Greenwood News

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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Video highlights: Lander wins game 1 of world series

For more information, visit the Lander University Athletics page: HERE

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Watch Lander University Bearcats in first game of World Series

Watch Chico State vs. Lander Live Now  

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New Environmentally Friendly Parking Lot Uptown Greenwood

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Random Fails

We all make mistakes, sometimes it’s fun just to laugh at each other.   Feel free to add your discoveries. or send them to me at gwdcal@gmail.com

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Join The Discussion: Chico State vs. Lander in the World Series

NCAA Site Chico State vs. Lander University Saturday at 5 pm. JOIN THE DISCUSSION

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Curiousity Corner: Baseball dealing with sticky situations

Baseball dealing with sticky situations   Curiosity Corner By Dr. Jerry D. Wilson Emeritus Professor of Physics Lander University   Question: Not long ago a pitcher for the New York Yankees was ejected from the game for having pine tar on his neck to put on the ball. However, when a pitcher is at bat, the pitcher uses a bat …

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2014 Emerald Triangle Summer Camp Schedule

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Fujifilm Sets World Record For Situps!

Fujifilm, on May 21, 2014, broke the world record for number of people in a group to do situps simultaneously. . . 358.

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Behind the Scenes: The FujiFilm Sit Up World Record

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Bearcats Baseball World Series Bound

Lander Athletics: While the state-of-the-art Stephen B. Dolny Stadium was being built earlier this decade, architects of the Lander University baseball program envisioned a moment like what unfolded in the middle of the diamond deep in the night on Monday morning. As Lander recorded the final out at 1:34 a.m. to clinch the school’s first-ever trip to the NCAA Division …

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Greenwood Genetic Center’s Dr. Skinner on SC ETV: Listen

Dr. Steve Skinner, Director of the Greenwood Genetic Center, will be interviewed at noon today on SC ETV radio. LISTEN HERE

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The Making of Cameron Dorn’s Burpee World Record

Cameron Dorn was motivated by a need. Not his, but the need of school children – in Ware Shoals and Peru. Dorn became determined to raise $10,000 to help the children in need. His plan: he would do 10,000 burpees. This was a daunting challenge. Each burpee burns three calories. In fact, after 10,105, Cameron lost over 10 pounds in …

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Cameron Dorn just completed his 10,105 Burpee. He now holds the World Record.

Cameron Dorn is the World Record Holder for Burpees. At 2:31 he just completed his 10,105 burpee in 24 hours.        

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Cameron Dorn Just Broke The Burpee World Record

Cameron Dorn just broke the Burpee World Record –  for most burpees completed in 24 hours – at 9:19 AM  on May 17. He just completed his 7,700 burpee. And he is still going . . . until 4 pm. Cameron also broke the world record for most burpees completed in a 12 hour period. The record was 5,000. The new …

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Encouraging Words For Cameron Keep Coming

Cameron says keep ’em coming . . .   Jim Clark May 15, 2014 at 4:25 pm (Edit) Go Cameron Go! Amazing work done for a great charity, couldn’t be more proud to be a part of this! melissa May 16, 2014 at 2:12 pm (Edit) Go Cam!!!!!!!!!!!! Parker May 16, 2014 at 4:04 pm (Edit) Yeah Buddy! Get it Cameron! …

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Closing in on Burpee World Record

Cameron Dorn is getting close to breaking the World Record for most Burpees competed in 24 hours. The record stands at 7,684 and at 8 am May 17, Cameron has completed 7100 burpees. He has 8 hours left. He’s a burpee machine!

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New Burpee World Record Holder

Cameron Dorn just broke the world record for most burpees in a 12 hour period. The previous record was 5,000 in 12 hours. Cameron completed 5,000 in  8 hours and 14 min. Now he’s on his way to complete 10,000 in 24 hours. Donations have topped 10,100.   To watch Cameron Dorn CLICK HERE

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