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Greenwood looks to replace downtown evergreen

The evergreen tree decorated each Christmas in downtown Greenwood is likely coming down.

The blue spruce was planted at Main Street and Madison Avenue about 20 years ago and is dying. The city needs a new tree before the winter holidays this year, Mayor Mark Myers said.

About three months ago, the tree started turning brown and has been losing its needles, parks and recreation director Rob Taggart said.

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