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New Abbeville High School concepts presented | News  Index-Journal

Concepts for a new Abbeville High School were presented at a special called meeting of the Abbeville County School District's Board of Trustees Monday.

Abbeville High School students receive district awards at FLBA conference  Index-Journal

At the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) District Leadership Conference held on Saturday, January 26 at Dorman High School, Abbeville High School ...

Alice Hughes | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Alice Hughes. WARE SHOALS — Lenta Alice Stroud Hughes, 79, wife of James A. (Jim) Hughes of Harmony Road, died Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at Self ...

Abbeville athletes play on after facing charges | Crime  Index-Journal

Each of the Abbeville High School football players showed up for the 2A state football championship Friday night after Thursday's news that three of them are ...

Legislature honors Abbeville Panthers after fourth straight Class 2A title  Index-Journal

After romping to a fourth straight Class 2A title in December, Abbeville High School's football team earned a well-deserved rest.

PHOTOS: Middle school football jamboree at Abbeville High  Index-Journal

Wright Middle School hosted a middle school football jamboree Wednesday at the high school's field. Teams from throughout the region came to practice and ...

District to look for firms to design, build new Abbeville High  Index-Journal

ABBEVILLE — Abbeville County School District will start looking for a company to draw up plans and build a new Abbeville High School after a unanimous vote ...

Panthers on championship hunt: Deer carcass dump doesn't sideline players  Index-Journal

ABBEVILLE — Lori Calloway Ware wanted to be right. She wanted to believe that after four juveniles who were charged with illegally hunting four deer and a ...

Pennies for Nickles: Abbeville coach's road to success started at a young age  Index-Journal

ABBEVILLE — When Jamie Nickles was 6 years old, he would place 22 pennies on the floor.

Power Five commitment recap: June 8-14  247Sports

The 2020 recruiting cycle is heating up as some of the top high school football prospects around the country are announcing where they will play in college.

South Carolina defensive end/linebacker Nate Temple commits to Pitt  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

November isn't typically a month for Pitt football to land new commitments, but Tuesday, the Panthers flipped a recruit from Middle Tennessee State.

Area roundup: Abbeville stays atop region standings | High School  Index-Journal

Natavious Norman scored 16 points to lead Abbeville High's varsity boys basketball team to a 66-40 Region 2-2A win against Fox Creek on Tuesday night.

DNR: Teens said dumping animal carcasses was a 'prank'  Index-Journal

They thought it would be funny — dumping four deer carcasses and a dead rabbit in a woman's yard was just a prank, a group of Abbeville teens told state.

Abbeville declines to give back pay to teachers hit by recession  Index-Journal

A monthslong debate about how to properly compensate employees of Abbeville County School District, whose salaries had been frozen after the recession, ...

Powerful Abbeville running game meets Emerald's sturdy defense  Index-Journal

Tonight's game between Abbeville and Emerald features two of the greatest forces in Lakelands football this year: Abbeville's bruising running game and ...

Sheriff: Suspect in custody after bomb threat, evacuation lifted at Abbeville High School  FOX Carolina

Abbeville County Sheriff Ray Watson said a bomb threat was made against Abbeville High School Friday morning and the suspect has been taken into custody.

High school football preseason starts with WCTEL Kickoff Classic  Index-Journal

The Lakelands will get its first glimpse of the 2018 high school football season today, but only if the rain holds off.

Coroner: No foul play suspected in 11-year-old's death  Index-Journal

Abbeville County Coroner Ronnie Ashley said 11-year-old Matthias Elam, who was found dead in his Abbeville home Wednesday afternoon, died of ...

Abbeville adult education students celebrate and mourn at graduation  Index-Journal

ABBEVILLE — Clad in black regalia, the soon-to-be graduates of Abbeville County School District's adult education program filled every seat in the front row of ...

In memory of Matthias: Little League team remembers life of teammate  Index-Journal

Matthias Elam scored his first run of the season Tuesday night for his Little League team, the Abbeville Tarheels.

