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Sunday, July 27, 2014 12:00 AM
Sometimes we’re thrust into positions and situations where, for better or worse, we’re not all that comfortable. Being able to inspire someone is a hefty responsibility.
  • Sunday, July 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    Sometimes we’re thrust into positions and situations where, for better or worse, we’re not all that comfortable. Being able to inspire someone is a hefty responsibility. 

  • Monday, July 21, 2014 9:44 AM
    I know there are folks in the Greenwood area who have purchased CDs or downloaded music put out by the blues performers in town recently for the annual South Carolina Festival of Discovery and Greenwood Blues Cruise in Uptown Greenwood. If anyone is tired of going through the same music selection over and over or has gotten a hankerin’ for new music, have no fear. 

  • Sunday, July 13, 2014 12:57 AM
    Anyone who was at the Red Wanting Blue concert at Sundance Gallery as a special Music on Maxwell show last September already heard a few of the songs on the Ohio-based band’s latest CD, “Little America.” The CD was released July 1 on Fanatic Records with the first single being “You Are My Las Vegas,” which I know was played here.
    I listened to the Internet stream of the band’s performance and interview on the WCBE.ORG 90.5 on July 1. The band was home to play the Rumba Cafe that night for its CD release party. “Little America” has 13 songs. 

  • Sunday, July 06, 2014 12:47 AM
    When I was reading Add Penfield’s obituary in the Index-Journal on June 26, I had my memory jogged a little bit when I saw, “he was struck by a stroke while writing a headline.” Then, when I saw what former Index-Journal editor Patricia Edwards wrote on her Facebook page, I had to think about the events of that day a little harder. 

  • Monday, June 23, 2014 12:28 PM
    I’ve said it before and I’m saying it again, this is a great time to be in Greenwood, especially with the South Carolina Festival of Discovery and Greenwood Blues Cruise coming to town July 10-12. 

  • Monday, June 16, 2014 12:51 PM
    In last Sunday’s edition of the Index-Journal was the obituary for John Clarence Banks. 
    John and his bands, from the John Banks Trio to the Tritones, were often mentioned in this newspaper when they were going to perform locally. John, a world class drummer, was the subject of several of my past columns. 

  • Monday, June 09, 2014 12:06 PM
    It seems as if red-tailed black sharks come from hardy stock. At least the one I have does because it has survived just about anything I’ve thrown at it. 

  • Monday, June 02, 2014 12:24 PM
    It wasn’t too long ago the annual South Carolina Festival of Flowers didn’t have topiaries.
    Imagine that. How could that be? 

  • Tuesday, May 27, 2014 11:44 AM
    I am among those who have been asked by Mathews Elementary School counselor Iris Stevens to participate in the school’s upcoming Career Day. Without hesitation, I gladly accepted and I’m looking forward to taking part in the day.
    I’m not sure who else was asked, so I’m not sure what other professions will be represented. I could be crossing the paths of a butcher, baker and candlestick maker, or even doctor, lawyer and Indian chief. That’s some pretty heady company for a journalist. 

  • Monday, May 19, 2014 2:31 PM
    Memorial Day Weekend signals the start of a special time in the Greenwood area for folks who love festivals ... and more importantly, for music lovers. 

  • Sunday, May 11, 2014 1:29 AM
    Never when I was trudging through the thick brush or woods bordering Stoney Point Golf Club ­-- or hitting ball after ball into Lake Greenwood -- did I think someday it would be home to a large national golf tournament that would bring people from far and near to the area for a week-long golf event. 

  • Monday, May 05, 2014 12:19 PM
    I thought I was the luckiest guy in the world when Shirley Shelton stopped by The Index-Journal one day to invite me to the unveiling of the portrait of her late husband Skip Shelton at the Arts Center of Greenwood. I was honored to be asked to attend this special event in her life. 

  • Sunday, April 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    Greenwood Area Studio Potters wants everyone to go bowling during Bowl-A-Rama in May and you don't even have to wear special shoe to do so. What a very cool idea. 

  • Sunday, April 13, 2014 12:00 AM
    A couple of weeks ago, I marveled at a youngster trying to walk.
    There in the hallway at Optimum Life Center was a toddler doing what toddlers do best — toddling. 

  • Sunday, April 06, 2014 4:10 PM
    I was really good for a while regarding downloading music to my phone. The key word in that sentence is "was."