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Madison Co. Agricultural Fair runs Tuesday through Saturday, Sept. 26-30

It's fall in Madison County and that means it's time for cotton candy, cattle shows and rides on the midway - in other words, it's time for the annual fair. Madison County's 69th Annual Madison County Agricultural Fair will be held Tuesday, Sept. 26, through Saturday, Sept. 30, at the Comer fairgr

MADISONJOURNALTODAY.COM - 2017-09-21 17:12:56

Report: Woman douses man with gas, tries to set him on fire

A Calhoun Falls woman faces a charge after attempting to light a man on fire, according to authorities. Elizabeth Hazel Strickland, 50, of 106 Fairway Drive, was arrested Tuesday and charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature. At 12:32 a.m. Tuesday, Abbeville County deputies we

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 20:00:00

Mother of Tucker Hipps asks public to join her in prayer on 3rd anniversary of his death

Subscribed, but don't have a login? On the third anniversary of Tucker Hipps' death, his mother is asking the public to join her and pray for all students affected by hazing on college campuses. In a Facebook post on Tuesday, Cindy Hipps asked community members to meet her at Tucker Hipps' cross on

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-09-20 16:29:14

Ivanka Trump delivers anti-human trafficking speech at UN

Ivanka Trump delivered an anti-human trafficking speech Tuesday at the United Nations General Assembly, calling it "the greatest human rights issue of our time." "This is a call for action, a call for global unity," Trump said at a panel event hosted by Great Britain and Northern Ireland, noting tha

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 22:54:56

The Latest: Ivanka Trump pursues her own agenda at UN

NEW YORK (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 10:50 p.m. Ivanka Trump is meeting with foreign officials as the United Nations General Assembly gathers in New York this week. A White House official says President Donald Trump's daughter - and senior adviser - is holding a se

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 02:54:28

Spearman: District consolidation 'on the table'

State Superintendent Molly Spearman told superintendents in the Western Piedmont Education Consortium that district consolidation is being considered by state lawmakers, but in many cases it could mean districts will simply share resources. At WPEC's monthly meeting Wednesday morning, Spearman told

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Community Indicators Project gets new leader

Michael McCarthy has been tapped to lead the United Way of Greenwood and Abbeville Counties' Community Indicators Project. McCarthy, 25, comes to the post after two years as an educator and volunteer coordinator at the Humane Society of Greenwood. He started Aug. 21. McCarthy, from Greenville, has a

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

SC Bar offers free legal clinic on powers of attorney

The SC Bar Pro Bono Program will sponsor a free legal clinic on powers of attorney. This clinic is presented by Heather H. Stone and Thomas E. Hite from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Main Street United Methodist Church, 300 N. Main St., Abbeville. To attend, participants must RSVP by calling 864-3

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

AOH hosting auditions for 'Coney Island Christmas' Sept. 25

On Sept. 25, Abbeville Opera House is hosting auditions for "Coney Island Christmas." Actors ages 6-12 are scheduled for 6 p.m. auditions, followed by actors 13 and older at 7:30 p.m. Based on the story "The Loudest Voice" by Grace Paley, "A Coney Island Christmas" has a large cast, with men, women

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Three teams ranked in newest prep poll

Three teams from the Anderson area were ranked in the Week 5 S.C. Prep Media Poll. Breaking into the rankings is Powdersville, coming in at No 9 in Class AAA. The Patriots (3-1) were unranked before a 27-20 win over Liberty last week. Remaining ranked were Belton-Honea Path and T.L. Hanna. The Bear

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2017-09-19 19:28:06

AT&T and DirecTV may drop WHNS Fox Carolina on Friday

Local television station WHNS FOX Carolina might no longer be available to DirecTV and AT&T customers in Anderson, Greenville, Spartanburg and Asheville, North Carolina, starting Friday, Sept. 22 due to a failure of the two parties to reach and agreement on broadcast rights. WHNS FOX Carolina relea

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2017-09-21 17:17:48

Family of boater recovered from Lake Hartwell releases statement, photos in honor of late husband

The family of a boater missing on Lake Hartwell since mid-July released a statement and photos on Thursday, a day after his body was recovered from the lake. Kip Burrell, 52, and his wife Stacey were boating on Lake Hartwell on July 15 when a storm hit their boat, throwing them both into the water.

WYFF4.COM - 2017-09-21 19:12:00

Abbeville City Council, manager aim for economic development

ABBEVILLE - Blake Stone said he wants to help bring Abbeville into the modern era, something he believes Mike Clary, the city's new economic development coordinator, can aid him in doing. Stone, Abbeville city manager, introduced Clary at a City Council meeting Tuesday night and said he has helped r

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Abbeville man faces attempted murder, armed robbery charges

James Albert Campbell Jr., 19, of 75 Oak Grove Road, Abbeville was arrested Monday and charged with attempted murder, armed robbery with a deadly weapon, possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime and criminal conspiracy. Just before 1 p.m. Sept. 8, Abbeville County deputies wen

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 21:00:00

Police warn public against scam targeting Duke Energy customers

The Anderson and Greenville Police Departments are warning the public of a scam. According to police, customers have been getting calls from people posing as Duke Energy representatives. Police stated that the people behind the scam tell customers they have to pay a large sum of money in the form of

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-20 00:34:00

After Harvey and Irma, flood-damaged cars could flood car-sales market

In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, used car buyers across the country should be on high alert for deals that seem "too good to be true." According to Carfax Public Relations Manager Christopher Basso, almost half of flood-damaged vehicles return to the road in one form or another. Considerin

DAILY CITIZEN-NEWS - 2017-09-21 19:05:00

Award winning journalist and author Celeste Headlee to come to Avid Bookshop

Avid Bookshop will be presenting award winning journalist and author Celeste Headlee for her book "We Need to Talk: How to Have Conversations That Matter." Headlee's book strives to tackle the problem of lack of communication in a society where we interact mostly online. In "We Need to Talk: How to

RED AND BLACK - 2017-09-21 17:30:00

Flagpole Premieres: Blanko, 'Hallelujah' Video

Relatively new Athens project Blanko isn't a band in the traditional sense. Rather, it's an audio-visual outlet for the skewed musings of local songwriter and artist Larson Collier, known for playing with indie rockers Big Morgan. Collier's cartoons, which you can check out on his Instagram, split

FLAGPOLE.COM - 2017-09-21 17:21:00

Improvisation and collaboration with other arts: Cellist Daniel Levin to perform at Three @ Trio

Cellist Daniel Levin is coming to Athens for the first time on Sept. 21 to play at Trio. Participating in the "Three @ Trio" event, Laura St. Martin (dance) and Killick Hinds (solo guitar) will also be performing. Levin began learning cello at age six, and years later, his playing has progressed int

RED AND BLACK - 2017-09-21 17:00:00

5 things to know: Quick takes on stories you might have missed

A lot goes on around campus, and sometimes it's hard to keep up. From temporary public parks to huggable coke machines, The Red & Black complied five of the top stories not to miss this week. 1. Georgia football adds two to 2018 recruiting class After Georgia's 42-14 victory over Samford, the Bulldo

RED AND BLACK - 2017-09-21 15:00:00