Tommy Broome | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Tommy Broome. ABBEVILLE — John Thomas “Tommy” Broome, 69, resident of Abbeville Arms Apts. passed away Wednesday May 1, 2019 at his home.

Bertha Mae Jackson | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Bertha Mae Jackson. ABBEVILLE — Evangelist Bertha Mae Jackson was born on August 21, 1956 in Abbeville, SC, daughter of the late Mack and Lena Mae ...

Coastal Football Adds Eight for 2019  Live 5 News WCSC

Conway, S.C. – Coastal Carolina football head coach Jamey Chadwell announced the addition of eight new Chanticleers on National Signing Day, Feb. 6, who ...

Abbeville High School FBLA wins awards | Lakelands Connector  Index-Journal

Abbeville High School FBLA wins six awards at State Leadership Conference Abbeville High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), in its first year, ...

Deputies respond to Abbeville High after threat | Breaking  Index-Journal

Abbeville County deputies went Thursday morning to Abbeville High School after the school's resource officer reported a threat had been made, authorities said.

'Back with a vengeance': Abbeville boys blow out B-HP in home opener  Index-Journal

ABBEVILLE — Titus Paul's work was done by halftime.

Abbeville girls basketball falls in home opener to Belton-Honea Path  Index-Journal

ABBEVILLE — Abbeville's girls basketball team was frustrated into turnovers and gave up fast breaks to a speedy Belton-Honea Path team Tuesday night in a ...

District 50 board narrows superintendent search to four | Breaking  Index-Journal

Greenwood County School District 50 announced on Tuesday four candidates, two of them currently working in Lakelands school districts, to succeed outgoing ...

Mary Alyce Smith | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Mary Alyce Smith. ABBEVILLE — Mary Alyce Harris Smith, 64, of 129 Adams Drive, died Monday March 25, 2019 at Self Regional Health Care. Born May 22 ...

Hempy named to Board of Directors at Abbeville First Bank  Index-Journal

Abbeville First Bank Board Chair Pat Hodge announces that Dr. Larry Lawson has elected to retire from the Board of Directors effective May 1st. Bank President ...

Abbeville County school board gets cost to repair, replace schools  Index-Journal

ABBEVILLE — For two years, Abbeville County School District has waited to find out the cost of renovating or replacing its aging facilities, and Monday night, ...

Billy Hughes | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Billy Hughes. ABBEVILLE — Billy Hughes, 77, husband of Sally Wilson Hughes, of Abbeville, died Thursday, February 21, 2019 at the Hospice House in ...

Engineers give Abbeville high schools poor grades for facilities  Index-Journal

It wasn't a surprise to Abbeville County School District that the two high school buildings — the oldest ones in the district — were rated worst for facility conditions ...

Eleanor Jackson Carmichael | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Eleanor Jackson Carmichael. ABBEVILLE — Eleanor Jackson Carmichael, born November 16, 1921 in Abbeville to the late Lucia Woodhurst and Andrew ...

Frank Crawford | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Frank Crawford. ABBEVILLE — Frank Ward Crawford, 70, resident of 1235 Cedar Springs Road, passed away Wednesday March 13, 2019 at Abbeville Area ...

Abbeville man faces 20-year sentence for domestic violence charge  Index-Journal

An Abbeville man is facing a 20-year prison sentence after pleading guilty Tuesday to high and aggravated domestic violence, according to a news release from ...

Abbeville High School grads ready to put their lessons to the test  Index-Journal

As Abbeville High School's class of 2017 turned their tassels and tossed their mortarboard caps in the air Saturday, the road ahead them was filled with ...

Joseph Bruce | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Joseph Bruce. ABBEVILLE — Joseph Taggart Bruce, Sr., 97, of Camden and formerly of Abbeville, husband of the late Nellie Edwards Bruce, died Friday April 5, ...

From dirt to skirt: Abbeville player balances life as pitcher, cheerleader  Index-Journal

ABBEVILLE. You might find Reghan Steifle on the mound during Abbeville High School softball games or on the field as a cheerleader for the state ...

