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One injured in shooting after leaving Emerald-Abbeville football game  Index-Journal

Greenwood police are investigating a shooting that happened shortly before the end Friday night's football game at Abbeville High School.

Catherine Blackwell Bowick | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Catherine Blackwell Bowick. Catherine Blackwell Bowick, 85, widow of Harvey Bowick, passed away Monday, September 9, 2019, at Emerald Gardens Assisted ...

Judith Metts Mundy Burns | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Judith Metts Mundy Burns. Judith Metts Mundy Burns, 72, president and publisher of the Index-Journal newspaper since 1998, died August 15, 2019, at Self ...

Recent gun violence inspires local advocates | News  Index-Journal

Following the heartbreaking news of the shootings in El Paso and Dayton, the Rev. Hillary Taylor began doing research on gun violence.

Teenager faces 5-year YOA sentence in involuntary manslaughter case  Index-Journal

Addressing the 17-year-old who had pleaded guilty to accidentally killing her husband, Holly Black assured him that no one in her family wishes him harm — but ...

Barbara Reid | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Barbara Reid. NINETY SIX — Barbara J. Whatley Reid, 72, resident of Bruce Road, passed away Sunday, September 8, 2019, at Spartanburg Hospital for ...

District 50: Greenwood High student faces charge after threat  Index-Journal

A student at Greenwood High School was charged after making a threat to harm the school, according to a Tweet from Greenwood County School District 50.

Tony Adams | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Tony Adams. Thurmond Johnson “Tony” Adams, 93, lifelong resident of Greenwood, passed away September 6, 2019 at Hospice House. Born in Greenwood ...

Greenwood High School student charged after verbal threat made in classroom  FOX Carolina

A Greenwood High School student was arrested after school district officials said the teen made a verbal threat Thursday afternoon.

Racial strife and how Greenwood became home to the Eagles  Index-Journal

A boy was walking back to Northside Junior High School to attend a game when two 17-year-old boys, described by school officials as “dropouts,” attacked him.

Four Greenwood High seniors receive Major Benson scholarships  Index-Journal

Four Greenwood High School seniors, Danita Donaldson, Jordynn Pinckney, Sykeria Raiford and Charlie Wieters, received the prestigious Major Walter Benson ...

Dorothy Hahn Halsey | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Dorothy Hahn Halsey. SUMMERVILLE — Dorothy Hahn Halsey, 87, of Summerville, SC, wife of Maurice E. (Bull) Halsey, passed away on Thursday, August 15, ...

Construction on Performing Arts Center underway | News  Index-Journal

After several delays, Greenwood County School District 50 has finally broken ground on a new performing arts center, its costliest capital project in several ...

MaxPreps/AVCA Players of the Week for August 26, 2019  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - America's Source for High School Sports and the leading volleyball organization team up to honor the nation's best. (Week of 8/19-8/25)

Police charge student after threat found written on school bathroom wall, district says  WYFF4 Greenville

A high school student in Greenwood faces charges after a threat was found written on a bathroom wall, according to school officials.

Pair of Greenwood anglers qualify for national tournament  Index-Journal

Dawson Hudson and Peyton Sorrow are only freshmen, but they've already accomplished a fishing feat no one in Greenwood has ever done.

More than 100 D50 seniors graduate early | News  Index-Journal

In the ninth grade at Greenwood High School, “my grades were just trash — C's and D's,” Veronia Josefina Tullis said.

Greenwood District 50 names two directors, Emerald principal | Community  Index-Journal

Greenwood County School District 50 continues to promote from within to fill key positions ahead of the 2019-20 school year.

VIDEO: Greenwood High School Drama Club does 'Thriller'  Index-Journal

The Greenwood High School Drama Club, dressed as ghoulish zombies, danced to Michael Jackson's "Thriller" on Thursday at the Uptown Greenwood Boo ...

Sprowl-Chiles | Celebrations  Index-Journal

Awanyia Monique Sprowl of Greenwood, South Carolina and Willie Clarence Chiles Jr. of McCormick, South Carolina were united in marriage Saturday, June ...

