District 55 recognizes essay contest winners

Each year, Laurens County School District 55 (LCSD 55) sponsors an essay contest for middle and high school students in association with the annual State of the Schools luncheon. This year, LCSD 55 asked students to submit a 750 – 1,000 word essay on the following topic:

Piedmont Technical College helps local woman find new career

After an eight-year stint in the Navy, Sandy Webb worked as a machine operator at Avery Dennison for 22 years until the unthinkable happened.

Fire destroys home on Lisbon Road

A family tragically lost their home on Lisbon Road to a fire on Tuesday.

Laurens County candidates needed for S.C. Silver Haired Legislature

The Upper Savannah Area Agency on Aging/Aging & Disability Resource Center is seeking candidates for the next term of the S.C. Silver Haired Legislature.

Clinton City Council to give recreation project update on Monday

Clinton City Council members will hear Monday from new City Manager Bill Ed Cannon about Agenda Pro software and a Recreation Project update.

Eating healthier, feeling better a focus at community dinner

A community group of more than 35 attended Monday’s Eat Right for Life Dinner, Cooking Demonstrations and Fellowship Meal at “The Ship,” as Friendship AME Church in Clinton is known.

Laurens County Bookmobile schedule for February

Laurens County Bookmobile schedule for February, 2018:  

Weekend fire severely damages Laurens home

A fire left a home at the intersection of Hwy. 221 and Stagecoach Road uninhabitable on Saturday afternoon.

Spearman to speak at District 55 State of the Schools luncheon

Laurens County School District 55 will host its second annual State of the Schools luncheon on Friday, February 2 at The Ridge at Laurens. This annual event highlights the previous year’s accomplishments and looks ahead to the future of the district.

Man arrested in connection with abused dogs

The owner of one of the three malnourished dogs in the Gray Court-Fountain Inn area has been arrested.