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Clemson President James Clements, left, speaks to Dr. Monica Basehore inside a DNA testing lab Thursday during a tour of facilities at the Greenwood Genetic Center. ( MATT BRUCE | INDEX-JOURNAL)
Clemson President James Clements, left, speaks to Dr. Monica Basehore inside a DNA testing lab Thursday during a tour of facilities at the Greenwood Genetic Center. ( MATT BRUCE | INDEX-JOURNAL)
Friday, August 22, 2014 12:00 AM
A burgeoning coalition continued to forge itself Thursday as a convoy of genetic researchers converged upon the Greenwood Genetic Center, leaving a trail of orange and purple in its wake.
Clemson University President James Clements stepped foot on the Greenwood research facility for the first time, taking a tour of the medical campus that sits in the back of Greenwood Research Park.
  • One injured in wreck on Highway 221
    Saturday, August 23, 2014 1:07 AM
    A two-vehicle collision at the intersection of US Highway 221 and White Hall Road on Friday could have turned out much worse for the six people involved.  

  • Home again
    Saturday, August 23, 2014 1:01 AM
    The fire took their home. 
    For Charles Schulze and Michael Hammett, Sports Break had been part of their routines for years. 

  • Saturday, August 23, 2014 12:49 AM

    Greenwood County deputies are investigating an apparent burglary attempt at a fire-gutted Dollar General early Friday morning.

     

  • PTC students gear up for another year
    Saturday, August 23, 2014 12:39 AM

    For 15 years, Tony Cunningham’s wife was encouraging him to go back to school. Two years ago, he said, he finally listened.

     

  • Friday, August 22, 2014 5:49 PM
    Greenwood County deputies are investigating an apparent burglary attempt at a fire-gutted Dollar General early Friday morning. 

  • Springfield Elementary School reopens following power outage
    Friday, August 22, 2014 5:48 PM
    Springfield Elementary School reopened to students Friday afternoon after a power outage Tuesday forced the school to close Wednesday and Thursday. 

  • SCDPS terminates officer in Sam Montgomery arrest
    Friday, August 22, 2014 5:43 PM
    The state trooper who arrested Greenwood-bred NFL football player Sam Montgomery earlier this year was fired from his position, South Carolina Department of Public Safety officials announced Friday. 

  • McCormick police seek public’s help
    Friday, August 22, 2014 1:23 AM
    The McCormick Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that recently took place at a McCormick gas station last week. 

  • Union men charged in alleged theft
    Friday, August 22, 2014 1:12 AM

    Three Union men were arrested early Thursday morning after Greenwood County deputies apprehended them at the scene of a metal theft.

     

  • Clemson president visits Genetic Center
    Friday, August 22, 2014 12:00 AM
    A burgeoning coalition continued to forge itself Thursday as a convoy of genetic researchers converged upon the Greenwood Genetic Center, leaving a trail of orange and purple in its wake.
    Clemson University President James Clements stepped foot on the Greenwood research facility for the first time, taking a tour of the medical campus that sits in the back of Greenwood Research Park. 

  • DEDICATED TO THE CAUSE
    Friday, August 22, 2014 12:00 AM
    ABBEVILLE -- It was too hot for leather, but that didn’t seem to phase them.
    The American Legion Riders were riding for a cause. A cause aimed at providing for the sons and daughters of our fallen soldiers in the future. 

  • Friday, August 22, 2014 12:00 AM
    Greenwood School District 50 issued a statement last week in response to a lawsuit filed against the district.
    The district was named in a lawsuit Aug.12, stemming from a Sept. 6, 2013, incident of sexual harassment, abuse, and coercion of an intellectually disabled Greenwood High School student. 

  • Springfield students to resume school Friday
    Thursday, August 21, 2014 6:00 PM
    Springfield Elementary School students will resume school Friday at different Greenwood School District 50 locations, according to a district press release issued Thursday afternoon. 

  • Fire leaves Pecan Drive home in ashes
    Thursday, August 21, 2014 12:50 AM
    A Greenwood home sat in ruins following a fire that raged at the residence Wednesday afternoon, burning it to the ground. 

  • Fall classes begin in Abbeville
    Thursday, August 21, 2014 12:41 AM
    Despite a change of location for new Long Cane Elementary School principal Millie Ricketts, reading will remain a top priority.