tickets: $65. Purchase tickets at: newberryoperahouse.com or 803-276-6264. Reduced capacity seating. Fees apply at checkout. All sales final.
'Touring Greenwood County' the original series as published in The Greenwood Index, 1911-1913, is now in book form, thanks to editing by Jodie Peeler with Ralph Scurry. It's available through McCaslan's in Greenwood.
The minds behind reviving “Touring Greenwood County”— a compilation of motor tours written more than a century ago — say putting the newspaper series in a book form is a way to preserve “a primary source and local history.”