Chamber of Commerce recognizes community leaders at annual banquet

“Together, we can…and will” was the theme of the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce’s 39th annual member dinner on Thursday night at Presbyterian College.

Harold Nichols named to new post at Presbyterian College

Presbyterian College named Harold Nichols director of major gifts as a part of the College’s office of institutional advancement. In this capacity, Nichols will focus on the development of major gifts for significant initiatives across the College, including athletics.

PTC recognizes academic honor students for 2016 fall semester

Piedmont Technical College students who had outstanding academic accomplishments during the 2016 fall semester have earned inclusion on the President’s List. To be named to the list, students must be full time and earn a term GPA of 4.00. Students will receive a certificate of achievement signed by the college president.

Clinton man sentenced to 20 years in prison

Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Wednesday that a Clinton man was sentenced to 20 years in prison for breaking into a home in 2012.

Early morning fire destroys Waterloo home

An early morning fire destroyed a home on Cochise Drive in Waterloo on Wednesday morning.

United Way offers new community resource to aid in assistance

The United Way of Laurens County (UWLC) recently announced the availability of a new community resource2-1-1, a one-stop resource for finding assistance in Laurens County.

Local educators advocate for higher education at Carolina Day

The University of South Carolina-Union at Laurens location recently participated in Carolina Day at the State House on Wednesday, January 25.  

Sadler-Hughes Apothecary donates to Thornwell

Sadler-Hughes Apothecary donated a percentage of profits to Thornwell during its fourth annual contest to support local charities. The Clinton pharmacy donated $1083.65 to Thornwell.

Laurens County Bookmobile schedule for February


Twelve students nominated for Cecil O. Davenport Citizenship Award

Twelve high school sophomores from Laurens County have been nominated for the Cecil O. Davenport Citizenship Award with one recipient to be named by the Chamber of Commerce at the Annual Banquet on Thursday, February 2.