Greenwood News

Power Outage

Power Outage at Lander

Power Outage occurred at the corner of Stanley Avenue and Crews Street at about 9:30 Monday morning. According to Greenwood Police Major Urban Mitchell, the incident was the result of a single vehicle accident. There were no injuries reported. The driver was arrested for driving under the influence. Watch video for further details: power outage from Greenwood Media Marketing on …

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Greenwood man killed

Greenwood man killed in one vehicle accident

Greenwood man killed: A Greenwood man was killed after his vehicle hit a tree early Saturday morning, according to Greenwood County coroner Sonny Cox. The accident occurred on Dixie Drive in Greenwood County. Marcus Anthony Harris, 24, was not wearing his seat belt. He died from blunt force trauma, Cox said.

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Greenwood: What You Should Know

Greenwood: What You Should Know About the 2017 Solar Eclipse

Greenwood: What You Should Know About the 2017 Solar Eclipse (courtesy of Sky & Telescope magazine, American Astronomical Society, and Lander University)   1- Lander University is one of five official sites for South Carolina to be selected as an observation point for the eclipse, through a national research experiment known as Citizen CATE (Continental America Telescopic Eclipse). “This means …

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Southern Soul on Main comes to Uptown Greenwood

 Southern Soul comes to Uptown Greenwood very soon. Two awesome adjectives to describe a cuisine missing from our wide array of restaurants in town. Southern food and Soul Food. You’ve heard the expression, One door closes, One door opens-  Unfortunately, UchiE has recently closed its doors on Waller Avenue in Uptown Greenwood for the last time.  We will definitely miss …

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Greenwood Police on House Number

Greenwood Police on House Number

Greenwood Police on House Number PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: This is a bigger problem than most people realize. If you don’t have your house number displayed where it can be seen from the road, police officers, EMTs and Firefighters cannot find you as easily in order to respond in an emergency. Please make sure that you mark your address so we …

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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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Panera Bread to Open Wednesday February 8th

Sign of great things to come

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

Missing Person: Greenwood

 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 in the forecast

Rain is 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 has voted Yes

Greenwood Has Voted YES for Greenwood

Greenwood has voted YES for Greenwood! Greenwood Calendar has been a big supporter of this initiative. We’re very pleased to announce that Greenwood has voted “Yes” for Greenwood. See VIDEOS at the end… Here are the improvements that we will see: Here is the full text of the Capital Projects Sales Tax ballot question as it will appear on the ballot …

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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

Greenwood Murder Suspect Arrested

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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Huge news for Greenwood

Huge News: 600 Million Reason It’s A Great Day For Greenwood

Huge News: Teijin Ltd. establishing manufacturing operations in Greenwood County Carbon fiber manufacturing facility to bring $600 million investment and create 220 jobs , a Japanese chemical, pharmaceutical and information technology company, will be constructing a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Greenwood County. Creating 220 new jobs, the project is expected to bring $600 million in new capital investment to Greenwood …

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Vote Yes

Vote Yes Greenwood – Minute with the Mayor

Vote Yes Greenwood Visit  Yes For Greenwood on Facebook.

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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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Grace Street Park 3

Grace Street Park Contest

Watch and Share this important video, then come back and let me know, and I’ll enter your name in a drawing for a gift bag, including a Dog Park T-shirt, and I Love Greenwood T-shirt, two Chick-fil-A gift cards, and a seasonal drink from Starbucks of Greenwood. Visit the Grace Street Park Online The Grace Street Park also stands to …

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greenwood business and industry showcase gpa

Greenwood business and industry showcase

Greenwood business and industry showcase    Subscribe to Greenwood Calendar

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Say yes to Greenwood Genetic Center

Say Yes to Greenwood Genetic Center

  Say yes to Greenwood Genetic Center  Visit Greenwood Genetic Center Online Subscribe to Greenwood Calendar

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Say YES Greenwood Parks

Say YES to Greenwood Parks

Say Yes To Greenwood Parks Subscribe to Greenwood Calendar

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