Laurens Police investigating report of pedestrian struck by vehicle

A pedestrian was reportedly hit by a truck this morning in Laurens but Laurens Police are not able to substantiate any of the victim’s claims, according to Assistant Chief Chrissie Cofield.

Photos: Hundreds come out for Finally Friday's community pep rally

Hundreds of people braved the sweltering heat in downtown Laurens on Friday night for the community pep rally, a part of Main Street Laurens' Finally Friday event. 

New Laurens County business celebrates ribbon cutting with Chamber of Commerce

Paychex of Laurens celebrated their opening in Laurens County with a ribbon cutting ceremony last week at the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce.

Food truck lot coming to downtown Laurens

The success of food trucks in Laurens has put a plan in motion to open a food truck lot in downtown Laurens.

District 55 hits the ground running on first day of school

Over 6,000 students hit the hallways in District 55 schools today to begin the 2017-2018 school year.

Gray Court man charged with murder after fatal stabbing

A Laurens County man was charged with murder on Wednesday in connection with a fatal stabbing in Pendleton on Sunday morning.

Local law enforcement join forces for active shooter training at Hickory Tavern School

The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office, along with District 55 staff, local law enforcement and emergency services participated in a mock active shooter scenario on Wednesday morning at Hickory Tavern School.

Letter to the Editor: Is there any better investment than the future that is our children?

As September 5th approaches, GoLaurens and other local media outlets have done a fantastic job of highlighting the various perspectives, arguments, and rebuttals on the upcoming school bond referendum.

Laurens County Memorial Hospital celebrates with ice cream

In celebration of their triennial Joint Commission accreditation survey, the Laurens County Memorial Hospital’s Employee Activity Committee recently hosted an ice cream celebration for all staff and physicians.

Escaped Greenwood County inmate captured in Laurens County

A man that escaped from the Greenwood County Detention Center on Tuesday was arrested on Wednesday in Laurens County.

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