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Saturday Aug 30 |

Livestock Show Today

The Ninety Six 4-H Horse Club is hosting the 2014 Greenwood County Livestock Show at Connie Maxwell Children's Home Oasis Farm in Greenwood this weekend.


Related Topix: Ninety Six, SC, Greenwood, SC, Clemson University

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Woman arrested after allegedly refilling roommate's prescription

A Greenwood woman was arrested Wednesday after her roommate went to a Walgreen's Pharmacy to obtain a refill of cough syrup only to discover the refill had already been picked up.


Related Topix: Greenwood, SC

Wed Aug 27, 2014

City, county share good news at annual State of City/County

Greenwood Mayor Welborn Adams and Greenwood County Council Chairman Mark Allison shared loads of good news Wednesday from the podium at the annual State of the City and County luncheon hosted by the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce.


Related Topix: Greenwood, SC

this story a-o

Greenwood, SC Wilson Bruce of Town & Country Property Management, Inc. recently joined the elite group of community association managers who have earned the Professional Community Association Manager credential from Community Associations Institute .


Related Topix: Greenwood, SC, Wofford College, Columbia, SC

Pet Spotlight: meet Adrian & Mama

Look up "Boxer breed" online and you'll see 8 year old Arian's face -- and a more perfect example of Boxer attributes you'll be hard-pressed to find.


Related Topix: Dogs, Pets

Lake Greenwood master plan moving forward

A group of residents earlier this year asked Greenwood County Council to consider developing a master plan for Lake Greenwood that would unify efforts to develop what they called Greenwood's "hidden gem."


Related Topix: Greenwood, SC

Tue Aug 26, 2014

County implements new alert system

The new system, known as Code Red, can notify citizens of emergencies or severe weather via text message, email or telephone call.


Related Topix: Weather

Greenwood County Arrest Report for Aug. 21, 2014

Brenton, Mitchell Bryan, 11/14/1989, 123 Fant St., Union, SC, was arrested by GCSO for: third degree burglary, transportation of stolen nonferrous materials Bland, Terrance Lee, 1/5/1986, 604 Sherard Rd., Ninety Six, SC, was arrested by SCDPPPS: bench warrant, probation violation Burton, Margene Courtney, 3/17/1990, 209 Craft St., Calhoun Falls, ... (more)


Related Topix: Union, SC, Ninety Six, SC, Calhoun Falls, SC

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Greenwood County Arrest Report for Aug. 18, 2014

Beaty, Darius Antoine, 5/4/1970, 706 White Oak Ln., Gwd, SC, was arrested by GPD for: public drunk/intoxication Brown, Linda Nicole, 8/8/1988, 38 Greenwood Ave., Gwd, SC, was arrested by GPD for: second degree assault and battery Bussey, Darius Partell, 3/9/1989, 316 Old Augusta Rd., Plum Branch, SC, was arrested by GCSO for: bench warrant, CDV ... (more)


Related Topix: Plum Branch, SC, Hodges, SC, Inman, SC

Request for Qualifications

Qualifications for professional services will be received by Greenwood County until 2:00 PM EST on Friday, the 19th of September, 2014 for: LAKE GREENWOOD MASTER PLAN RFQ NUMBER: 1760-02/09-14 FOR GREENWOOD COUNTY PLANNING DEPARTMENT GREENWOOD, SOUTH CAROLINA Qualification Documents may be obtained at the office of the Procurement Officer, Room 106 ... (more)


Related Topix: Greenwood, SC

County continues revamping policy manual

Greenwood County continues to update and add to its police manual as part of an effort to bring some semblance of order to the policies and procedures followed by county employees on a day-to-day basis.


Sun Aug 24, 2014

Post and Courier

Man preserves family heritage in cabin restoration

Ralph Scurry enjoys spending time on the porch of cabin that he moved and restored.


Related Topix: Edgefield County, SC, Ninety Six, SC, Saluda, SC, Bradley, SC

Ranch House suffers 'heavy' fire damage

A quiet Sunday afternoon was shattered about 4:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon after a fire destroyed the kitchen of one of Greenwood's oldest restaurants.


Related Topix: Fire, Coronaca, SC, Cokesbury, SC, Greenwood, SC

Sat Aug 23, 2014

County exploring water line expansion

Councilwoman Edith Childs asked for county staff to look into what it would take to get water out into the areas of Troy, Bradley and Verdery at last week's administration and finance committee meeting.


Related Topix: Bradley, SC, McCormick County, SC

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Outstanding students honored at Piedmont Technical College graduation

At Piedmont Technical College's recent summer commencement exercises, outstanding students from each of the college's seven supporting counties were honored for academic achievement.


Thu Aug 21, 2014

WYFF-TV Greenville

August 21, 2014



Related Topix: Spartanburg County, SC, Weather, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

Greenwood County Arrest Report for Aug. 15, 2014

Boyd, James, 7/4/1965, 5 W. Fleming St., Ware Shoals, SC, was arrested by Ware Shoals PD for: public drunk/intoxication Fuller, James Orlando Jr., 1/9/1996, 107 Addison Ave., Gwd, SC, was arrested by GPD for: strong arm robbery Greenwood, Keldon Julius, 9/23/1993, 1318 E. Durst Ave. Apt.


Related Topix: Ware Shoals, SC, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Donalds, SC

Greenwood man charged with trafficking meth

A Greenwood man was arrested Tuesday after police reportedly discovered more than 75 grams of methamphetamine sludge in a wooden shed.


Related Topix: Greenwood, SC, Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Council Considering implementing hospitality tax

Hospitality tax funding has helped the City of Greenwood give a nearly complete makeover to the Uptown area over the course of the last decade.


Related Topix: Greenwood, SC, Ninety Six, SC, Ware Shoals, SC

FOX Carolina

Power outage prompts Springfield Elementary evacuation; no school Wednesday

There will be no school on Wednesday for students of Springfield Elementary School in Greenwood County after a power outage caused an evacuation on the first day of the school year.