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Free legal help given to veterans & service members in Greenwood

The clinic is part of the South Carolina Attorney General's V.A.L.O.R. (Veterans, Active, & Reserve Legal OutReach) Program.

WSPA.COM - 2018-08-19 00:22:57

Letter: 12-year-old weighs in on mall shooting

I have no words to explain the hurt, disappointment and anger I am feeling. I remember when me and my best friend were just 3 or 4 running around the mall, playing hide and seek and hopscotch.The Greenwood Mall is where me and my great-grandma went to see the Easter Bunny and Santa Claus. The mall i

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-08-18 07:00:00

2 Greenwood men face charges following safety checkpoint stop

Two Greenwood men are facing charges after deputies found drugs and a gun in the vehicle they were in, according to a report.At about 1:50 a.m. Friday, Greenwood County deputies stopped a Dodge Charger as part of a safety checkpoint near the intersection of North Main Street and East Cambridge Avenu

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-08-17 18:22:00

Abbeville has historic night in Georgia

LINCOLNTON, Ga. — Mixed emotions hung over the field Friday night as Abbeville played Lincoln County in an interstate rivalry.As for the game, the Panthers (1-0) made it clear very early and often that they were the dominant force and would keep control of the contest throughout. But Abbeville head

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-08-18 05:00:00

Sheriff: 'This will not be tolerated': S.C. woman arrested after emaciated dog found

According to Rescue Dogs Rock NYC, someone passing by the home found the dog,now named 'Champ', and contacted Laurens County Animal Control.

WSET - 2018-08-17 13:41:05

Greenwood erases South Aiken's winning streak, beats Thoroughbreds 28-14

AIKEN — South Aiken's season couldn't have started any worse. Greenwood's couldn't have started much better.South Aiken's first offensive play sent quarterback Jesse Sanders scrambling, trying to corral a high snap. Then, facing second and 20, Sanders handed the ball off to running back Nequel Ryans

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-08-18 02:47:00

5 shot during remembrance ceremony in Greenwood

According to a Greenwood County Sheriff's Office news release, investigators, the Crime Scene Unit and the Bloodhound Tracking Team responded to the area to investigate.


Chris Trainor: The choice is yours

Once you’ve been in the newspaper business a while, you get used to hearing some of the same complaints pop up over and over again.As just one example, some of the most prolific grumbling I’ve heard through the years — and it especially pops up in the fall — concerns readers’ absolute certainty that

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-08-19 07:00:00

Devils take on Abbeville in season opener

“Our players have worked very hard this year so far, honing their skills to make a winning team,” said Lincoln County Red Devil Head Coach Michael Pollock. “These students are really focused to make this year a good one for the school.”


Greenwood deputies investigating shooting with multiple injuries

Law enforcement is investigating a reported shooting Thursday morning with multiple people injured, according to officials.Greenwood County EMS Director Derek Kinney said EMS staff has responded to help multiple people injured by gunshots. He said any additional information would have to come from t


For Abbeville seniors, three years without heartbreak

Abbeville offensive tackle Jake Hill remembers the toughest loss of his life.The Panthers closed last September in Newberry with a loss to Class 4A Hartsville. Star running back Cortney Jackson tore his ACL on his first carry, and Abbeville lost 28-21.“We were undefeated in high school until then. A


Unconscious person on roof of Mauldin Middle School, police say

MAULDIN, SC (WSPA) - Mauldin Police Department officials said Mauldin Fire Department crews have responded to a school in reference to an unconscious person on the roof.According to police, the fire department has responded to Mauldin Middle School.7News has a crew headed to the scene and we'll cont

WSPA.COM - 2018-08-17 13:50:20

5 hurt in shooting as South Carolina family mourns a death

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Emerald, Ninety Six prepare for physical Week 0 battle

After an impressive preseason, the Emerald Vikings come into a Greenwood County clash looking for another dominant showing.The Vikings are ranked the No. 2 Class 3A team, according to the S.C. Prep Football media poll but face a much tougher Week 0 test than they saw in the preseason.Emerald will tr


Arrest Report for August 16

Editor's Note: The following information is compiled from arrests records from the Laurens Police Department, Clinton Public Safety, Laurens County Sheriff's Office and the Johnson Detention Center. This information is presented with no intent of guilt or innocence.Sherri Clem – LaurensBreach / Brea


Woman refused to feed her ex-boyfriend's dog, left it outside to die, rescue group says

Animal Control said the dog, named Champ, had been in James' possession for at least 30 days and she did not feed the dog because she was mad at her boyfriend.


Main & Maxwell gallery featuring face jug pottery throughout August

Main & Maxwell in Greenwood announced that the gallery's feature exhibit for the month of August is FOLK FACES – A Collection of Southern Tradition. The exhibit featuring the work of local potters Paula Bowers and Bob Taft of Edgefield, Levi Wright of Columbia, and Michael Johansen of Ninety Six, wi


Report: Girl tells police Greenwood man raped her

Justus Michael Sanders, 32, of 1519 Woodlawn Road, Greenwood was arrested Tuesday and charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor.


One driver dead following two-vehicle wreck in Abbeville County

One person is dead following a wreck Tuesday on Winn Road in Abbeville County, according to officials.One driver in a 2009 Kia was headed south along Winn Road while a 48-year-old Hodges man driving a 2016 Subaru was driving north, said Cpl. Bill Rhyne with the state Highway Patrol. The Subaru cross


Abbeville moving forward on industrial park concept

ABBEVILLE —Abbeville County Council took a major step toward creating an industrial park in Honea Path on property purchased in 2016.Officials unanimously voted Monday to spend nearly $175,000 on two items: First, to retain Greenwood-based Heaner Design Group for $29,500 for engineering services and