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Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:27 AM
That Greenwood has undergone a significant, positive change due, in part, to the improvements to Maxwell Avenue and surrounding streets is undeniable. If Greenwood City Council and City Manager Charlie Barrineau have their way, another portion of the city will undergo a similar renaissance.
  • Wednesday, August 20, 2014 12:45 AM
    ABBEVILLE -- The next fiscal year could see a variety of upgrades across the community.
    General funds and hospitality tax funds were the focus Tuesday night at a called Abbeville City Council meeting to discuss the budget. 

  • HEAD OF THE CLASS
    Wednesday, August 20, 2014 12:36 AM
    Changes were abound in McCormick County with nearly 800 students returning to the educational complex Tuesday for the first day of classes.
    The burgeoning school year brought new faces in new places. But even as things changed, they remained the same.
    Last month marked 50 years since Robert English was hired as the principal at McCormick High School. On Tuesday, his son Steve began first day of classes as the school’s lead administrator. He took the helm in July following two years as assistant principal. 

  • Wednesday, August 20, 2014 12:34 AM
    The benefits of starting fresh could not be more present for one of Greenwood’s favorite spots for eating and imbibing. 

  • Index-Journal staffers earn 22 Palmys
    Wednesday, August 20, 2014 12:32 AM
    The Index-Journal received 22 awards in the S.C. Press Association’s Palmy competition this year.
    The awards are given for advertising graphic art and innovative concepts in marketing, a collaborative effort between the newspaper’s ad sales team and its graphics department. 

  • Wednesday, August 20, 2014 12:30 AM
    NINETY SIX -- Every day in education is different, Ninety Six High School principal Rex Ward said.
    Few days contain the hope and, for at least a few students, misery the first day of school brings. 

  • D50 schools open for learning
    Wednesday, August 20, 2014 12:27 AM
    For Northside Middle School principal Cynthia Storer, the start of a new school year still means sleepless nights.
    “The first day is always exciting. Even after all these years, I can’t sleep the night before school starts,” Storer said Tuesday. “I’m like a student in that way.” 

  • Wednesday, August 20, 2014 12:18 AM
    Restaurants, gas stations, food vendors and other establishments in the unincorporated portions of Greenwood County could see a tax on the sale of prepared meals, food and beverages.
    Greenwood County Councilman Steve Brown raised the possibility of council adding the tax in the future at the county council’s Administration and Finance Committee meeting Tuesday evening. 

  • Springfield Elementary closed Wednesday following power outage
    Tuesday, August 19, 2014 6:30 PM
    Springfield Elementary School will be closed Wednesday following a school-wide power outage Tuesday, Greenwood School District 50 announced in a press release issued late Tuesday afternoon. 

  • Power outage forces Springfield evacuation
    Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:13 PM
    Students were evacuated from Springfield Elementary School this morning after a power outage in the school's main power box. Cause of the outage has not been determined. 

  • Abbeville has crime-fighting night out
    Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:35 AM
    BBEVILLE -- Transformed into a crime-fighting police and rescue depot Monday night, downtown Abbeville’s Livery Stable was filled with area residents to promote National Night Out. 

  • Soldiers’ shelter
    Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:32 AM
    The quip would have been hurtful if it wasn’t true.
    “It’s pretty nice, especially if you’re coming from under a bridge,” 3rd District Rep. Jeff Duncan said at Kinard Manor on Monday. 

  • Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:29 AM
    Marshmallows and uncooked spaghetti posed a formidable challenge to Greenwood Christian School’s middle school students Monday morning.
    As part of a first day of school team-building exercise, middle schoolers gathered in the GCS gym for the “Marshmallow Challenge.” 

  • Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:27 AM
    That Greenwood has undergone a significant, positive change due, in part, to the improvements to Maxwell Avenue and surrounding streets is undeniable. If Greenwood City Council and City Manager Charlie Barrineau have their way, another portion of the city will undergo a similar renaissance. 

  • Tuesday, August 19, 2014 12:42 AM
    Saluda County deputies have made 19 drug arrests in the past month, according to a press statement issued Monday. 

  • Tuesday, August 19, 2014 12:34 AM
    With the help of new funding from the state, Greenwood School District 50 will reopen its Early Childhood Center today.