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Greenwood Kmart Closing

Greenwood Kmart Closing

Greenwood Kmart Closing its doors for the final time. Kmart of Greenwood on Hwy 72 will be joining 150 other K-mart and Sears stores to close this Spring. Liquidation sales will begin for some Kmart stores as early as this week.  See story by Fox News Greenville for more information. Sears, which owns Kmart, issued the following statement: “The decision …

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Sign of great things to come

Panera Bread to Open Wednesday February 8th

Here are some Signs of Great things to come Let’s give ’em all a hearty Greenwood welcome Panera Bread, Greenwood, is located in front of J.C. Penney of Greenwood Mall and adjacent to Starbucks. It is slated to open in Spring 2017. Visit Panera Bread online   Holiday Inn Express and Suites at 300 North Creek Blvd will be opening …

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Missing Person: Greenwood

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 Missing Person  The Greenwood Police Department is currently working a missing persons case on the person listed below: Rhonda Gail Kelley. White Female Approximately 45 YOA 5’06” Tall, 105 lbs Blue Eyes, Light brown hair Rhonda was last known to be wearing blue jeans and a light colored, hooded sweatshirt. She was last positively identified and observed in the area …

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Rain is in the forecast

rain in the forecast

Hey Greenwood. Rain is in the forecast for Sunday November 13. There’s a 100% chance of rain beginning at 11 am!

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Breaking News: Drowning in Lake Greenwood

Breaking News: Drowning in Lake Greenwood

Breaking News: Drowning in Lake Greenwood LAKE GREENWOOD, SC Sad news: At about 4 pm today a body was recovered from the Hidden Lake area of Lake Greenwood. Laurens County Coroner Nick Nichols identified the individual as 72-year-old David Morton of Gray Court. An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death. According to local residents, after searching for more …

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Greenwood Election Results

Greenwood Election Results

Greenwood Election Results Your early results for Greenwood are in… Be sure to check the percentage complete until final results are reported. SUMMARY REPORT General Election Unofficial Results Run Date:11/08/16 Greenwood, South Carolina RUN TIME:07:49 PM November 8, 2016 UPDATED 92% of precincts in SUMMARY REPORT General Election Unofficial Results Run Date:11/08/16 Greenwood, South Carolina RUN TIME:08:21 PM November 8, …

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Greenwood Murder Suspect Arrested

Greenwood Murder Suspect

Greenwood Murder Suspect Arrested Greenwood Police Department Post Office Box 40 – Greenwood, South Carolina 29648 – (864) 942-8406   PRESS RELEASE (picture included) Re: Murder, Possession of a Weapon During the Commission of a Violent Crime The Greenwood Police Department has arrested a suspect in connection with the Murder on Gilliam Ct on 10-25-2016. The suspect has been charged …

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Time is Running Short for Absentee by Mail Voters

Time is Running Short for Absentee by Mail Voters

Time is Running Short for Absentee by Mail Voters Absentee Voting Up more than 20% over 2012 COLUMBIA, SC (October 26, 2016) – The S.C. State Election Commission wants to make sure voters who need to vote absentee by mail return their applications as soon as possible to ensure they are able to return their ballots prior to the election day …

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Greenwood business and industry showcase

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Greenwood business and industry showcase    Subscribe to Greenwood Calendar

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Longtime Lander Education Professor Loses Home in House Fire; Support Fund Established

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Longtime Lander Education Professor Loses Home in House Fire; Support Fund Established On Saturday, Sept. 10, Lander education professor Rebecca Fernandez (known to many simply as “Fern”) and her husband Bobby lost their home in a devastating house fire. Thankfully no one was injured in the fire. But along with their home, Fern and Bobby lost practically everything they own. …

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Lander University President to Deliver State of the University Address Sept. 19

State of the University

Lander University President to Deliver State of the University Address Sept. 19 GREENWOOD, S.C. – Lander University President Richard Cosentino will deliver his first State of the University Address on Monday, Sept. 19, at 4 p.m. in the Josephine B. Abney Cultural Center Auditorium. Dr. Cosentino, who began his tenure as Lander’s 12th president in July 2015, will recap recent …

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2016 Festival of Discovery Economic Impact Released

Festival of Discovery successful year

2016 Festival of Discovery Economic Impact Released The S.C. Festival of Discovery has announced another successful year of barbeque and blues for the community of Greenwood.  With an estimated 38,000 people in attendance, there is no doubting the popularity of this event.  In addition to the festival goers, there were 84 teams and 112 judges participating in the cook-off championship. …

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Greenwood Police: Shots Fired

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Registered Sex Offenders in Greenwood County

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Sex Offenders, Who are they? Where do they live? It’s important to be in the know: There are 171 registered Sex Offenders in Greenwood County See locations, names, and faces HEREx There is also the SLED Sex Offenders registry: HERE The populations of Greenwood County, according to the Census Bureau, in 2015 is 69,838. According to published statistics, that means …

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USDA Choice? Greenwood Uptown Market

USDA Choice?

USDA Continues Celebration of National Farmers Market Week with Trip to SC Officials to Visit Greenwood’s Uptown Market Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016 at 10 a.m. ET   WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2016 –  USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) Administrator Elanor Starmer will visit Greenwood’s Uptown Market Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016, at 10 a.m. ET to celebrate the 17th Annual National Farmers …

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Curiosity Corner: Dogs’ love of stinky stuff

stinky stuff

Instinct may be to blame for dogs’ love of stinky stuff Curiosity Corner By Dr. Jerry D. Wilson Emeritus Professor of Physics Lander University QUESTION: Why do dogs like to roll in decaying organic matter? REPLY: I’ve asked myself this question at various times. As some of you know, I have a dog – Max. Full name: Prince Maximillian of …

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Local Extended Forecast: Mostly Scattered thunderstorms

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Time to dust off the umbrella For More Information, visit Weather.com

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Greenwood’s Growing Again

Greenwood’s Growing Again According to a trusted source, it is now confirmed that Greenwood, SC is getting a Panera Bread Co. to be located, well watch the video. Date of groundbreaking is still not determined. Planet Fitness will be opening soon in the WalMart shopping center in the building to the far left that used to be home to Goody’s. …

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BIG news in Bearcat Country

Big news in Bearcat Country

Les Robinson named interim athletic director at Lander University National search continues for permanent athletic director Big news in Bearcat Country. College basketball icon Les Robinson, who has been a head basketball coach and athletic director at three different Division I institutions, has agreed to serve as Lander University’s interim athletic director, Lander President Richard Cosentino announced. Robinson, who will …

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2016 SC Festival of Discovery People’s Choice

2016 SC Festival of Discovery People’s Choice Sauced! BBQ Que It Up! Backdraft BBQ

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