Matters of the Heart: Cardiovascular technology jobs on the rise

There are many rewarding careers in health care, but few are as in-demand as those positions related to heart health. The need for professionals in heart-related fields is due to the high rate of heart disease in the nation.

Plans for new LDHS to be unveiled at kickoff on Aug. 1

The Kids Come 1st steering committee is hosting a kickoff celebration for the unveiling of the building plans for Laurens County School District 55 on Tuesday, Aug. 1 at 6pm at The Ridge at Laurens.

Laurens County teachers learn from summer manufacturing jobs

Steel-toed boots, safety glasses and sophisticated robotics will likely resonate among this year’s summer memories for a group of Laurens County educators.

Raider Band Golf Tournament to be held August 5

The Laurens District 55 Band Booster Club is sponsoring a captain’s choice golf tournament on Saturday, August 5 at The Links at Stoney Point in Greenwood.

Letter to the Editor: District 55 school bond referendum

I would like to thank GoLaurens for printing my views about the District 55 school bond referendum. I think it is necessary to clear up some of the messages that are coming from the school district.

Preliminary design plans revealed for new LDHS

A website launched ( on Friday touting the design of the new Laurens District High School (LDHS) if the $109 million referendum passes on Sept. 5.

SCHP announces new community relations officer for Laurens County

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a new Community Relations Officer for Highway Patrol Troop Two, which includes Greenwood, Abbeville, Saluda, Edgefield, McCormick, Laurens and Newberry counties.

United Way of Laurens County names new staff members

United Way of Laurens County (UWLC) recently announced the addition of two new staff members.

Main Street Laurens postpones this week's Finally Friday

Main Street Laurens has postponed tonight’s Finally Friday due to the threat of inclement weather.

Lander University announces Spring 2017 graduates

This spring, Lander University conferred bachelor's and master's degrees upon 264 graduates during the university’s 155th commencement ceremony. Mr. Kevin Marsh, chairman and chief executive officer of SCANA Corporation, delivered the keynote address before a full house at the university’s Horne Arena.