Greenville man faces meth cooking charge

A Greenville man authorities believe was involved with cooking meth last December was arrested on drug charges Wednesday morning.

John Samuel “Sammy” Smith, 47, of 280 W. Pine Lake Circle, ...


Amber Alert: 15-year-old abducted from Georgia

A 15-year-old girl is believed to be in extreme danger after she was abducted Sunday in Evans, Georgia, according to a State Law Enforcement Division Amber Alert.

Calah Noel Waskow is about 5-foot-4, ...


Pot luck? Donor drops drugs in Salvation Army kettle

The Salvation Army bell ringers are used to collecting dimes and dollars during their holiday drives – not drugs.

But on Thursday, a volunteer with the nonprofit’s Greenwood chapter discov ...


Escapee caught; stabbed officer recovering at home

A prison escapee suspected of stabbing a police officer was arrested Thursday morning in Lexington.

Michael Allen Williamson, 47, was arrested at about 10:45 a.m., four miles from the Walmart where po ...

Mayor's annual cookout feeds appreciative city workers

It’s Government 101.

A fed staff is a happy staff – a philosophy embraced by the two men who have served as Greenwood’s mayor over the past 14 years.

“Some years, we can’ ...


Ware Shoals student lands FujiFilm internship

WARE SHOALS --After hearing about the opportunity from his guidance counselor, Chad Lawson, a senior at Ware Shoals High School, applied for a youth apprenticeship with FujiFilm that will last until h ...


Report: DSS said man sexually assaulted girl

Scott Edward Davis, 52, of 8686 Riverfork Road, Waterloo was arrested Tuesday and charged with two counts of first-degree assault and battery.

The Department of Social Services told Laurens County dep ...

2016 College Football Picks Contest


On the prowl

Saluda won 12 games this season and will face Abbeville today in a game that will decide which team goes to the 2A state championship game.

Any other year, just getting that far might be considered su ...

Lakelands basketball players making early impressions

Emerald High School girls varsity basketball coach Merv Rollinson can’t explain why there is so much talent in the Lakelands. He just knows he has a special player in sophomore Quadijah Moore.

M ...

Liner named Region 2-5A coach of the year

Laurens District High School football coach Chris Liner is the Region 2-5A coach of the year, it was announced this week.

The Raiders also had six players receive all-region honors: wide receiver Bray ...

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