Antiques appraisals Sunday afternoon by Friends of Library

The Laurens County Library will host an antiques appraisal today, Sunday afternoo, June 9, as part of its annual meeting for Friends of the Library, and anyone can have an appraisal of  antiques they may be curious about. John Ivy, owner of Ivy Auctions, and local antiques expert Martin Meek will evaluate and offer informal…

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R&B, Motown highlight downtown Laurens, May 31 Finally Friday!

Main Street Laurens has mapped out plans for its May Finally Friday, which will take place Friday night, May 31, and feature the music of Soulified 7, a Greenville-based band which performs pop, rhythm and blues, and Motown. “They performed a couple of weeks ago at Spartanburg’s Spring Fling, and they’ve performed at events in…

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Public invited to June 1 National Trails Day, Lake Rabon

The first Laurens County Trails Day Celebration will be held on National Trails Day, June 1, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Lake Rabon Park located on SC Highway 252 at 647 Lake Rabon Drive eight miles west of Laurens. The Laurens County Trails Association, host of the event, will extend a welcome and…

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DNR recommendations follow Clinton bear sightings Sunday

Clinton, South Carolina – Sightings of a black bear in Clinton neighborhoods throughout the day and Sunday evening had Department of Natural Resources officers busy and Clinton residents driving around looking for the large animal, which was north of Clinton High School when officers last saw it Sunday night before dark. In case the bear returns, however, DNR…

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Mud runners getting ready for annual Battlemud, May 18

Laurens, South Carolina – Runners can get their costumes ready for next weekend’s annual Battlemud 2019, as the Family YMCA of Greater Laurens and Main Street Laurens host the Laurens County Mud Run, Battlemud 2019, sponsored by PRISMA Health. There is still space for participants in two-person teams for the Saturday, May 18 event, according to Jonathan Irick,…

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City of Clinton chosen for $20,000 in TD Green Space funding

Clinton, South Carolina – For the second year, the City of Clinton is among 20 cities in the U.S. and Canada selected to receive a $20,000 TD Green Space Grant. Director of Utilities Joey Meadors said he expects the city to work with Clinton Canopy to develop specific plans for the funds. “We virtually did…

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