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Greenwood man faces drug charges

Kiandrea Malik Crawford, 19, of 117 Dowling Circle, Greenwood was arrested Monday and charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession with intent to distribute a schedule IV controlled substance and possession with intent to distribute marijuana. Greenwood County Drug Enforceme

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 16:43:00

Second Greenwood teen faces charges after robbery

Timothy Darren Sherard, 17, of 207 New Market St., was arrested Tuesday and charged with armed robbery and possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime. At 11:42 p.m. on July 8, Greenwood police officers went to Phoenix Place Apartments in reference to a robbery, a report said. When offic

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

Heroin and fentanyl the new wave of deadly drugs in Greenwood

Heroin disguised as painkillers, Aleve, Tylenol or even Flintstones Vitamins - that's part of the challenge officers and paramedics are facing in Greenwood and throughout South Carolina. But it's not just heroin that's causing trouble. Any pill or medication can be laced with a drug so lethal that e

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Greenwood pair face weapon charges

A man and woman wielding a knife and concrete trowel approached a woman Saturday night, looking for a man living nearby, according to a report. They were in the area of New Haven apartments on New Market Street when the armed man and woman held their weapons aggressively and the man asked where anot

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-18 19:01:00

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

Chamber offers chance to win $5,000

The Greenwood SC Chamber of Commerce is offering a chance to win cash at its $5,000 Super Raffle. Tickets are $50 each and only 300 will be sold. The raffle is a "reverse drawing," so the last ticket pulled will be the $5,000 winner. Consolation prizes will be given out for every 25 tickets pulled a

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

Ninety Six approves $1 million budget

More than a fifth of Ninety Six's budget for the upcoming fiscal year is going to the biggest topic of discussion at Monday night's meeting: keeping the streets clean. The streets and sanitation department will get about $230,000 of the town's budget of just more than $1 million for 2017-18. The bud

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 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

Police: Man dead after domestic dispute

A man is dead and one person is in custody after a domestic dispute Monday night, according to Greenwood police. The agency said in a Facebook post that that officers responded to a call about a man who had been cut and was "bleeding profusely." Police believe the altercation started as a dispute an

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 13:09:00

Report: Police catch man hiding in woman's laundry room

Greenwood officers chased a man who ran from them early Monday morning, only to find him crouched, hiding in a woman's laundry room, according to police. Keon Montrell Taylor, 23, of 506 Branch St., Abbeville was arrested Monday and charged with first-degree burglary, trespass after notice, shoplift

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-18 18:30:00

Report: Man arrested in connection with 2013 teen prostitution case

A man has been arrested in connection with a 2013 case in which a teenager said she was forced into prostitution by a man and woman seeking drugs and money, according to a report. Juventino Gonzalez Altamirano, 24, of 207 New Market St., Greenwood was arrested Monday and charged with participating i

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 20:20:00

Festival of Flowers pulls in nearly $6M in economic impact

This summer's Festival of Flowers pulled in nearly $6 million worth of economic impact to Greenwood, and its organizers walked away with several prestigious awards from the International Festivals and Events Association. On Monday, the Greenwood SC Chamber of Commerce said the 50th anniversary editi

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Gubernatorial hopeful wants Nicholson as running mate, forgets to tell him

A former Democratic Anderson City councilman running for governor said he wants longtime Greenwood lawmaker Floyd Nicholson as his running mate. But 68-year-old Phil Cheney of Fair Play might have difficulty filling out the ticket. "Who?" Nicholson asked when a reporter broke the news to the surpris

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-18 15:13:00

Smoke, but no mirrors: Chris Reeder shares the magic of food

The potato salad tasted off. It wasn't far off - it had just about a half cup too much mustard - but it didn't taste like Chris Reeder's recipe. Chris had more than a dozen trainees give it a taste. One of the trainees said a cup of mayonnaise or so would probably fix it. Chris had a better idea: He

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Lakelands Voices: Do you think DACA recipients should have a path to citizenship?

Buy Now Shanautika Simmons Lander "They've been here their whole life, so you just can't force somebody to leave their home that they know to go to a place that they don't know." Chris Newton Ninety Six "They didn't have no control over it, how they got here and all, so I would think they ought to

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Hodges man faces gun charge

Marion Lee Butler, 55, of 5712 S.C. Highway 185, Hodges was arrested Sunday and charged with pointing and presenting a firearm. On Sunday night, Greenwood police went to the area of Sumter Street and Percival Avenue, where a group of people were yelling and arguing, according to a report. Someone to

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-18 20:10:00

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

Bradley woman faces child neglect charge

A Bradley woman is facing a child neglect charge after a newborn tested positive for methamphetamine, according to a report. Cori Meghan Clark, 31, of 1012 Watson Hill Road, Bradley was arrested Friday and charged with unlawful neglect to a child. On Sept. 13, a Greenwood County deputy went to Self

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 15:23:00

Police: Upstate man arrested after sending nude photos to teenage girl via Whisper app

An Anderson County man was arrested after Ware Shoals police said he sexted an underage girl in April 2017. Police said 20-year-old Brian Keith Rosser of Anderson was charged with disseminating obscene material to a minor. Per incident reports, police discovered the inappropriate texts on August 1 w

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-19 17:40:00

Report: 'Firefighter' faces charge after sending lewd picture to 14-year-old girl

An Anderson County firefighter is facing a charge after police say he sent a lewd image to a 14-year-old girl. Brian Keith Rosser, 20, of 508 Friendship Church Road, Honea Path was arrested Friday and charged with disseminating obscene material to person under age 18. On Aug. 1, Ware Shoals police w

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-18 20:49:00