The South Carolina Partnership of Disability Organizations (SCPDO) recently hosted the 30th Annual Disability Advocacy Day event. Collectively, the 15 member organizations of SCPDO represent more than 500,000 people with lifelong disabilities and their families in South Carolina. Disability Advocacy Day is an opportunity for these individuals and their supporters to come together with one voice...
The National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) is an organization whose purpose is to promote the ideals of honesty, service to others, leadership, career development, and skilled workmanship. Membership in the NTHS is the highest scholastic honor awarded for excellence in workforce education in America.
A repeat offender who shot at an Abbeville County deputy during a traffic stop will spend the next 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges related to the incident Wednesday afternoon at the Abbeville County Courthouse, 8th Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced.
Mark Allen Simmons, 31, pleaded guilty as charged to attempted murder and possession of a weapon during the commission...
Congratulations to Alyssa Fox, Hailey Hill and Sydney O'Brien, their banner placed 2nd in the 44th Annual State Librarians Conference held in Columbia March 7-9. Blackwell's 2nd block Pre- AP English class at Ninety Six High School participated and brought home the 2nd place prize. Mrs. Rapp encourages classes yearly to participate in this hands-on activity to encourage reading and teamwork.
Greenville County will benefit from 3M’s planned capital investment over the next five years to increase its manufacturing capacity and enhance its infrastructure at its operations in Greenville.
The investment and expansion were facilitated by discretionary incentives approved by the Greenville County Council to encourage 3M to continue to grow and invest in the community, where it has been a model corporate citizen for more than four decades.
3M’s manufacturing facility at 1400 Perimeter Road in Greenville currently employs 500 people and has been a member of the Upstate business and manufacturing community for 45 years. 3M Greenville manufactures and distributes film, industrial adhesives and other materials and products used in electronics, packaging, health care and the automotive industry. Its employees are actively involved in the community, having contributed 1,300 volunteer hours in 2018.
For more information on the company, visit www.3m.com.
Hospice & Palliative Care of the Piedmont will be celebrating the opening of their Palliative Care Center on April 2, 2019 at 10 AM. The community is invited to attend.
Palliative care is specialized medical care that focuses on providing patients relief from pain and other symptoms of a serious illness, no matter the diagnosis or stage of disease. This form of care is offered alongside curative or other treatments you may be receiving. Palliative care is provided by a specially-trained team who work together with a patient’s physician to provide and extra layer of support.
Hospice & Palliative Care of the Piedmont is your community non-profit network of care that provides expert, life-changing health care for those living with advanced illnesses. Serving Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Newberry and Saluda counties since 1981. For more information, visit our website at www.hospicepiedmont.org or call our office at 864.227.9393.
Greenwood City Police arrested a man after his family called 911 saying he had pulled an UZI on them.
Raja Larry-Makalo Logan, 20 of 902 E Cambridge, Greenwood SC was arrested and charged with pointing and presenting a firearm.
One of the victims explained to officers that Logan became upset after he claimed a relative was talking about him to other people. They said when Logan got upset, he began yelling “I’m sick of this shit” and pulled an AK-47 from his sweatpants and held it as if he was “ready to shoot”.
Logan finally left the residence on foot but later arrested.
“What do you want to be when you grow up?” It’s a common childhood query. Familiar answers might include race car driver, firefighter, ballerina or even superhero. But what if a child simply wants to be kind when he grows up? Or honest? Or principled? They first need to be aware of those qualities and why they are desirable. That’s a basic premise behind the new children’s book, “You Were Raised Better Than That,” by Joshua L. Lindsay, a Clinton native and dean of business, information technology and public service at Piedmont Technical College.
OK so we stepping the difficulty up a little for Week 3 of GwdToday's Mystery Person Contest. But so far we have under estimated our reader's ability to recognize our first two weeks mystery person.
This week, those who guess who this is correctly will be entered into a drawing for $25 Gift Card at Red Bowl Asian Bistro restaurant in Greenwood. Good Luck!
Can you identify this person by their eyes only? This is just a fun contest we will be doing weekly. You never know who we may feature. To enter simple click on the link below and fill out the form to submit your answer. Those who get it right will be entered into a drawing for some great prizes.
The Board of Trustees of Greenwood School District 50 will meet for the regular February meeting on Monday, February 18, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Room at Genesis Education Center, 400 Glenwood Street. A tentative agenda can be viewed by clicking here.
Company located in Ninety Six SC seeking a part time (20hr) office employee. Must be familiar with QuickBooks and Microsoft Excel. Job duties will be payroll, Job cost organization, and normal office duties. Please send resumes to P.O. Box 147 Ninety Six SC 29666
NHC Healthcare Greenwood is currently seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant. Must have a pleasant personality, proficiency in Microsoft Office, great phone skills and the ability to multi-task. Benefits package offered.
Applications must be completed at 437 E. Cambridge Avenue and are accepted Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:00 pm. No phone calls please.
Brenda Capell Gilbert Proffitt, 57, of Greenwood, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2019 at her residence. Born in Greenwood County, she was the daughter of the late Margaret Gossett Lyerly and Artie Capell.
Mrs. Ollie Mae Fisher Mathis 85, wife of Paul Mathis died March 11, 2019 at her home. She was born in Greenwood County May 27, 1933 a daughter of the late John Henry Fisher Sr. and Mary Ellen Williams Fisher.