Environmental cleanup at former GE, 3M properties could total $2.4 million

SC DHEC took the final step Tuesday night toward ordering what could be a $2.4 million cleanup of environmental hazards at the two plants on Laurens’ CeramTec campus.

Renovations could be coming for American Legion Hut in Clinton

The City of Clinton is planning extensive remodeling to the American Legion Hut before it begins renting the structure again.

LDHS graduate places at Lander University’s annual art exhibit

GREENWOOD, S.C. – Nearly 200 art patrons showed up on Feb. 1 to see two seniors, two sophomores, one junior and a freshman win top honors at Lander University’s annual Juried Student Exhibition.

Fire damages Burger King on East Main St.

Just as the lunchtime crowd began to gather around noon on Tuesday, the Burger King, located on East Main Street in Laurens, caught fire.

Thornwell's 'Strengthening Families' program to provide family skills, free meal, free gas

Strengthening Families, Thornwell’s parent and child skills building program, is scheduled to begin on February 15. The 14-week program will conclude on May 24 with a celebration for parents and children who participate.

Clinton woman arrested on attempted murder charge

A Clinton woman was charged with attempted murder after allegedly striking a man on the head with a hammer multiple times on Saturday night.

District 55 adds over $1 million to general fund in 2016-17

The Laurens County School District 55 (LCSD 55) Board of Trustees received audit results for the 2016/2017 fiscal year at its January meeting. LCSD 55 Chief Financial Officer, Rodney Smith, presented the results at the Waterloo Elementary meeting site on Monday, January 22.

Laurens Electric offers students free trips and scholarship opportunity

Laurens Electric Cooperative is offering four local students an expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. or Columbia, S.C., this summer.

Four dead after 3-car collision on Hwy. 221

Four people are dead after a 3-car collision on Hwy. 221 at New Prospect Church Rd. in Laurens around 11:30am on Sunday morning.

Laurens County Animal Control Pet of the Week - Schummer

Schummer is the Laurens County Animal Control Pet of the Week for February 5. He is a 6-month-old mixed breed puppy.