Sugden retiring after more than 30 years coaching soccer in Greenwood  Index-Journal

The past two seasons put a perfect cap on a career of more than 30 years for Greenwood High School boys soccer coach George Sugden.

Law enforcement investigating social media threat | Breaking  Index-Journal

The Greenwood County Sheriff's Office is investigating a threat at Greenwood High School, according to District 50 spokesman Jonathan Graves.

Greenwood 1968 state champions reflect during 50th anniversary | Sports  Index-Journal

Greenwood High School made history in 1968 by becoming the state's first Class 4A football team to win a state championship on the field.

Greenwood's New Era: local AAU team offers more than football  Index-Journal

Beginning in March, the field beside the Brewer Recreation Center is abuzz Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

Greenwood High School seniors receive Major Benson Scholarship  Index-Journal

Two Greenwood High School seniors, Kayla Rochelle Sanders and Tyron Dillon Schultz, received the prestigious Major Walter Benson Scholarship award ...

2018 GHS Hall of Fame inductees | Sports  Index-Journal

Meet the seven people being inducted Aug. 31, 2018 into the Greenwood High School Athletic Hall of Fame.

Student with Greenwood connection dies in fall at Clemson  Index-Journal

A student at Clemson University died after falling off a roof, according to the Pickens County Coroner's Office.

District 50 to host commencement exercises at Finis Horne Arena  Index-Journal

Commencement exercises for Greenwood School District 50 will be held on Friday, May 31 in the Finis Horne Arena on the Lander University Campus.

Greenwood attorney to run against Nicholson for Senate seat  Index-Journal

A Greenwood attorney hopes his “rags to riches” story and staunch conservative principles will be enough to land him in the General Assembly, replacing ...

Greenwood High grads celebrate being an Eagle | News  Index-Journal

Finis Horne Arena swelled with Eagle pride as more than 300 Greenwood High School graduates walked across the stage for their diplomas Friday.

DJ Swearinger returns to Greenwood with annual camp, given key to city  Index-Journal

D.J. Swearinger brought his annual free football camp back to Greenwood High School's J.W. Babb Stadium on Saturday, and with it came a surprise from ...

PHOTOS: Josh Norman, DJ Swearinger visit Greenwood | Sports  Index-Journal

D.J. Swearinger brought his annual free football camp back to Greenwood High School's J.W. B… With rec center ready to build, Josh Norman appears at "Fun ...

District 50 superintendent gets emotional send off | News  Index-Journal

A jazz band. A choir. Bowtie cookies. Darrell Johnson, outgoing superintendent of Greenwood County School District 50, celebrated his retirement in style ...

Host Greenwood breezes past Calhoun Falls 66-21 | High School  Index-Journal

Greenwood is getting used to bad luck. Three years ago starting point guard Jordan Coleman tore his ACL and missed the bulk of his junior season.

Volleyball Preview: Greenwood aims for fresh start in 2018  Index-Journal

Greenwood senior Courtney Robertson is looking forward to a *fresh* start this year.

Deputies: 9 students charged after fight at Greenwood High School  FOX Carolina

The Greenwood County Sheriff's Office said a fight among high schoolers led to charges against nine students.

Long road to recovery: Wreck's anniversary takes on new meaning amid Greenwood man's recovery  Index-Journal

Jon Erik Hartfield has earned himself a fan club. When he walks into the Greenwood YMCA each morning, he's shaking hands with many of the people he ...

Despite challenges, would-be teachers say passion outweighs burdens  Index-Journal

Given all the challenges they're facing, joining the ranks of South Carolina's teachers might seem a daunting task.

No bond set for Brandon Hawkins in H2O Lounge shooting case  Index-Journal

After burying one son about two months ago, Ethel Hawkins-Smith sat in bond court Wednesday morning as another of her sons stood before a judge facing ...

Thomas E. Waller | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Thomas E. Waller. 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 ...

Students urge Greenwood to #useyourvoice; | News  Index-Journal

The push for suicide awareness has reached the “grassroots,” in the words of Bonnie Corbitt, director of the Russell Technology Center.

