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Ceremony pays respects to those who served, died

A crowd sat in silence Sunday afternoon as 149 names of veterans from Greenwood County who died during the last year were read followed by the ringing of a bell at the Greenwood County Veterans Center ...


Erskine College honors graduates

DUE WEST -- Chelsea Ball said leaving Erskine College hasn't set in for her yet.

Ball, who graduated Saturday morning under the shade of the college's notable two towers at the Erskine Building, ...


Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

The force of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has not been hidden from plain site through the years just as hybrid cars become a focal point for car manufacturers.

The trend is relevant throug ...


GHS zoology students get virtual with zoos

Greenwood High School teacher Lynnette Salter took a different approach to final exams for her zoology classes this year.

Instead of taking a written, paper exam, the students had to create a virtual z ...


Slow drivers hinder fast lane

Carefully good drivers in the left lane of a multi-lane road can sometimes be the worst vehicular enemies. It could make some drivers grip the steering wheel harder, honk the horn and perhaps giv ...

Bringing the barriers down

Before Greenwood can bask in the aroma of barbecue pits filling Uptown's streets, City Council will have to decide where the thousands of visitors can consume beer and wine.

City Manager Charlie Barri ...

Extra funds sought

ABBEVILLE --Efforts to consolidate debt and purchase new vehicles moved closer to reality Thursday night.

In a special-called meeting, Abbeville County Council unanimously approved second reading of a ...


A class of two

Cambridge Academy's two high school seniors will graduate today in the school's courtyard as the second graduating A since the high school program re-opened two years ago.

Seniors Drake Calo and Hanna ...



DILLON -- The goal all season for the Ninety Six High School baseball team was to get back to the Class AA state championship. With a new set of seniors and strong play all year, the title-defending W ...

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Take time today to remember

May 25, 2015 04:00

Burgers and dogs? Check.

Charcoal and lighter fluid? Check.

Paper plates, cups? Check.

Chips and drinks? Check.

Pool cleaned, floats inflated? Check.

U.S. flag flying? Uh, hmmm.

Taking time to think of and ...


USC falls behind in pursuit of WR

May 25, 2015 04:00

South Carolina has lost, at least for now, one of the most talented members of its 2016 class in WR Kyle Davis of Decatur, Georgia. Davis announced last week he has dropped his 10th month old commitme ...

Should public schools randomly drug- and alcohol-test students who drive to school and participate in extra-curricular activities?
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Heed Macke's mane: Summer is here

May 24, 2015 12:41

Certain times of year just have a particular "feeling" about them.

We're currently right in the middle of one of those times.

It's Memorial Day weekend, of course. Even though summer doesn't officiall ...