Monthly Archives: November 2014

Well filling pond

The well that once supplied Greenwood with water is now filling the pond. President of Greenwood Parks and Trails Billy Nicholson said the pond level has risen more than a foot. It will take more than a month to fill. Click pick below to visit Greater Greenwood Parks and Trails Facebook Page SUBSCRIBE to GREENWOOD CALENDAR

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Happy Thanksgiving

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New Restaurant in Greenwood

James Klugh is a good friend. He’s been in the restaurant business more than 25 years. You’re gonna love The Dawg House. Be sure to get the Hop in Jon on the side! Mmmmm   Dawg House Facebook Page

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Perspective: Ferguson

It’s too difficult to really walk in someone else’s shoes. It’s too easy to sit back and judge . . . Cops risk their lives protecting their communities Black males feel like targets I haven’t walked in either’s shoes, but I believe both are true. And I believe there are victimizers on both sides The problem can get worse or …

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Mayor: Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving and don’t fry a frozen turkey.

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Uptown Market: Update Nov. 24

Check out all the new plants around the Uptown Market property . . .

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A word from the City of Greenwood

City of Greenwood offices will be closed Thursday, November 27th and Friday, November 28th for the Thanksgiving Holiday. All emergency services will operate on a normal schedule. City of Greenwood residents who are scheduled to receive garbage collection on Thursday, November 27th are asked to place their roll cart at the curb on Wednesday, November 26th for pickup. Collection on Friday, November …

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What’s News

The former Moore Business Forms on 1415 Emerald Road in Greenwood has a new owner: Bay Island Sportswear. See their website below. Bay Island Sportswear Website

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Grace Pond: Keep on Raining

Video: Grace Street Park is your park, and the rain is filling up your pond!

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Guess what’s coming to Greenwood

Guess what new store is coming to Greenwood? Ulta will be located next to Pet Smart in Greenwood in a stand-alone building. Construction will begin soon, and completion is expect first quarter of 2015!!!! ULTA Beauty is the largest beauty retailer that provides one-stop shopping for prestige, mass and salon products and salon services in the United States. Ulta Beauty …

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Minute with the Mayor: Captain Crusty’s Seafood

A Greenwood Tradition: Captain Crusty’s Seafood   Subscribe to Greenwood Calendar

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Bearcats Basketball: Follow the Cats

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National Smoke Out

GREAT AMERICAN SMOKEOUT DAY Each year on the third Thursday in November, the American Cancer Society sponsors the Great American Smokeout. This is an annual social engineering event to encourage Americans to stop tobacco smoking.  The Great American Smokeout challenges smokers to stop smoking cigarettes for 24 hours with the hopes that this decision will continue on forever. Evolving from …

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NATIONAL PLAY MONOPOLY DAY

NATIONAL PLAY MONOPOLY DAY National Play Monopoly Day is celebrated every year on November 19. Known as one of the most popular board games in the world, the game that was originally based on a board game designed by Elizabeth Magie in 1902, Monopoly has been played by an estimated more than 5 million people since 1935. Monopoly was  published …

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Governor: Greenwood Gets $500,000 Grant

  Street Scape Proposal from Greenwood Calendar on Vimeo. Subscribe for free to Greenwood Calendar

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Mickey Mouse Day

“I only hope that we never lose sight of one thing – that it was all started by a mouse.” —Walt Disney, Disneyland; October 27, 1954   Mickey Mouse is a funny animal cartoon character and the official mascot of The Walt Disney Company. He was created by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks at the Walt Disney Studios in 1928. …

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Fitness Minute: Holidays

A Fitness Minute: Holiday episode with Ruthie Graham of the Sweat Box Subscribe To Greenwood Calendar for Free: Click Here

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BAKLAVA DAY

NATIONAL BAKLAVA DAY Each year on November 17, lovers of the rich sweet pastry that is made with layers of filo pastry and filled with chopped nuts and sweetened with syrup or honey celebrate National Baklava Day. Believed to have  originated by the Turkic people in Central Asian nations, Baklava is a dessert in many countries and prepared in various ways. …

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Don’t let scammers trick you!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT; Dale Kittles, Captain PHONE: 864-943-8057 Email: DKITTLES@GREENWOODSC.GOV I know I have sent this out a couple of months ago, however we have had a several reports this weekend with several thousand dollars being sent out with a slight deviation to the scenario: This person has called several of our citizens in Greenwood identifying themselves as …

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Greenwood Mayor: Christmas Lights

A Minute with the Mayor Christmas lights or Friday Night Lights

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