NAACP donates to community youth programs

Representatives of the Laurens County NAACP, school districts and community organizations joined together Thursday for the NAACP’s annual donation to agencies that benefit youths of the community.

Woman charged with breaking into vehicle, theft in YMCA parking lot

A Georgia woman was arrested on Wednesday on multiple charges stemming from an automobile break-in and theft in the parking lot of the Laurens Family YMCA in December.

Rotary Club of Laurens focusing on backpack ministry, Little River Duck Race

The Rotary Club of Laurens recently kicked off their backpack ministry program and they are also making plans for the 15th annual Little River Duck Race.

Two physicians join Upstate Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Center

William Long, DPM, and Katherine Heugel, DPM, have joined the multidisciplinary physician practice at Greenville Health System’s (GHS) Upstate Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Center, a service of GHS Laurens County Memorial Hospital.

LCSO looking for individual wanted in multiple break-ins, burglary

The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office is looking for help in identifying an individual wanted in multiple crimes last month.

Coroner: Deceased infant had been dead for nearly a year

The deceased infant found by the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office while serving an eviction notice in Fountain Inn on Monday had been dead for nearly a year, according to Laurens County Coroner Nick Nichols.

Testing procedures help Laurens CPW maintain safe drinking water

Laurens CPW General Manager John Young explained the procedures for testing the CPW’s water quality to the board of commissioners on Monday night.

Laurens City Council approves new cap on business license fees

Laurens City Council gave unanimous approval to a new ordinance on Tuesday night capping the annual fee for a business license in the City of Laurens at $75,000.

Laurens County Master Gardeners Association hosting program on plant names

The Laurens County Master Gardeners Association will host their next program on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 6:30pm at the Joe R. Adair Outdoor Education Center in Laurens.

Chamber of Commerce welcomes two new businesses to Laurens County

Two Laurens County businesses recently celebrated ribbon cuttings with the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce.