Library sets Sunday afternoon for public birthday drop-in

Laurens County Library is celebrating 30 years in its location on West Main Street in Laurens, and the Friends of the Library is hosting a party and the public is invited Sunday, Nov. 17 for a drop-in from 3 to 5 p.m. The non-profit Friends of the Library is welcoming the public for refreshments, door…

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Grab a Bag event set for this weekend

For its Fall Quarterly Community Cleanup event this weekend, the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce will be working alongside the Grab A Bag SC anti-litter campaign planned for Saturday by Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette.     “We typically are on a different weekend,” said Amanda Munyan, executive director of the LCCC, “but we moved our cleanup event…

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LCPW issues ‘Boil Water Advisory’ for S. Harper region of city

Laurens Commission of Public Works has issued a “Boil Water Advisory” after a water main burst Tuesday morning in the South Harper Street Extesion area. According to General Manager John Young, Laurens CPW crews are repairing the damage, but as a precautionary measure, the CPW advices all residents on the following streets to boil their…

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LCPW acts ahead of more PMPA concerns

Commissioners with the Laurens Commission of Public Works voted Monday evening to allow CPW General Manager John Young to make a request of Laurens City Council regarding a Piedmont Municipal Power Agency contract. The commissioners took action following a lengthy executive session, voting to request that Young ask city council for the authority to cancel…

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Missing toddler, Elijah Henderson, found safe just before dark

Editor’s Note: The Advertiser had previously reported that Elijah was found sleeping near some brush by a small creek which had been heard by another source, and incorrectly attributed that to the Sheriff’s department. In fact Elijah was not sleeping and was able to hear the man who found him.  The Advertiser apologizes for the…

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Clinton toddler still missing as evening arrives, hundreds volunteer

Clinton, South Carolina – Hundreds of volunteers have walked dense woods alongside officers from several different law enforcement agencies today in an effort to find Elijah Henderson, the three-year-old who disappeared from his front porch about 10:30 this morning, Saturday, Sept. 28. Laurens County Sheriff Don Reynolds said their call came in around 11 a.m. and…

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Laurens County Sheriff searching for missing Clinton toddler

Laurens County, SC – The Laurens County Sheriff Office is searching for a missing three year old boy near Clinton, South Carolina. Elijah Henderson is missing from a Coleman Road residence near Clinton, and he was last seen about 10:30 Saturday morning, Sept. 28, said Courtney Snow with the LCSO. Coleman Road is just off Apple Orchard…

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