Pam Stone: In the ER with 'Woody' the Woodpecker

When you live in an A-frame, or, ‘IHOP,’ as we like to call it (sans the orange roof), the one rather sad part is that birds tend to fly into the upper windows. Even hanging medallions hasn’t seemed to help and it is not uncommon for us to be casually eating lunch or watching the news when something with the audible force of a softball, hits above your head and makes you jump six feet out of your chair and waste a rather nice pinot noir as it plops onto your lap.

Vandals strike jewelry store in downtown Clinton

The sound of an alarm scared away would-be vandals from Hoyt Hanvey Jewelers in downtown Clinton on Saturday morning.

Clinton home severely damaged by fire

A fire severely damaged a home in Clinton on Saturday morning, according to Clinton Dept. of Public Safety Director Robin Morse.

Early morning fire destroys Mountville home

A Mountville home was completely destroyed by fire on Saturday morning, according to Laurens County Fire Coordinator Greg Lindley.

Top 11 perform in third round of Laurens Sings

After postponing on Thursday night due to the threat of inclement weather, the top 11 finalists performed one song each on Friday night for the third round of competition for Laurens Sings at the Laurens Amphitheater. 

Miss Laurens County Teen makes Top 17 at Miss South Carolina Teen

Columbia, SC – Ally McCaslin, Miss Woodmont High School Teen, was crowned Miss South Carolina Teen 2017 in front of a roaring crowd at Township Auditorium in Columbia on Friday night.

Stolen truck leads to high-speed chase, manhunt

The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office has one person in custody after a high-speed chase ended with a manhunt near Laurens District High School on Friday.

New initiative at Piedmont Tech helps make veterans’ tuition affordable

College is going to be more affordable for veterans in the area thanks to a new initiative at Piedmont Technical College.

Water Well Trust expands water well projects to 16 counties in South Carolina

The Water Well Trust, the only national nonprofit helping low income Americans get access to a clean, safe water supply, has announced that it is expanding from 13 to 16 the number of South Carolina counties eligible to receive assistance for drilling a new water well or rehabilitate an existing well.

Laurens and Clinton announce change in garbage collection schedule for week of July 4th

The City of Clinton and the City of Laurens will revise their garbage collection schedule for the week of July 4th.