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This fall, the Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy (PCSP) will welcome nine incoming first-year students in the school’s new Early-Entry Pre-Pharmacy Program. Among them is a Laurens District 55 High graduate.

Major road repairs for Laurens streets and sidewalks won’t come any time soon after a motion to install an increased vehicle fee failed. But city council members are standing by their decision to not put an additional burden on citizens at this time.

Laurens County man whom authorities say caused a crash that sent 7 people, including himself, to the hospital received a 15-year sentence Wednesday, but is expected to serve eight and a half years and pay a $5,100 fine.

Several workshops and hours of discussion later, the Laurens County Council voted on the 2013-2014 budget on Tuesday.

Starting next week, the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is set to close off a section of Highway 76 in Laurens to make repairs.

Jugglers, magicians, live animals and more are arriving this summer at the Laurens County Library. Both the Laurens and Clinton branches will host the attractions to give all kids a chance to enjoy the fun.

The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information about a suspicious device found Tuesday in Laurens.

The Laurens County Chamber of Commerce’s event schedule is a little lighter during the summer months but as President and CEO Greg Alexander noted at the June board meeting, the organization has been far from idle.

Robert Deal, Jr., 41, of Bradley, was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Friday following his guilty plea to multiple counts of burglary. His case was heard in Greenwood County General Sessions Court.

Following a 5-year absence, Tender Loving Childcare is again offering quality care for young Laurens residents.