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Connie Maxwell Offers Free Foster Care Training Series

Connie Maxwell Children’s Home is presenting a series of foster care training sessions for families and caregivers working with children who have experienced trauma. Trauma Academy consists of four monthly “semesters,” to be held at both Rocky Creek Baptist Church in Greenville, and Connie Maxwell in Greenwood. The free training is slated to begin in August.

Trauma Academy semester topics include understanding trauma, cultivating relationships, exercising self-control skills, and learning proactive strategies to appropriate responses. The monthly semester topics are identical at each of the two training locations.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Greenwood man sentenced to 40 years in prison for 2016 killing

Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Friday that a Greenwood man was sentenced to 40 years in prison for the 2016 killing of a man he called a friend.


Saturday, July 21, 2018

Cambridge Academy celebrates 50 years!
Cambridge Academy, an independent school in Greenwood, is celebrating its 50th year this year.  Cambridge has indeed come a long way since beginning in 1968 with only grades 1-6.
Friday, July 20, 2018

Ahead of the Curve on 'Protect and Serve', PTC Criminal Justice Program Provides Solid Career Foundation

The ability to effectively protect and serve the public takes a special type of individual, someone with both empathy and acute critical thinking skills, someone with moral conviction and respect for the rule of law.


Friday, July 20, 2018

Moving with Parkinson's

Research shows that a combined focus on medical management and intensive rehabilitation can dramatically improve function and quality of life in individuals living with Parkinson’s disease.

“One of the most important things to do while living with Parkinson’s disease is to stay active and engaged in some sort of physical therapy,” says Kristin Manske, Chief Executive Officer of Greenwood Regional Rehabilitation Hospital. “The biggest challenges faced by those living with Parkinson’s disease are movement, balance, speech, and depression. Staying physically active when living with the disease may help to address these challenges.”

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Many in Piedmont Tech Region May Qualify for Free Tuition Through Expanded SC Promise Scholarship

If you blinked while lawmakers returned to Columbia last month to finalize the state budget, you might have missed it. But one particular provision passed as part of the 2018-19 budget is a VERY BIG DEAL for high school graduates from the following public school districts served by Piedmont Technical College (PTC) ― Abbeville, Laurens 55, Laurens 56, McCormick and Saluda. Individuals who graduated or received their GED in these counties from 2013 through 2018 and wish to pursue a certificate, diploma, or associate degree may be eligible for up to $2,000 in scholarship funding annually through the SC Promise Scholarship program.


Thursday, July 19, 2018

Lander University Hosts Intensive Bankers School

For the eight consecutive year, Lander University served as the host site for the South Carolina Bankers Association Bankers School. This year, 168 employees from banks throughout the state attended the five-day school July 10-15.


Thursday, July 19, 2018

D50 recognizes 24 retirees

At the Greenwood School District 50 Board of Trustees July meeting, several special individuals were recognized for years of hard work and dedicated service. In the Superintendent’s Report, Dr. Darrell Johnson recognized 24 retirees for a combined total of 567 years of service to the district. The retiring employees received a certificate and gift from Board Chairman Shell Dula and Vice Chairman Tony Bowers, and a well-deserved standing ovation from those in attendance.


Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Greenwood Clinic Receives $20,000 Grant to Further Chronic Diseases Management Programs for the Communities

The CVS Health Foundation – a private charitable organization created by CVS Health – in partnership with the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NAFC) has awarded a total of $60,000 in grants to three South Carolina clinics, including Pawleys Island’s Smith Medical Clinic, Camden’s Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County and Greenwood’s La Clinica Gratis of Community Initiatives, help patients with chronic diseases, such as diabetes and hypertension, manage their condition.


Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Soul Revival visits The Bayberry of Greenwood

The residents of The Bayberry of Greenwood enjoyed some great gospel music and praise from Soul Revival.  Always a highlight for all the residents each time they visit.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

11th Masonic District Donates to HospiceCare of the Piedmont

The 11th Masonic District recently made a donation.  Billy Dorn presented HospiceCare of the Piedmont over $600 to assist terminally ill patients and their families.  The generosity and compassion of our community make it possible for HospiceCare to continue to meet the needs of our patients and their loved ones.


Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Greenwood Regional Rehabilitation Hospital Continues to Support Meg's House and Spread Awareness About Domestic Violence

South Carolina currently ranks 5th in the nation for women killed by an intimate partner. Meg’s House is a local organization that provides programs and services to those affected by domestic violence. More specifically, the mission of Meg’s House is to provide housing and supportive services that reduce the impact of domestic violence and chronic homelessness in the communities we serve.  Our vision is that those impacted by domestic violence or chronic homelessness are offered the opportunities they need to reach their full potential.


Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Greenwood Chamber welcomes Kristen Oliver

The Greenwood SC Chamber is proud to welcome Kristen Oliver as our new Communication & Event Specialist. Kristen earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Graphic Communications with a minor in Business Administration from Clemson University in May 2017.


Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Southeastern states crack down on speed during "Operation Southern Shield"

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announced that it will join five Southeastern states for Operation Southern Shield – an effort to reduce speed-related deaths and collisions on the roadways.

The campaign began July 15 and will run through July 23. The states participating include South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, and Tennessee, which comprise the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Region 4.  

