Pam Stone: From Landrum to The New Yorker

I (and perhaps many of you) don't really consider myself a writer.

Laurens County Animal Control Pet of the Week - BraveHeart

BraveHeart is the Laurens County Animal Control Pet of the Week for March 4. He is a 7-to-9-year-old medium-size dog that is very friendly.

E.B. Morse Elementary rated as one of District 55's top facilities

To longtime teacher and former Principal Gwen Adams, E.B. Morse Elementary was her home away from home for 23 years. Adams chose a career in education because she always wanted to “have a tremendous influence on the learning of small children.”

United Way collects record number of “Bags of Love” for local senior citizens

A record count of 1,007 bags were collected from local businesses, organizations and community members through the United Way of Laurens County’s (UWLC) Bags of Love program.

Laurens County Bookmobile schedule for March

Laurens County Bookmobile schedule for March:

Hickory Tavern Elementary School creates living black history museum

In order to teach elementary-aged students on famous African-American figures, Hickory Tavern Elementary School organized a living black history museum.

40th annual community prayer breakfast coming to Clinton High School

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes program at Clinton High School and Clinton Middle School as well as the Clinton Family YMCA are partnering with Clinton High School to present the 40th Annual Community Prayer Breakfast. This week-long event begins at 7am each morning and will take place from March 5-9 at Clinton High School. 

Chamber of Commerce launching initiatives to focus on diversity, agriculture

Two areas of expanding interest for the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce will come to the forefront during March, the organization’s board was told this week.

Spearman urges students to "build relationships"

Hickory Tavern Middle School celebrated Black History Month with a simple, yet powerful message from former University of South Carolina football player Jay Spearman.

Laurens County Fire Service adding two pre-owned fire trucks

Laurens County Council has agreed to a fire service “hold” on two pre-owned fire trucks, a move in keeping with the county’s Long-Range Strategic Capital Plan.