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Pre-exisiting legislation could address ruling

State legislators may not have to look far to address the Nov. 12 state Supreme Court decision on Abbeville County School District et al. v. The State of South Carolinathat ruled in favor of poor, rur ...


Meals on Wheels volunteers are thankful to serve

A hot meal, a delivery service, a minor repair or a kind word.

There's little things in life that have quick potential to be overlooked -- forgotten in the essence of needing, wanting more.

On a day mis ...


Greenwood woman arrested for ill treatment of dog

Kristen Rose Haralson, 26, of 520 W. Deadfall Road in Greenwood, reported Tuesday to the Greenwood County Detention Center after warrants were obtained last week for her arrest. Haralson was arre ...

Sheriffs: Avoiding a Ferguson incident here

Lakelands legal watchers and law enforcement personnel said Tuesday they hope what happened in Ferguson, Missouri, does not happen here.

Townes Jones, a former South Carolina 8th Judicial Circuit solic ...

Approved: New bonds issued for 2014 by CPW

Greenwood Commissioners of Public Works approved a resolution Tuesday morning, issuing bonds for 2014 for $6.2 million and refunding a 2003 bond.

The 2003 bond was refunded at $2 million with a 2.2 per ...


Piedmont Tech's criminal addition

With a firearm training simulator, a driving simulator, a crime-scene reconstruction program, and several forensic computer programs in its criminal justice lab, Piedmont Technical College's criminal ...

Council closes airport

CALHOUN FALLS --After presentations and discussion from community leaders and residents, Calhoun Falls Town Council unanimously voted to close the Hester Memorial Airport in order to reopen as a priva ...

JDLH gets more time to fix violations

The John de la Howe School received an extension from the South Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Administration to repair several of its facilities listed in a complaint submitted to OSHA regar ...


Outside of disco, a resurgence nears at roller rinks

The middle part of the previous century, the '70s in all its flare, the innovative years of the 1990s and a tech era focused on the economical in the 21st century.

The four, seemingly unrelated in a va ...

Community Calendar

Give thanks, and give so others can do same

November 27, 2014 03:00

Chances are very few people are reading this first thing this morning. And that is OK.

This is not to suggest the Viewpoints page, or any pages of the newspaper, are not worthy of your attention. On th ...


York focused on this year, not last

November 27, 2014 03:00

Although York High School's football team had exceptional success against Greenwood in the playoffs last year, the Cougars have not paid any attention to that game while preparing for the Eagles this ...

Regarding the grand jury’s decision in the Ferguson, Mo. case:
  • - The system worked.
  • - The system failed.
  • - I can’t pass judgment.

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November 26, 2014 03:00

Uptown Market

Where: 301 Edgefield St.

Hours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today.

Vendors: Grits and Groceries has potato salad, chicken salad, shrimp salad, cole slaw, chicken and sausage gumbo, corn c ...