D50 board gives superintendent positive evaluation

With 10 years in the school district under his belt, Greenwood County School District 50 Superintendent Darrell Johnson received his 10th annual evaluation as well as a pay raise Monday evening.

After ...


Fire ruled suspicious at McAlister's Deli

A fire that damaged a stall in the women's restroom Monday at McAlister's Deli was ruled suspicious by the Greenwood Fire Department.

Customers were ordering food and cooks were preparing meals at 529 ...


UDPATE: McCormick inmate stabbed to death in fight

An inmate at the McCormick Correctional Institution died Sunday after a fight with another inmate.

Michael Lorenzo Jones, 43, of North Charleston was stabbed multiple times by another inmate at about ...


Pedestrian killed ID'd as Gray Court man

A Gray Court man died after being hit by a vehicle Monday morning less than a mile from his residence.

Jose Maximo Yax Alvarado, 57, of 108 Gray Court Estates Drive died at 6:22 a.m. from injuries rec ...


Greenwood man faces marijuana possession charge

Travis Terrell Turner, 37, of 1505 S. Main St., was arrested Sunday and charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, failure to stop on lawful command and public drunk.

A Greenwood poli ...

2016 College Football Picks Contest


Abbeville mayor discusses picks with Lakelands Football Show

Abbeville mayor Sarah Sherwood brushed up on her high school football and visited the Index-Journal as Week 5's special guest to give her pigskin prognostications. Find out if the IJ sports staff agre ...

Panthers past, present, future continue treasured tradition

ABBEVILLE --Finding all the connections between former Abbeville football state champions and players on the roster now is like trying to chop down a centuries-old oak tree and count the rings -- no e ...

USC keeps eyes on DE Sterling

Defensive end Aaron Sterling (6-foot-2, 260 pounds) of Tucker, Georgia, decommitted from Alabama last week. The University of South Carolina has continued to recruit him despite his previous commitmen ...

Emerald pitcher named USA Select 30 All-American

Brewer Middle School eighth-grader Lauralee Scott has had quite the summer.

She won a softball state championship and became an All-American.

Her South Carolina Firecrackers fastpitch travel softball te ...

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