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  • D50 evaluates emergency plan in disaster drill
    A school shooting is not something any reasonable person wishes to come to pass. But while tragic, they are nonetheless a reality in America’s schools, and a tragedy Greenwood School District 50 is preparing to face if need be.
  • BALD FOR A CAUSE
    Greenwood’s Sarah Bucciero is ready to share with strangers in the check-out line why she has no hair.
    “People will ask why I am bald and I will tell them that I shaved my head to raise money for pediatric cancer awareness and oncology research,” Bucciero said. “I can share Carter’s story. He shaved his head, so I figure I can shave mine.”
  • Pacesetters kick off United Way fundraising campaign
    Starting today, United Way partners, consisting of area businesses and partner agencies, will reach out to the community to raise funds for United Way of Greenwood and Abbeville Counties.
  • ROUGH RIDING
    For years, road conditions in South Carolina have been a major concern amongst state legislators. And there’s no secret as to why.
    
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  • Greenwood man faces child molestation charges
    Staff Reports
    Wednesday, July 30, 2014 5:56 PM
    A Greenwood man was arrested Tuesday following reports he molested a family member. Read More...
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  • By FRANK BUMB
    Wednesday, July 30, 2014 1:31 AM
    WARE SHOALS -- Already extensive upgrades to water lines in Ware Shoals were expanded further Tuesday evening.
    Ware Shoals Town Council voted 6-0 to approve $40,000 in additional funds toward the proposed upgrades to water lines in and around Smith Street. Councilman Rick Curtis was absent and Mayor John Hansen attended the meeting via speaker phone. 
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  • D50 evaluates emergency plan in disaster drill
    By KATE HRUBY
    Wednesday, July 30, 2014 1:26 AM
    A school shooting is not something any reasonable person wishes to come to pass. But while tragic, they are nonetheless a reality in America’s schools, and a tragedy Greenwood School District 50 is preparing to face if need be. Read More...
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  • By SCOTT CHANCEY
    Wednesday, July 30, 2014 1:34 AM
    Mike Culbreath has a change of plans this fall.
    After coaching the Abbeville High School girls tennis team for six years, and the girls basketball team at Wright Middle School for five, he retired from both teaching and coaching after this past school year. 
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  • By ANDREW MACKE
    Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:31 AM
    The South Carolina District 1 baseball team played its way into the Big League World Series United States championship game at 7:30 tonight in Easley, winning three of four games in pool play. Read More...
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  • By JORDAN ANDERS
    Sunday, July 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    In my time at the Index-Journal, I’ve gotten to do some pretty fun assignments.
    Probably the most fun thing I’ve had the privilege of doing is the football column I got to write every Friday during last season. 
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  • Our View
    Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:25 AM
    We like it when Greenwood’s county manager, Toby Chappell talks trash. After all, it’s led to some cleaner roadsides throughout the county.
    As detailed in a front-page story Monday, the county has seen more than 10 miles of roadside litter cleaned up and stowed in 169 13-gallon bags within the last three months -- all at minuscule cost to the county taxpayers. Chappell and Richard Williams, an agent with the state Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services, developed and launched a plan that puts parolees and those given community service sentences to work cleaning our roadsides. 
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  • Our View
    Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:00 AM
    Our federal government seems to have no shortage of examples that reflect its ineptitude and inefficiency. It stands as a gleaming example of how normal business should not operate. Read More...
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  • By CHRIS TRAINOR
    Sunday, July 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    Her obituary said she was a seamstress. To us, she was more like family.
    Last Monday, a dear friend passed on. Her name was Aurea “Caridad” Capdevila. In our family, we called her Mima. 
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