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Former state Sen. Drummond celebrates birthday

After 95 years on this earth, former state Sen. John Drummond can honestly say that he has lived a full life.

The World War II fighter pilot and prisoner of war, former donut shop operator, and owner ...


Galloway leads Calhoun Falls Police Department

CALHOUN FALLS -- A dare led to the town of Calhoun Falls' first black police chief.

There were a few events in the middle to be sure.

But John Galloway, 42, got his start in law enforcement, afte ...



Incompatible with human life.

That phrase is one of the first things Jodi and Stephen Shenal heard about their unborn daughter in mid-October 2010. With that one sentence, the excited nervousness of p ...

Women veterans honored at library

In the 52 years since Carol L. Scales first joined the US Navy as a nurse in 1962, she was never honored with a group of only women for her military service.

Until now.

Scales was honored along with 1 ...


Fujifilm hosts 14th JAKES Conservation Day

One child shouted "It's Bigfoot!" upon seeing a figure dressed head to toe in camouflage and covered in leaves emerge from the woods alongside Fujifilm's 1.9-mile nature trail.

But this is not the mak ...


SLED to look into Calhoun Falls' records

CALHOUN FALLS - A Lakelands municipality contacted South Carolina Law Enforcement Division to investigate concerns about missing funds and accounting practices.

According to Calhoun Falls Mayor Johnni ...


Hillcrest's bruising rush stymies GHS

SIMPSONVILLE -- Fourteen minutes into the game against Hillcrest, Greenwood High was in control. The Eagles rode a stout rushing attack led by Roshun Jackson, whose two touchdowns gave the team a 13-0 ...

Greenwood City Council brainstorms for 2015

"Finish What You Started." That was the theme of a brainstorming session of Greenwood City Council at The Museum on Friday.

Council's annual fall retreat touched on numerous topics, looking back at 20 ...


History lies within the Generals' House


It's a treasure map of sorts.

From Greenwood's Railroad Historical Center down to McCormick's Dorn's Flour and Grist Mill up the stream to Abbeville's McGowan-Barksdale-Bundy House.

The Lake ...


Greenwood Genetic Center celebrates 40 years

Dr. Hal Taylor received an interesting phone call from his good friend, Dr. Roger Stevenson in 1974. Stevenson, a pediatrician, wanted to build a genetic research. 

"I was thinking Richmond, Colu ...


Fixing fat South Carolina a wise investment in us

September 28, 2014 04:00

"Somewhere, overweight people,

Just like me,

Must have someplace where folks don't count every calorie.

Somewhere, over the rainbow,

Way up tall,

There's a land where they've never heard of cholesterol.

Whe ...


Charleston S. coach to speak at TD Club

September 29, 2014 04:00

The Greenwood Touchdown Club is conducting its third meeting tonight at the American Legion Post 20 building with Charleston Southern football coach Jamey Chadwell speaking. Social time begins at 6:30 ...

If the governor’s election were today, I would vote for:
  • Gov. Nikki Haley
  • Sen. Vincent Sheheen
  • Tom Ervin
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Impressions in Newberry tonight

September 28, 2014 04:00

The legendary Impressions are at Newberry Opera House for one show tonight at 7 p.m.

Originally from Chicago, The Impressions' repertoire includes doo-wop, gospel, soul and R&B. The Impressions ar ...