SCHP seeking information about incident on I-385

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is seeking information about an incident in which a vehicle sustained damage on Thursday, June 15 around 11:15pm.

LCCT holding auditions for “The Savannah Sipping Society”

The Laurens County Community Theatre will hold auditions for the first show of the 2017-2018 season on Monday, July 10 at 6:30pm at the Gillam Center on the Thornwell campus. 

PTC provides Summer Guidance Institute to area counselors

Piedmont Technical College (PTC) recently hosted the third annual Summer Guidance Institute, a week-long program designed to connect school counselors in PTC's region with the college's academic programs, local employers, and with economic developers to develop a better understanding of how education and workforce development fit together in our region.

LCSO, Walmart Distribution Center team up to replace stolen bicycle

A post on Facebook by a distraught mother led to a new bicycle for a local girl.

Eleven LCSO deputies receive promotions

The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office recently recognized 11 deputies that received promotions over the past few months.

District 56 announces school registration dates

Laurens County School District 56 has announced their school registration dates for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Rev. Jordan’s road to Laurens had twists and turns

The Rev. John Jordan (pronounced “JUR-dun”) moved to Laurens on June 29 to take over as pastor at First United Methodist Church. The road here was long and the side trips numerous.

Piedmont Tech, Goodwill expand CNA training partnership in Laurens County

Goodwill Industries and Piedmont Technical College are expanding a highly successful partnership that trains certified nursing assistants.

Laurens County Museum offering summer history camp for kids

Rising fifth through eighth graders from throughout Laurens County will have a unique opportunity to learn about the history of their county and the Upstate through the Summer History Camp for Kids this summer.

Local law enforcement agencies struggle to fill the ranks

Law enforcement is not generally a profession one enters for money. Pride and loyalty are important, but money is far down the list for a man or woman who puts on a badge. They know that coming in.