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Drowning ruled accidental

The death of the man who drowned in Lake Greenwood while trying to retrieve his wayward fishing boat has been ruled accidental.

John Robert Mabrey Jr., 52, of 212 Trotters Eight, died Wednesday mornin ...


Dist. 12 race focuses on community

A local business owner will be representing Greenwood and McCormick counties in the South Carolina House of Representatives for the next two years.

Democratic incumbent District 12 Rep. Anne Parks wil ...


Greenwood man drowns in Lake Greenwood

The body of a Greenwood man believed to have drowned while trying to retrieve his wayward fishing boat on Lake Greenwood on Wednesday morning has been found.

Greenwood County Coroner Sonny Cox pronoun ...


Divers look for victim in Lake Greenwood

The search for a Greenwood man who is believed to have drowned while trying to retrieve his wayward fishing boat on Lake Greenwood off Trotters Eight has gone into its third hour. 
Law enforcemen ...


Injured dog recovering well

The dog that was injured when her throat was slashed on Oct. 18 is recovery well, says Karen Pettay of the Humane Society of Greenwood.

"When Bella arrived to the shelter she was wearing a large white ...


5:15 p.m. update: Gas leak puts out 225 residents

Greenwood Commissioners of Public Works and emergency crews were called to a natural gas leak at the intersection of Jordan Street and Parker Avenue on Tuesday morning.

The leak appeared to have occu ...


Hite, Gagnon compete for Dist. 11

The race for District 11 of the state House of Representatives is nearing the home stretch, with only one week before Election Day on Nov. 4.

Two candidates, Republican incumbent Craig Gagnon and Demo ...


Meeting gauges vision for South Greenwood park

More than 50 people attended a meeting Monday night at the John G. Lamb Community Enrichment Center to hear about long-term efforts to build a park or green space in South Greenwood on Foundry Road.&n ...

Gunnells wants to get his seat back on council

Four years ago, Ray Gunnells and Charlie Stone were on the Democrat Primary ballot for Abbeville County Council District 1.

This year on Nov. 4, both names will be seen on the Election Day ballot with ...


Halloween can do plenty of good, be a real treat

October 30, 2014 04:00

This is a wonderful time of year. Football galore. Crisp autumn evenings.

And Halloween.

I love Halloween. For nearly a decade, we set up a witch in our front yard, a witch that didn't quite see a tree ...


Wildcats prepare for Rebels

October 30, 2014 04:00

The Ninety Six High School football team has a playoff spot. Where it will finish in Region 2-AA? That's complicated.

With a loss against Strom Thurmond on Friday, The Wildcats (6-3, 3-1) would enter ...

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Chicken Camper Cookoff at Calhoun Falls State Park

October 29, 2014 04:00

The annual Campground Cookoff is a thing of the past, but that doesn't mean there won't be a cooking competition at Calhoun Falls State Park. 

Old Ninety Six Tourism District had run the Campgroun ...