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home : news : greenwood May 22, 2015 

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GCSO: Beware of new scam

The Greenwood County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents to beware of a new scam targeting the Lakelands area.

Friday, May 22, 2015

House destroyed by fire

A Greenwood County home was destroyed Thursday night after a massive fire ripped through it leaving only rubble in its wake.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Greenwood man facing drug, weapon charges

A Greenwood man is in custody Thursday night after police say they discovered crack cocaine and a loaded pistol.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Two car collision at GHS

A two car collision in front of Greenwood High School Thursday afternoon slowed down after school traffic.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

One captured, three sought in home invasion

The Saluda County Sheriff’s Office has one suspect in custody and is searching for three more in connection with a Wednesday afternoon home invasion that left one man injured.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Mother charged with cruelty

A Greenwood woman was arrested Wednesday after authorities say they discovered a handprint across the side of her daughter’s face.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

City considering new alcohol policy for Festival of Discovery

Greenwood City Council is set to consider an ordinance that would allow those attending the annual Festival of Discovery to walk around the festival area with alcohol.


Thursday, May 21, 2015

Market celebrates four years

There was a celebration in Uptown Greenwood Wednesday as the Uptown Market marked its fourth anniversary.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

One shot during Saluda County home invasion

One man was shot in the head during a home invasion in Saluda County Wednesday, according authorities.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Allen Chapel AME VBS

Allen Chapel AME Church will be hosting Vacation Bible School Tuesday, 6/16/15- Thursday, 6/18/15 beginning at 6pm. We will have plenty of fun and fellowship during "Camp Courage Discovery". Come on out! We are located at 506 Old Greenwood Hwy, Greenwood, SC.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Cruise-In for HospiceCare of the Piedmont

The Rock ‘N’ Roll Cruisers sponsored a Cruise-In Saturday, May 16th in Uptown Greenwood.  They presented HospiceCare of the Piedmont with over $2,600 to assist terminally ill patients and their families.  The generosity and compassion of our community make it possible for HospiceCare to continue to meet the needs of our patients and their loved ones.


Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Piedmont Tech Students Named to Academic All-State
Two Piedmont Technical College students were recently among those named to the Phi Theta Kappa South Carolina All-State Academic Team. Malaurie Hullings of Plum Branch and Kenneth Washington of Hodges were among the 29 students honored at a ceremony in Columbia.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Two charged in alleged shooting incident

Two men are facing charges after police say the two men fired multiple shots at each other Tuesday afternoon.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Greenwood teen charged with molesting girl

A 19-year-old Greenwood man was arrested Tuesday after authorities say he molested a girl under the age of five.


Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Animal shelter moving to design phase
Greenwood County Council voted 6-1 Tuesday to enter the design phase on a proposed new facility for the Greenwood County Animal Shelter.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Brookey & Connie need a good home

Brookey is a beach bum at heart with dreams of sand between her toes. When you see her sunny disposition you would never suspect that this happy go lucky, one-year-old pup was ever at risk of an uncertain future. Brookey was diagnosed with heartworm disease at the shelter, but with treatment and plenty of care, Brookey is all smiles now and ready to find a forever home.


Tuesday, May 19, 2015

City denies rezoning along Laurel Ave.

Greenwood City Council on Monday voted to deny a rezoning request that would have allowed more apartment buildings to be constructed along Laurel Avenue near the intersection of Haltiwanger Road.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Applebee's helps make a special wish come true
Applebee's of Greenwood would like to thank everyone for coming to help raise money at their Cornhole Tournament benefiting the Make-A-Wish foundation on Saturday, April 18th. With the help of the community, $700 was raised to send an upstate child, Ivan, to Disney World for his wish. 
Monday, May 18, 2015

Habitat dedicates new home

Greenwood Area Habitat for Humanity dedicated a new home Sunday afternoon. The home was built in part with a grant from Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Motorcyclist killed in McCormick County crash

A North Augusta woman was killed Sunday afternoon in a single vehicle crash in McCormick County.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Holden Smith receives David Sherer Memorial Scholarship

Piedmont Technical College student and Ninety Six resident Holden Smith (right) was recently awarded the David Sherer Memorial Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Smith, an automotive technology major, is pictured with Chad Teague, scholarship committee member. This annual scholarship is available to an Automotive Technology student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher who has financial need.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

The Museum gets ELECTRIFIED!

Electricity exhibit from The Franklin Institute set to open on May 29.   Get ready to be amazed at the power of electricity! This phenomenal exhibit, developed and produced by The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia PA, contains 19 interactive stations which mix history and science. Electricity presents information about “key topics in science and history, sparking engagement with the past in a unique way.”  


Sunday, May 17, 2015

Woman killed in crash

A Ninety Six woman was killed early Saturday morning in a single vehicle crash along Marshall Road.

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Two charged with trafficking

A man and a woman from Star, S.C., were arrested Thursday after agents with the Greenwood Drug Enforcement Unit discovered more than 20 grams of ice, a strong form of methamphetamine, in their vehicle.

Friday, May 15, 2015

Piedmont Tech BCT Program Wins Award

Piedmont Technical College’s building construction technology program recently won the 2015 Service Learning Award presented by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education. The program was honored for their work on a renovation project at the Ninety Six National Historical Site, locally known as Star Fort.


Friday, May 15, 2015

Lander hosts summer science programs for students in grades five through 12

Lander University is accepting applications for Duke Energy’s 2015 Summer Institute at Lander, featuring science and computer programs for students in grades five through 12. The enrichment program is sponsored by a grant from Duke Energy and offers talented students a challenging educational experience with opportunities for fun and a taste of life at Lander.


Friday, May 15, 2015

Community gives input to arcade design

Members of the Greenwood community had the opportunity Friday morning to give their input on the design of some proposed renovations to the arcades in Uptown Greenwood.

Friday, May 15, 2015

GGC Creates 'McAlhany Family Center for Collaborative Research'

John and Norma McAlhany of Greenwood have established ‘The McAlhany Family Center for Collaborative Research’ at the Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC). Through a $1 million gift to the GGC Foundation in honor of their children and grandchildren, the McAlhanys are providing resources to support research efforts between GGC and collaborators from other institutions with the ultimate goal of preventing and treating genetic disorders and disabilities.   


Friday, May 15, 2015

Morning Blend features city, county updates

Business leaders met for the monthly Morning Blend hosted by the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

One killed in Laurens County crash

A motorcyclist was killed Thursday morning in a crash along S.C. 101 just north of Gray Court.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

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