Greenwood News

Festival of Discovery: Blues & BBQ, starts Thursday

Festival of Discovery Website Blues Bands Video Highlights

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Festival of Discovery 1 week

We are 7 days and counting from the 15th Annual South Carolina Festival of Discovery (www.festivalofdiscovery.com). We expect a record 96+ BBQ teams to fill the Uptown Square along with a record 23 national and international blues artists. The City of Greenwood has requested and been approved by South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) to allow the City of Greenwood …

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Meet your new Walmart team

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Carl: New Walmart’s Commitment To You

With Five Days Until The Grand Opening Of Greenwood’s New Walmart (Number 6887), Store Manager Carl shares his store’s commitment to you.  On a personal note, I’ve met Carl a few times, he’s a heck of a nice guy, and he really wants your feedback.  He’s very appreciative of the hundreds of you who’ve already liked the new Walmart facebook …

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Minute with Mayor: Confederate Flag

What do you say? Contact SC Gov Haley Subscribe to Greenwood Calendar

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Lander draws international students

Lander continues to draw increasing numbers of international students GREENWOOD—Lander University’s international program experienced another successful academic year in 2014-15. Dean of International Programs Po Hu said the university’s five-year-old initiative has seen an impressive increase in the number of international students coming to Lander and more Lander students choosing to enroll in academic programs at schools overseas. Lander has …

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Video Spotlight: On Golden Pond at AOH

On Golden Pond at the Abbeville Opera House More info

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End Abuse Now – Pass It On

Men of Greenwood: Greenwood ranks #1 in South Carolina with the most incidents of domestic violence, sexual assault,  and child abuse. Watch this video; Take the pledge….. and Stop the Abuse . . . NOW! Call Director of Beyond Abuse Cathy Miller at 227-1623 and take the pledge!

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June 8 DHEC Report: E coli in Greenwood

DHEC Update (June 8, 2015): Greenwood County STEC Investigation The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has provided the following update to a STEC investigation in Greenwood County: •As of today, DHEC has confirmed eight (8) cases of Shiga toxin -producing E coli (STEC) associated with The Learning Vine daycare in Greenwood County As part of this ongoing …

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Greenwood’s Growing Update

As we say Farewell to an “Old” Friend, we welcome more Growth to Greenwood Walmart: Opening 7 am Wednesday, July 1, 2015 300 Bypass 25 Ne, Greenwood, SC 29646, (864) 321-6028 Meet the Manager New Greenwood Store Website     Ulta beside Pet Smart: Opening (Aproxiamte Date) Beginning of September 2015 ULTA Beauty is the largest beauty retailer that provides …

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County Manager responds to your comments

On May 28 Greenwood Calendar asked: “What do you want to replace the old Civic Center? How do you want your tax dollars spent…. Leave your comments. I’ll take them to the County Council….” You answered loud and clear. I compiled the responses into a 15 page document, which I shared with County Manager Toby Chappell on June 5. View …

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Festival of Flowers – Topiaries in the news

For lots of awesome information about the 2015 South Carolina Festival of Flowers, Click HERE! Don’t Miss A Thing; Stay Plugged In . . . with Greenwood Calendar: SUBSCRIBE NOW

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Mayor: Show Your Strength Greenwood

Megs House and Beyond Abuse, are co-sponsoring a campaign to Engage Men and Boys in the prevention of child abuse, sexual assault and domestic violence. This local initiative called Show Your Strength Greenwood is being modeled after several national and state movements. The kickoff breakfast meeting will be held on Friday June 5, 2015 at 7:30 am in Founders Hall …

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Birthday Club Winner

Congratulations to this week’s Birthday Club winner, Danielle Levens Click for More Birthday Club Information Click to Subscribe

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Greenwood School District 50 Graduation Ceremonies

Greenwood School District 50 Graduation Ceremonies Live Stream will be available for both ceremonies at CLICK HERE   Commencement exercises for Greenwood School District 50 will be held on Friday, June 5, 2015, in the Finis Horne Arena on the Lander University Campus.  The Emerald High School graduation ceremony will begin at 9:00 a.m., and the Greenwood High School ceremony …

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New Walmart – Grand Opening

VIDEO Greeting from New Walmart Manager Wondering what businesses are going to locate near the new Walmart…..  

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Meth Bust: Ware Shoals

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Red Nose Day: Laugh & Help

Red Nose Day is a campaign dedicated to raising money for children and young people living in poverty by simply having fun and making people laugh. Click Red Nose for more

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Park Progress: Pavilion and Playground

Follow Greater Greenwood Parks & Trails Foundation on Facebook

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New Greenwood Autism Support Group Starting

For More Information visit The Greenwood County Autism Support Group Don’t Miss A Thing; Stay Plugged In SUBSCRIBE TO GREENWOOD CALENDAR

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