Greenwood alum Coats reflects on record-setting season at Carson-Newman  Index-Journal

Temoris Coats developed a reputation during his four years at Carson-Newman.

Newcomers promise to shake things up in District 50  Index-Journal

In a Facebook post from July, school board candidate Clay Sprouse wrote that it was “clear that this election cycle is both a referendum on our superintendent ...

Greenwood teen plays hard, wins big | News  Index-Journal

Dylan Wright always knew he would end up making money playing video games — though his parents might have had their doubts.

Floyd Nicholson Becomes Hall of Fame Member | South Carolina News  U.S. News & World Report

GREENWOOD, S.C. (AP) — There's a story Floyd Nicholson likes to tell.

Greenwood Edge inaugural class completes program | Lakelands Connector  Index-Journal

The inaugural class of graduates from the Greenwood Edge program received their certificates May 14 at a special ceremony at Piedmont Technical College ...

Greenwood High Class of 2017 looks to future on graduation day  Index-Journal

For many in Greenwood High School's graduating Class of 2017, this summer will bring them in contact with new people at faraway colleges.

Greenwood overpowers Midland Valley to reach championship game  Index-Journal

Greenwood is heading to the championship game. Alex Cunningham scored 19 points, Greenwood held off a late Midland Valley rally, and the Eagles avenged ...

Dixie softball coach Stone steps down; Snipes named head coach  Index-Journal

The coach who led Dixie's softball team to three state titles and six state championship appearances is leaving Dixie High.

Farm Bureau Insurance contracts with new agent in Greenwood  Index-Journal

South Carolina Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company (SCFBMIC) recently contracted with Derek Stennett to serve as an agent in the Greenwood office ...

D50 looks at renderings of possible performing arts center  Index-Journal

In an effort to shift some of its focus to arts, Greenwood County School District 50 is honing in on its plans to add a performing arts center to Greenwood.

Greenwood chamber honors Women of Excellence at annual luncheon  Index-Journal

A trio of women who have found success in male-oriented fields — and then used their own stories to inspire legions of younger females — were honored ...

Bounce into Springfest at Uptown Market | Accent  Index-Journal

The spring lineup for Uptown Live — Greenwood's free outdoor concert series — kicks off in a big way, with hours of music from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Friday at.

Sprouse takes seat 6 on D50 board | Breaking  Index-Journal

In a heated race that one of the candidates had called a referendum on the superintendent of Greenwood County School District 50, Clay Sprouse defeated ...

William C. Kinney | Obituaries  Index-Journal

William C. Kinney. HODGES — William Curtis Kinney, 52, resident of Highway 185, husband of Susan Whaley Kinney, passed away Wednesday, May 01, 2019, ...

Greenwood County school districts partner with PTC | Lakelands Connector  Index-Journal

Greenwood School Districts 50, 51 and 52 will be collaborating with Piedmont Technical College (PTC) next fall to offer their students two new opportunities to ...

Greenwood High School 2017 football awards | Lakelands Connector  Index-Journal

Greenwood High School Football held their 2017 Awards Presentations on Tuesday, December 19.

Jack C. Sizemore III | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Jack C. Sizemore III. Jack Corbett Sizemore, III, 67, resident of 108 Princess Court, husband of Tara Holtzclaw Sizemore, passed away July 24, 2019, at Hospice ...

Greenwood Promise names new executive director | Breaking  Index-Journal

The Greenwood Promise needed a “renaissance person,” said Paul Cuenin, marketing director of the Greenwood Partnership Alliance.

Norman celebrates 'extraordinary' teen center soon to come  Index-Journal

Earlier this month, Washington Redskins cornerback and Greenwood native son Josh Norman checked an item off his bucket list when he ran with the bulls in ...

Greenwood Jamboree to offer first look at Eagles  Index-Journal

The Lakelands jamboree circuit will continue today in Greenwood before closing Friday in McCormick.

