Deadline this week for Meals on Wheels Christmas gifts

Time is running short, but the Piedmont Agency on Aging is hoping for a few more gifts for its Meals on Wheels Holiday Gift Bag Program, preferably by this Thursday afternoon. “Laurens County has about 125 people who receive Meals on Wheels on a regular basis,” said Tracey Bedenbaugh, chief operating officer with Piedmont Agency…

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Non-profit LC Humane Society offering ‘kitty sale’

The Laurens County Humane Society is hoping that many caring folks put kittens at the top of their Christmas wish lists this year. The non-profit has puppies and dogs available as usual, but the staff has launched a kitten sale in hopes of encouraging people who are thinking about adopting a pet to consider one…

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Christmas on the Square Friday at 6

In spite of the limitations caused by the pandemic, this Friday evening will offer socially distanced activities for children when Christmas comes to Laurens during “Christmas on the Square.” The City of Laurens begins the event with the tree lighting at 6 p.m. The tree was moved from the corner at what is now Back…

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Clinton premiers new musical light show Thursday

The introduction of Clinton’s new musical Christmas light show, “O Lighted Night,” created by a nationally-known designer, will take Clinton’s Christmas decor to an entirely new level starting at 6 p.m. this Thursday and running every half hour each evening through the new year. “John Reynolds is multi-Emmy award winning lighting designer,” said Main Street…

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Filing opens December 7 for March municipal elections

Municipal elections set for March 2 may seem like a long time off, but with filing opening in early December, those considering a run in local town and city elections have a couple of weeks to begin making their plans. Filing opens on Monday, Dec. 7, for all the open seats, all of which are non-partisan,…

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Public welcome to Back Street Park dedication Friday a.m.

  Nov. 5, 2020 Laurens, S.C.  – The City of Laurens’ new Back Street Park will be officially open for the public this Friday, Nov. 6, during an 11 a.m. dedication ceremony. The park is at the corner of East Main Street and Highway 221 at the entrance of Historic Downtown Laurens. The park was first put into…

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Mini festival, music offered in downtown Laurens

With weather this weekend expected to be warm and sunny, Main Street Laurens is offering the upcoming Fall Family Days mini-festival as a way to bring people back to Laurens’ Historic Public Square for some live music and good food. “The weather sounds like it’s going to be perfect for getting outside,” said Main Street Laurens…

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