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July 25, 2014

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The Greenwood County Address Management Depart- ment has been taking assess- ments of address displays throughout the county. Each 911 (physical) address in the Greenwood City or Gre enwo o d C ount y ge o - graphic information system (GIS) will be visited and assessed for proper display. In March 1991, the county passed an ordinance requiring all addresses assigned in the unincorporated areas of the county, city of Greenwood, and the towns of Ninety Six, Ware Shoals and Troy to vis- ibly display address num- bers. The ordinance was overlooked for the past two decades. One month ago, coun- ty address management began its assessment and plans to enforce the ordi- nance once full evalua- tion is made in the area. The department is working with neighbor- hood associations and looking to advertise the ordinance to help make residents aware of the importance in proper display. The creation of an instructional video also is a possibility. The ordinance states, "When each dwelling or building has been assigned its respective number, the owner, occupant or agent shall be required to display the assigned number in accordance with the By COLIN RIDDLE criddle@indexjournal.com County revisits address ordinance VOL. 96, NO. 60 www.indexjournal.com 2 SECTIONS, 20 PAGES FRIDAY, JULY 25, 2014 DAILY 75ยข, SUNDAY $1.50 TODAY: A storm possible in the p.m. High in the 80s. FORECAST, 8A Index-Journal is published with pride for the people of the Lake- lands. You are important to us. If you miss your paper, please call 223-1413 (before noon on weekends). Inside today's edition n ABBY 5A n BUSINESS 8A n CALENDAR 2A n CLASSIFIEDS 7B-12B n COMICS 6B n EDITORIALS 6A n ENTERTAINMENT 5A n LOTTERY 5A n MARKETS 5B n OBITUARIES 4A n SPORTS 1B-4B Index-Journal is committed to editorial excellence. To report an error, contact Executive Editor Richard Whiting at 943-2522 or rwhiting@indexjournal.com. Members of the Sons of the American Revolution stroll past historical re-enactors during a visit to the Ninety Six National Historic Site Wednesday afternoon. ROBERT JOHNSTON TAMMIE HARVLEY MATTHEW HARVLEY DEU busts fifth meth lab in a month Three Ninety Six residents were arrest- ed Wednesday night after area drug agents found yet another meth lab in Greenwood County. Matthew Harvley, 24, of 708 McKenzie Road, was charged with conspiracy. Tam- mie Harvley, 46, and Robert Johnston Jr., 34, both of 4712 S.C. Highway 178 South, were charged with separate counts of manufactur- ing methamphetamine in connection with the incident. The discovery marked the fifth lab officers from the multi-jurisdictional Drug Enforce- ment Unit tracked so far this month. The latest finding came at the female suspect's residence along Highway 178 South. According to a Greenwood County inci- dent report, officers responded there about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday to serve warrants on one of the suspects. When they arrived, the homeowner gave them consent to search the premises. Agents found six plastic soda bottles with meth residue on the property as well as three coffee filters that contained a total of 112 grams of meth, the report stated. Five of the From staff reports See LAB, page 4A n ASSESSMENT 'Historical High' By FRANK BUMB fbumb@indexjournal.com NINETY SIX I n 91-degree heat they dug. With woolen jackets, old shoes if any footwear and just hand tools, the 1,000 commanded by Maj. Gen. Nathaniel Greene encircled the Loyalist forces in the Ninety Six Star Fort in the longest field siege of the American Revolution. More than 233 years later, hundreds of descendants of American patriots descended on the Ninety Six National Sons of American Revolution visit Star Fort in Ninety Six PHOTOS BY WMADDY JONES | INDEX-JOURNAL A Revolutionary War re-enactor tells a dramatic story to a crowd of the Sons of the American Revolution members who stopped by the Ninety Six National Historic Site on Wednesday afternoon. See HISTORICAL, page 4A See ADDRESS, page 4A n STOLEN LAPTOP Self Regional Healthcare offi- cials are still grappling with a Memorial Day weekend break- in at one of its administrative complexes that put hundreds of patients' personal information at risk. Officials there are expected to announce today that a secu- rity breach occurred May 25 when two thieves broke into the Support Services Center and made off with a hospital-owned By MATT BRUCE mbruce@indexjournal.com Self announces security breach See BREACH, page 4A

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