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PC student group offers economic help to Clinton City Council

Clinton, S.C.  – At its regular Monday night council meeting last week, the City of Clinton got an invitation from a student-led Presbyterian College group which hopes to partner with the city to help it reach its economic potential. “I have been working on a campaign called Project Expand,” said PC sophomore Barrett Moody. “Project…

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150 quilts in Fountain Inn Quilt Show this weekend

Quilts representing 15 years of sewing by upstate quilters will be on display this weekend when the Busy Bees Quilt Guild hosts its inaugural quilt show at the Fountain Inn Activities Center on 610 Fairview Street. The inaugural show, “Honey of a Quilt Show,” was scheduled for this weekend from Friday through Sunday afternoon. The…

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Council repeals outdated vice laws against pool, pinball

Teenagers who enjoy playing some pool or pinball can breath a sigh of relief after the City of Laurens repealed some outdated laws last week. During its regular September meeting last Tuesday, Laurens City Council voted unanimously to repeal Chap. 8 of the Code or Ordinances: Regulation of Amusements and Entertainment within the city, which…

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Airplanes up for show-and-tell at Laurens County Airport Sunday

Laurens, S.C. – After a two year hiatus, the Laurens County Airport will again be welcoming pilots from across the state as the South Carolina Breakfast Club returns to Laurens this Sunday morning, Sept. 25, and anyone is welcome to drive to the airport for breakfast, see the airplanes up close and chat with the…

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Finally Friday with J Stephens and Sweet Tea Soiree

Laurens, S.C. – Summer weather is still here, so Main Street Laurens’ Finally Friday this weekend will offer numerous varieties of sweet tea at its annual Sweet Tea Soiree. “We will have about 200 cups available at a white Main Street Laurens tent in the seating plaza area,” said Main Street Director Jonathan Irick. “Anyone…

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County to build handicapped accessible playground

Laurens County, S.C. – A park designed for wheelchair accessibility and funded by the Capital Project Sales Tax will be located at the Laurens County Park, and Laurens County Parks and Recreation Director Andy Howard said they’ll begin work soon. “The ADA park equipment was delivered earlier this month and that will be the first…

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Willy Wonka returns to Clinton stage

Clinton, S.C. – In March of 2020, the Laurens County Community Theatre had just completed the first of its two weekend performances of Roald Dahl’s “Willy Wonka Jr.,” when the nation and the state shut down due to COVID-19. Last weekend the children’s musical finally returned to the stage for two weekends with the same…

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Clinton plans Thursday evening fun, celebrates new ice cream shop

Clinton, S.C. – For many months Laila’s Place Ice Cream has been providing sweet treats from its mobile cart, and now the family business owned by Newberry residents Jason and Tia Devette is proving a welcome addition to the Main Street Clinton landscape, said Main Street Clinton Manager Joe Timmons. “It’s been packed,” Timmons said.…

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