Janifer Bishop Thomason

Dateline – Laurens, South Carolina Mrs. Janifer Bishop Thomason was born in Greenwood, South Carolina to Phylis Nelson Bishop Lewis and the late Edward Bishop on December 31, 1973. She was of the Baptist faith and attended the public schools of Laurens County, South Carolina where she was a graduate of Laurens District 55 High…

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Dorris Jane Young Nave Folwell

Dorris Jane Young Nave Folwell April 19, 1942 – July 23, 2021 Dorris Jane Young Nave Folwell, 79, died peacefully in her home on Friday, July 23, 2021. She was preceded in death by her parents George and Sadie Young, Sr. and her husband William “Bill” Folwell. She is survived by her son Charles (Wendy)…

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Quigley Wins Award at iNRB Competition

GREENVILLE, SC (07/23/2021)– Daniel Quigley, a resident of Fountain Inn, was recently recognized by the Intercollegiate National Religious Broadcasters (iNRB) 2021 in a virtual award ceremony. This is the seventh time BJU students have entered the competition. They have won awards in the film category every year. This year, they swept the film category. NRB…

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President’s, Dean’s and Awards Lists

Sewanee Dean’s List for Spring 2021 SEWANEE, Tenn. (Grassroots Newswire) July 23, 2021 – Ben Wilcox of Gray Court, S.C., has been named to the Dean’s List at the University of the South for the Spring 2021 term. To earn a place on Sewanee’s Dean’s List, a student must earn a minimum grade point average…

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Students Attend Summer Orientation at Bob Jones University

GREENVILLE, SC (07/21/2021)– Nearly 300 incoming students participated in Summer Orientation 2021 at Bob Jones University on June 18-19 or June 25-26. Incoming students and their parents became familiar with the campus and attended informational sessions about the BJU experience including academics, student development and financial aid. Students were also able to receive academic and…

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Sandra Charlene Shepard Bryson

Dateline – Clinton, South Carolina Sandra Charlene Shepard Bryson, age 68, wife of Ronald Lee Bryson, passed away Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at Langston Place in Clinton, SC. She was born September 19, 1952 in Laurens, SC was the daughter of the late Charles A. Shepard and Betty Lyda Shepard. In addition to her husband,…

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Lois Hipp Reames

Laurens, South Carolina Lois Hipp Reames, age 85, of 1401 Chestnut Street Ext. and wife of Thomas Vincent Reames, Sr., passed away Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at her home. Born in Fountain Inn, SC, she was the daughter of the late Boyd E. and Mattie Kelley Hipp. Mrs. Reames retired as a secretary for Don…

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Ribbon Cutting for Sadler-Hughes Apothecary’s New Location

Friday, July 16, the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new location of Sadler-Hughes Apothecary. For over 100 years, Sadler Hughes Apothecary has been serving the community and looks forward to continuing its service at the new location, 102 Jacobs Highway in Clinton, SC. Father and son duo, Walter…

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Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting for Floyd Family Funeral Home

A Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting was hosted by the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce on Friday, July 16, to celebrate Floyd Family Funeral Home. The owner, Mr. James Floyd Jr., is a Presbyterian College student-athlete alumna, and he has deep roots in the Laurens County Community. James began his funeral services career alongside his mother…

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