Announcements

LDHS holds winter graduation ceremony

Laurens District 55 High School (LDHS) celebrated the first group of graduating seniors from the Class of 2021 on Thursday night, February 25, 2021. The ceremony was held in the LDHS Gym and was livestreamed on YouTube (click here to watch the recorded ceremony). Following is an alphabetical list of the 22 graduates who participated…

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Wham wins LMS Rubik’s cube competition

Laurens Middle school librarian, Kathy Butler, organized a fun Rubik’s cube competition which was open to all students. Fifteen students signed up and the competition was held on Friday, February 26. The overall student winner was Hayden Wham. Hayden’s fastest time solving a Rubik’s cube was 1 minute and 28 seconds! Mrs. Butler created a…

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Climate Control Systems Ribbon Cutting

The Laurens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, February 24, to welcome Climate Control Systems to the area. Steve, Jason, and Jodi were joined by chamber staff, and Chamber Ambassadors, Aryele and Brandie, for the celebratory ribbon cutting. Based in Greenwood, the Climate Control Systems team is excited to expand their…

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President’s and Dean’s Lists

Sewanee Fall 2020 Dean’s List Ben Wilcox of Gray Court has been named to the Dean’s List at the University of the South for the Fall 2020 term. To earn a place on Sewanee’s Dean’s List, a student must earn a minimum grade point average of 3.625 on a 4.0 scale. Ben is the son…

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PRTC encourages students to apply for legal scholarship

Laurens, South Carolina The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) has announced the James L. Bass Legal Scholarship, a new scholarship for students with an interest in rural communities entering their first year of law school. FRS is the philanthropic arm of NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association, of which Piedmont Rural Telephone Cooperative is a member. With…

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Keller Williams One – Adam Taylor & Team Ribbon Cutting

Keller Williams One – Adam Taylor & Team celebrated officially opening their office at the Midtown Building in Laurens on February 4 with a Laurens County Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting. Many community members, including Mayor Nathan Sean and Main Street Director Johnathan Irick, came out to welcome the new business to the Historic Laurens…

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LCCF Names Lumus Byrd Jr. as new board chairman

The Laurens County Community Foundation (LCCF) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has elected Lumus Byrd Jr. as their new Chairman of the Board. Mr. Byrd has served on the LCCF Board of Directors as a Board Member and on the Executive Committee since 2010. Robin Day, Executive Director said, “Lumus Byrd…

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Floyd Family Funeral Home new owners at historic business

A funeral home first established in Laurens in 1945 has been reopened under new owner James Floyd, who wants to see the Floyd Family Funeral Home become an integral part of the community. Located at 202 Caroline Street in Laurens, the former Goins Funeral Home has been completely renovated and updated as a full service…

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