Waterloo man arrested on drug, weapon charges

A Waterloo man was arrested on Saturday after a narcotics search warrant was executed by Laurens County Sheriff’s Office narcotics agents and criminal investigators.

District 55 board approves administrative changes for 2017-2018

In addition to a new principal and varsity boys basketball coach at LDHS, the Laurens School District 55 board of trustees approved five more administrative contracts for the 2017-2018 academic year at a special called meeting on Monday.

Photos: LDHS senior parade at E.B. Morse Elementary

Laurens District High School seniors took part in the annual Senior Parade through elementary schools in District 55 on Friday morning.

Presbyterian College celebrates 134th commencement

Presbyterian College held its 134th commencement for its College of Arts and Science on Saturday, May 14. The College conferred 200 undergraduate degrees.

Walk for Williams brings awareness to Williams Syndrome

The threat of rain did not dampen spirits at the Walk for Williams on Saturday morning at the Laurens Family YMCA.

Main Street Laurens to develop downtown master plan

Main Street Laurens recently announced plans to develop a downtown master plan for the City of Laurens. The planning process will be led by Alta Planning + Design of Greenville and will take place Tuesday May 16 through Thursday May 18.

More than 70 graduate from Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy

The Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy held its hooding ceremony in Belk Auditorium on the College’s main campus on Friday as a part of the College’s 134th commencement weekend. PCSP presented doctoral hoods and degrees to 74 students.

Laurens Middle School band students receive top honors

Laurens School District 55 band directors Rebekah Hinton and Marcus Morris recently recognized 16 students from the Laurens Middle School band for their outstanding accomplishments during the 2016-2017 school year.

United Way of Laurens County hosts 25th annual golf tournament

United Way of Laurens County held its 25th annual golf tournament on Friday, May 5 at Lakeside Country Club. Nineteen teams entered the captain’s choice tournament.

Laurens Sings to hold final audition for inaugural season on May 16

The City of Laurens Parks and Recreation Dept. announced last month a new singing competition to be held during the summer of 2017.