Hotel occupancy in Greenwood built around business

The Festival of Discovery. The Festival of Flowers. Lander University graduation. Staple events that Lakeland-area lodgers can depend on to reserve Greenwood County’s roughly 735 hotel rooms. Bu ...

Ware Shoals man faces domestic violence charge

Monzell Ledell Hicks, 32, of 73 Audubon Road, Ware Shoals, was arrested Monday and charged with high and aggravated domestic violence. A woman told a Ware Shoals police officer Monday that she was ass ...

Search ensues after fisher reels in human hair

While fishing near the William T. Jones III bridge in Ware Shoals, someone reported pulling in human hair on their line, according to John Long, officer in charge of professional standards with the Gr ...

Report: Deputies investigate shooting, ramming

The call came out about 7:30 p.m. Monday as a shooting involving three vehicles, but when Greenwood County deputies investigated further, they heard conflicting statements from the women involved. Dep ...

Greenwood SWAT trains at abandoned CPW building

With full tactical vests and helmets on, members of the Greenwood County SWAT Team held their suppressed rifles at the ready Tuesday morning as they filed into the derelict CPW water plant at the corn ...

Quality Chrysler expanding Kia line

A plan two years in the making by Quality Chrysler of Greenwood to expand its Kia showroom will bring 20 jobs and a new sales floor to the city this spring, company general manager Tracey Terrell said ...

Three face charges in church break-in

Three people are facing charges after Newberry deputies investigated a church break-in, according to a release from the Newberry County Sheriff's Office. Deputies found evidence that someone had gone ...

Ware Shoals man faces meth possession charge

James Paul Lake, 33, of 6 Oak St., Ware Shoals, was arrested Sunday and charged with possession of methamphetamine. A Ware Shoals police officer saw a vehicle parked in a driveway with its hazard ligh ...

Report: Ware Shoals police find meth

Two people are facing charges after Ware Shoals police found methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia in a car after speaking with a man early Sunday morning. Danny Ray Fricks, 46, of 167 Turkey Creek D ...

Report: Typo uncovers false prescription

A pharmacy technician knew something was wrong when she saw the word "therapy" spelled "theropy" on a prescription pad, according to a report. A man went Friday to the Walgreens at 1376 S. Main St. an ...

Greenwood woman faces domestic violence charge

Debra Estee Boatwright, 49, of 419 Stevens Ave., Greenwood was arrested Saturday and charged with first-degree domestic violence. Greenwood police were called Saturday to a Stevens Avenue residence, w ...

Customers say goodbye to Kmart

A crowd of shoppers perused the few remaining aisles at Kmart on Sunday — its last day open after 42 years of business The store’s parent company, Sears Holdings Corp., announced in a Janu ...