Dr. Dale Cleveland Phillips | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Dr. Dale Cleveland Phillips. ABBEVILLE — Dr. Dale C. Phillips, 63, resident of 1522 Old Douglas Mill Road, husband of Martha Cobb Phillips, passed away on ...

Abbeville High School crowns Homecoming Queen | News  Greenwood Index Journal

Abbeville High School sophomore Emily Anna Smith is crowned the 2015 Homecoming Queen by 2014 winner Bethany Bonds during halftime of Friday's game ...

Gage LaGreca | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Gage LaGreca. ABBEVILLE — Gage LaGreca, 27, of Abbeville, died Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at his home. He was born in Abbeville, the son of Sheila ...

Rosie "Kay" Burton | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Rosie 'Kay' Burton. ABBEVILLE — Mrs. Rosie M. Burton, daughter of the late Sallie M. Jackson, departed this life surrounded by family on February 4, 2019 at ...

Keller Benjamin Bowie | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Keller Benjamin Bowie. ABBEVILLE — Keller Benjamin Bowie, 16, resident of 102 Alice Drive passed away Wednesday April 25, 2018. Born in Greenwood, SC, ...

Abbeville coaches not surprised by Bryant's performance as Clemson QB  Index-Journal

Three months have passed since Kelly Bryant was named Clemson's starting quarterback.

SC teen girl dies in crash while driving to high school  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

ABBEVILLE, SC – An Abbeville High School student died after a single-car crash in Abbeville County on Monday morning.

Closer look: Abbeville mayor reflects on life of service  Index-Journal

Delano Freeman still pinches himself sometimes. “I had never dreamed of being mayor,” Freeman said, “because I had never seen anybody who looked like me ...

Timeline of shootings in Greenwood County  Index-Journal

Timeline of shootings in Greenwood County. Nov. 21, 2017 2:10 p.m.. Emyle Markeil “Gump” McDuffie was shot in front of a unit at Phoenix Place Apartments ...

Josiah James named SC’s Gatorade Player of the Year  Live 5 News WCSC

CHICAGO (March 15, 2019) — In its 34th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company today announced Josiah James of ...

Success in Abbeville begins at a young age  Greenwood Index-Journal

Abbeville won the Class 2A state championship a year ago, but they did a very un-Abbeville thing on the way there: they lost a game.

Virginia Ferguson | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Virginia Ferguson. ABBEVILLE — Virginia Suber Ferguson, 92, wife of the late Fletcher W. Ferguson, Sr., of Abbeville, SC, died Friday, July 20, 2018 at her ...

Peggy Campbell Rogers | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Peggy Campbell Rogers. NINETY SIX — Peggy Campbell Rogers, 85, of Ninety Six, SC, formerly of Abbeville County, passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2019 ...

Francis Ware | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Francis Ware. ABBEVILLE — Francis McNeill “Bugs” Ware, 81, resident of 308 Magazine St. passed away Saturday June 23, 2018 at his home.

Greater Abbeville Federal Credit Union awards $1200 in grants to local teachers

ABBEVILLE, SC (August 15, 2014) — Greater Abbeville Federal Credit Union would like to congratulate the winners of their Second Annual GAFCU Teacher ...

Nation's second-longest active football winning streak ends at 55 game in South Carolina  USA TODAY High School Sports

ABBEVILLE, S.C. — Christ Church has to do a little adjusting after this weekend. Not about where the Cavaliers hope to wind up, just about what their final ...

Washington graduates from basic military training | Lakelands Connector  Index-Journal

U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Jessica B. Washington graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Phipps: Abbeville police chief asked him to drop complaint  Index-Journal

ABBEVILLE — Drop it. That's what Abbeville School District Superintendent Jonathan Phipps said he was asked to do with his complaints to the State Law ...

Patti Nickles | Obituaries  Index-Journal

ABBEVILLE -- Patti Knox Nickles, 62, resident of 250 Deer Run, Abbeville, died Sunday, September 10, 2017 at HospiceCare of the Piedmont, Hospice House in ...

Hangin' 'em up: Former Abbeville baseball coach Mark Smith reflects on a decorated career  Index-Journal

Former Abbeville baseball coach Mark Smith doesn't like speaking about himself too much. It's always the people he's touched – or who have touched him.

