Night classes among new initiatives for PTC automotive program

Responding to the needs of working adults as well as market trends, the Automotive Technology program at Piedmont Technical College is planning several changes for fall.

Laurens man sentenced to 25 years in prison for 2016 burglary

Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Friday that a man was sentenced to 25 years in prison for the 2016 burglary of a Laurens County residence.

Troopers prepare for heavy travel as summer begins on SC highways

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety urges motorists to be aware of increased vehicle and motorcycle traffic this Memorial Day weekend, which signifies the start of summer travel.

Red Cross offers Memorial Day safety tips for swimming, grilling and fireworks

This Memorial Day, many people will be swimming, firing up the backyard grill or enjoying fireworks, and the American Red Cross offers a series of steps everyone can follow to safely enjoy the holiday weekend.

Three men charged with robbing pizza delivery person at gunpoint

Three Laurens men were arrested on Wednesday and charged with robbing a pizza delivery person at gunpoint on May 3 at Laurens Glen Apartments.

Greenville man charged with attempted murder after fight in Laurens

A fight in Laurens on Wednesday night ended with gunshots and two arrests, according to Laurens Assistant Police Chief Chrissie Cofield.

Laurens County Adult Education honors spring graduates

Laurens County Adult Education held its spring graduation ceremony at the Higher Education Center on Thursday, May 18.

LCWSC making progress on Lake Greenwood water treatment plant

The Laurens County Water and Sewer Commission board is continuing work toward a water treatment plant on Lake Greenwood and a sewer project in Gray Court.

County Council paves way for new 400-acre solar farm in Laurens County

For the first time, Laurens County is granting tax breaks to an industry that is not creating jobs. This industry is, however, making an $80 million investment in the county.

Two Laurens men arrested in connection with Winetta Street double homicide

Investigators with the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office arrested two more individuals just after noon on Tuesday that are also believed to be associated with the Winetta Street double homicide on Saturday.