By April 2021, the Laurens County Water & Sewer Commission could be drawing water from Lake Greenwood, treating it and distributing the commodity to homes and businesses throughout its system.
Four of the seven members of the District 56 Board of Trustees took the unusual step of voting against administrator and principal recommendations for next year, during a meeting Monday at Joanna-Woodson Elementary School.
Laurens Electric Cooperative will add 150 kilowatts (kW) of capacity to its community solar program this summer, by adding 60 kW to its Mauldin solar farm and building a 90 kW solar array at its Laurens headquarters.
In response to community concerns, the Laurens County School District 55 (LCSD 55) Board of Trustees voted on Monday night to reschedule a bond referendum that was previously slated for May 9, 2017. The referendum will now be held on September 5, 2017.
Christopher Koscher, a student at LDHS, was recently selected as an all-state violist for the South Carolina All-State Orchestra.
Laurens City Council will vote on Wednesday on whether to increase their pay for serving on council.
Three Laurens District High School NJROTC orienteering teams participated in the Navy JROTC National Orienteering Championship Invitational on Feb. 18-19.
Eight Laurens County students were recently selected for the Region 2 Honor Band.