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Ann Barklow trims the palm fiber on the elephant’s tusk to get it ready for this year’s Festival of Flowers. The number of topiaries this year will increase by two bringing the total to 41.
(Maddy Jones | Index-Journal)
Ann Barklow trims the palm fiber on the elephant’s tusk to get it ready for this year’s Festival of Flowers. The number of topiaries this year will increase by two bringing the total to 41. (Maddy Jones | Index-Journal)
Sunday, April 20, 2014 12:00 AM
The 2014 South Carolina Festival of Flowers is looking to the past while maintaining excitement and fun for the annual June event in Greenwood.
  • Needy receive a Pre-Easter Dinner
    Sunday, April 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    On a chilly and rain-drenched 50-degree Saturday morning, warmth, solace, and a good meal was to be found at the Brewer Community Complex. 

  • Sunday, April 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    Precisely $6.50 in quarters can fit inside a single plastic 35mm Fujifilm canister. 

  • Senate acknowledges childhood obesity as  a S. Carolina problem
    Sunday, April 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    The number of overweight and obese children weighs in at a staggering 39.2 percent among South Carolina’s youngest, according to the state Senate and the Center for Disease Control. 

  • Changes in store for SC Festival of Flowers
    Sunday, April 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    The 2014 South Carolina Festival of Flowers is looking to the past while maintaining excitement and fun for the annual June event in Greenwood. 

  • Sunday, April 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    ABBEVILLE -- Uncertainty swirls around Abbeville County's efforts to add a capital projects sales tax, also known as a penny tax, to the 2014 general election ballot. But that hasn't stopped county and municipal officials from pondering the uses of the additional revenue. 

  • Saturday, April 19, 2014 12:13 AM
    A Hodges man was convicted this week of molesting an underage girl and sentenced to prison. 

  • Saturday, April 19, 2014 12:05 AM
    Greenwood County Council is still in the process of determining who the county’s next auditor will be. 

  • Saturday, April 19, 2014 12:04 AM
    With little fanfare, the county treasurer races for Abbeville, McCormick and Saluda counties appear locked up.  

  • School board  OKs District 51 reconfiguration
    Friday, April 18, 2014 11:50 PM
    WARE SHOALS -- Ware Shoals School District 51 approved the administration’s recommendation to reconfigure its schools’ grade structure Monday evening. 

  • Gray Court pair booked on counterfeiting charges
    Friday, April 18, 2014 2:06 PM
    A Gray Court man and woman were arrested Thursday on charges related to the use of counterfeit bills. 

  • Emerald students raise $3,700 to fight hunger
    Friday, April 18, 2014 12:59 AM
    Nearly 842 million people go hungry and endure malnourishment worldwide. And according to statistics, 98 percent of those who suffer from famine live in developing countries. 

  • McCormick County 911 showcases $450K upgrades
    Friday, April 18, 2014 12:53 AM
    McCORMICK -- A mock-up of a cellphone dial pad flashes on the screen and with the press of a button, a map of McCormick County pops up, showing exactly where the 911 call originated. 

  • WEB OF WATER
    Friday, April 18, 2014 12:42 AM
    The Saluda and Reedy rivers -- which flow into Lake Greenwood -- are part of the lifeblood of this part of the Upstate. 

  • Moving to the beat
    Friday, April 18, 2014 12:40 AM
    Kids dance and cartwheel to the tunes of Webb Wilder at the second concert of Uptown Live on Thursday evening at the Countybank Plaza. 

  • County Council discusses tax notices
    Friday, April 18, 2014 12:29 AM
    Late last year, Greenwood County became aware that some residents did not receive tax notices in the mail.
    On Tuesday, members of County Council discussed the continuing fallout from that situation.