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  • 'Historical High'
    NINETY SIX - In 91-degree heat they dug. With woolen jackets, old shoes -- if any footwear -- and just hand tools, the 1,000 commanded by Maj. Gen. Nathaniel Greene encircled the Loyalist forces in the Ninety Six Star Fort in the longest field siege of the American Revolution.
  • Self Regional announces security breach of patient info

    Self Regional Healthcare officials are still grappling with a Memorial Day weekend break-in at one of its administrative complexes that put hundreds of patients’ personal information at risk.

  • They’re not horsin’ around
    Three young people from Greenwood County received top awards from the South Carolina 4-H youth development program during the state 4-H Congress at Clemson University July 16-19.
  • D50 teachers train in writing, tech
    Three classrooms at Springfield Elementary School teemed with teachers Wednesday as they were soaking up skills for instructing students in writing.
    Hosted by Greenwood School District 50, the training is part of a week-long professional development program focused on training teachers in teaching kindergarten through eighth-grade writing hosted by Columbia University’s Teachers College Reading and Writing Project.
    
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  • Self to notify nearly 40,000 patients
    Staff Reports
    Friday, July 25, 2014 1:59 PM
    Self Regional Healthcare mailed out nearly 40,000 letters Friday to patients possibly affected by a data breach that occurred when thieves broke into an administrative building and stole a hospital-owned laptop with thousands of patient files on them. Read More...
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  • BY COLIN RIDDLE
    Friday, July 25, 2014 12:05 AM
    The Greenwood County Address Management Department has been taking assessments of address displays throughout the county.
    Each 911 (physical) address in the Greenwood City or Greenwood County geographic information system (GIS) will be visited and assessed for proper display. 
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  • 'Historical High'
    By FRANK BUMB
    Thursday, July 24, 2014 11:57 PM
    NINETY SIX - In 91-degree heat they dug. With woolen jackets, old shoes -- if any footwear -- and just hand tools, the 1,000 commanded by Maj. Gen. Nathaniel Greene encircled the Loyalist forces in the Ninety Six Star Fort in the longest field siege of the American Revolution. Read More...
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  • By JORDAN ANDERS
    Friday, July 25, 2014 12:11 AM
    A year ago, the Emerald City Elite track club sent four athletes to the AAU national qualifiers in just its first year of existence.
    While none of those runners advanced to the AAU Junior Olympics, it laid the foundation for the team to grow this year and be represented on a national level.
    And that's exactly what happened. 
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  • By ANDREW MACKE
    Friday, July 25, 2014 12:07 AM
    In three short years, Mack Hite has already proven himself as a capable baseball coach.
    Serving as an assistant under Joel Vaughn at Greenwood High School for the last three seasons, Hite has helped lead the Eagles to three Region 1-AAAA championships in a row. 
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  • Post 20 shuts out Spartanburg, stays alive
    By ANDREW MACKE
    Friday, July 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    Brady Smith faced a tough challenge Thursday at Legion Field at John Nave Stadium. Read More...
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Contests / Polls / Puzzles
National Hot Dog day is today (July 23), but we’ll extend it a week. Tell us your style:

National Hot Dog day is today (July 23), but we’ll extend it a week. Tell us your style:


 


Today's Puzzles
 
 
  • THUMBS UP, THUMBS DOWN
    Friday, July 25, 2014 12:00 AM
    Stephen Gilchrist, a Greenwoodian who now lives and works in Columbia, deserves a thumbs up for his story and the example he sets for others. Gilchrist had what might be labeled an uncertain start in life. Like many others, he had no real sense of direction before heading off to college. In fact, he had no intentions of entering college. But circumstances led him not only to go to college at South Carolina State University, but also back home to Greenwood, plus a stint in the political arena thanks to longtime state Sen. John Drummond. Read More...
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  • Our View
    Thursday, July 24, 2014 1:13 AM
    Gov. Nikki Haley had to see it coming. And Tom Ervin probably won’t be far behind in giving more details of his own plan.
    What about? Plans to fix our state’s roads and bridges, that’s what. 
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  • Thursday, July 24, 2014 12:00 AM
    There are many things out of order in this great country.
    One more problem recently appeared in the Index-Journal about the national rate of gasoline tax being 31 cents a gallon. 
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