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A love for horses

Few people can say they are sixth-best in the world at something. Even fewer have achieved this before they were old enough to drive. Taylor Sartain is one of those few.

In 2006, 13-year-old Taylor Sa ...

Martin's accomplishment is proof dreams do indeed come true

Dreams do come true. Greenwood's Ben Martin proved to be just the latest example after Sunday's win in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.

Is it only fitting Martin won his first PGA Tour event ...

Area hospitals are prepared to address Ebola

Area hospitals are being briefed, sometimes multiple times per day, on plans for possible Ebola patients. 

They are receiving guidelines from the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control, the So ...

Missing man found dead along Hwy. 25 Bypass

A man reported missing earlier in the week was found dead Saturday afternoon, according to Greenwood City Police.

Chief Gerald Brooks said his department had been investigating the disappearance of 40 ...


Hogs and Hens fires up in Abbeville

ABBEVILLE --Court square was filled with the intoxicating scent of barbecue and tender, slow-cooked meat Saturday afternoon as residents flocked downtown to the Hogs and Hens Barbeque Cook-Off.

Hostin ...

CWP permits trending lower after 2013 jump

Concealed weapons permits in South Carolina skyrocketed last year, logging more than 83,000 permits issued in 2013.

The state saw a decline this year with the total amount of permit holders only growi ...

Adams powers Greenwood

Mock Adams had his handprints all over the Greenwood High School football team's 41-7 rout of T.L. Hanna on Friday.

Even the homecoming ceremony at halftime.

Adams caught seven passes for 109 yards. H ...

Local residents come together against violence

For Terrence Harvard, a retired lieutenant from the Clinton Police Department,  watching the life fade from a shooting victim's eyes provides a potent reminder of the need to stand against violen ...


The Halloween candy MacGuffin

October 20, 2014 04:00

Poisoned Halloween candy might be the ultimate MacGuffin.

Alfred Hitchcock often used a MacGuffin in his movies and television shows. The MacGuffin could be anything: photographs, jewels, launch codes ...


Ex-GHS star Mathis shines at CSU

October 20, 2014 04:00

Larenzo Mathis saw a play he could make.
It did not matter if it was against Southeastern Conference school Vanderbilt. It could have been against any team.
But the former Greenwood High School star ...

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Carrie' to unleash fury in Abbeville

October 19, 2014 04:00

Carrie White is a misfit. At school, she's an outcast who's bullied by the popular crowd, and virtually invisible to everyone else. At home, she's at the mercy of her loving but cruelly overprotective ...