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$50,000 Powerball® with Double Play® Ticket Sold in Laurens

COLUMBIA, SC (January 24, 2023) – In last night’s Powerball® drawing, a player in South Carolina, who added Double Play® to their Powerball® ticket in Laurens, won $50,000. The ticket was sold at the Hot Spot #2019 at 4036 Hwy. 221 S. in Laurens and won big in Monday night’s Double Play® drawing (6 – 15…

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Half Staff Notice – Monterey Park, California, Victims

The President of the United States has issued a proclamation to display the flag of the United States at half-staff until sunset on January 26, 2023, as a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence perpetrated on January 21, 2023, in Monterey Park, California. Accordingly, the Governor directs that flags…

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Brown, Smith unite

Jennifer Claire Brown of Laurens, and Matthew Carroll Smith of Clinton, were united in marriage on Saturday, Jan. 14, at Windy Hill Wedding & Event Barn in Simpsonville. The Rev. Marc Coker officiated at the 3 p.m. ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Tami Brown and the late Chris Brown of Laurens. She is…

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MindSpring Enterprises founder Charles Brewer to deliver PC’s 2023 Vance Lecture on Business Ethics

Clinton, South Carolina – The founder of one of the largest internet service providers in the United States will deliver Presbyterian College’s 2023 Robert M. Vance Lecture on Business Ethics. The public is welcome to attend. Charles Brewer, who started three highly-acclaimed companies in two different industries, will speak at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26,…

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Leonard Pitts announces candidacy for City of Clinton Mayor

Clinton native, Leonard Pitts filed to run for Mayor in the City of Clinton’s municipal election on March 7, 2023. If elected, Pitts promises to continue working to move Clinton forward with transparency and integrity, in cooperation and partnership with Clinton City Council. Pitts is committed to improving the quality of life for all residents…

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Energy, water and rental/mortgage assistance are now available

The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), The Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP), and General Emergency Assistance Program (GEAP) are federally-funded programs designed to assist eligible low-income households to meet home heating, cooling, water, sewer and housing needs. Home energy is defined as residential heating and cooling, and to increase energy self-sufficiency; thereby reducing…

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Laurens Mayor Nathan Senn Seeking Second Term

Laurens, South Carolina Laurens Mayor Nathan Senn has announced that he is seeking a second term. To those who have seen the progress of the city in recent years, that comes as welcome news. “I believe that Laurens residents can proudly say that our city is in better shape today than we were four years…

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Randy Garrett announces candidacy for Laurens Mayor

Laurens, South Carolina Laurens resident and former Government Affairs professional Randy Garrett has announced his intention to run for the mayoral seat in the 2023 election. “Many friends and neighbors have encouraged me to seek this office and I would be privileged to serve them and all the citizens of Laurens as their Mayor,” said…

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