Greenwood Features

Greenwood Mayor: Christmas Lights

A Minute with the Mayor Christmas lights or Friday Night Lights

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Caption Contest

Add your caption! Winner will receive a free Chick fil A sandwich and a cup of Starbucks coffee. Winner will be chosen on November 16!

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Word on the street: The Inn’s back

Is the Inn out or is it Back on the Square? My job is to confirm rumors, but for today I’ll leave you with this. I saw activity at the Inn on the Square. When I asked, I was told: “Word on the street is that work may just be starting up again….. ” I’ll let you know as soon …

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Just for fun: The Spew

You know “The View.” Now meet “The Spew.” Submitted to Greenwood Calendar for your viewing pleasure . . . A new WLG WebTV talk show hosted by Mason Motes where Lander students discuss and debate current local and global issues.

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Fitness Minute: Make a Plan

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Prominent People of the Palmetto State

  Chubby Checker,  Video  Leeza Gibbons,           Andy McDowell, Vannah White         Clik to See a List of Prominent People of the Palmetto State  

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Greenwood’s growing again: Construction

More on 2nd Walmart in Greenwood More on Lander University’s new entrance More on Lander University’s new residence hall More on Uptown Market Click pic to subscribe to Greenwood Calendar

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Fall in Greenwood

Days fly by. To do lists grow longer. No time to relax. Sound familiar? Remember Catching LEAVES as  a                  Child? I was driving home from work yesterday, and I was hit by the beauty of the Fall colors in Greenwood.  Below the pictures are few thoughts on autumn from some names you might recognize… “Autumn is a second spring …

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Are you in the right job?

Thinking about changing careers? Are you in the right job for you? What famous person has the same personality type as you? Find out now. Click to take the Test

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Dog Park: Blessing

See the Dog Park Dedication Video

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Experience the Dog Park Dedication

Experience the Dog Park Dedication  See the Blessing of the Animals video Subscribe to Greenwood Calendar for Free

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Kakalaki Korner

Coming soon to the Alcoves, Kakalaki Korner.

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Guinness World Records: It’s Official!

Congratulations Cameron Dorn! Guinness World Records finally confirms that the 24 hour burpee world record is official! It will be listed in the 2015 book. Once again thanks to everyone who got behind the effort. – Cameron Dorn Watch the Greenwood Calendar Video highlights of the Guinness World Record holder for most burpees in 24 hours – completed at the …

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New Video Series: FITNESS MINUTE

NEW! Fitness Minute! Enjoy this new Weekly Video Series from Greenwood Calendar. Fitness Minute is hosted by Ruthie Graham who has worked in the fitness industry for 25 years and owner of the Sweat Box. The segments are sponsored by Camp Chinquapin for Critters. Visits them online. Send questions and comments to gwdcal@gmail.com Click to visit the Sweat Box Page …

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Welcome to Publix

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Cinderella at the Abbeville Opera House

Cinderella comes to Abbeville Opera House See Facebook Page. Click to Subscribe to Greenwood Calendar . . . for FREE

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A Minute with the Mayor: United Way

The mission of United Way of Greenwood and Abbeville Counties is to improve people’s lives by mobilizing the caring power of our communities.   The United Way of Greenwood and Abbeville Counties is committed to community impact, therefore, our efforts and resources are focused on specific community needs and strategies so that our investments can have the greatest impact on …

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Caption Contest

Caption Contest: Post your caption. I’ll award the funniest caption (in my opinion) on Thursday a free breakfast bagel from Chick fil A.

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From Greenwood to Hollywood

27 years ago, I wrote an article for the Index Journal about actors from the upstate. It began: The fertile grounds of upstate South Carolina are yielding more than produce. Actors also are an abundant crop. Such names as Richard (W.K.R.P. in Cincinnati) Sanders, Bo (Dynasty) Hopkins and Carl Anthony (The Cosby Show) Payne are planting a little of the …

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Why is Greenwood Great?

Why is Greenwood special to you? I already loved Greenwood SC, situated comfortably between the mountains and the beach. But since I started Greenwood Calendar one year ago, I’ve met so many nice people and have enjoyed many friendly events. From the local mom and pop shops, to industries that employee many of our residents, to a city and county …

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