Laurens County Council

TRAINING SITE NEAR LAURENS COMES UNDER FIRE.   For the second time in four years, the Sawmill Training Complex near Laurens has been brought before the County Council for complaints about noise and flying bullets. This time, it was because of an event titled The All-American Machine Gun Show,...
After tonight, Laurens County Council will be one ordinance reading away from giving itself a raise.       The idea of a council raise was presented at the council’s Nov. 8 meeting, and an ordinance to do so was given 1st reading approval by title only. Tonight’s meeting will be 2nd reading of the...
Project Dogwood -- It's a Go for first reading.     Action has begun at the County level to entice an industry to invest $17.2 million and bring 135 new jobs to the City of Clinton’s spec building off I-26 at Hwy 72. This was Clinton’s second spec building - the first was leased by General Electric...
Residents push-back on growth; 2,187 houses under development.         For years, the standard statement in Laurens County was if we want great shopping, like Target and Hobby Lobby, and great dining, like Outback and Applebee’s, the community will have to have “more rooftops.” But, now that the...
State money will help company bring 92 jobs to Clinton facility.         More than 90 new jobs coming to Clinton are being facilitated by a state grant accepted last Tuesday evening by the Laurens County Council. The Rural Infrastructure Fund will send $250,000 to Laurens County to help Blue...
PROJECT TRAPEZOID = $256,475,000.   Tuesday night, the Laurens County Council will consider a resolution for an enducement agreement for Project Trapezoid, projected to bring $256,475,000 investment and 548 new jobs into Laurens County. It would be at a tax rate of 4% for 40 years. At this stage,...
Redistricting is in the public hearings phase.       Laurens County has maps, and is anxious to show them off. Public input into how the County Council districts are going to be reapportioned will be sought in two upcoming meetings. The meeting for the Clinton area was last night (Feb. 15). The...
$15M investment coming to a closed Clinton plant.     It won’t happen until late January, if things stay on track, but Clinton’s early Christmas present was partially unwrapped Dec. 14 with a new-jobs announcement. Project Mikro will bring a $15,336,400 investment creating 92 jobs, according to a...
County will spend $4.9 million, stalls Covid bonus, 250th money.         COVID service pay bonuses for employees and money to draw in tourists for the 250th Anniversary of the American Revolution hit temporary stalls last Tuesday night before the Laurens County Council. A reason may have become...
The Laurens County Council welcomes its newest member, Shirley Clark, of Laurens, to the council. A Democrat, she is filling the seat vacated by Garrett McDaniel, also of Laurens, as he accepted a position in housing in the Biden Administration. The Laurens County Council meets the 2nd and 4th...

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