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Brown, Smith announce engagement

Mrs. Tami Brown announces the engagement of her daughter, Jennifer Claire Brown of Laurens to Matthew Carroll Smith of Clinton. The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Chris Brown, formerly of Laurens. She is the granddaughter of the late Jim and Claire Brown, and the late Vernon and Mary Smith, all formerly of Laurens.…

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Our History is Our Story: The Hunters Court Community

Dateline, Laurens, South Carolina Hunters Court Community is fighting to stay in place! Our community is the foundation of our existence. This community started back in the 1950’s and many of our community members have been living here since the creation. Most families have at least five generations within the Hunters Court Community. Children and…

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Half-Staff Notice – Queen Elizabeth II

The President of the United States has issued a proclamation to display the flag of the United States at half-staff as a mark of respect for the memory of Queen Elizabeth II, effective immediately and until sunset on the day of interment. Accordingly, the Governor directs that flags atop the State Capitol be flown at…

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Lakeview Bar-B-Q ribbon cutting

The Laurens County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting for new Chamber Member, Lakeview Bar-B-Q, on August 26, 2022. This family-owned business began in 2020, providing customers with delicious smoked meats and a large variety of side options. Lakeview Bar-B-Q is a full-service barbeque caterer and food truck. Business owners, Tom & Shannon Ashley,…

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Palmetto Self Storage ribbon cutting

The Laurens County Chamber of Commerce hosted a celebratory ribbon cutting for Palmetto Self Storage on Wednesday, August 24. The Butler family, longtime owners and operators of Gwinn’s Siding and Window Co., opened this new business at 31 Cranes Park Rd., Laurens, across the street from their existing business. Amber Overstreet, business manager and daughter…

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President’s, Dean’s and Awards Lists

SNHU Summer 2022 Dean’s List MANCHESTER, NH (09/07/2022)– Alexandra Wardlaw of Clinton (29325) has been named to Southern New Hampshire University’s Summer 2022 Dean’s List. The summer terms run from May to August. Full-time undergraduate students who have earned a minimum grade-point average of 3.500 to 3.699 for the reporting term are named to the…

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Lander University sets Sept. 17 as date for Family Day, Cody Webb concert

GREENWOOD, S.C. __ Lander University has set the date for this year’s Family Day on Saturday, Sept. 17. Festivities will be held from 12-4 p.m. at the Dingle Amphitheatre located behind Laura Lander Hall. All Lander students, faculty, staff, alumni and their families are invited to attend. “We’re excited to welcome our Lander family members…

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SCDNR courtesy boat inspection at Lake Greenwood set for July 4th

Officers will perform quick but thorough safety inspections at boat landings across the state July 2, July 3 and July 4 In an effort to keep people and waterways safe during the Independence Day holiday, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) Law Enforcement Division will once again be conducting courtesy boat inspections at…

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Connect Lake Greenwood hosts Lights On The Lake this Saturday

Lake Greenwood, South Carolina Once again Connect Lake Greenwood, the host organization of Lights on the Lake, is expecting over 10,000 people to join in the most anticipated Independence Day celebration of the summer, Saturday, July 2, 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm. People come from throughout the Upstate and the counties bordering Lake Greenwood by…

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