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Discover the Greenwood Genetic Center

For more about the Greenwood Genetic  Center, CLICK HERE

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Greenwood, South Carolina: A City of Discovery

By Gabrielle Randazzo Nestled in the quiet lower region of Upstate South Carolina, is a small town known for its friendly atmosphere, rich history, and renowned festivals. A town where southern  hospitality reigns supreme, the tea is always sweet, and visitors are always welcome. This small town is known to its locals as home, and to its visitors as Greenwood. …

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VIDEO: Keep Greenwood Beautiful one of five national finalists

VOTE DAILY Keep Greenwood County Beautiful is excited to be one of five finalists in Taking Root™, a gardening and outdoor beautification grant program, to help fund the Greenwood Community Gardening Program…Garden Gardens Everywhere. The grant is from Troy-Bilt®, a leading manufacturer of outdoor power equipment, and Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation’s leading nonprofit that brings people together to …

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Add a funny caption to win

If I choose your caption, you will win a Starbuck’s Coffee, Chick fil A Sandwich, free Car Wash, and a Greenwood Calendar Tshirt

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Springfield Elementary School Yard Sale

Springfield Elementary School is having a yard sale this Saturday, April 5th… The hours are 7am-1pm.   It’s a fundraiser for the school.

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Contest Valued at $150

Carolina Canvas & Marine is giving away a free boat or pontoon cleaning. . . worth $150. To Enter: 1 Visit and Like the Carolina Canvas & Marine website – Click Here 2. Share, then come back and say so. 3. Wait : ) The drawing will be held on Saturday morning!!!!!!! Carolina Canvas and Marine is a family owned …

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Win a $350 locally crafted bookcase.

Jeff Jackson is a local expert at creating fine furniture and cabinetry. Jeff is giving away a bookcase which he created, valued at more than $350. All you need to do is: 1. Visit and like Jeff’s two sites (see below), 2. Share this post on your page, then, 3. Come back here and tell me that you shared. I …

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BMW announces it will invest $1 Billion in its Greer Facility

According to a NY Times Article, FRANKFURT — BMW said on Friday that it would invest $1 billion over the next two years in its factory in Spartanburg, S.C., which will become the German carmaker’s largest production site. The expansion will add 800 jobs in Spartanburg and increase the plant’s capacity by 50 percent in 2016, BMW said. In addition, …

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Myth Busted: Pantry Shoppe

Jesse, owner of the Pantry Shoppe at 582 Bypass 72 in Greenwood, asked Greenwood Calendar to help clear up a rumor. Folks have been saying that the Pantry Shoppe is closing. Here are the facts: The Pantry Shoppe in Greenwood is not closing. It is remaining open.  But there’s more . . .  The Pantry Shoppe also owns a store …

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Nat Chandler on Greenwood, SC

What does Greenwood me to me? I was born in 1957, before the internet, cell phones or cable tv. I grew up in Greenwood in a time when there was one high school, one college and one zip code. We did have an antenna on the roof, which was connected by wire to a big dial on top of our …

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I reached 4000 likes today!

Hey y’all! Not sure if it’s the 95 videos, the almost daily contests, the events calendar, the news, features, blogs, links or what, but in less than six months, we just got our 4,000th like. Now, I will work even harder for you! Thanks for being friends with Greenwood Calendar! – Robert

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Greenwood Calendar Caption Contest

The winner of this week’s caption contest will be decided by the judging panel of Greenwood Calendar – me. Whichever caption makes me laugh the loudest and longest is the winner. The winner will receive a free chick-fil-a sandwich.

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Starbucks-March of Dimes Fundraiser

Starbucks of Greenwood has asked Greenwood Calendar to help get the word out about its fundraiser. There is a 50/50 Drawing underway. Half the proceeds go to the March of Dimes and half go to the winner of the drawing.  Tickets are $2 or 3 tickets for $5. The drawing will be held on April 9.

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Aroma’s Village Coffee: daily discounts

Sunday: 15% off on coffee and specialty drinks for the Lander Student Alumni Association Monday: 10% off on coffee and specialty drinks for senior citizens Tuesday: All students 10% off on coffee and  specialty drinks with valid ID. Everday: 10% off on coff, specialty drinks, and pastries for military and police officers.

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Get your Greenwood Calendar T-shirts

For my birthday, I am giving away 5 brand spanking new Greenwood Calendar T-shirts featuring the mascot y’all voted on last month: Chuck the Greenwood Calendar mascot (Green Wood Chuck).  I will also sell them for $5 each.

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Win $10 gift card to Huddle House of Greenwood

Greenwood Calendar has give aways almost every day! Today the Huddle House joins our contests. Just share this post and you will be in the running for a $10 gift card to the Huddle House. Huddle House is a neighborhood diner, serving delicious meals, cooked to order. A place where hungry folks gather to enjoy good food, good friends and …

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Win a Free Car Wash at Frank’s Car Wash

Win a FREE WASH at Frank’s Car Wash. I will pick a winner tomorrow from those who have Rated and Reviewed or Retweeted this page……

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Video Profile: Greenwood Fire Department (Part 2)

Part 2. The series includes a tour, rescue from tower demo, Meth Lab dismantling, first responder dramatization, and an aerial demonstration.

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