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Gov. Niki Haley speaks with President and CEO of the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance Lewis Gossett while finishing her tour of Röya Foods plant in Saluda County. Haley was on hand Thursday morning to announce Saluda County’s certification as Work Ready, the fourth county in South Carolina to receive that designation.
(MADDY JONES | INDEX-JOURNAL)
Gov. Niki Haley speaks with President and CEO of the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance Lewis Gossett while finishing her tour of Röya Foods plant in Saluda County. Haley was on hand Thursday morning to announce Saluda County’s certification as Work Ready, the fourth county in South Carolina to receive that designation. (MADDY JONES | INDEX-JOURNAL)
Friday, August 01, 2014 12:44 AM
SALUDA -- Gov. Nikki Haley had some exciting news for Saluda County residents Thursday.
  • C-H-A-R-G-E
    Friday, August 01, 2014 1:00 AM
    Late summer seemed like late fall.
    Nonetheless, the Greenwood Christian School 8-man football team’s season began Thursday with its first preseason practice.
    Amid 75-degree temperatures, no less. 

  • CAMPING OUT
    Friday, August 01, 2014 12:48 AM
    A throng of local youth put their talents on display Thursday morning as the Brewer Recreation Center held a graduation ceremony for its annual summer camp. 

  • Haley announces Saluda County is Work Ready
    Friday, August 01, 2014 12:44 AM
    SALUDA -- Gov. Nikki Haley had some exciting news for Saluda County residents Thursday. 

  • Haley announces Saluda County is work ready
    Thursday, July 31, 2014 2:33 PM
    SALUDA -- Gov. Nikki Haley had some exciting news for Saluda County residents Thursday. 

  • CPW moving forward with $6M in bonds
    Thursday, July 31, 2014 1:43 AM
    Greenwood Commissioners of Public Works selected a slate of projects for a 2014 package of revenue bonds totaling more than $6 million.
    “The majority of money is going toward upgrades at the water treatment plant,” CPW Manager Steve Reeves said. 

  • STUFF THE BUS
    Thursday, July 31, 2014 1:38 AM
    There’s still time for anyone who feels like they’re missing the bus ... the United Way of Greenwood and Abbeville Counties bus, that is, to jump on board.
    The fourth United Way Stuff the Bus campaign school supply drive continues through this weekend with stops at Walgreens and Walmart. The Stuff the Bus campaign is the United Way’s annual drive to collect school supplies for local underprivileged students in the Greenwood area and fulfill the nonprofit organization’s Education Impact Area, ensuring that children are not hindered from the ability to learn due to not having the resources. 

  • D50 evaluates emergency plan in disaster drill
    Wednesday, July 30, 2014 1:26 AM
    A school shooting is not something any reasonable person wishes to come to pass. But while tragic, they are nonetheless a reality in America’s schools, and a tragedy Greenwood School District 50 is preparing to face if need be. 

  • BALD FOR A CAUSE
    Wednesday, July 30, 2014 1:21 AM
    Greenwood’s Sarah Bucciero is ready to share with strangers in the check-out line why she has no hair.
    “People will ask why I am bald and I will tell them that I shaved my head to raise money for pediatric cancer awareness and oncology research,” Bucciero said. “I can share Carter’s story. He shaved his head, so I figure I can shave mine.” 

  • Pacesetters kick off United Way fundraising campaign
    Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:05 AM
    Starting today, United Way partners, consisting of area businesses and partner agencies, will reach out to the community to raise funds for United Way of Greenwood and Abbeville Counties. 

  • ROUGH RIDING
    Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:01 AM
    For years, road conditions in South Carolina have been a major concern amongst state legislators. And there’s no secret as to why. 

  • Talley’s theater roots were planted in Greenwood
    Monday, July 28, 2014 12:25 AM
    Quentin Talley got his first taste of theater at Mathews Elementary School in Greenwood. 

  • SUMMER  OF LEARNING
    Monday, July 28, 2014 12:21 AM
    The Magic Johnson Foundation once again teamed up with GLEAMNS to host a summer enrichment program for 20 local students this summer. 

  • Greenwood County hails new litter  pickup program
    Monday, July 28, 2014 12:18 AM
    More than 169 13-gallon bags of trash spread over 10.3 miles have disappeared from highways in Greenwood County during the past three months. 

  • Dukes of hazard
    Sunday, July 27, 2014 12:09 AM
    Anew tool went into use last week at the Greenwood Fire Department and it could not have come at a more perfect time.
    The city’s firehouse officially put its recently acquired HAZMAT response truck into service Tuesday. The fully equipped mobile unit allows the department to respond to a numbers of hazardous emergencies such as train derailments, chemical spills and gasoline leaks. 

  • A NOBLE CALLING
    Saturday, July 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    When Chris Hudson was a boy growing up, he felt the calling to one day become a full-time pastor.