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Greenwood County to get FEMA individual aid

Representatives from the state Department of Transportation, CPW, City of Greenwood and Greenwood County met Friday morning to discuss flood recovery and damage updates.

George McKinney, Greenwood Co ...


Lake Greenwood earns high marks

NINETY SIX --The Old Train Depot was standing room only, packed with Lake Greenwood residents, property owners and local leaders focused on the future of the area's waterway Thursday.

At the fourth an ...


Greenwood Mall's empty stores don't discourage owners

James Caldwell visits the Greenwood Mall every other day. Although there are not many stores in the mall Caldwell likes, he still parks his car and walks inside to the enclosed mall.

Caldwell said he ...


Finding empowerment through help, numbers

Celebrating Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Thursday was about empowerment at Meg's House, the non-profit domestic violence shelter serving McCormick, Edgefield, Greenwood and Saluda counties.

Gath ...


McCormick superintendent moving

McCormick County School District's outgoing superintendent, William Wright, will join Hertford County School District in North Carolina as superintendent on Dec. 1, Wright said Thursday.

Wright's ...


Emerald hosting Chapman on homecoming game night

It's going to be a busy night at the Emerald High School football game today.

Before the Vikings (4-2 overall, 2-1 Region 2-AAA) take on Chapman (4-2, 2-1), a pregame ceremony will be held for the sch ...


Lakelands Football Show - Oct. 9

Index-Journal sports reporters Ethan Joyce and Andrew Macke preview the Lakelands high school football games for Friday, Oct. 9.


CPW continuing transition to newer, technologies

Following a trend sweeping public utilities, Greenwood Commissioners of Public Works awarded a bid to bring in a new server and software licensing Thursday.

The system allows the utility to read elect ...


Some roads remain closed in Greenwood County

As of 1 p.m. Thursday, the following Greenwood County roads remained closed:

-- Sunset Drive from Chinquapin Road (00.00) to SC 225 (01.15) is closed due to road washout.

-- Siloam Church Road from ju ...

Community Calendar

On good and bad and the naysayers

October 09, 2015 04:00

It's an obvious one, but a worthy one just the same. We have to give a thumbs up -- and a high five -- to all the folks who pitched in to help their neighbors in the aftermath of our state's historic ...

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Pansies add happy face to winter

October 08, 2015 14:33

Nothing is more impressive than a hanging basket or pot of flowering pansies covered with snow or ice that quickly rebound with winter warm ups. Pansies come in a wide array of flower types and colors ...