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Greenwood falls short, eliminated from state tournament

SUMTER --The Greenwood American Legion Post 20 Braves needed just one more hit against Union Post 22 on Monday to stay alive.

And Cody Adams seemed to get that hit.

The Braves fell behind by four runs a ...

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Weighed down by bullying

South Carolina's children might be targeted for their weight issues more commonly than other less-affected states.

In 2013, South Carolina's adults ranked 10th in the country for obesity at 31.7 percen ...

Calhoun Falls approves FY 2013-14 audit

CALHOUN FALLS --Times are changing.

Moving away from a recent trend, Calhoun Falls could hand in an audit to the state on time.

"We are caught up after three or four years of noncompliance with our audi ...

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Restoration continues at Fairview Cemetery

Volunteers attempting to clean out overgrowth and brush met Saturday morning with the hopes of revealing buried and dated tombstones in Fairview Cemetery.

George and Cathie Swindell, Jay and Ruth Coll ...

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Discovery's Dynamic Duo

Whether it was setting up water for barbecue competition teams or overseeing traffic detours, Erek Leary and Jerry Walker of City of Greenwood Public Works went the extra mile to make this year's Fest ...

Traffic fatalities up, better economy may be big factor

South Carolina's roadways have seen 490 deaths as of July 19, significantly higher than last year's deaths, which reached 421 in the same time span.

In Greenwood County, nine people have died compared ...

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Leaders share state of city, county

The fiery twang of Mayor Welborn Adams' impassioned speech was followed by the steady, undisguised rhetoric of County Council Chairman Steve Brown.

Each sharing in the excitement and dedication to one ...

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Motor camping growing in popularity

With July on its way out, so too ends one of the busiest camping months. Whether in a tent or in a camper, people flock to the great outdoors during summer to take advantage of the weather.

"Summer is ...

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Opinion

Arming troops on bases a warranted response

July 28, 2015 04:00

Congressional leaders have said they will direct the Pentagon to allow troops to carry guns on base for personal protection. That's an appropriate measure following a deadly shooting rampage that kill ...

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Greenwood falls short, eliminated from state tournament

July 28, 2015 04:00

SUMTER --The Greenwood American Legion Post 20 Braves needed just one more hit against Union Post 22 on Monday to stay alive.

And Cody Adams seemed to get that hit.

The Braves fell behind by four runs a ...

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Butt it's fomentation, don't you understand?

July 28, 2015 04:00

"It's called fomentation," an old friend of mine I hadn't seen in ages shared from the driver's side of his SUV, when I remarked that he hadn't aged a day in the 10 years I'd known him and looked a go ...

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