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Six Receive Bailey Foundation Endowed Scholarship at PTC

Piedmont Technical College (PTC) recently held a Scholarship Luncheon to recognize student recipients of dozens of PTC Foundation scholarships for 2022. This year’s winners of the Bailey Foundation Endowed Scholarship ― established in 1982 and available to students residing in Laurens County ― are Brandie Bishop, John Goforth, Latitia Jones, Colton Post, Christina Sumeral and…

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Lander, Self Regional Healthcare Honor Inaugural Self Scholars

GREENWOOD, S.C.—Coming from a manufacturing background, Self Regional Healthcare’s Vice President of Human Resources Brent Parris said he used to think of his job in terms of making widgets. His perspective changed, however, when he made the switch to the health care industry. “A big reason for me joining Self Regional Healthcare was because I…

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Neighbors United FCU Expands to Serve Six Additional Counties, Including Laurens County

Neighbors United Extends Reach to nearly 250,000 People GREENWOOD, S.C. – Neighbors United Federal Credit Union, has extended service offerings across the Piedmont region. The 61-year-old credit union, which has served all of Greenwood County since 2006, has been approved by the National Credit Union Association to serve six additional counties: Laurens, Edgefield, Abbeville, Newberry,…

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Find Yourself Thrift Store Grand Opening Ribbon-Cutting

The Laurens County Chamber of Commerce (LCCC) started National Small Business Week by hosting the Find Yourself Thrift Store opening ribbon-cutting event in downtown Laurens. LCCC President and CEO Amanda Munyan, City of Laurens Mayor Nathan Senn and Main Street Laurens Director Jonathan Irick, joined the Chamber staff and community members to celebrate the grand…

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Carolina Waste Management Grand Opening Ribbon-Cutting

The Laurens County Chamber of Commerce (LCCC) started National Small Business Week by hosting the Carolina Waste Management grand opening ribbon-cutting in downtown Laurens. LCCC President and CEO Amanda Munyan, City of Laurens Mayor Nathan Senn and Main Street Laurens Director Jonathan Irick joined the Chamber staff and community members to celebrate the grand opening…

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Marlett named Block & Bridle Club “Outstanding Senior”

  Former Laurens Academy Lady Crusader and Clemson Dean’s List student Morgan Marlett was recently named “Outstanding Senior” by Clemson University’s Block & Bridle Club. Block & Bridle was founded in 1937 and is Clemson’s largest agricultural association. Morgan is the club’s current President. She is the daughter of Jason and Angela Marlett of Laurens.

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Cortni Motes recognized as Ambassador of the Quarter

The Laurens County Chamber of Commerce awarded the first quarter Ambassador of the Quarter Award during the April Board of Directors meeting. Cortni Motes, Laurens County Public Works Clerk, was recognized as the Ambassador of the Quarter. Cortni’s dedication and positive representation of the Chamber are a true asset to the organization. The Chamber Ambassadors…

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Autowerx Detailing signs on as U-Haul® neighborhood dealer

LAURENS, South Carolina (April 22, 2022) — U-Haul Company of South Carolina, Inc. is pleased to announce that Autowerx Detail signed on as a U-Haul® neighborhood dealer to serve the Laurens community. Autowerx Detailing at 936 Old Airport Road will offer essential services like U-Haul trucks, trailers, towing equipment, support on rental items, moving supplies…

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