Monday, July 16, 2018

Fatal shooting on Sumter Street

Greenwood City Police responded to a call on Sumter Street at approximately10:08 pm Sunday to investigate possible shots being fired.


Monday, July 16, 2018

Senator Floyd Nicholson Named Legislator of the Year

The South Carolina Human Service Providers Association named Senator Floyd Nicholson Legislator of the Year.  Each year the SCHSPA recognizes a member of the Senate and House of Representatives for their support of people with disabilities and special needs in South Carolina.


Thursday, July 12, 2018

Man arrested again for having sex with minor

On April 30, 2018 Greenwood City Police arrested Derrick Jerome Davis, 42 after finding him and an underage female engaged in sexual acts in a vehicle.  Davis has again been arrested after another female, related to Derrick has reported to police that Davis had sexual intercourse while she was underage too.  That encounter resulted in the underage female becoming pregnant and having a child.


Wednesday, July 11, 2018

New program to provide pet food to senior-aged pet owners

A new collaborative program is in place to service senior-aged pet owners involving The Humane Society of Greenwood, the Food Bank of Greenwood County, and Meals On Wheels.   Pet food was donated to Harvest Hope/Feeding America by PetSmart Charities and is being distributed throughout the state by the Lt. Governor’s Office via local animal shelters and other non-profit rescue organizations. 


Wednesday, July 11, 2018

LIDL to bring authentic French Escargots to Greenwood and four other upstate stores

ARLINGTON, VA – For a limited-time starting July 12, Upstate-area foodies can obtain authentic French escargots without the steep mark-ups and huge shipping costs often encountered when purchasing the hard-to-find delicacies at specialty stores or online. In fact, Lidl’s authentically prepared and ready-to-bake trays of 12 escargots will be offered at Lidl for just $3.99 – as little as 1/10 of the cost customers can pay when ordering and shipping comparable trays online. Lidl’s authentic escargot trays will be offered at all 5 of Lidl’s Upstate stores, including those in Greenville, Spartanburg and Greenwood, starting July 12, while supplies last.


Wednesday, July 11, 2018

It's time for BBQ, Music & Fun in Uptown Greenwood

Greenwood’s signature event is about to kick off in Uptown Greenwood this weekend with the SC Festival of Discovery 2018!


Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Suspect arrested in Main Street Shooting in Greenwood

The Greenwood City Police have made an arrest in the shooting incident that took place this morning on Main Street and Florida Ave.  Lajoy Shante Duncan, 25 of Greenwood has been charged with Attempted Murder and Possession of a Weapon During a Violent Crime.


Tuesday, July 10, 2018

HospiceCare of the Piedmont Hosts New Evening Support Group

HospiceCare of the Piedmont has several ongoing monthly support groups which are uniquely designed for those experiencing grief. Support groups enable grieving people a place to receive comfort, friendship, reassurance, social support, and understanding.


Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Police investigating shooting on Main Street

Greenwood Police is investigating a shooting that occurred this morning around 8:30 a.m. on South Main Street near Florida Avenue. 

Police located a man who was shot and transported him to Self Regional Healthcare.  His condition is unknown at the time.  More information will be provided when its available as the investigation is ongoing at this time.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

County Invites Businesses to Offer Input on Community Violence

The Greenwood County Council is hosting another community-wide workshop on community violence for members of the business community and the Greenwood SC Chamber is welcoming businesses to participate.


Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Chemical truck overturned on Hwy 178

A chemical truck has overturned on Hwy 178 on US 178 near Lomax Lane.  The truck is said to be carrying Ethanol.  Please avoid the area.  More information will be provided as it becomes available.


Monday, July 9, 2018

Free Children's Books thanks to Josh Norman's Starz24

The youth of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and Weston Chapel A.M.E. Church invite you to bring your children and grandchildren and those of your friends and neighbors to two book giveaways, Saturday, July 14. Four hundred books were purchased for the Greenwood Diversity Committee with funds made possible by Starz24 Josh Norman. The books are suitable for preschool through middle school ages.


Monday, July 9, 2018

Self Family Foundation Awards Grant to Burton Center

Frank Wideman, President of the Self Family Foundation, presented a grant that will provide a backup generator for the Burton ICF (Intermediate Care Facility) Community Residence where eight men reside. 


Monday, July 9, 2018

Self Regional Home Health workers making a difference

Several Self Regional Home Health workers collected two boxes of supplies and a total of $410 of donations.  They collected all this to help support one of their home health patients in need.  Big thanks to these employees and to those who donated.

Friday, July 6, 2018

Eldridge receives Mathews Community Yard of the Month

The Mathews community Yard of the Month winner for June was Eddie Eldridge of 408 Kirksey Drive. The winner received a gift card for Walmart, and will display the Yard of the Month sign for 30 days. 

Friday, July 6, 2018

GGC Welcomes Teachers for Summer Workshop

Twenty science teachers and educational specialists from across SC and Georgia participated in the Greenwood Genetic Center’s (GGC’s) 24th annual Summer Teachers Course.  Each year since 1994, GGC has offered one of four graduate level courses for teachers to gain advanced instruction and hands-on learning. Graduate credit is offered through Lander University.


Friday, July 6, 2018

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