SC Works and PTC partner for Upper Savannah Regional Job Fair

Most serious job seekers understand the importance of selling themselves to potential employers. They understand that having an updated resume and being prepared for interviews is important. But getting face-to-face with hiring professionals can be a daunting task.  And many may not realize that additional education and training can increase their employability and pay.

Laurens County Health Care System board honors chairman for service

Dr. Suzanne Smith, chairman of the board of trustees of Laurens County Health Care System, was honored last week for her dedicated leadership over the past year.

CB&I to close Laurens facility, affecting 250 employees

CB&I informed employees at their Laurens location on Friday morning that the facility will be closing by the end of March 2018.

Lander students organize hurricane relief efforts

Lander University’s Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is organizing a relief effort to aid people in Texas who were victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Documentary, featuring Dr. Stephen Peters, to air on National Geographic Channel

With the end of summer comes the promises of a new school year. For some students, this brings the promise of a fresh start, but for those whose time in high school is coming to an end, it brings a whole new set of challenges, emotions and stress.

LMS recognizes academic achievement, student recycling effort

Score Big/ Win Big is an academic incentive program at Laurens Middle School that recognizes students for doing their best academic work. 

Laurens County Health Care Foundation offering help to families facing addiction

Every morning in Laurens County, thousands of people wake up to face another day that is controlled by their drinking or drug use. They or their families ask, “where do I turn for help or how do I take the first step?”

Despite sparse attendance at meetings, Tollison to remain on County Council

Laurens County Councilman Keith Tollison read a statement during the County Council meeting on Tuesday night, letting everyone know that he has no intentions of resigning his seat for District 5.

Hurricane Irma generates over 1,200 calls to Laurens County 911 call center

Laurens County Council thanked all first responders on Tuesday night for their efforts during the heavy rain and fierce wind on Monday.

Utility companies continue to battle outages from Hurricane Irma

As Laurens County residents continue to assess the damage from the pounding rain and heavy winds brought by Hurricane Irma on Monday, utility companies continue to work to restore power to customers.