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District 55 recognizes administrative office employee of the month

“I enjoy coming to work,” said Elizabeth Gary, the Laurens School District 55 March Administrative Office Employee of the Month.

Laurens resident celebrates 107th birthday

Venice Oleta Wheeler was the sixth child of Nannie and Jules Wheeler. She was born March 16, 1910 at the family farm in Summerville, Georgia. Today, she is the matriarch of the family and will celebrate her 107th birthday at Martha Franks Retirement Community.  

Chamber of Commerce honors Alexander with farewell reception

The Laurens County Chamber of Commerce hosted a reception on Wednesday night to honor President and CEO Greg Alexander.

Bryant accepts position as principal at Batesburg-Leesville High School

Laurens District High School principal Sonya Bryant announced on Wednesday morning that she has accepted the position of principal at Batesburg-Leesville High School beginning with the 2017-2018 school year.

Local agencies combining resources to launch criminal investigations division

A new collaboration starts today that will improve law enforcement services in Laurens County.

Main Street Clinton hosting community input sessions

Main Street South Carolina will be in Clinton on Tuesday, March 21 and Wednesday, March 22 to conduct a baseline assessment for the newly created Main Street Clinton program.

News and Notes from Laurens County Adult Education

Laurens County Adult Education offered two announcements regarding their services to the county.

CPW employee training facility named for former general manager

The Laurens Commission of Public Works board of commissioners started their monthly meeting on Monday night with two special ceremonies.

SC Department of Education announces 2018 Teacher of the Year finalists

Last week, Superintendent Molly Spearman surprised five educators across the state, including one from Laurens County, with news that they were selected as a finalist for South Carolina Teacher of the Year.

Laurens Middle School recognizes Score Big/Win Big winner

Laurens Middle School recently recognized Jaidis Jefferson as the student winner in the Score Big/Win Big academic incentive program.