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Laurens native enjoying experience of Gamecock's magical run

The hysteria of a run to the Final Four and the excitement surrounding USC Gamecock basketball is all in a day’s work for Laurens District High School graduate Jacob Freeze.

Laurens police officer arrested in Abbeville County

Agents with the SC Law Enforcement Division arrested a Laurens police officer on Monday in connection with a property damage incident in Abbeville County.

Laurens County family honored for locating missing Clinton girl

A Laurens County family was recognized at County Council on Tuesday night for their heroic effort in locating a missing 12-year-old Clinton girl last weekend.

Laurens man dies from injuries sustained in Fleming Mill Rd. wreck

A Laurens man has died from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle wreck on Fleming Mill Rd. on March 22. The incident occurred around 2:20pm.

County Council approves construction contract for new Thompson Rd. fire station

Laurens County Council approved a contract with Medlin Builders on Tuesday night for a design-build of the new Thompson Rd. Fire Station for $531,000.

LCWSC wrapping up two major projects, progressing on Lake Greenwood project

Three projects are coming to a conclusion - with one still having another phase to go through - for the Laurens County Water and Sewer Commission.

Laurens Middle School students celebrate Read Across America Day

Along with schools across the nation, Laurens Middle School students and teachers recently celebrated Read Across America Day.

Laurens County Republican Party honors County Councilman Stewart Jones

The Laurens County Republican Party presented Laurens County Councilman Stewart Jones with a "Local Government Official" award at their Bronze Elephant Dinner on Monday night at the Laurens County Higher Education Center.

District 55 starting 2017-2018 school year early due to solar eclipse

The Laurens County School District 55 board of trustees voted on Monday night to revise the school calendar for 2017-2018 to allow for school to start on August 17, 2017.

Lander University Equestrian Center uses horse therapy for veterans battling PTSD

GREENWOOD, S.C. -- Most people have some stress reactions after a trauma, but if those reactions don't go away over time, or begin to disrupt the person's life, they may be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).  It can occur after someone goes through a traumatic event, such as combat, an assault or disasters.