Greenwood Features

YMCA Rocks Greenwood

YMCA Rocks Greenwood

The heart of the community has to be the Greenwood YMCA. Check out why they think #GreenwoodRocks.   Visit the Greenwood YMCA online.   Stay Plugged In to what’s great about Greenwood; Subscribe to Greenwood Calendar.

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Greenwood Hero – Gray Davis

Greenwood Hero - Gray Davis

Greenwood Hero – Gray Davis. Greenwood Calendar is proud to give Gray Davis the Greenwood Calendar Emerald Award for his unselfish, caring, and heroic act. We are very proud of you. See More News   Stay Plugged In to what’s great about Greenwood, Subscribe to Greenwood Calendar    

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America in Bloom – Greenwood

America in Bloom - Greenwood

America in Bloom – Greenwood America in Bloom envisions communities across the country as welcoming and vibrant places to live, work, and play – benefitting from colorful plants and trees; enjoying clean environments; celebrating heritage; and planting pride through volunteerism.   \Greenwood was, in its first year of participation, awarded a 4 out of possible 5 “blooms” and highlighted for its …

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Rosemont Plantation – The Story of Ann Pamela Cunningham

Rosemont Plantation - The Story of Ann Pamela Cunningham

Rosemont Plantation – The Story of Ann Pamela Cunningham A step back in history to when Ann Pamela Cunningham of Waterloo, SC saved and preserved Mount Vernon, the home of the Father of our Country. Subscribe to Greenwood Calendar

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Greenwood Rocks is a hit!

Greenwood Rocks

“Greenwood Rocks” is only two days old, and it’s already a BIG hit with nearly 1,000 members. The fun is contagious and everyone can participate. This Rock Party is sweeping the country, and because Greenwood Calendar keeps you Plugged In to what’s GREAT about Greenwood, we’re happy to bring “Greenwood Rocks” to Greenwood. Here’s how it works: Join the Facebook …

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Deadly Dog Flu: Get the Facts from Dr. Walden

Deadly Dog Flu: Get the Facts from Dr. Walden

Deadly Dog Flu: Get the Facts from Dr. Michael Walden, Greenwood Veterinary Hospital Visit Greenwood Veterinary Hospital on Facebook. Stay Plugged In – Subscribe to Greenwood Calendar

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Greenwood Performing Arts to hold antiques show and sale benefit

Greenwood Performing Arts to hold antiques show and sale benefit ​GREENWOOD—Collectors of antiques and other valuable items are invited to attend a gala three-day showcase, sanctioned by the South Carolina Festival of Flowers, to benefit Greenwood Performing Arts (GPA), which recently concluded its 70th season. The Antiques Vintage and Design Show and Sale, will be held in the Medford Family Event …

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Lake Greenwood Drowning Victim Found

Lake Greenwood Drowning Victim Found

Lake Greenwood Drowning Victim Found. The body of a man who drowned at Lake Greenwood on Saturday was recovered this evening, according to the coroner. 44-year-old Steve Roger Grigg, II of Blacksburg was found around 9:15pm. The coroner says Grigg jumped off of a boat to swim and shortly after went under the water and did not surface. Grigg’s body …

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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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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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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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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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