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Rural precincts carry Reynolds to victory

By Cory Engle cengle@lcadvertiser.com With all precincts reporting in about two hours after polls closed, Don Reynolds won the race to be the next sheriff of Laurens County, beating petition candidate Stephane Williams by almost 3,000 votes. Turnout was good on Tuesday, with over two thirds of registered voters in the county casting ballots. Of…

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Franks gets 45 years for double murder

By Cory Engle cengle@lcadvertiser.com   A Cross Hill man was sentenced to 45 years in prison this week, after a jury found him guilty of a double homicide in early 2014. Circuit Judge Frank R. Addy, Jr. handed down the sentence Friday, after three days of testimony in the trial of the State vs. Deshanndon…

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