On February 13 at approximately 4PM, Laurens County Animal Control requested assistance from the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office in reference to a horse being found in poor condition at 401 Pickens Street in Joanna. Upon arrival, the horse was discovered to be malnourished and had issues with its hooves and legs. One goat was also found to be in poor health.
Piedmont Technical College (PTC) is springing forward in March when it makes the South Carolina Manufacturing Certification (SCMC) available for the first time in McCormick County. Just as a mechanical spring can potentially store and release energy when pressure is applied, this certification allows those who experience stress from being unemployed or underemployed to potentially gain skills and...
Greenwood City Police responded to McLees Ave and Florence Street on the early morning of Feb 11, 2020 in reference of multiple gunshots into a residence.
On McLees Ave, one house with several inside was struck several times. Officers saw several bullet holes throughout the residence and to a vehicle parked outside. While investigating, Officers heard more gunshots about a couple...
Greenwood SC Chamber of Commerce will hold its 6th annual Greenwood Regional Management Conference on Thursday, February 20th with the theme of creating “The Greatest Workplace on Earth.” The conference is presented by Piedmont Technical College and Lonza.
“Five Generations At Work: Recruiting and Retaining Talent From Every Generation” will be the keynote topic presented by Dr. Rebecca Battle-Bryant, Ph.D., SHRM-CP, president and owner of Battle Plan Consulting, LLC, a full-service human resource and workforce development consulting firm specializing in human resource management and employee development solutions.
Prior to her current role, Dr. Battle-Bryant was the VP of HR & Workforce Development at United Infrastructure Group; assistant executive director, Workforce & Economic Development, at SC Dept. of Employment and Workforce; vice-president of Corporate Training & Economic Development at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College, and in progressive management positions at SCANA Corporation.
Community volunteers, including adults and student groups, are encouraged to participate in the 12th annual Lake Greenwood Cleanup Day on Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon.
Annually, the event is coordinated by Keep Greenwood County Beautiful (KGCB), a citizen-led organization that engages individuals, neighborhoods, and businesses in creating a beautiful, clean and healthy environment.
Over the last two years, over 15,000 pounds of trash have been collected according to Donna Sightler, KGCB Vice Chair and event coordinator. “Greenwood’s number one asset, our lake, is so important to the economic vitality of our community, and we must take care of it,” said Sightler. Since 2009, KGCB has removed over 53,000 pounds of trash from the shorelines of Lake Greenwood. Sightler is also the Greenwood County Public Works Director and is passionate about maintaining a clean environment.
Columbia, S.C., - South Carolina State Senator Floyd Nicholson was selected to Chair the South Carolina Revolutionary War Sestercentennial Commission’s Education Committee at the Commission’s January strategic planning retreat. The South Carolina Revolutionary War Sestercentennial Commission (SCARSC) is tasked with developing a proper observance of the 250th Anniversary of the American victory in the Revolution and the birth South Carolina.
Set your calendars and get your tickets now for the 12th Annual Chili Cookoff at The Greenwood Shrine Club on Saturday, February 29, 2020.
Last year was a great turnout with so much awesome chili.
If you would like to enter your chili, you can pre-register by February 21 for $25 (after will be $35). This registration will include one tasting bracelet. Cooking starts at 11 a.m. followed by judging at 3 p.m.
Full-time property maintenance helper/technician needed for a property management company. A plus would be any experience in electrical, painting, drywall, plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, cleaning, appliance repair, or lock changing.
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Mrs. Carrie H. Smith 87, formerly of 225 A Brooks Stuart Drive; Greenwood widow of James Alex Smith died February 7, 2020 at 101 Third Day Street, in Piedmont, SC. She was born in Abbeville, SC November 22, 1932 a daughter of the late Joel Haskell and Sallie Brown Haskell.