PA school setback means only one year delay, PC’s Staton says Tuesday

Clinton, SC – Presbyterian College learned earlier this month that its application for accreditation of its planned Physician Assistant school  had been turned down, and on Tuesday, Presbyterian College President Bob Staton was able to work with PA leadership team and the officials of the accreditation review commission and decided a reapplication would likely cause…

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Public invited to Light of Hope Wednesday

Laurens, S.C. — April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and the South Carolina Cass Elias McCarter Guardian ad Litem Office in Laurens will hold its annual candlelight vigil at 7:15 p.m., Wednesday, April 25. The vigil will take place at The Church of the Epiphany, located at 225 West Main Street, Laurens. All members of the community…

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United Way still filling slots for May 4 fundraising golf tourney

Laurens County, SC – The United Way of Laurens County (UWLC) is hosting its 26th Annual Golf Championship Friday, May 4th at Lakeside Country Club and there are still plenty of opportunities for golfers to form teams and get involved. Golfers will enjoy a day of golf, contests, prizes, beverages and good food. Lunch will be…

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Busy spring options across county

Laurens, SC –  Laurens County has its share of residents who assume “there’s nothing to do here,” but the next few weekends of this spring show the opposite is true. Starting tonight at the Laurens County Museum, the upcoming days and weeks offer everything from dancing to sporting tournaments and though some are ticketed fundraisers, they…

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Museum’s Friday Gala offers public fundraiser: music, dancing, dinner

Laurens,  SC – The Laurens County Museum Association is sponsoring a variety of upcoming events to appeal to many in the upstate community, starting this weekend with its Night at the Museum, LCMA’s Fourth Annual Spring Gala, Friday, April 20. It will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the museum’s Witherspoon Building, 116 South Public Square in historic Laurens.…

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Clinton Middle School copycat bomb threats ‘unacceptable behavior’

Clinton, SC – No students have been charged, but Clinton Public Safety was called when numerous copycat-style bomb threats were written on various bathroom walls in Clinton Middle School early on Wednesday, resulting in a special-called school assembly that very day to explain the negative ramifications for any child found to have written the notes.…

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Street changes with Clinton’s sewer work Monday night, March 19

The City of Clinton announced Monday that contract crews from North American Pipeline Management Inc. are making preparations now to perform sewer pipe bursting beginning at 7 p.m. tonight, and will result in limited access to Gary Street from Broad Street. Crews will be working from the intersection of South Broad and Gary Streets to…

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Accident brings commuter community together

Waterloo, SC – Highway 221 commuters on the Lake Greenwood side of Waterloo came together as a community early Wednesday morning when a semi truck heading toward Greenwood veered off the side of the highway into a ravine, splintering the truck cab and, surprisingly to all who saw the accident, left the driver, Bill Humphries…

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Threatt resigns post in Clinton

Clinton, SC – Clinton will be searching for a new assistant city manager after Assistant City Manager Jerre Threatt resigned from his position last week, and Clinton Mayor Bob McLean said although he hadn’t spoken to Threatt, he was sure he would do well in his next venture. “Jerre always presented a very professional image…

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Clinton reroutes traffic after Wednesday a.m. SCDOT incident

The City of Clinton is having to reroute traffic this morning after a piece of  SC Department of Transportation equipment used for paving turned over at the corner of West Main and Elizabeth Streets. City of Clinton has crews from Department of Public Safety and Department of Public Works on hand to assist the SCDOT in…

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