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Lake Greenwood

Conestee Nature Preserve raising funds for new dam

Greenville, Laurens counties, South Carolina –  The Reedy River flows 65 miles from its origins near Travelers Rest, through the popular Falls Park in downtown Greenville and eventually through western Laurens County and into Lake Greenwood. The river and its wetlands are also important to the Conestee Nature Preserve, a non-profit which includes more than…

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Fuller “Wayne” Avant

Cross Hill, South Carolina Fuller “Wayne” Avant, age 81, of Cross Hill, and husband of Carol Seckinger Avant, passed away on Saturday, October 15, 2022, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born in Colleton County, SC, he was a son of the late Fuller B. and Nadine Fontaine Avant. Wayne retired as Colonel from the US…

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Marc DeLane Brown

Waterloo, South Carolina Marc DeLane Brown, 69, of Waterloo, peacefully transitioned on July 13, 2022, to a universe beyond this earth. Born in Laurens on September 5, 1952, he was the son of the late William James “W.J.” & Claire Brown. He will be lovingly remembered by his daughter, Tara Brown Edwards, son-in-love, Thomas “T.C.”…

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SCDNR courtesy boat inspection at Lake Greenwood set for July 4th

Officers will perform quick but thorough safety inspections at boat landings across the state July 2, July 3 and July 4 In an effort to keep people and waterways safe during the Independence Day holiday, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) Law Enforcement Division will once again be conducting courtesy boat inspections at…

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Accident brings commuter community together

Waterloo, SC – Highway 221 commuters on the Lake Greenwood side of Waterloo came together as a community early Wednesday morning when a semi truck heading toward Greenwood veered off the side of the highway into a ravine, splintering the truck cab and, surprisingly to all who saw the accident, left the driver, Bill Humphries…

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