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Three separate fights break out at Greenwood High

Six girls ages 15 and 16 took part in three fights Thursday at Greenwood High School, according to an incident report released Friday by the Greenwood County Sheriff's Office.

Six deputies from the she ...


Waterway levels safe from flooding despite rains

Lakelands rivers and streams should stay well in their banks despite recent storms in the North Carolina mountains and the South Carolina Upstate. 

"The amount of rain we had was exceptional the l ...


Roberts named new Lander men's basketball coach

Steve Roberts has done just about everything with the Lander University basketball program.

He played for the then-Senators from 1980 to 1984. He was then an assistant coach under all four Lander head ...


Younger crowd attends job fair at mall

With graduation looming and new jobs being announced, a younger generation of Greenwood residents took advantage of 85 employers sitting in one place.

The Upper Savannah Job Fair, which takes place in ...

GMD staff proposes rate increase

In an effort to get a handle on the debt issued by Greenwood Metropolitan District for capital projects, staff recommended to the commissioners Wednesday to utilize reserve funds, restructure debt and ...


Lakeview students bring school to Publix

Shoppers at Publix might have noticed a flood of students at the grocery store Tuesday evening jumping from aisle to aisle examining items.

Lakeview Elementary School hosted a Math and Science Night at ...

Anderson County Sheriff's Office seeking missing teenager

The Anderson County Sheriff's Office is searching for a teenager missing since earlier this month.

Sadie Eva Swain, 16, was last seen at 11 p.m. April 5 at a relative's house on Highway 29 South in And ...


Aiken man reported missing in Greenwood County

The Greenwood County Sheriff's Office is aiding in the search of an Aiken man last seen Friday in south Greenwood.

Calvin Earl Setters, 29, of 595 Lake Vincent Road in Aiken checked out Friday from Sal ...

Public safety training facility still in early stages

Greenwood County Council heard updates Tuesday night from the committee assigned to consider plans in developing a joint training facility for the sheriff's office, EMS and fire services.

The verdict ...

Community Calendar

On growth of Uptown, cameras, executions

April 24, 2015 04:00

Thumbs up to the second Springfest that took place last Saturday in Uptown, along Oregon Avenue. Here again is proof that the city of Greenwood is thriving, that the Uptown area is more than a place w ...


Season fully underway

April 24, 2015 12:34

Hello from sunny, and rather humid, Florida. This week we are in Sarasota playing at Sara Bay Country Club. This is one of my favorite stops of the year, purely for the golf course. It is a Donald Ros ...

Regarding individual gun rights, I think:
  • Carry-concealed is best with some restrictions
  • Carry-concealed is best with no restrictions
  • We should be an open-carry state
  • Only law enforcement should carry guns

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Matching grass variety to conditions

April 24, 2015 04:00

Every year, just like clockwork, TV commercials begin and Internet sites are full of miracle grass ads. Whether the slant is for fixing dog spots or planting difficult shaded spots the sellers' mixes ...