Clinton gets set for Saturday egg hunt

The city of Clinton will hold its Community Easter Egg Hunt this Saturday, April 8, from 2 to 4 p.m. “We are doing the Easter egg hunt at Pine Haven Park off Highway 72,” said Mary-Wallace Riley, events coordinator with the City of Clinton. Pine Haven Park is located beside the American Legion Hut across…

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Snake’s demise causes Clinton outages

A snake in a Gary Street substation in Clinton had an unfortunate end late Tuesday night and it took out the power for much of the city in the process, according to Dale Satterfield, the director of the Department of Public Works for the City of Clinton. “We had an outage about 11:15 Tuesday night,…

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Clinton area girl missing

The City of Clinton Department of Public Safety has now joined with Laurens County Sheriff’s Department, the LCSO K-9 units, SLED aviation and other agencies in a search for Zoey Carles, a 12-year-old Clinton area girl who was last seen at 6 p.m. Thursday evening on the 1600 block of Green Plain Road near Clinton.…

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Main Street Laurens offers Casino Night This Thursday

Main Street Laurens will hold its first Casino Night, which is open to the public, on Thursday, March 23, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the new Laurens County Museum on the Historic Square. For $10 a ticket for Main Street Laurens members and $20 for non-members, participants will get a dinner of heavy hors…

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Clinton Middle School Academic Team wins state title again

For the second year in a row, Clinton Middle School has won the South Carolina Academic Challenge, the term for the academic team competition, in Camden earlier today, Thursday, March 16. CMS defeated Camden Middle School by a score of 41-26 in the semifinals, and then won against Indian Land Middle School with a score…

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LDHS junior, Clemson student take Miss LC crowns

Five different judges chose Kathryn Tribble, a junior at LDHS, as Miss Laurens County Outstanding Teen 2017 and Clemson University student Kyndall Ellis as Miss Laurens County 2017 Saturday night at the LDHS Lecture theater. The two winners were selected from fields of three Teen contestants and four Miss contestants following their competition in judges…

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Gray Court motorcyclist killed in Friday collision

By: Daniel J. Lauer A two-vehicle collision claimed the life of a Gray Court man Friday afternoon, the fifth fatality in two weeks according to the Laurens County Coroner’s Office. 35-year-old Vincent Bailey of 245 Campbell Chapel Road, Gray Court, died as a result of the accident, which happened at 12:15 p.m. According to the…

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Cities request Christmas recycling, trees for grinding

Cities accepting Christmas boxes, paper, trees for grinding By Judith Brown Staff Writer The City of Laurens recycling center is open today for holiday boxes and wrapping, and Christmas trees free of ornaments and hooks can be delivered to the Caroline Street center for mulching. The center is staffed and it will be open for…

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