Laurens County’s leash-free dog park will honor Emilie G. Marchant

Press release, Laurens County, S.C. – Laurens County will now have a leash-free dog park that will honor the life of a former Clinton resident, the late Emilie G. Marchant.      Her husband, Dr. T. Eston “Bud” Marchant, is making the establishment of the leash-free dog park at Laurens County Park possible through a generous donation.…

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Family Promise puts the FUN in Saturday fundraiser

Laurens, S.C. – A bed race on the Historic Downtown Square in Laurens will likely bring a lot of laughs this Saturday morning, Sep. 29 as teams push decorated beds around a temporary racetrack. Planners for the unusual event hope it also brings in a good bit of funding for the non-profit organization Family Promise, which is using…

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Clinton street closed, reopened after Tuesday night hit and run

Update 10:50 p.m. Clinton, South Carolina – No one was injured in a hit and run which forced the temporary closure of Calhoun Street in Clinton Tuesday night. Officers with the Clinton Department of Public Safety and Presbyterian College Safety were able to apprehend the driver who caused the accident, said DPS Director Robin Morse. The driver,…

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Historic Cross Hill’s ‘Comin’ Home’ festival this weekend

The 29th Annual “Comin’ Home to Cross Hill” Festival is set for this upcoming Labor Day Weekend, beginning Friday evening, Aug. 31, and continuing throughout the day on Saturday,  Sept. 1 in the historic town in the Southern part of Laurens County. The Saturday morning parade begins at 10 a.m., and musical guests throughout the day include the 282nd…

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Discolored water temporary and safe, says CPW

Laurens, South Carolina  – According to a press release by the Laurens Commission of Public Works, some Laurens area residents have been experiencing discolored tap water over the last few days. CPW general manager John Young told commissioners Monday night that this is caused by higher than normal levels of manganese. Manganese is a common, naturally occurring mineral…

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Myrtle Beach murder could have local ties

Laurens, S.C. – A Laurens family is awaiting information from law enforcement officials in Horry County about the possible death of their son. David and Deborah Anderson of Laurens are awaiting a visit by a Myrtle Beach detective, who plans to talk with them about the possibility that their son, Shawn Anderson, 35, may be…

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Main Street Clinton, Main Street Laurens plan fun tonight, Friday

Laurens County, SC – Main Street Clinton and Main Street Laurens are hosting free summer fun in the evenings this week, starting with Clinton’s free family movie night at 6 and 8 p.m. tonight, Thursday, July 26  in Vance Park in Clinton. Then on Friday, the classic car club will be on the Downtown Square in Laurens tomorrow, Friday…

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