Ivan’s Woodworks, Inc. Owner Ivan Petersheim, Foreman Neil Henderson, Finisher Marilyn Schlock, and Employee Christian Lewis present a check for $1,000 to Abbeville Promise Co-Chair Jeff Wilson of WCTEL.
Leath Correctional Institution SCCA Chapter collects and donates school supplies to Rice Elementary School for the school year. The Leath SCCA Chapter will be involved with different activities with the school throughout the year.
It’s been said that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Piedmont Technical College (PTC) alumna Amy Gutzmer is well-acquainted with that perspective. The new director of marketing and communications for online and graduate programs at Anderson University has taken a number of calculated steps toward success. After earning an associate in business at PTC back in the...
The Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC) is planning its 4th annual Gene Week during the first week of October. The celebration begins on Tuesday, October 1 at 6pm on GGC’s campus with ‘Science on Tap,’ a free community lecture series.
The October event will feature Leta Tribble, PhD, Director of Education at the Greenwood Genetic Center. She will present “Genes and Gasoline: Genetics Education on the Road.”
GGC is launching its 10th year of outreach education with the Gene Machine mobile science lab. To date, over 67,000 students have participated in the Center’s innovative hands-on activities which are brought directly to their schools by the Gene Machine bus and the newer Helix Express cargo van.
Self Regional Healthcare, a participant in the American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline Regional Reports, has received the Mission: Lifeline® Regional STEMI Trailblazer Achievement Award as a part of the South Carolina Region. The award is presented for implementing specific quality improvement measures at a regional level as outlined by the Association for treating patients who suffer severe heart attacks. This is the first year the Association has recognized regional achievement as part of its awards program for quality patient care
The 2019 Edisto REC Peanut/Row Crop Field Day will be held on September 12, and 13th. The peanut, cotton and soybean growers from across the state will gather at the Clemson Edisto Research and Education Center in Blackville to learn the latest research on growing these crops. It will be from 8 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. Thursday at 64 Research Road, Blackville. The schedule is posted online. For more information, contact Dan Anco at 803-284-3343 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month keynote: Christine Chavez – The granddaughter of Cesar Chavez, who co-founded the National Farm Workers Association in 1962, Christine Chavez works for the United States Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service as an outreach coordinator. She works with farmers from underserved populations, including Hmong, Latinx, African-Americans, veterans, LGBTQ and women. Her talk will be at 6 p.m. on Thursday in the Strom Thurmond Institute auditorium. It is presented as part of Clemson’s Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month celebration, which aims to educate and heighten awareness about the rich culture. For information, contact Jerad Green at 864-656-7625 or email@example.com.
Come out for a great time at the 4th Annual Oktoberfest hosted by Our Lady of Lourdes in Greenwood on Sept 27 from 5:30 to 11:30 pm. This Oktoberfest will feature German food, live music by the Mountain Top Polka Band, dancing, beer, wine and lots of games.
There is a $5 cover charge for adults and children free. Event located at 915 Mathis Road in Greenwood behind the church.
The 2019 Greenwood Shrine Club Oyster Roast is set for Sept 28, 2019 and will be loaded down with Oysters, BBQ and awesome music.
Tickets are available now but hurry, tickets are limited this year!
In addition to some of the best oysters found anywhere, they will also be serving up some “lip smackin” BBQ by Top Hog BBQ. A full night of entertainment by Step-n-Out DJ and none other than the Johnny BadLove band. So get your tickets and come on out for a great night of food, music and dancing!
For ticket information contact Jeremy Davis (864) 980-8131 or Jay Reynolds (864) 554-5716 or any of your local Shriners. The event will be held at 4412 Ninety Six Highway in Ninety Six. Be sure to bring a chair and your coolers welcome.
Southern Cultured Marble, Inc is looking for a shop laborer. We offer competitive wages with full benefits including Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance, Paid Vacation, and SIMPLE Retirement. Please apply in person at 1 Industrial Park Way, Ware Shoals, SC 29692 between the hours of 8 and 4 Monday thru Thursday.
Great opportunity. Piedmont Agency on Aging is looking for drivers for Abbeville and Greenwood. Flexible schedules; 10-29 hours per week. Must pass DOT physical, have clean driving record and acceptable background check. Apply in person at our Abbeville office – 201 Center Rd. or our Greenwood office -808 S. Emerald Rd. For more information, call Ed Hanvey at 864-223-0164 ext. 225. EOE
Thomas Franklin “Frank” Hill, Jr., 72, husband of Wanda Hellams Hill, passed away Thursday, September 12, 2019 at his home.
Born in Greenwood, June 28, 1947, he was a son of the late Thomas Franklin and Ruth Rowland Hill. Coach Hill was a 1965 graduate of Hickory Tavern High School where he was the Senior Captain of the Football, Basketball and Baseball Teams. After high school, he attended both Anderson Junior College, now Anderson University, and Carson-Newman University on a Baseball Scholarship. After graduating Carson-Newman University in 1970, Coach Hill returned to Greenwood and began his coaching and teaching career at Southside Junior High School.
In August of 1970, he began working at the newly formed Emerald Junior High School where he served as an Assistant Football Coach for 2 years when he was named Athletic Director and Head Football Coach and served in that capacity until Emerald Junior High School became Emerald High School. He was named Emerald High School’s first Athletic Director and Head Football Coach.