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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.
  • 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. 

  • Thursday, August 21, 2014 12:35 AM
    Five structures in the city limits of Greenwood are done for after a unanimous vote by Greenwood City Council on Monday. 

  • Thursday, August 21, 2014 12:21 AM
    The Erskine College and Theological Seminary board of trustees voted to address the school’s urgent financial issues Aug. 15 at its regularly scheduled board meeting. 

  • Thursday, August 21, 2014 12:15 AM

    Jesse Nance didn’t want to turn Howard’s on Main into a dress shop for his latest exhibit at the Uptown Greenwood eatery and bar. Nance, who is Artist of the Month at Howard’s, has about 12 hand-painted scarves on display.

     

  • Thursday, August 21, 2014 12:10 AM
    McCormick County Council on Tuesday approved an increase to county water and sewer rates after the third reading of the proposed budget for the Water and Sewer Department for Fiscal Year 2014-15. 

  • Ware Shoals woman charged in drug transaction
    Wednesday, August 20, 2014 6:32 PM
    A Ware Shoals woman was arrested Tuesday after authorities discovered meth-related items at her home. 

  • DEU discovers meth lab
    Wednesday, August 20, 2014 6:08 PM
    A Greenwood man was arrested Tuesday after narcotics agents found a meth lab in Greenwood County.  

  • Springfield Elementary School closed Thursday
    Wednesday, August 20, 2014 5:57 PM
    Springfield Elementary School will be remain closed Thursday following a school-wide power outage Tuesday, Greenwood School District 50 announced in a press release issued late Wednesday afternoon.