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Fern

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

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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State of the University

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

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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Yes to Greenwood, Fire Department

Yes for Greenwood, fire department

Visit Say Yes for Greenwood online Stay Plugged In To what’s Great about Greenwood, Subscribe to Greenwood Calendar

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Festival of Discovery successful year

2016 Festival of Discovery Economic Impact Released

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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Benjamin E Mays

Dr. Benjamin E Mays Historic Site Expansion

Dr. Benjamin E. Mays historic site in Greenwood, SC stands to benefit from the penny sales tax. Just remember to vote yes in November. Check out this video for an amazing amount of incredible local history. Click on house to enter the Benjamin E Mays Facebook Page Click Yes for Greenwood County to learn more about the proposal. Stay Plugged …

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Greenwood Police: Shots Fired

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sex offenders

Registered Sex Offenders in Greenwood County

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?

USDA Choice? Greenwood Uptown Market

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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stinky stuff

Curiosity Corner: Dogs’ love of 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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thunderstorms

Local Extended Forecast: Mostly Scattered thunderstorms

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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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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Fireworks and Pets

Shelter Scoop – 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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Greenwood Election Results

Primaries FINAL – Greenwood Election Results Are In

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 players head to MLB

Four LU Baseball 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 in world series

Lander Wins Second Game 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

Superbug CRE is a nightmare, but true

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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