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Greenwood’s Growing Greater……Again

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Jammin’ for Genes

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Drugs: National Take Back Initiative 10

The Greenwood County Sheriff’s Office along with the Greenwood County Coroner’s Office and the Greenwood City Police Department are partnering with DEA to conduct the tenth National Take Back Initiative (NTBI) on September 26, 2015, for the collection of unused, expired or unwanted prescription drugs. Since participating in this program, we have recovered over 300lbs of unwanted, expired prescription drugs …

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July is Cell Phone Etiquette Month

Ten cellphone etiquette breaches There are now more wireless devices in the world than humans. People, in all walks of life, have strong opinions when it comes to appropriate cellphone use. Cellphone etiquette has become critical to observe in both casual and professional settings. In honor of July’s National Cellphone Courtesy Month, a recent U.S. Cellular survey identified the top …

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Festival of Discovery Winners

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Feed the Need – the United Way

This series sponsored by McCaslan’s Bookstore Visit Website: United Way Greenwood & Abbeville

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JC Penneys to Launch a Disney Stop

JCP to Launch a Disney Stop Greenwood, SC, Thursday, July 9, 2015 –Bjourn Glover, Manager of the JCPenneys, located in the Greenwood Mall announced today the launching of the new Disney Shop inside JCPenneys. The launch will be celebrated with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, July 11th at 11:00 a.m. After the ribbon cutting, a celebration cake will be …

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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

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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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