Greenwood News

GLPA has suspended programming

Lander University issues statement on GLPA partnership suspension   GREENWOOD—Regrettably, Lander University is suspending the programming of Greenwood-Lander Performing Arts on the Lander campus for the 2014-2015 season. Several business-related reasons contributed to this decision, including the inconvenience and restrictive impact of a construction project near the Josephine B. Abney Cultural Center, where GLPA performances are held.   No decision …

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Lights on the Lake

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Festival of Discovery

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Who’s dumber

I don’t like to call people dumb . . . except these people. What’s your opinion?    

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Grace Street Park: a pot of gold for Greenwood

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Greenwood’s Growing again….

Greenwood’s Growing again…. Remember walking into Blockbuster in the Kmart Plaza and renting a VHS and maybe a game for the kids, well that’s all a fond memory now. But soon walk into the same building, and you can purchase a 2 ton compact trolley jack. Greenwood’s getting a Harbor Freight.  They carry lots of cool stuff. To check out …

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Put Greenwood Calendar on your mobile home screen

This handy dandy short cut is like having an AP for Greenwood Calendar on your mobile device. For iPhone, type http://www.greenwoodcalendar.com into Safari. Then select middle icon on bottom, click save to home screen, then select Add. See image below   For Android: In the Ocean browser all you have to do is press on the bookmark until it is …

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If you could choose America’s next President, who would it be?

In two short years, we will choose our country’s next leader. Who are you leaning toward for America’s next president and why? If you don’t see anyone you like, feel free to write in your choice. DEMOCRATIC PARTY: Vice President Joe Biden (Delaware) Political Site: JoeBiden.com Government Site: Office of Vice President Joe Biden Former US Secretary of State Hillary …

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If You Could Choose America’s Next President…

In two short years, we will choose our country’s next leader. Who are you leaning toward for America’s next president and why? If you don’t see anyone you like, feel free to write in your choice. DEMOCRATIC PARTY: Vice President Joe Biden (Delaware) Political Site: JoeBiden.com Government Site: Office of Vice President Joe Biden Former US Secretary of State Hillary …

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Meet Historic Belmont Inn in Abbeville Again – for the first time

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Meet Lily the Mermaid

  City of Greenwood employees are putting the finishing touches on the new water feature in front of Howard’s on Main. Come see Lily the Mermaid along with the flamingo and swan topiaries.

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New South Carolina texting law

No longer do those who text and drive have to wonder what the penalty for such bad behavior is in the Palmetto State. Prior to Monday’s new statewide texting law, traveling across county lines used to represent differing texting ordinances.  The new texting while driving law signed by Gov. Haley on Monday states: It is unlawful for a person to …

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New Street Scape Proposal

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Publix News

Hey Greenwood. If you’re like me, you’re excited about the upcoming opening of Publix supermaket in our great city. Publix, I have been informed by their community relations manager, will likely open in September.  Job applications will begin to be accepted  in Mid July. Interested candidates may apply at their local Publix (Simpsonville and Anderson are closest) at the job …

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YMCA Camp Greenwood

The Greenwood Family YMCA financial assistance provides for the needs of youth, families and individuals who cannot afford the full cost of YMCA memberships and programs. The YMCA is committed to being accessible to all, and works hard to support those who may be in challenging financial situations. Our Financial Assistance Program is supported by contributions from our members and …

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Gallup Names Self Regional A ‘Great Workplace’ for 7th Consecutive Year

Self Regional Healthcare, a not-for-profit healthcare system serving the 250,000 residents of the Lakelands region, is now a seven-time Gallup Great Workplace Award recipient. Team members Crystal Lambert (Self Regional’s 2014 Team Member of the Year) and Kendra Keeney (Finalist for the Gallup Organization’s 2014 Manager of the Year) represented the health system at the recent award presentation in Omaha, …

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A Minute with the Mayor: Cold Water Challenge

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Community-wide Burpee Celebration at The Mill House

Tomorrow is the grand finale of the Cameron Dorn Burpee World Record Challenge Fundraiser – The community will come together at 7 pm to celebrate at the Mill House. Cameron will announce the total amount raised for the fundraiser. There will be food, music, and fun. Everyone is invited.

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Cold Water Challenge – For Team Keith

CLICK HERE More on the Keith Ridgeway Benefit

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Traffic Reminder from the City Manager

Message from Greenwood’s City Managaer As the South Carolina Festival of Flowers topiaries begin showing up on the Uptown Square today, this is a PERFECT time to remind you and your staff of upcoming traffic and parking issues related to summer events. Please make sure the following dates are on your calendars: June 20-22 MAIN WEEEKEND SC Festival of Flowers …

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