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District 55 identifying children with disabilities for public school programs

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and South Carolina state statutes require public schools to provide appropriate educational programs for children with disabilities. 

Student charged as an adult after altercation at LDHS

Three students at Laurens District High School (LDHS) were involved in a fight this morning before the school day started.

Man dies from injuries sustained in Sunday afternoon accident

A Fountain Inn man died on Monday from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle accident on Sunday.

Carolina Gardens resident celebrates 105th birthday

A resident of Carolina Gardens at Laurens turned 105 on Saturday with a birthday celebration surrounded by family and friends.

Presbyterian College to host “Evolution: Of Origin and Form” art exhibit

CLINTON, S.C. – From now until Feb. 27, the Elizabeth Stone Harper Gallery at Presbyterian College will host Ralph Pàquin’s exhibit, “Evolution: Of Origin and Form.” 

Gov. McMaster asks Trump for $5.18 billion for SC infrastructure needs

COLUMBIA, S.C. – In a letter to President Donald Trump, Governor Henry McMaster requested that the president include two South Carolina projects in his national infrastructure plan.

United Way collecting “Bags of Love” for local senior citizens

United Way of Laurens County (UWLC) is collecting “Bags of Love” gift bags to provide to Meals on Wheels recipients and other senior adults in Laurens County.

Thornwell offering program to help struggling families

Thornwell’s Strengthening Families program begins its next session on February 7. The 14-week program helps struggling families in Laurens County improve their family relationships.

District 55 recognizes February Employee of the Month

Julie Blackmon was recently recognized as the February Employee of the Month for the Laurens County School District 55 Administrative Office. 

Fountain Inn Museum launches Hooked on History speaker series

FOUNTAIN INN - Bob Bovee and Hunter Holmes will headline “Cotton Mills and Cowboys”, the first installment in the Fountain Inn Museum’s new “Hooked on History” speaker series on Thursday, Feb. 9 at 7:00 p.m. at the museum, located at 102 Depot Street in downtown Fountain Inn.