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Lander University hosting Transfer Week

GREENWOOD, S.C. – Students interested in transferring to Lander University will be able to complete all aspects of the process during Transfer Week, which will be held on the Lander campus Nov. 27-Dec. 1.

Pam Stone: Hey Christmas...get out of my Thanksgiving!

Alrighty, retailers, commercials and the giant inflatable snowman in my neighbor’s yard…

Thornwell receives grant to continue helping families in southeast GA

Thornwell received a $75,000 grant from the St. Marys United Methodist Church Foundation to expand the Building Families program to Southeast Georgia. The grant represents the second year of a three-year, $175,000 commitment to the Building Families program.

Walsh honored with prestigious Henry Laurens Award

Laurens County Council honored Betty Ann Walsh with the prestigious Henry Laurens Award on Tuesday night at the November council meeting.

Main Street Laurens receives $5,000 grant for Food Truck Plaza

Main Street Laurens was one of two winners for the Hughes Investments Elevate Upstate Community Grants that were presented at the Ten at the Top Celebrating Successes Brunch on Thursday at the Greenville Marriott.  

Waterloo man charged with criminal sexual conduct with a minor

A Waterloo man was arrested on multiple charges Monday including first degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor.

Fire damages home in Laurens

A home in Laurens was severely damaged after a structure fire on Wednesday afternoon.

District 55 improves ACT scores in 2017

Laurens County School District 55 saw significant gains in ACT test results in 2017.

Area robotics teams participate in FIRST LEGO League event

FRC Team 4451 ROBOTZ Garage of Laurens District High School, Piedmont Tech Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CAM) and FLL Team 836 of Hickory Tavern School hosted a FIRST LEGO League scrimmage on Saturday, Nov. 11.