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BEATING THIS HEAT!!

Red Cross recommends 3 steps to stay safe and cool as temperatures soar Raleigh  — As extreme heat blankets many parts of the state, the American Red Cross North Carolina Region, is …

No Contempt

WASHINGTON — In the latest U.S. House Republican attempt to secure audio tapes from the U.S. Justice Department special counsel’s interview with President Joe Biden, the U.S. House on …

Habitat Laurens applying for USDA Home Preservation Grant

LAURENS COUNTY, S.C.--   Habitat for Humanity of Laurens County announced its submission of a request for funding from the USDA Rural Development Housing Preservation Grant. Funds awarded will …

Education's new logo

    COLUMBIA — The state Department of Education is touting a new logo after moving to a new building last month. “With the move to the new …

Democrats want their presumptive nominee to be more robust

Congressional Dems urge a more robust Biden on the campaign trail, but few openly revolt WASHINGTON — Democrats in Congress called on President Joe Biden to prove to voters that he is up …

Help with diapers is available

Diaper Drive Thru in Clinton: Join Us on July 9th! Get ready, Clinton! The monthly Diaper Drive Thru is happening at the Victory Worship Center Parking Lot on Tuesday, July 9th, from 4:00 pm to …

Trump backs the winner who wasn't his guy

Trump backs winner of GOP runoff in SC 3rd District after previously endorsing rival Former President Donald Trump announced this week he is endorsing nurse practitioner Sheri Biggs for South …

For the first time ever, Laurens County Council will decide on giving an incentive to a housing development

Project Onward is proposed for a first ordinance reading at TONIGHT'S Laurens County Council meeting - but first, the council will meet as a committee of the whole to hear about the $50 Million …

Earmarks

Churches, charities with little track record among nonprofits in line for $90M in SC budget COLUMBIA — A church-owned retreat in rural Fairfield County, anti-abortion organizations and a …

July 4, 1910

On this day July 04, 1910 White Mob Lynches Norris Dendy and Leaves His Body in a Churchyard …

Where emergencies will be managed

Laurens County Council has taken the first steps to moving Emergency Management from the Old Library, in downtown Laurens, to the new Bolt Drive center near Hillcrest Square. The work will be …

The United States Government awards South Carolina $45 Million

SC NEXUS awarded $45 million to advance cyber-secure grid resilience technologies (GRT) ​​​​​​ COLUMBIA –  The SC Nexus for Advanced Resilient Energy (SC NEXUS) has …
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Local Players in July 17 parade, event
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Easley, SC - July 11, 2024 - Easley Little League, in conjunction with Hendrick Honda, is delighted to announce the final selection of 16 standout players for the 2024 …
"When other coaches came and went, PC always believed in me.”
Blue Hose Sign Talented Prep Forward Chidi Chiakwelu Presbyterian Blue Hose head men's basketball coach Quinton Ferrell announced the signing of Chidi Chiakwelu, a 6-foot-7 forward from Houston, …
Amirah Boyd ’23 Head Coach Acrobatics and Tumbling Caldwell University
Overcoming an injury
PRESBYTERIAN COLLEGE ALUMNA BEGINS COACHING CAREER AT CALDWELL UNIVERSITY A heart-breaking injury in high school ended Amirah Boyd’s career path as a gymnast. But a transformative …
On the Road, Looking for (another) Championship
Blue Hose Nation sends its diamondmen off to the Big South Baseball Tournament this morning (May 22) with a send-off at the Elton Pollock Baseball Complex. Presbyterian College enters the …
The Raiders will play for a State Championship
Laurens HS Baseball: Raiders 7 – Green Wave 6 … Caution and Warning: Watching the Laurens Raiders play baseball may be hazardous to the health of people with heart …
Red Devils head to college baseball
Winners of nearly 80 games over the past three seasons and contributors to region title-winning seasons, three Clinton High baseball standouts - Zane McLendon, Carson Glenn and Harrison Moore - made …
Crime
CALVIN JEROME GOGGINS
Clinton career criminal sentenced to 20 years for house burglary
Laurens – A Clinton man with a criminal history dating back four decades is headed to prison for 20 years after pleading Monday to charges stemming from a 2022 burglary, 8th Circuit Solicitor …
Kylique Zyquan Lyonel Alston
Police nab alleged robber
Laurens Police Department 8m Shared with Public Armed Robbery in Laurens Ends in Suspect's Arrest. Laurens, SC - May 14, 2024 - A series of armed robberies across two counties …
17-year-old's shooting death probe needs video
LCSO has announced: “The Laurens County Sheriff's Office is seeking information relating to the May 11th shooting that occurred at the Ware Shoals Dragway and resulted in the death of 17 year …
Timothy Paul Spencer
Life in prison
Laurens County Sheriff's Office 59m Shared with Public On December 10, 2021 the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office responded to Fairview Road in Fountain Inn in reference to Ms. Billie …
CHARLES EUGENE BRYSON
Regional Crime & Courts
ABBEVILLE – A Ware Shoals man with an extensive criminal history was sentenced to 23 years in prison after pleading guilty Monday to charges stemming from a string of burglaries in Abbeville …
TAVON DORSETT MORTON
Assault Sentence
Greenwood man sentenced to maximum 20 years in prison for vicious assault on jailer NEWBERRY — A Greenwood man was sentenced Wednesday to the maximum 20 years in prison for his vicious …
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The greatest gift - wrapped as a fire cracker - that the United States Supreme Court could have given President Joe Biden pre-Fourth of July was new law pertaining to unlimited presidential immunity. …
The US Supreme Court’s July 1 decision to grant absolute immunity to a President’s official acts is indeed, as Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) wrote on X, “a sad …
You can’t understand the scope of 122,000 names until you see them on a wall. Stand at the foot of the National Monument to Freedom, recently dedicated by the Equal Justice Initiative in …
The most important ordinance that the Laurens County County will enact - maybe ever - will be considered on a day when nobody expects the County Council to meet. This is what we’re talking …
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Our City's Artists (a gallery)

Art at the Uptown Square -- Artists battle it out Friday morning at the Uptown Clinton Square as part of the first ART Clinton program, June 18 - 21. The artistic community had another ART …

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PC men win

Coach Farrell talks about the 10 point win over Campbell that makes PC men's basketball 1-0 in Big South play.