Gene McDaniel | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Gene McDaniel. James Eugene “Gene” McDaniel, 81, resident of Rock House Road, husband of Audrey Fender McDaniel, passed away Friday, June 28, 2019, ...

Greenwood High School's First Nine Weeks Honor Roll  Greenwood Index-Journal

The following students were named to Greenwood High School's first nine weeks honor roll: 12th Grade. All A: Alexis Dawn Allie, Samuel Parker Arnold, Ethan ...

Scholarship awarded to Donaldson from Zeta Phi Beta Sorority  Index-Journal

Danita Donaldson, right, was awarded a scholarship by the Epsilon Psi Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc., May 18 during their awards banquet for the ...

Leadership comes in all sizes on Greenwood High wrestling team  Index-Journal

Leadership can take many forms, and sometimes leaders have very different characteristics.

Football: Aiken at Greenwood | News  Aiken Standard

Aiken High School had Greenwood in its sights for football August 31, in a contest on the Eagles' turf. Greenwood, buoyed by the 221-yard, two-touchdown ...

Greenwood high student charged with robbery from in-school incident  Index-Journal

Police say a Greenwood High School student took $200 in cash from a peer while the classmate was using the bathroom.

Closer Look: Greenwood High grad comes back to direct band  Index-Journal

More than 20 years ago, Anthony Gaskin was the drum major for Greenwood High School's band.

Nine to compete in Distinguished Young Women scholarship program  Index-Journal

The Distinguished Young Women of Greenwood County Scholarship Program will be at 6 p.m. Saturday at Lander University. Nine young ladies will compete for ...

Teen's piano and voice concert at Arts Center to benefit Greenwood Pathway House  Index-Journal

Witnessing homeless children on the streets of the Philippines had a profound impact on Greenwood's Kaylin-Mahal Smith when she was younger.

Roper inducted into Cambridge Academy Hall of Fame  Index-Journal

Cambridge Academy honored former football coach Gary Roper by inducting him into the school's athletic hall of fame.

Family Fun Day to offer dynamic duo | Community  Index-Journal

Feeling the music is what it's all about when saxophonist Michael Hudgens and bass guitarist Bobby Brockman join musical forces. The dynamic duo will be in ...

District 50 hopes to get ahead of its competition with job fair  Index-Journal

Amid a national teacher shortage, Greenwood County School District 50 will host its third annual recruitment fair Saturday in an attempt to snap up qualified ...

Miss Greenwood High pageant winners | Community  Greenwood Index-Journal

Miss Greenwood High Pageant was Nov. 15 in the Greenwood High School Auditorium. The theme was Hollywood Glamour.

Greenwood High School's second nine weeks honor roll  Greenwood Index-Journal

The following students were named to Greenwood High School's second nine weeks honor roll: 12th Grade. All A:Cheyanne Nicole Addison, Alexis Dawn Allie, ...

Longtime South Carolina sheriff passes away at 93

GREENWOOD, S.C. — A longtime South Carolina sheriff has passed away. The Greenwood County Sheriff's Office announced the passing of L. Giles Daniel on ...

L. Giles Daniel | Obituaries  Index-Journal

L. Giles Daniel. L. Giles Daniel, 93, widower of Annie W. Daniel, passed away Monday, June 3, 2019 at Self Regional Medical Center. Born in Greenwood ...

Roosevelt King Jr. | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Roosevelt King Jr. Roosevelt King Jr., of 725 White Oak Lane, passed on Friday, April 5, 2019, at Self Regional Medical Center. Born in Greenwood, he is the ...

Debra Elaine Norman-Parker | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Debra Elaine Norman-Parker. Mrs. Debra Elaine Norman-Parker, 62, of 130 Rosemont Drive, married to Andrew Parker, entered into eternal rest on Thursday ...

David Gilchrist | Obituaries  Index-Journal

David Gilchrist. David Thomas Gilchrist, 92, resident of Lakewood Drive, widower of Gladys Marion Willis Gilchrist, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2019, ...

