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LCSO releases performance report for first quarter of 2017

The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office released its first quarterly performance metrics under the new administration on Tuesday.

Anderson Democrat announces bid to run against U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan

Democrat Mary Geren announced on Wednesday that she will run against Republican incumbent Jeff Duncan in the next election for U.S. Representative for South Carolina-District 3.

District 55 Facilities Projects Advisory Committee moving forward with referendum preparation

The Laurens County School District 55 Facilities Project Advisory Committee (FPAC) met as a full committee for the second time on Tuesday night at the district administrative office.  

Laurens County Airport getting a $1 million facelift

The Laurens County Airport broke ground on March 1 on a $1,020,060 project to rehabilitate its taxiways.

Letter to the Editor: Laurens County School District 55 Board of Trustees

Dear Editor:

In light of recent information being presented to the public, we felt we must speak out and share factual information as it pertains to the process of moving forward with a bond referendum.

Scottish Highlander Battalion performs opening ceremony for Charlotte Knights

On Thursday, April 6, the Scottish Highlander Battalion, made up of ROTC students from Presbyterian College, Lander University, and Newberry College, performed the opening ceremonies for the minor league baseball team, the Charlotte Knights in Charlotte, N.C.

Forest Hills sewer replacement project coming closer to reality

After receiving a grant in 2014, it looks like the Laurens CPW's sewer replacement project in Forest Hills will commence in 2017. 

Chamber celebrates ribbon cutting with new business in downtown Laurens

The Laurens County Chamber of Commerce welcomed a new business to the historic square in downtown Laurens on Monday afternoon.

LMS recognizes Score Big/Win Big monthly winner

Students at Laurens Middle School who score big in the classroom, may win a big prize as an added incentive.

New grant outfits entire Laurens Police Dept. with body cameras

All certified officers with the Lauren Police Dept. (LPD) will now wear a body camera after a grant was issued to the agency by the SC Dept of Public Safety.