Laurens man sentenced in federal court for robbing Drug-Lo Pharmacy at gunpoint

A Laurens man was sentenced in federal court in Greenville to 114 months in prison followed by a term of supervised release for robbing the Drug-Lo Pharmacy at gunpoint, according to US Attorney Beth Drake.

District 56 names new director of finance

Laurens County School District 56 announced on Tuesday that Susan Flanagan will be joining the district as Director of Finance on July 1. 

Railhouse Restaurant celebrates one-year anniversary with ribbon cutting

The Railhouse Restaurant in Fountain Inn celebrated their one-year anniversary last week with a ceremonial ribbon cutting with the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce.

Laurens County Library prepares to launch 2017 summer reading program

Readers of all ages will explore ways to improve their community this summer as Laurens County Public Library presents “Build a Better World” during their summer library program.

Palmetto Girls State brings 'best and brightest' to Presbyterian College

More than 600 delegates to Palmetto Girls State at Presbyterian College began their “walking with a purpose” Monday morning as they flocked to Belk Auditorium for opening instructions.

Arby's in Laurens is open for business

After about a year of planning and preparation, the new Arby’s in Laurens opened its doors for business on Monday morning. The first sandwich went out the door just after 10am.

NHC of Greenwood and Laurens aid nursing program at PTC

National Health Care (NHC) of Greenwood and NHC of Laurens recently made a generous donation to the Nursing program at Piedmont Technical College to assist with education in the field of geriatrics.

Pam Stone: A matter of national security...and Spam

It’s not that I consider myself that naive, particularly in regards to national security, but I must say I was rather taken aback by an on-air conversation between hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski (thank God she didn’t come to a book signing) during an episode of ‘Morning Joe’ just over a week ago.

District 56 board hosting workshop to discuss bond resolution for Wilder Stadium renovations

Laurens County School District 56 will hold a board workshop on WednesdayJune 14 at 6pm at Clinton High School to discuss the 2017-2018 budget and a bond resolution to initiate improvements at Wilder Stadium. 

Laurens County Community Theatre opens 'The Foreigner' this weekend

The Laurens County Community Theatre’s production of Larry Shue’s The Foreigner will open this weekend at the Gillam Center on the Thornwell campus.