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Greenwood Sex Offenders List

Knowledge is power

Knowledge is power. It is important to know who your neighbor is. View the GREENWOOD COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Sex Offender Registry See here

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Greenwood Pedestrian Struck, Killed

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The Cottages at Palmetto Crossing

Cottages at Palmetto Crossing

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Greenwood Wins Great Places in America Award

$50 Montague’s Restaurant​ Giveaway!!! Just watch and share this AWESOME City of Greenwood Video to enter. Be sure to let me know when you share, so I can enter your name in the drawing. Learn More Stay Plugged In To What’s Great About Greenwood, Subscribe to Greenwood Calendar.

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Greenwood is Great, Now Everybody Knows

Greenwood is Great, Now Everybody Knows

Uptown Greenwood Named One of 15 Great Places in America by the American Planning Association APA Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Program, Recognizes 15 Great Neighborhoods, Streets, and Public Spaces Washington, DC— The American Planning Association (APA) today named Uptown Greenwood in Greenwood, South Carolina, as one of five Great Neighborhoods on APA’s annual Great Places in America list, which marks …

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Self Regional Healthcare recalls eclipse glasses, Are your glasses safe?

Self Regional Healthcare recalls eclipse glasses, Are your glasses safe?

Self Regional Healthcare recalls eclipse glasses, Are your glasses safe? Self Regional Healthcare is recalling eclipse glasses that were distributed to employees. A spokesperson for Self said they cannot verify the safety of 5,000 pairs of glasses they obtained and, out of an abundance of caution, are advising they not be used. Approximately 1,500 of them had already been given …

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Uber is coming to Greenwood

Uber Announces Expansion to Newberry & Greenwood Today, Uber is proud to announce it will soon be expanding its service area in South Carolina to include Newberry County and Greenwood County. “The communities in Newberry and Greenwood asked for Uber’s safe, affordable transportation options and flexible work opportunities – and we are thrilled to answer that call,” said Uber South …

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District 50 School Meals

District 50 School Meals – Greenwood School District 50 is participating in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) for the 2017/2018 school year. Section 104(a) of the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010 amended section 11(a)(1) of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1759a(a)(1))(the law) to provide an alternative to household applications for free and reduced-price …

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Greenwood man trapped in overturned truck after rollover crash into creek

Greenwood man

Greenwood man trapped in overturned truck after rollover crash into creek A Greenwood man is recovering in the hospital after a rollover crash landed him in a creek 11 pm Sunday night, according to highway patrol. Troopers say the man was traveling west on SC 254 near May Apple Lane when he ran off the left side of the road, hit …

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Solar Eclipse Important Safety Information

Solar Eclipse Safety

Solar Eclipse Important Safety Information. On August 21, 2017 Greenwood, SC will be in the direct path of the total Solar Eclipse and there are many ways to celebrate this once-in-a-lifetime event. See here See More Spanish Language Information Stay Plugged In, Subscribe to Greenwood Calendar

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Greenwood Plane Crash

Greenwood Plane Crash – a small plane crashed near the county airport Friday morning.  According to Greenwood Sheriff Dennis Kelly, the two people on board received non-life threatening injuries and have been transported to Self Regional Hospital. John Long, Officer In Charge of Professional Standards for the Greenwood County Sheriff’s Office, said the plane crashed near the Leath Women’s Correctional Facility …

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Out-of-this-World video: SOLAR ECLIPSE

Out-of-this-World video: SOLAR ECLIPSE

Out-of-this-World video: SOLAR ECLIPSE. Watch and Share this out-of-this-world video for your chance to win 5 custom-made Greenwood Solar Eclipse viewing glasses. Be sure to let me know when you share, so I can enter your name in the drawing. A winner will be chosen on July 4. Stay tuned for more information about the Solar Eclipse. Stay Plugged In …

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New Animal Shelter Coming to Greenwood

No-kill Animal Shelter Coming to Greenwood

New Animal Shelter Coming to Greenwood with a no-kill adoption center.  It is a partnership project between Greenwood County and the Humane Society of Greenwood. Groundbreaking is 10 am July 19. The adoption center portion of the new Animal Shelter is no-kill.  Animals will be euthanized at the County shelter,  but the strong push will be to significantly reduce the …

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Greenwood Rocks Videos

Greenwood Rocks

Greenwood Rocks Videos highlight the first 18 days in the Emerald City. Greenwood Calendar started Greenwood Rocks on June 8, 2017.  In just 16 days, 3,737 Greenwoodians have signed up. Our homebase is the Greenwood Rocks group on Facebook. Our playground is all of Greenwood County. What we do: we get rocks, we paint rocks, we label the back of …

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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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Grits and Groceries for sale, but not closing

Grits and Groceries for sale, but not closing

Grits and Groceries for sale, but not closing. Grits and Groceries co-owner Heidi Trull said she wants it perfectly clear that she and her husband, Joe, are not closing the restaurant.  On Wednesday morning, word was already getting around that Grits and Groceries was on the market. The Belton City Council had already made a trip to visit the Trulls …

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Hurricane Season is here

Hurricane Season is here

Hurricane Season is here. It runs from June through November. There are things you can do now, to protect yourself and your family in the event of a Hurricane. Have a portable radio, TV or NOAA Weather Radio on hand to monitor official weather forecasts and other important information for your area. Families who have special medical needs or elderly …

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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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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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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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