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Festival of Discovery News

Festival of Discovery News   As you are likely aware, Greenwood City Council has approved a temporary measure during this week’s Festival of Discovery that allows individuals to possess and consume a beer and or wine on public streets and sidewalks of a defined area of Greenwood’s Main Street. No coolers or BYOB.  Beer and/or wine must be purchased from a …

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Shelter Scoop – Fireworks and Pets

Fireworks and Pets

Fireworks and Pets. This episode of the Shelter Scoop is sponsored by T.W. Boons.   Greenwood Humane Society Website Stay Plugged In, Subscribe to Greenwood Calendar

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June 28 Election Results

June 28 Election Results

SUMMARY REPORT Greenwood County Unofficial Results Run Date:06/28/16 Republican Primary Runoff RUN TIME:07:59 PM June 28, 2016 STATISTICS VOTES PERCENT PRECINCTS COUNTED (OF 53) . . . . . 50 94.34 REGISTERED VOTERS – TOTAL . . . . . 42,416 BALLOTS CAST – TOTAL. . . . . . . 6,180 VOTER TURNOUT – TOTAL . . . . …

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Primaries FINAL – Greenwood Election Results Are In

Greenwood Election Results

These are the primary results from February. See Results for Nov. 8, 2016     Greenwood County Sheriff (R) Greenwood County 100% Reporting Tony Davis 2,632 39% Dennis Kelly 2,287 34% Greenwood County Sheriff (R) Greenwood County 100% Reporting Dale Kittles 1,878 28% Greenwood County Sheriff (D) Greenwood County 100% Reporting Arnie Fisher 951 54% Phillip Anderson 823 46% Greenwood …

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Four LU Baseball Players head to MLB

Four LU players head to MLB

Lander Baseball- Four LU Baseball Players head to MLB. A record four Lander baseball players — Brandon White, Colby Lusignan, Will Jones and Zach Daly — were selected in the 2016 MLB Draft on Saturday. This group surpasses the 2014 draft, which selected three Bearcats. See More

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Lander Wins Second Game in World Series

Lander wins second in world series

JD Waite, the bullpen and a couple of Game 1 heroes helped keep Lander’s national championship hopes alive Wednesday afternoon. Read More The Bearcats take on Millersville Thursday at 7 pm. Check out all the cool pics and latest info on Lander Baseball on Twitter. Stay Plugged In To What’s Great About Greenwood. Subscribe to Greenwood Calendar

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Superbug CRE is a nightmare, but true

Superbug CRE

Don’t have enough to worry about?  Enter the Superbug CRE NOTE: We usually cover issues closer to home here on Greenwood Calendar. The bad news is that this issue affects everyone. The CDC says they are very concerned about this new strain that does not respond to any antibiotic. View Video on Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria that just entered the US …

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Rumor: New Awesome Grocery Story Looking at Greenwood

Rumor

We don’t like to report RUMORS, but. . . Lidl, at the very least, is considering Greenwood as one of its new homes. This awesome European Grocery store described as a cross between Aldi’s and Walmart is eyeing Greenwood as a new location. Lidl has announced that it will be opening thousands of new stores in America focusing on highest …

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Bearcats: World Series Bound

World Series Bound

Lander University Baseball Is World Series Bound: Greenwood Media Marketing, the production company for Greenwood Calendar, caught up with Lander Head Baseball Coach Kermit Smith as the team prepared to leave for Division II College Baseball World Series. This will be the Bearcats second time in Cary, NC in three years

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Wrongfully Convicted – How Big Is This Problem?

wrongful conviction, innoncence project

76-year-old man who a prosecutor says was wrongly convicted in the 1957 killing of an Illinois schoolgirl was released Friday shortly after a judge vacated his conviction, meaning one of the oldest cold cases to be tried in U.S. history has officially gone cold again. (Michael Tarm of the Associated Press) See More   Wrongful Convictions:  How Could This Happen? …

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FUJIFILM commits $100K to The Greenwood Promise

FUJIFILM, Greenwood Promise

FUJIFILM commits $100K to The Greenwood Promise FUJIFILM Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc., the company’s North American Manufacturing and Research and Development Headquarters, announced plans to support workforce development and education by pledging up to $100,000 over the next five years for The Greenwood Promise. “As one of the leading manufacturing companies in Greenwood, we are happy to be one of The …

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Publix and Lakeview Elementary School: a great partnership in learning.

Publix and Lakeview Elementary School: a great partnership in learning. Publix hosted Lakeview Elementary School Math and Science Night.  The families of Lakeview enjoyed practicing math and science skills learned in the classroom. The students will experience how math/science connects to the real world. Families will search the aisles for answers to Math/Science questions and apply their math skills on …

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Hydro One Beverages names Coach Curtis Frye Diabetic Advocate

For Hydro One Premium Beverages, it isn’t just a number’s game.  While there is strength in numbers, CEO Sammy Nasrollahi will tell you, “The actions of an individual can impact millions.” A powerful example of this is Coach Curtis Frye, who Hydro One Beverages is proud to name as our Diabetic Advocate in our joint mission to educate people about …

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Tribute to Lander Student: Josh Counts

Tribute to Lander Student Josh Counts

Tribute to Lander Student: Josh Counts Josh Counts Bereavement fund On a personal note: Josh was a student of mine at Lander. He was friendly and caring. I will miss him very much. -Robert Stevenson Stay Plugged In, Subscribe to Greenwood Calendar

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Invention Convention Winners, 8 winners from District 50

Invention Convention Winners Out of more than 1500 entries in Invention Convention in the Upstate, there were 16 to 18 possible awards. Students from the STEM program in District 50 won eight of those awards. And for helping make Greenwood Great, these eight students have received the Greenwood’s Greatest Emerald Award on Greenwood Calendar. Spotlighting What’s Great About Greenwood, Subscribe …

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Sheriff files for re-election

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Sex Offenders Registry Map

Sex Offenders Registry Map How well do you know your neighborhood? View sex offenders by address or zip code. Just check link below.   Public Sex Offenders Registry Link     This information provided by the SC Law Enforcement Division   Stay Plugged In, Subscribe to Greenwood Calendar

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Candidate Filing

Candidate Filing The Greenwood County Voter Registration & Elections Office will open at 8:00 am on Monday, March 28th and Wednesday, March 30th to be in  in compliance with S.C. Code of Laws Section 7-13-45 in regards to candidate filings. The law requires the State Election Commission and county boards “establish regular hours of not less than four hours a day during the …

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Springfield 3rd Grader Makes a Special Donation to Self Regional’s Cancer Center

Springfield 3rd Grader Makes a Special Donation to Self Regional’s Cancer Center   District 50 News is sponsored by McCaslan’s Bookstore and Office Supply Springfield Elementary 3rd grade student Adain Tidwell wanted to make a difference in the lives of cancer patients. Adain and her family had been dealt a heavy personal blow when her great uncle passed away with …

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Greenwood High Early Bird Chorus takes 2nd Place

Congratulations to the Greenwood High School Early Bird Chorus . . . On their 2nd place ranking at the Lander Choral Festival that took place on Friday, February 12th! The choir received a superior rating, Best Bass section award, and Most Inspiring Performance award. As always be sure to subscribe to Greenwood Calendar to Stay Plugged In to what’s Great …

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