Laurens City Cemetery gets new historic marker

The Laurens City Cemetery has a new historic marker, funded by a donation by J. Don Witherspoon, one of the key benefactors for the Laurens County Museum.

Laurens County Community Foundation announces new community enrichment grant opportunities

For the second consecutive year, the Laurens County Community Foundation (LCCF) will offer individual county citizens and organized groups of citizens the opportunity to apply for funding to assist projects that will benefit the Laurens County community. 

GHS issues response to incident at Laurens County Memorial Hospital

On Saturday, July 15, the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office issued a news release to local media concerning the handling of a sexual assault case at GHS’ Laurens County Memorial Hospital.

SCDPS kicks off new speed enforcement campaign

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety kicked off a new speed enforcement campaign, Operation Southern Shield, at the South Carolina Statehouse on Monday, July 17, joining its counterparts across four other Southeastern states.

LCSO, LCMH at odds over treatment of victim of sexual assault

The treatment of a sexually assaulted woman has the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) questioning how Laurens County Memorial Hospital (LCMH) handled the evaluation of the victim.

Piedmont Tech awards scholarships to Laurens County students

Four Piedmont Technical College students were recently awarded the Sterilite Corporation Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon.

PC School of Pharmacy shines at SC Pharmacy Association annual meeting

The Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy continues to make a name for itself professionally as evidenced last month during the 141st annual South Carolina Pharmacy Association meeting in Hilton Head.

Pam Stone: Something to Crow About

I’d be willing to bet the conversation I had with a fill-in postmistress at our local post office a few weeks ago is exclusive to our small town.

Easley man arrested after burglary, sexual assault at Laurens County residence

Deputies with the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office arrested an Easley man on Friday on multiple charges stemming from an alleged burglary and sexual assault at a Laurens County residence.

Fire damages home in Cross Hill

A home in Cross Hill was severely damaged by fire on Thursday afternoon.