A coalition of Laurens County law enforcement and first responders, drawing on expertise from outside the county, is working to keep students and staff in Districts 56 and 55 safe from school shootings and other threats.
Two parents came to Laurens School District 55's monthly board meeting to volunteer their services to help prevent violence in the wake of the Parkland, Fla., school shooting.
Three Piedmont Technical College associates were honored as outstanding educators for the 2017-2018 academic year at the annual South Carolina Technical Education Association (SCTEA) convention, held Feb. 15-17, 2018, in Myrtle Beach.
Students from the LDHS band program recently represented District 55 at the South Carolina Band Directors Association's Region 2 Honor Band Clinic held on the campus of Lexington High School.
The First (formerly First Assembly of God in Laurens) recently named Justin Whelchel their annual winner of the Johnny Godfrey Christian Service Award.
Laurens County School District 55 recently announced the inaugural year of the Laurens Lifelong Literacy Summer League.
While I realize that it's each generation's turn to point their collective wagging finger at the generations behind them in despair and, yes, even ridicule, I do take offense when a broad brush is applied to them all.
The Laurens County Community Theatre production of Seussical, Jr. will continue this weekend at the Gilliam Center on the Thornwell Campus.
Activist, attorney and CNN political analyst Bakari Sellers will be the keynote speaker at Laurens District 55 High School’s Black History Month program on Tuesday, February 27 at 1:30pm.
The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a church security training session on Saturday, March 3 for churches that have recently created a security team or already have a security team in place.