The Lander University men's basketball program will hold an open tryout for graduating high school seniors and Lander student on Tuesday, April 30th at Finis Horne Arena from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Interested players must complete the tryout packet (available here) and bring it to the arena, along with a current physical (summer of 2018 or sooner) and basketball apparel. ...
Lander University recently wrapped up its 2019 Student Academic Symposium, featuring research presentations from Lander’s undergraduate students coming from a broad array of academic disciplines. Over 70 students participated in this year’s symposium.
The Pro Towels Family of companies, including Pro Towels, Kanata Blanket Company, Superior and Neet Feet, has donated $1,000 donation to the Abbeville Promise Program, a higher education scholarship program committed towards helping students in the local area.
Losing a pet can be a stressful situation. The staff at The Humane Society of Greenwood will be holding a microchip clinic on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at the animal shelter located at 2820 Airport Road. Professional staff will implant a microchip into your pet that will provide national registration with 24PetWatch Lost Pet Recovery Service. The service is free of charge to the first sixty pets in line according to order of arrival, and owners will be issued a number between one and sixty to redeem for their free microchip. Pet owners with multiple pets may obtain one free microchip, and each additional pet will be $15.00.
A woman from Troy SC was fatally injured when her vehicle collided with a tractor trailer on Hwy 221 at Center Road. According to Greenwood Coroner Sonny Cox, the accident occurred this morning at 6:31 a.m. Judith F. Stover, 75 of Troy SC was fatally injured and suffered blunt force trauma from the accident. Stover was traveling north on US 221 South when she collided with a logging truck pulling onto the road. Stover was the only one in the vehicle.
More than 300 graduates are expected to cross the stage and receive their degrees on Wednesday, May 15, during Lander University’s 159th commencement.
The ceremony begins at 11 a.m. in Finis Horne Arena. Delivering the keynote address will be third-term State Treasurer Curtis M. Loftis, Jr. Known as South Carolina’s “private banker,” Loftis manages, invests and retains custody of more than $40 billion in public funds.
The Lander men's soccer program will host two summer camp programs at the Jeff May Complex in July, head coach Lee Squires announced on Tuesday.
The Bearcats will partner with the Lakeland Toros for half-day and full-day summer camps on July 8-12. The half-day camps, which will run from 8:30 a.m. to noon are open to any kids ages 4-14, while the full-day camps will go from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from Monday through Thursday, with an 8:30 a.m. to noon session on Friday and are designed for all kids ages 8-14.
In an effort to raise awareness of sexual violence, Lander University will host “Denim Day,” on Wednesday, April 24, standing in solidarity against acts of sexual violence on college campuses and around the world.
The event is part of a larger international movement that began after a ruling by the Italian Supreme Court, in which a rape conviction was overturned because the justices believed that, since the victim was wearing tight-fitting jeans, she must have helped the perpetrator by removing her jeans, thereby implying her consent.
The 4th annual Run to the Rescue 5K is being held May 18, 2019 at the former American Legion Post 20 at 806 Calhoun Avenue in Greenwood. The 3.1 mile race is organized by volunteers to benefit the Humane Society of Greenwood and to raise awareness of homeless animals in the community. Cost is $25 through April 30, and $30 from May 1 through race day. All pre-registrants will receive an event t-shirt. Race begins at 8:30 am, and registration opens at 7 am.
Fukoku America, Inc., the recipient of the 2018 Manufacturing Excellence Award, and an international company located in Laurens, South Carolina, is looking for great people to join the Fukoku Family. The Japanese company will join a job fair on Thursday, April 25th, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, at the Laurens County Higher Education Center, located at the Piedmont Technical College (633 Medical Ridge Road, Clinton, SC - 29325).
Haigler Dental Care (W. Jason Haigler,DMD), is looking for a Dental Business Assistant/ Receptionist who is a patient care focused, highly organized, self-motivated, trustworthy, team player. Priority will be given to applicants with experience in Dental Coding, Insurance, and Dentrix. Office hours are 8am-5pm Mon-Thurs. To apply fax resume to 864-229-5075, email to email@example.com, or mail to PO Box 49187, Greenwood, SC 29649.
Meals on Wheels Kitchen. Part-time. Up to 5 hours per day. M-F. Schedule will vary each week during our production period of 6:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Accuracy in portion control is important. Must work well with numbers and lift up to 40 pounds. We’re searching for a mission-minded, team player with a great attitude. Apply in person between 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The Nutrition Center, 111 Reynolds Park Drive, Greenwood, SC. EOE.
Master Sergeant Thomas E. Waller, US Army (ret.), widower of Marcial J. Miller Waller, departed this life on April 9, 2019. He was born in Ninety Six, SC on April 3, 1932, as the last child of James and Sarah Brooks Waller.
Mr. Donnie Gene Logan 59 of 206 Little Mountain Road entered into eternal rest on April 10, 2019 at Self Regional Medical Center. He was born in Coronaca, SC July 24, 1959 a son of the late Bertha Inez Logan.
Pauline Stone “Polly” Alexander, 98, former resident of Woodlawn Road in Greenwood, widow of Jack Franklin Alexander, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at Givens Highland Farms Retirement Center in Black Mountain, NC.