Next Level Fitness athletes, in their own words  Index-Journal

Ka'mal Moss and Cameron Gordon, both 15-year-old sophomores at Emerald High School, and K.J. Makins, a 15-year-old sophomore at Greenwood High ...

Hal Stockman | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Hal Stockman. Hal Sloan Stockman, 68, resident of Scotch Cross Road East, husband of Gail Smith Stockman, passed away Monday, June 3, 2019, at St.

Lawmakers look to Greenwood Promise as blueprint for statewide model  Index-Journal

Is 2018-19 going to be the Year of Education in South Carolina?

Carroll Hubert Blackwell | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Carroll Hubert Blackwell. Carroll H. Blackwell, 90, resident of Highway 246 in Coronaca, husband of Evelyn Childress Blackwell, passed away Wednesday, July ...

Georgia State picks up Greenwood WR Pinckney | High School  Index-Journal

Sam Pinckney had offers from Power Five schools across the Southeast, but in the end it came down to one factor.

Sanders crowned Greenwood High Homecoming Queen | News  Greenwood Index Journal

Greenwood High School crowned Shyniece Sanders as homecoming queen during halftime of the Eagles' 14-0 win over Woodmont on Friday.

Janice Young Jernigan | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Janice Young Jernigan. Janice Young Jernigan, resident of Greenwood, widow of Harold Keith Jernigan, Sr., passed away peacefully on her 84th birthday, ...

Dixie to remain in 1A, Greenwood now smallest 5A school in state  Index-Journal

Dixie will stay in Class 1A, after all. Dixie athletic director Frank Brown and principal Lori Brownlee-Brewton appealed the proposed 2018-20 realignment before ...

With key players out sick, Greenwood beats Woodmont  Index-Journal

Just win. It's all Greenwood coach Kelcey Stevens wants from his team this late in the season, but the Eagles keep running into new setbacks that make it ...

William John Park | Obituaries  Index-Journal

William John Park. William John Park, 93, died Sunday, July 7, 2019. Born in Greenwood, SC, October 17th, 1925, he was the son of Mary Barratt Park and ...

Hunter Cole Lindley | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Hunter Cole Lindley. Hunter Cole Lindley, 28, resident of 217 Lake Forest Road, son of Brian Keith and Jennifer Shirley Lindley, died Monday, April 8, 2019, ...

Ethel Marie McBride Berksteiner | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Ethel Marie McBride Berksteiner. DURHAM, NC. — Ethel Marie McBride Berksteiner, 58, of, 105 Finsbury Drive, Durham, NC, passed away on June 3, 2019 at ...

Two decades stronger through prayer: Greenwood YMCA has community prayer breakfast  Index-Journal

Twenty years ago, the Greenwood Family YMCA's first early morning prayer breakfast started with “all kinds of what ifs discussed,” according to the Greenwood ...

Retired GCSO Maj. William Kinney remembered for dedication, friendship  Index-Journal

William Kinney had a special connection with the dogs he worked with.

EHS Aerospace Engineering program recognized as #1 in the nation  Index-Journal

Emerald High School Aerospace Engineering program was recognized as the #1 program in the nation. This past summer, District 50 was notified by Southern ...

Doris Stroud | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Doris Stroud. Doris Olivia Stroud 85, passed away after a long illness on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Hospice Care of the Piedmont. Born in Lincolnton County, ...

Col. William Calvin Pinson | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Col. William Calvin Pinson. FAYETTEVILLE, NC — “Local boy returns home...” August 12, 2019 -William Calvin Pinson (Bill), beloved husband, father, ...

Max Greer | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Max Greer. Maxie Carrol “Max” Greer, 79, resident of 115 Whatley Drive, husband of Judy Stroud Greer, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2019, at Self Regional ...

Gladys Bearden | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Gladys Bearden. Gladys E. Harbin Bearden, 90, wife of Henry Grady Bearden Jr., resident of Old Laurens Road, passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at Self ...

Miss GHS pageant announces winners | Community  Index-Journal

Forty-five contestants competed Tuesday in the Miss Greenwood High School Pageant, Christmas Belles.

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