Hurricane Michael not expected to impact Friday night football games  Index-Journal

Greenwood County school districts 50, 51 and 52 canceled school for today in anticipation of Hurricane Michael, also canceling all athletic events scheduled ...

Jimmy McClain | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Jimmy McClain. WARE SHOALS — James R. “Jimmy” McClain, 77, husband of Jerry Cook McClain, of Green Acres Drive, died Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at ...

Abbeville's Overholt signs to play baseball at Erskine  Index-Journal

Zach Overholt deals with numbers. Overholt, a senior at Abbeville High School, signed Wednesday to play baseball at Erskine, and after his baseball career ...

Abbeville, Bamberg-Ehrhardt get acquainted at SCHSL press conference  Index-Journal

COLUMBIA — When Bamberg-Ehrhardt head coach Kevin Crosby was choosing which players he would bring to Columbia Monday for the South Carolina High ...

Ware Shoals girls golf beats Emerald, moves to 3-0  Index-Journal

Ware Shoals had the best girls golf team in Class 1A last year.

Robert Louis Wright  Manning Live

WEAVERVILLE, North Carolina – Robert Louis Wright was born on August 14, 1950 in Abbeville, South Carolina, to the the late Robert L. Rhodes and Willie ...

Calhoun Falls Charter School battles declining enrollment, low funding  Greenwood Index-Journal

CALHOUN FALLS -- As Abbeville County School District administrators work out how to update their dilapidated and aging school buildings with little to no ...

Howard Peterson | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Howard E. Peterson, 58, of 106 Park Terrace Street, departed this life on Sunday January 14, 2018 at Hospice of the Piedmont.

Catherine "Tee" Cowan | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Catherine 'Tee' Cowan. Catherine “Tee” Everett Cowan, 93, resident of Wesley Commons, former resident of 201 Sheffield Road, widow of David Earl Cowan, ...

Beck, Dr. Deborah Hatton  Dothan Eagle

FRANKLIN, TN On Tuesday, September 4, 2018, Dr. Deborah Hatton Beck passed away at the age of 65. Deborah was born on October 16, 1952 in Ft. Gaines, ...

Lafayette Montrez Miller | Obituaries  Index-Journal

IVA -- Lafayette Montrez Miller, 34, was born May 19, 1983 in Abbeville, SC, to the late Hattie Ruth Miller and the late Donald Eugene White. He entered eternal ...

School threats lead to arrests throughout SC  The State

Law enforcement officers from around South Carolina continue to field calls about threats to schools two weeks after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman ...

Former Abbeville player paves way for coach to attend national title  Greenwood Index-Journal

If someone were to offer Mark Smith the trip of a lifetime, he would use it to see Clemson play for a national championship.

Power Five commitment recap: Nov. 17-23  247Sports

The early signing period for college football is less than one month away and some of the most talented prospects in the 2019 recruiting cycle are announcing ...

Carl Cason Jr. | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Carl Cason Jr. Carl (Pete) Bowen Cason, Jr. 45 of 1005 Baldwin SW Apt. 10103, Atlanta, GA, passed on July 3, 2018 at Piedmont Atlanta Hospital in Atlanta, GA.

Pastors reflect on how churches can reach millennials  Index-Journal

ABBEVILLE — The lack of attendance among millennials is staggering to church leaders.

Sammy Cannon | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Sammy Cannon. Samuel “Sammy” Atticus Cannon, 67, resident of 104 Arlington Lane, Gatewood Community husband of Judy Bowen Cannon passed away ...

Dixie softball holds on behind grand slam to win state championship  Index-Journal

COLUMBIA — The first home run of the season came at the perfect time for Dixie's Mackenzie Freeman.

Ninety Six, Saluda game to feature No. 5 vs. No. 7 after latest media poll  Index-Journal

Ninety Six and Saluda are headed toward a top-10 matchup.

Ninety Six softball to play Game 3 of title series in West Columbia  Index-Journal

The Ninety Six softball team will play Game 3 of the Class 2A state championship series against Latta at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Pine Grove Sports Complex in ...

