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Main Street’s Finally Friday, concert tonight 7 to 9 p.m.

Laurens, S.C.  – An award-winning musician and band, Chris Ferree and Medicine Crow, will be bringing the music this Friday, Sept. 10, as Main Street Laurens hosts the last Finally Friday of the summer season. “The band is out of Shelby, N.C., and they will be performing from 7 to 9 p.m.,” said Main Street Laurens…

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Laurens’ City Administrator Coleman announces retirement

LAURENS, S.C. – Laurens City Administrator Gary Coleman, who has served in his position since Jan. 2011, has announced his intentions to retire from his position with the City of Laurens effective December 31, 2021. During his tenure with the City of Laurens spanning the administrations of three mayors, among his many accomplishments, Gary helped…

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District 55 goes to a week of virtual for three schools

Laurens, S.C.  – Laurens County School District 55 announced Wednesday evening that three of the district’s schools will transition to virtual learning beginning Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, and continuing through Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021.  The campuses affected include Gray Court-Owings School, Hickory Tavern School, and Laurens District 55 High School.  Students at the district’s remaining six…

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Sweet Tea, Soulified 7 at tonight’s downtown Soiree

Laurens, S.C. – The heat of August calls for iced tea refreshment, and this Friday night there will be plenty of iced tea flavors to choose from and music by Soulified 7 when Main Street Laurens hosts  its annual Sweet Tea Soiree as this month’s Finally Friday event tonight. “Merchants around the Downtown Square are…

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