Public meeting: March 29

WEDNESDAY MCCORMICK COUNTY COUNCIL TIME: 3:30 p.m. LOCATION: administration center, 610 S. Mine St., McCormick. AGENDA: Called meeting, council may go into closed meeting to discuss contractual matter ...

Beta Gamma Sigma inducts 24

Twenty-three Lander students and one alumnus became official members of an international honor society during a formal induction ceremony by Lander University's chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma. Hosted by ...

PETS OF THE WEEK: March 27

Google the word "handsome" and you'll see a picture of Bruce. His steel gray coat gleams in the sunlight like a shiny new car, and his stocky, strong legs are built to race around the world with enth ...

BOOKMOBILE: March 26

MONDAY -- 9:30-10:30 a.m., ECC; 11-11:30, Northside Middle School TUESDAY -- Bookmobile off the road. WEDNESDAY -- 9:30-10 a.m., Millie's House; 10:15-10:45, Brewer Middle School; 11-11:30, Wesley Com ...

PUBLIC MEETINGS: March 26

MONDAY CALHOUN FALLS TOWN COUNCIL TIME: 4 p.m. LOCATION: Calhoun Falls Civic Center, 401 N. Washington St. AGENDA: financials; recognize Ricky Cleveland; Planning Commission; departmental reports; may ...

GGUM receives grant from GCCF

Greater Greenwood United Ministries received a grant from the Greenwood County Community Foundation to purchase supplies for Joseph’s Purse, GGUM’s minor home repair program for low-income ...

Community Outreach Center receives donation

Horace Burdette, left, donated a $500 check to James "J.J." Jackson of the Community Outreach Center, 504 Haigler St., Abbeville, for the center's fundraiser to purchase a commercial freezer for the A ...

Mutt Strut to benefit Relay for Life

A dog costume contest to benefit Relay for Life and the Greenwood Humane Society will be from 10 a.m. to noon April 8 at the Grace Street Dog Park. Costumes will be grouped and judged in the following ...

Spring PBL Showcase slated

Spring Project-Based Learning Showcase will be 5:30 p.m. April 4 at Emerald High School. Springfield and Westview Elementary Schools and Emerald High School will transform the gym into a World War II ...

Film Festival deadline approaching

Filmmakers from across the South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee and Florida are invited to help launch the Southeast Film Showcase, the newest addition the annual Lander University Film ...

Students place in Art Exhibition

Lander University senior Sammantha Bailey and freshman Stacie Lazo took two of the top honors in the third annual 2017 Peach Belt Conference Arts Exhibition. The virtual exhibition, open to all studen ...

Kinard named PTC Innovator of the Year

Zeolean Frick Kinard, center, director of Institutional Reporting at Piedmont Technical College, has been named the 2017 PTC Innovator of the Year by the PTC Area Commission. Presenting Kinard with a ...

PUBLIC MEETINGS: March 23

THURSDAY LAURENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT FACILITIES PROJECTS ADVISORY COMMITTEE TIME: 5-6:30 p.m. LOCATION: LCSD55 administrative office, 301 Hillcrest Drive. Laurens. AGENDA: charge to the committee; ...

PUBLIC MEETINGS: March 22

THURSDAY McCORMICK TOWN COUNCIL TIME:6:30 p.m. LOCATION:McCormick One Stop Conference Room, 109 W. Augusta St. AGENDA:Budget Workshop. Specific budget requests by department. Payroll increase, 3 perce ...

PUBLIC MEETINGS: March 21

WEDNESDAY SALUDA COUNTY COUNCIL TIME:5:30 p.m. LOCATION:county administration building, 400 W. Highland St., Saluda, council chambers. AGENDA:budget workshop. THURSDAY SALUDA COUNTY COUNCIL TIME:5:30 ...

LEC names tour winners

Justin Easter, Cole Prince and Savannah Walters are the winners of an expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. sponsored by Laurens Electric Cooperative. They will travel with other South Carolina studen ...

4-H winners from Hippology Competition

The Ninety Six 4-H Horse Club was well-represented in the SC State 4-H Hippology Contest at Clemson University on Feb. 19. The club sent 12 members to compete, ranging in age from 7 to 17, Cloverbud t ...

FFA members attend Appreciation Day

Calhoun Falls Charter and Dixie High School agricultural education students attended the S.C. Future Farmers of America-sponsored State Legislators Appreciation Ceremony in Columbia on Feb. 22. The st ...

PAHRA confirms board of directors

Piedmont Area Human Resource Association recently met at Piedmont Technical College and confirmed its 2017 board of directors. The group meets monthly for lunch and the presentation of a professional ...

Friend's book sale at library

The Friends' Spring Book Sale at the Greenwood Library will be April 5-10 and all children who come will get one free book of their choice as a gift from the Friends. For information, call 864-941-465 ...

4-H members compete at State Horse Bowl

Thirteen members of the Ninety Six 4-H Horse Club had a successful run at the S.C. State 4-H Horse Bowl on Saturday, Feb. 18. Horse Bowl is a fast-paced, competitive, quiz challenge requiring thinking ...

CYP's Ales for Trails 5K Run/Walk scheduled

Runners and walkers alike are urged to register for Connect Young Professionals' Ales for Trails 5K run/walk, set for 3 p.m. Saturday at the Railroad Historical Center. The event is being organized by ...

Two competitions open for filmmakers

Filmmakers, let one of Hollywood’s top screenwriters write for you. Chris Columbus and Bob Gale have written legendary films including "Gremlins," "Home Alone," "Mrs. Doubtfire," "Back to the Fu ...