Chapin High Wins FLW High School Fishing South Carolina Open at Lake Murray

PROSPERITY, S.C. (SID) – The Chapin High School duo of Berkley Bouknight and Jacob Wright, both of Chapin, South Carolina, brought a five-bass limit to the ...

Who is Kelly Bryant? New Clemson QB’s high school coach explains  SB Nation

The Clemson Tigers don't have National Championship legend Deshaun Watson any more, but they have another talented signal caller who's attempting to ...

The Wright pick: Saluda High guard named I-J Player of the Year  Index-Journal

When Dallan Wright was 3 years old, his father bought him a Little Tikes basketball goal.

A 4-time state champ, Steven Davis holds Calhoun Falls roots close  Index-Journal

Steven Davis loves making a trip back to “the woods.”

2 new faces on the McCormick school board | Breaking  Index-Journal

There will be two new faces on the McCormick County's school board.

Abbeville's Gilchrist signed to Texans' practice squad | Sports  Index-Journal

The Houston Texans have signed Abbeville native Kennan Gilchrist to their practice squad, the organization announced Wednesday.

Saluda County voters OK penny sales tax | Breaking  Index-Journal

Saluda County voters passed a referendum to levy an additional 1 percent sales tax for specific capital projects. According to unofficial results, 3546 — or 53 ...

Police: Abbeville man faces charge after assaulting pregnant woman  Index-Journal

A pregnant woman told officers a man had attacked her and prevented her from calling law enforcement, authorities said.

Mayor-elect that made history shares his plans for Abbeville

The city of Abbeville makes history by electing a Clemson graduate and National Guard Major as its first black mayor.

Emerald's Ridge signs to play baseball at Spartanburg Methodist  Index-Journal

Emerald senior Brayden Ridge signed Tuesday to play baseball at Spartanburg Methodist College.

Greenwood County auditor focusing on the little things  Greenwood Index Journal

Keele Goodwin, who joined the county as auditor in June 2014, will step down in May because of a health issue.

Troopers seek help in solving hit-and-run case  Index-Journal

State troopers are looking for help finding the SUV that hit a pedestrian Thursday night and didn't stop, according to a news release.

Porter-Gaud's Nesmith named Gatorade Player of the Year  Moultrie News

No one in the state was better than Aaron Nesmith this season. The Porter-Gaud senior was named the 2017-18 Gatorade South Carolina Boys Basketball ...

Seneca boys outlast Abbeville behind Barmore | High School  Greenwood Index Journal

ABBEVILLE --The rematch of the Seneca and Abbeville high school boys basketball teams on Saturday night signaled a matchup of two premiere guards in the ...

Saluda County drug dealer gets 10-year sentence | Crime  Index-Journal

After pleading guilty in connection with selling drugs near a school, a Clinton man was sentenced to 10 years behind bars, according to a news release.

James Randall Jr. | Obituaries  Index-Journal

James Harris Randall, Jr, 57, husband of Tammy White Randall, of Greenwood, passed away Monday, August 21, 2017 at Hospice Care of the Piedmont ...

Santa visits Abbeville in town's Christmas parade | News  Index-Journal

Here comes Santa Claus, atop an Abbeville City Fire Department ladder truck.

Cambridge, PCAG, Newberry Academy unite to form varsity football team  Index-Journal

On its own, Cambridge Academy lacks the resources to field its own varsity football team.

Denmark-Olar girls lose to Abbeville in final, 54-51  The Tand

GREENVILLE — Cinderella just won't die. In fact, the Abbeville High School girls basketball team's fairy tale run just got a lot more interesting. Abbeville erased ...

Making threats can earn you up to 10 years in prison under SC law  WYFF Greenville

There have recently been numerous cases of threats in the Upstate, and officials warn that arrests and convictions can lead to up to 10 years in prison.

Possible overdose leads to drug cache, arrests | Crime  Index-Journal

After finding a man slumped over in a vehicle, authorities treated him for a possible fentanyl overdose, seized a small drug cache and arrested two others in the ...

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