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Man arrested on animal cruelty charges

A donkey taken from a McCormick County farm in poor condition earlier this week died Friday while being cared for at Big Oaks Rescue Farm in Greenwood.

The animal was one of several the McCormick Polic ...

Fowler to join Spearman's transition team

Greenwood County School District 51 administrator Julie Fowler has been named to State Superintendent of Education-elect Molly Spearman's transition team leadership.

District 51's assistant superintend ...


ESL students learn about holiday foods

Maria Villa was eager to show off Wednesday morning the arepas con queso and arepas de choclo she made to show what people in her native Colombia eat at Christmas and throughout the year.

"In Colo ...


Scott: education and staying positive the keys to success

McCORMICK --U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., heard about the achievements of McCormick High School's students and had to learn about them for himself.

Scott, the highest member of the federal government to ...

Angel Tree gifts to help 400-plus families

Santa's elves at the North Pole have nothing on The Salvation Army volunteers who helped distribute Angel Tree presents to Greenwood families Thursday morning. There was plenty of hustle and bustle at ...

McCormick County Council agrees to infrastructure grants

County Administrator Columbus Stephens' signature released more than $270,000 in grant funds from two public utility providers Tuesday as McCormick County Council authorized him to sign contracts with ...

Council evaluates county director, no action taken

ABBEVILLE --Abbeville County Council met Wednesday night in a special-called meeting to discuss the performance evaluations of County Director Bruce Cooley.

Council had a closed-door session -- also kn ...


Greenwood man arrested on felony DUI charge

Adam Martyn Rowell, 26, of 171 Meadowview Lane in Greenwood was arrested Tuesday by the South Carolina Highway Patrol on charges of felony driving under the influence and open container in connection ...

Community Calendar

Congrats to mayor for memorial effort

December 20, 2014 03:00

Congratulations to Mayor Welborn Adams for his efforts to modify the plaque on our War Memorial on Main Street.

This is way past due and he is not rewriting history, it is simply showing history as it ...


Lakelands trio ready to play

December 20, 2014 03:00

After being selected in the fall and preparing all this week, three Lakelands players finally get to represent South Carolina in the 78th Annual Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas football game today at Spa ...

December 20, 2014 03:00
This Christmas, what I spent on gifts:
  • Was more than last year
  • Was less than last year
  • Was the same as last year
  • I don’t buy gifts

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May the Prince of Peace be with you always

December 20, 2014 03:00

One of my favorite scriptures for reading, meditation, and preaching during the Advent and Christmas seasons is Isaiah 9:6 -- "For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will ...