Monthly Archives: May 2017

Monique Bagwell: Voice Over

Monique Bagwell: Voice Over

Monique Bagwell: Voice Over Talent. Visit Monique Bagwell online. Stay Plugged In to what’s great about Greenwood, Subscribe to Greenwood Calendar

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Fat Daddy’s BBQ and Hash House Coming to the Shoppes at Hampton Plaza

Fat Daddy's BBQ and Hash House Coming to the Shoppes at Hampton Plaza

Fat Daddy’s BBQ Coming to the Shoppes at Hampton Plaza. The Shoppes of Hampton Plaza officially became part of Uptown Greenwood in March of this year, and NOW the shopping center is getting ready to welcome a new restaurant. Fat Daddy’s BBQ of Cross Hill will be moving into the location formerly occupied by Stokie’s of Greenwood. Fat Daddy’s BBQ …

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Breaking News – Man drowns in Lake Greenwood

Breaking News - Man drowns in Lake Greenwood

Breaking News: Man drowns in Lake Greenwood  Saturday night, according to the SC DNR. SEE UPDATE The man, who’s name has not yet been released,  jumped from a boat around 7 p.m., but he did not resurface. The incident occurred near Puckett’s Ferry. South Carolina Department of Natural Resources along with the dive team from Abbeville were on the scene. The …

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This just in – Splash Pad Closed

This just in – Splash Pad closed until further notice. Safety is our #1 priority with the operation of the interactive water fountain. With that said, unfortunately the fountain WILL NOT OPEN until further notice due to a mechanical issue. When we tested the system this morning at 7 AM, it appears a probe in the controller that maintains the …

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Greater Greenwood Clemson Club to hold Tiger Fan Day

The Greater Greenwood Clemson Club to hold Tiger Fan Day on Friday, June 16 at the Countybank Plaza in Uptown Greenwood. Located at the Tiger Topiary, Clemson players, coaches and cheerleaders will be on hand to greet fans. Starting at 5:30pm, come out for fun and autographs and as always, wear orange! Go tigers! For more info contact Ann Hunter …

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Greenwood Habitat Restore

Greenwood Habitat Restore

Visit Greenwood Habitat Restore online

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Puf n Prater: Memorial Day

Puf n Prater

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Festival of Flowers turns 50

Festival of Flowers turns 50

The SC Festival of Flowers turns 50 this year.  And we’re all ready for a blooming good time. Named one of Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Events in June for 8 years running, the SC Festival of Flowers offers a month long schedule of activities the whole family can enjoy. The festival’s main weekend is June 2 – 4.   …

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GHS, EHS Graduation Exercises – Revised

GHS, EHS Graduation

Information Below is for next week’s Emerald and Greenwood High School graduation ceremonies.   Live Stream will be available for both ceremonies at   Emerald High School – 9am https://youtu.be/vw-UdJMWl2A   Greenwood High School – Noon https://youtu.be/VN-fHa8vDWk   A live stream will also be available on the district website at gwd50.org.   Commencement exercises for Greenwood School District 50 will …

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District 50 News: 5 New Assistant Principals

District 50 News

Five New Assistant Principals Named in District 50   The Early Childhood Center, Lakeview, Springfield, Emerald, and Greenwood High School will all have new faces on their administrative teams for the 2017-2018 school year.   Jennifer Macomson will be the Assistant Principal at the Early Childhood Center next year. Macomson has worked as an elementary school teacher at Homeland Park …

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District 50 News: Emerald Graduation

District 50 News: Emerald Graduation

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Tornado Watch for Greenwood

Tornado Watch for Greenwood

Tornado Watch for Greenwood and surrounding areas. Issued: 10:14 AM EDT May. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service The National Weather Service has issued Tornado Watch 262 in effect until 6 PM EDT this evening for the following areas In South Carolina this watch includes 12 counties In upstate South Carolina Abbeville Anderson Cherokee Chester Greenville Greenwood Laurens Oconee Pickens …

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Minute with Mayor: Win with Welborn

Minute with Mayor: Win with Welborn

 Minute with Mayor: Win with Welborn or Poll with a Prize. To Yell or Not to Yell; that is the question. Watch this video, then enter the contest for a $50 giftcard to Main and Maxwell by leaving your answer below. A winner will be chosen this Friday, May 26. If you’ve ever been to a graduation, you’ve heard folks …

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Gimme Shelter – Shelter Scoop that is

Gimme Shelter - Shelter Scoop

Gimme Shelter – Shelter Scoop is a video series all about the Humane Society of Greenwood. Sponsored by our friends at T.W. Boon’s, Shelter Scoop host Michael McCarthy talks today about Furry Tales at the Greenwood Library and Camp Good Dog. Stay Plugged In to what’s great about Greenwood, Subscribe to Greenwood Calendar.

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Lander University named to the most affordable schools for an online Master’s in Homeland Security

Lander University

Lander University named to the most affordable schools for an online Master’s in Homeland Security for  2017-2018. The ranking was created by consulting the NCES College Navigator database to find accredited institutions with programs in areas related directly to homeland security. We reviewed them for accreditation, availability of online coursework, highly educated and experienced staff, and affordability. Lander University was …

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Emmett I. Davis Jr., chairman and co-founder of Greenwood engineering firm Davis & Floyd, has passed away..

Emmett I. Davis Jr.

 Mr. Emmett I. Davis Jr., chairman and co-founder of Greenwood engineering firm Davis & Floyd, and a board member with The Lander Foundation has passed away. “Emmett Davis was a true pillar of the Greenwood community,” said Lander President Richard Cosentino. “A man of integrity, faith and devotion to his family, he was an extraordinary businessman and a dear friend …

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Deadline to Participate in Lander Summer Science and Math Program Draws Near

Deadline to Participate in Lander Summer Science and Math Program Draws Near

Deadline to Participate in Lander Summer Science and Math Program Draws Near Registration to take part in Lander University’s summer Science and Math program for students in grades five through 12 is available through May 31. The application form can be found online at www.lander.edu/goto/camps. A letter of recommendation from the student’s science or math teacher or guidance counselor is …

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Aldipalooza

Aldipalooza

Aldipalooza. If you didn’t know better you’d think Aldi of Greenwood had a Megaconcert going on today. But, no – today was the Grand     Reopening of the new and improved Aldi of Greenwood. And in celebration, the following was submitted by Lema Sudik of Greenwood. Lema braved the lines to bring us this first-hand account. “We are so …

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On This Day: Cameron Dorn became Guinness World Record Holder

Cameron Dorn Guinness Record

On This Day: Cameron Dorn became Guinness World Record Holder Three Years Ago Today . . . in Greenwood, SC On May 17, 2014 Cameron Dorn commanded the world’s attention by breaking the Guinness World Record for consecutive Burpees, making him the only South Carolinian World Record Holder for an athletic event. (scroll to bottom to see what Cameron is …

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Railroad Historical Center Season Opening

Railroad Historical Center Season Opening

Railroad Historical Center Season Opening. Bring you whole Family. See the newly-restored passenger and sleeper cars plus last season’s restored dining and executive cars at The Railroad Historical Center in Greenwood. The RRHC opens for the season this Saturday, May 20, from 10:00-4:00. The RRHC will be open Saturdays through September from 10:00-4:00. Admission is $5 in the Visitor’s Center …

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