Police ask for help identifying wanted trio

Officers need help identifying three people who have stolen money from several Upstate Wal-Mart stores. Three people went into the Wal-Mart on 922 E. Main St., Laurens and took money from a register i ...

Monument goes up at Veterans Center

A crane hoisted 30,000 pounds of stone through the air Wednesday morning and placed it gently down in front of the Greenwood County Veterans Center -- the first of many steps in a plaza renovation for ...

Newberry County highway closed after diesel spill

More than 100 gallons of diesel fuel leaked Wednesday morning from a tank aboard a tractor trailer after a two-vehicle wreck blocked off S.C. Highway 34 Bypass from Nance Street to Boundary Street, ac ...

Report: 74 pills taken from woman's purse

Nina Marie Jacobs, 38, was arrested Tuesday and charged with theft of a controlled substance. Jacobs' address was not listed on the Greenwood County Detention Center's intake log Wednesday morning. Gr ...

Clinton man faces domestic violence charge

Terrance Renard Young, 30, of 1003 Elizabeth St., Clinton was arrested Monday and charged with first-degree domestic violence. A woman called Clinton Department of Public Safety officers Monday and to ...

Velux expanding Greenwood location

A Greenwood skylight manufacturer that specializes in residential installations is expanding its operations into the commercial market with a $4.1 million investment that will create 21 jobs, the ...

Preserving the memory of Pearl Harbor

Jim Morgan was having trouble getting out of bed 75 years ago. His mother came upstairs to wake him, and as the 9-year-old boy looked out his window, across a field of oil tankards and toward Ford Isl ...

Motorcycle driver injured in two-vehicle wreck

A motorcycle driver was taken to Self Regional Medical Center after colliding with a car at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday on S.C. Highway 72, said Officer Joshua Garrison with the Greenwood Police Departmen ...

Three Gray Court men face drug charges

Three Gray Court men face drug charges after police found drugs in the house they were in. Laurens County deputies on Sunday arrested 46-year-old Jerry Wayne Johnson and 27-year-old Ricky Jay Owens Jr ...

Last grandchild of Lander founder dies at 104

Margaret Lander Scheibler, the last living grandchild of the Rev. Samuel Lander -- Lander University's founder -- and prominent ambassador of the school, died Monday. She was 104. Scheibler, whose exu ...

Ninety Six man faces burglary, drug charges

William Brooks Allen, 28, of 99 Kitson St., Ninety Six was arrested Monday and charged with third-degree burglary, petit larceny and possession of methamphetamine. Greenwood County deputies couldn't g ...

Greenwood man faces forgery charge

Antonio Rodreges Nicholson, 36, 3824 U.S. Highway 25, Greenwood was arrested Monday and charged with forgery. Greenwood County deputies interviewed a man Oct. 26 who said his neighbor asked him to cas ...

Such touching words in the business world

Should I describe having telephoned someone I tend to say, “I called you.” And when I email or dust off my quill and ink pot to send a handwritten note, I would say, “I wrote you. ...

Greenwood City Council torn on pay raise question

After almost 20 years without any changes to its pay, the Greenwood City Council is mulling whether the time has finally come for a raise – but early discussion on the issue Monday night reveale ...

Greenwood's urban forestry plan to continue in 2017

Over the summer, city officials announced their intention to uproot a malnourished 30-year-old laurel oak along Main Street as part of a wider tree replacement plan. It’s a priority that will ru ...