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South Carolina food stamp fraud unit nets 1st convictions

COLUMBIA ? A special unit dedicated to combatting food stamp fraud in South Carolina has secured its first convictions, according to the state's top prosecutor.

Last week, half a dozen people pleaded g ...

County discusses budget requests

With plenty of desire to give the funds needed to local entities that provide much-needed services to residents, Greenwood County Council remained bitter from the still-lacking local government fund p ...


Duke, CPW, legislators share appreciation for linemen

When your cellphone dies, panic ensues.

A search for the nearest outlet has begun, perhaps the surge protector hooked up with the cable box, television and floor lamp.

Luxuries that have become necessit ...


Search on Lake Greenwood called off

Officials have called off the search for a man that was thought to have gone missing on Lake Greenwood on Tuesday afternoon.
A woman informed the police that she saw a man in an inflatable raft on the ...

Board approves new PE position

ABBEVILLE -- The Abbeville County School District board of trustees met for a special-called meeting Monday evening to discuss an open teacher position at Wright Middle School.

The position was pr ...

Animal Control moving toward tethering law effective date

The scene can be gruesome, and it's often a familiar one.

Dogs, skinny and lacking that generally positive charisma, sit, chained to an old motor in someone's yard. The chain's 25 pounds weighing down ...


Burton Center annual Easter egg hunt going 30 years strong

Patients and members of the Burton Center in Greenwood were able to show their moves on the dance floor and hunt for Easter eggs at the Greenwood Shrine Club on Sunday afternoon.

Started by Joe Scott, ...


A daily passion for Master Gardener

Growing up, Chuck Bender said he never shared his father's interest in gardening and tending roses. Now, Bender averages about six hours a day "puttering around in the yard" and tending his spring and ...


Professor shares tale of history

ABBEVILLE --He was the first Jew to die for U.S. independence.

Francis Salvador and his Paul Revere-like ride through Ninety Six District have left a unique chapter in South Carolina's vast Revolution ...

Community Calendar

Civic center site to get a new life

April 01, 2015 04:00

Anyone notice something changing on Greenwood's horizon?

Perhaps you have noticed, but in case you have not ridden out on Highway 72 lately, on the way toward our beautiful Lake Greenwood, you might no ...



April 01, 2015 16:37

Index-Journal photographer Maddy Jones shares her pictures from the Lander baseball team's 12-6 victory against Lakelands rival, Erskine, at Dolny Stadium.

If the GOP primary were today, who would you support?
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April is a month for sandwiches

April 01, 2015 04:00

Whether you are brown-bagging your lunch or looking for a quick, budget-friendly meal, it's hard to beat the humble sandwich; and April is the month to do it. 

April is National BLT Sandwich Month ...