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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

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

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

Music, food and silent auction bringing people together for Greater Greenwood United Ministry

From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 25 at North Side Baptist Church in Greenwood is the fourth annual Music for Ministry fundraiser, supporting Greater Greenwood United Ministry.It is a faith-based nonprofit helping Greenwood County residents facing life or medical crises.This signature fundraiser combines

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

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

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.


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


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 leaders have gun violence summit

Thursday’s rare joint meeting between city and county council members to address ongoing gun violence was planned well before five people were sent to the hospital with injuries following a backyard shooting the night before, but the frightening incident took a prominent role in those talks.With cal


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.


Students return for first day at Greenwood Christian School

Halfway through her first day in high school, Abby Murdock said, “It’s more fun so far,” but admitted that was probably because things don’t kick into high gear until the second day at Greenwood Christian School.“The first day is really just going over classroom procedures,” said Jamie Strutton, a t


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


'Opening the door to our house': Greenwood embarks on latest beautification project

Normally, heavy construction equipment and traffic cones arrayed along a major thoroughfare would be an unwelcome sight for commercial property owners.But Greenwood’s latest streetscape improvement project is anything but.Through December, crews will be transforming East Court Avenue into a pedestri


5 hurt in shooting as South Carolina family mourns a death

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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.


Greenwood Christian hoping to put all the pieces together in 2018

Through Greenwood Christian’s first two seasons playing 11-man football, its greatest hurdle hasn’t been any particular team but rather the amount of players on its team.“I tell them all the time: I don’t care how many kids get in the boat, you just better grab a paddle,” Doolittle said. “Just to be


DNR: Boat fire injures man, girl on Lake Greenwood

Everyone got in the water, but Lucas said the man and his daughter received burns on their legs. The daughter was taken to Self Regional Medical Center with non life-threatening injuries, and the man declined treatment, Lucas said.


Ware Shoals man faces assault charge after shooting teen with BB gun

A 57-year-old man is facing assault charges using a BB gun to shoot at a teenager, according to a report.Larry Thompson, 57, of 3 White Oak Circle, Ware Shoals was arrested Tuesday and charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature.


Car crossed center line and hit car, killing the driver, troopers say

A car crossed the center line and hit another car, killing the driver on Tuesday in Abbeville County, troopers with the South Carolina Highway Patrol said.


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