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Dressing in drag for charity

Seven divas competed for the title of  'Ms. Sugar Lips' in Greenwood's first Womanless Beauty Pageant benefiting A Voice for Our Children Foundation.

Before a packed house Friday evening, the cont ...


Campaign filings charge ethics reform issues

Each quarter, elected officials electronically file statements of economic interests, an inside look at their financials, with the most recent filing including an election.

While ethics reform conversa ...

Partnership contracts dot-com for Web study

The power of the World Wide Web lies in the user.

Greenwood Partnership Alliance is seeking to empower that user via a search engine optimization study that will lend insight into how much power partne ...

Expo offers help for bridal planning

Along with Shell came a sibling and Shell's parents, Victor and Angela Anderson, of Due West.

"We have an October 3 wedding planned," Shell said. "We've already found a venue and someone to make our ca ...

Commissioners halt big purchase for water treatment plant

After discussion and some absent commissioners, plans to purchase a third sludge belt filter press for nearly half a million dollars fell through with the Greenwood Metropolitan District commissioners ...

Haley's pick to lead DSS: Changes will take years

COLUMBIA ? Gov. Nikki Haley's pick to lead South Carolina's Department of Social Services told lawmakers Wednesday that she wants to see firsthand the challenges faced by caseworkers throughout the st ...

Health Insurance Marketplace deadline approaches

Time is running out for South Carolinians to choose a health care provider through the Health Insurance Marketplace with only two weeks left before the deadline for 2015.

In South Carolina, 161,941 peo ...


Three Greenwood residents arrested on meth-related charges

The Greenwood County Drug Enforcement Unit had a two-part methamphetamine find Wednesday afternoon.

Richard Cronic, 51, of 223 West Laurel Ave. in Greenwood was arrested on charges of trafficking metha ...

Meth bust results in three arrests

The Greenwood County Drug Enforcement Unit found 393 grams of methamphetamine Wednesday afternoon at a home at 223 West Laurel Avenue in Greenwood.

An arrest earlier in the afternoon at Waffle House ...

Community Calendar

Fixing schools off to slow beginning

January 31, 2015 03:00

Plenty of obstacles stand in the way of improving schools in the state's poor, rural districts, but in November the S.C. Supreme Court said that the Legislature and the districts must work together to ...


McCormick storms back behind Wideman's big shots

January 31, 2015 03:00

McCORMICK? It was a typically close game for the McCormick High School boys basketball team Friday night.

Down by as many as six points in the second quarter against Calhoun Falls, the team forced its ...

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A lesson from the Scottish Highlands

January 31, 2015 03:00

A couple of years ago, our family had an opportunity to travel to Scotland. As a Presbyterian, my spiritual roots are grounded in that holy soil, and I was thrilled to have the opportunity to walk alo ...