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  • 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.
  • Partnership formed for development
    McCORMICK -- Savannah Lakes Village broke ground Wednesday for the first phase of a new development plan strategically aimed at cultivating fresh and vibrant neighborhoods.
    Village leaders and community members joined Better Homes and Gardens staff at the new site off Martin Drive near Lake Thurmond.
  • Council gives its $100K worth
    Several Greenwood historical artifacts got a two-for-one deal out of Monday’s Greenwood City Council meeting.
    The Greenwood Museum Railroad Center applied for a South Carolina Heritage Corridor grant in 2013. The center received a $100,000 award from the program, which is administered by the National Park Service.
    
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  • They’re not horsin’ around
    By ST. CLAIRE DONAGHY
    Thursday, July 24, 2014 1:41 AM
    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. Read More...
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  • D50 teachers train in writing, tech
    By KATE HRUBY
    Thursday, July 24, 2014 1:34 AM
    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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  • By FRANK BUMB
    Thursday, July 24, 2014 1:32 AM
    Low interest rates might hurt the Greenwood Metropolitan District’s treasury bond yields but it at least provides the opportunity for some big savings on refinancing.
    The Greenwood Metropolitan District commissioners voted 6-0 Wednesday afternoon to refinance $8 million in general obligation bonds from 1999 and 2004. The refinancing will take advantage of still-low interest rates and save $400,000. 
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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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  • Greenwood’s Jeter transferring to USC
    By JORDAN ANDERS
    Thursday, July 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    When Charleston Southern University’s outdoor men’s track program was deemed ineligible for the postseason earlier this year, Greenwood High School graduate Jarad Jeter wanted to go somewhere where he could compete to win on a national level. Read More...
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  • By ANDREW MACKE
    Thursday, July 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    When Abbeville hosts the Lakelands Fellowship of Christian Athletes seven-on-seven football competition this morning, it will be about much more than football. Read More...
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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:


 


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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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  • Wednesday, July 23, 2014 12:00 AM
    Kids they have to have private transportation from kindergarten to full adult. All my siblings and I had our legs to take us from home to the schoolhouse a mile away. After four years of country schooling, we took a bus to school in town. During World War II, we used rationing stamps to purchase food not grown on a farm. Read More...
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