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Burton Center annual Easter egg hunt going 30 years strong

Patients and members of the Burton Center in Greenwood were able to show their moves on the dance floor and hunt for Easter eggs at the Greenwood Shrine Club on Sunday afternoon.

Started by Joe Scott, ...


A daily passion for Master Gardener

Growing up, Chuck Bender said he never shared his father's interest in gardening and tending roses. Now, Bender averages about six hours a day "puttering around in the yard" and tending his spring and ...


Professor shares tale of history

ABBEVILLE --He was the first Jew to die for U.S. independence.

Francis Salvador and his Paul Revere-like ride through Ninety Six District have left a unique chapter in South Carolina's vast Revolution ...

PC(USA) decision on gay marriage not a surprise

Area ministers have said the Presbyterian U.S.A. denomination's decision March 17 to broaden the church doctrine to include gay marriages has not come as a surprise to anyone following PC(USA) news.

PC ...


Workshops help men become better fathers

Some parents might wish their child came with an instruction manual on how to change a diaper, what to do when crying occurs and how to keep the young one actively engaged all in the span of 24 hours, ...


Colombo breaks ground in Greenwood County

Donning a gold Palmetto lapel pin, Portucel Soporcel Group chief executive officer Diogo da Silveira struck North American soil for the first time in the company's history Friday morning during a grou ...

Show offers help for those home and garden projects

Get the lowdown from area experts in a variety of home and garden-related fields today, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., during the final day of the 2015 Index-Journal Home and Garden Show at Piedmont Technica ...

JDLH discusses pay hikes for new teachers

McCORMICK --The John de la Howe school board of trustees met Friday afternoon and discussed the possibility of raising the pay of teachers starting at the school.

The discussion began after Consulting ...

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Social Security records: Good news or fraud?

March 30, 2015 04:00

Pretty routinely, some study or the other comes out lamenting the poor health of the average American. We're chided for eating too much, exercising too little and generally not doing things to ensure ...


Lander men's tennis rolls past Young Harris

March 30, 2015 04:00

In Young Harris, Georgia, the seventh-ranked Lander men's tennis team continued its tear through the Peach Belt Conference on Sunday with a 7-2 win against Young Harris.

Lander improves to 9-2 overall ...

If the GOP primary were today, who would you support?
  • Jeb Bush
  • Ted Cruz
  • Lindsey Graham
  • Scott Walker
  • Marco Rubio
  • Chris Christie
  • Ben Carson
  • None of the Above
  • Other

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Burgers, 'The X-Files' and a strip club raid

March 29, 2015 04:00

During the years I've been writing a Sunday column, I have occasionally presented one in what I call a "grab bag" style. In those grab bag columns, I often opine on several unrelated topics.

Today we' ...