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Economic Woes in South Carolina

Greenwood, South Carolina's city council woman, Edith Childs, known for firing up a crowd during an Obama event in 2008 with "We're Fired Up! And Ready to Go!" is trying to keep morale and spirit up in a town hit hard by the economic downturn.

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A Hundred Anxious Days
Article | GREENWOOD, S.C. Her cordless phone stores 17 voice messages, and tonight the inbox is full. Edith Childs, 60, grabs a bottle of water, tosses her hat on the living room floor and scowls at the blinking red light. A county councilwoman, she spent the past 12 hours driving rural roads in her 2001 T...

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