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Nashville Songwriters Benefit for Make A Wish at GCT

Must See: 3rd Annual Nashville Songwriters Benefit Make A Wish South Carolina at the Greenwood Community Theatre 7pm January 16.1504085_1546061608940725_147950835190610901_n

A benefit concert to support Make-A-Wish® South Carolina, featuring songwriters Byron Hill, Wil Nance, Kurt Fortmeyer and our very own Trey Ward. You know their songs . . . watch the video!

 

Trey Ward: Stupid Heart

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Greenwood Man & Woman of the Year

988803_974143329331302_1278498025332944514_nGreenwood Calendar has chosen A Man & Woman of the Year for 2015.

Based on your nominations, two people emerged as the winners. That said, there were many others who were very deserving. You may well see them in weeks to come as Greenwood’s Greatest Emerald Award Winners. A selection of your comments is posted at the end of each video.

 

It was a pleasure getting to know these two wonderful people.

MAN OF THE YEAR

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WOMAN OF THE YEAR

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Greenwood Hazardous Weather Alert

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Sammy tells us why HydroOne is the best

Joke Contest

Add your joke below and I’ll enter your name in a drawing for a Chick-fil-A sandwich and a coffee from Starbucks of Greenwood. Winner will be chosen on Monday, Dec. 21.

 

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District 50 News: Lakeview Christmas

District 50 News is Sponsored by McCaslan’s Bookstore & Office Supply

The Lakeview Student Council members shared the holiday cheer by
creating placemats to be delivered by Meals on Wheels and collected
500 pounds of food for the food bank.  Great Job Lakeview Superheros.
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row left to right- Thomas Goff, Tyler Rude, Michael Gardner,

Eli Bledsoe and Cade McCurry .

Not pictured -Christain Spencer, Malik Malique, Jenkins Schoch

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Also students in 2nd grade sent Christmas  Cheer to patients in Diamond Physical Therapy

Rehab in Simpsonville, South Carolina.

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Geminids – Greenwood After Dark

The biggest Meteor Shower of the Year is Tonight

The Geminids are a fairly young shower—people didn’t even begin to keep records on the meteor shower until around the American Civil War. Initially, it was a light enough shower that it barely registered for any but the most hardcore of 19th-century astronomy geeks. Since then, though, the number of meteoroids simply exploded. Today, the Geminids are almost always the largest meteor shower of the year—and 2015 will be no exception. (cnet.com)

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M&M Tire

Greenwood Calendar has a new friend. Click ad below to visit M&M Tires’ Facebook Page. They’ve been serving Greenwood on Montague Avenue since 1960.

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Dec. 5 Greenwood Calendar Traffic Report

Very happy to report the traffic percentages have risen again in all areas.

Thank you.

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Christmas Parade Grand Marshall

Dr. Joe Patton, GLEAMNS CEO, to serve as Grand Marshall for the 2015 Greenwood Christmas Parade

Dr. Joe Patton, Retiring CEO of GLEAMNS Human Resource Commission, will serve as this year’s Grand Marshall for the 2015 Christmas Parade on Sunday, December 6 at 2:30 p.m.

With over 40 years of experience in leadership and executive management, Dr. Patton is currently the Chief Executive Officer of GLEAMNS Human Resources Commission. Under his leadership, GLEAMNS procured the Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Birthplace House and a one room school and established a national historical site. Dr. Patton’s vision has also allowed him to partner with Ervin “Magic” Johnson’s Foundation to develop a Community Empowerment Center that contains a state of the arts computer lab.

Dr. Patton received the Administrator of Year and the Executive Director of the Year awards from the South Carolina Community Action Partnership, as well as the 2006 Leadership Award from the Greenwood Section of the National Council of Negro Women. In addition to being recognized by Greenwood County Council and South Carolina AARP for his community support and leadership, he was inducted into the South Carolina Black Hall of Fame on June 22, 2007. He received the Lifetime Achievement Award from Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and was recognized by Epsilon Phi Zeta Chapter during their 2012 Ladies and Gentlemen of Distinction Awards Program. He is a member of Upper Savannah Workforce Investment Board, State Workforce Investment Board, Barber Scotia College Board of Trustees, and a past member Lander University’s Board of Visitors and United Community Care Center. He is also a recent recipient of the Order of The Palmetto, the state’s highest civilian honor.

A native of Spartanburg, S.C., he is a graduate of St. Emma Military Academy and Voorhees College. He completed several professional courses and programs at the University of Georgia, University of Miami, Washington College and the College of Charleston.

In addition to the Christmas Parade, Uptown Greenwood will be hosting Carriage Rides, Pictures with Santa as well as the annual lighting of the Christmas Tree this weekend as part of the Santa on Main festivities. For more information on the Christmas Parade as well as Santa on Main, visit www.uptowngreenwoodsc.com or on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/uptowngreenwood/?fref=ts

Mayor: Christmas Parade

A Minute with the Mayor: Christmas time in Greenwood

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Thanksgiving Day Volunteers Needed

Piedmont Agency on Aging is still looking for volunteers to deliver a hot, Thanksgiving Day meal to Meals on Wheels recipients this Thanksgiving November 26th .

An annual event, Meals on Wheels will prepare and deliver over 100 turkey dinners to homebound seniors who may not have family around this Thanksgiving holiday. This opportunity is a great way to add a new tradition to your family’s holiday.

For more information or to sign up to deliver, contact Joyce Robinson at 223-2233 or you can also email Joyce at jrobinson@piedmontaoa.com

 

 

Tornado Watch

Issued by The National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg, SC

Tornado Watch

Wed, Nov 18, 8:25 pm EST

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 554 IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EST THURSDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING AREASIN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA

ABBEVILLE, ANDERSON, GREENWOOD, LAURENS, UNION

Tornado Watch: Conditions are right for a tornado to form

Tornado Warning: A Tornado has been sighted

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Greenwood Christmas Parade 2015 DVDs – Only $12

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Imagine, along with your favorite traditional Christmas shows, enjoying seeing your neighbors, family, and friends in the Greenwood Christmas Parade Video during the holidays this year.
This DVD will make a wonderful gift. Order Now and Have a very Merry Christmas.
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VIDEO: Snow White at the Abbeville Opera House

Watch and Share this video to be entered to WIN two tickets to see the Original Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Abbeville Opera House

 

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Ninety Six Election Runoff

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Gwd County Sheriff Internal Investigation Results

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