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Latimore, Ledda in top ranks of S.C. Police Chief Association

Laurens County, South Carolina – Laurens County now has two law enforcement officials holding top spots in the South Carolina Police Chief Association following this past weekend’s SCPCA annual leadership conference. Laurens Police Chief Chrissie Latimore was installed as the president of the South Carolina Police Chief Association, and Clinton Police Chief Sonny Ledda was…

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‘Frustrated’ Clinton leaders violate FOIA laws with meeting

Published on Page 1, Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021 issue of The Laurens County Advertiser. By Judith Brown Staff writer Clinton, S.C.  – Clinton officials were looking for an opportunity to vent their frustrations to local members of the Laurens County Development Board about the recently announced move of the LCDC to downtown office space in…

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Clinton gives nod to pre-pay metering; surprised by LCDC move

This story is from the Aug. 1 issue of The Laurens County Advertiser. Clinton, S.C. –  Clinton City Council gave Utilities Department Director Joey Meadors the go-ahead to begin plans for an optional utility billing system that can help those customers who have the toughest time keeping up with their utility bills. The pre-pay metering…

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Rezoning sets high density development on track in Clinton

May, 17, 2021 Clinton, S.C. – Clinton City Council saw plans from three developers earlier this month during the regular May meeting, and while council still did not take a vote on which developer could purchase a tract on Highway 72, council members gave initial approval on rezoning property not far from Eastside School from industrial…

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Afternoon shooting in Oak Street Park, Clinton

March 10, 2021 Clinton , S.C. – On Wednesday, March 10, approximately 3:30 p.m., the Clinton Police Department responded to Prisma Health Laurens County Hospital in reference to an individual who had arrived with severe injuries from a gunshot wound.  Investigators quickly determined that the incident/ crime scene was located at Oak Street Park in…

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Incumbents roll in city elections

In Tuesday’s municipal elections, outlying towns in the county had several uncontested races, while campaigning had been strong for council seats within the cities of Laurens and Clinton, but incumbents held on in every race. All vote totals were unofficial until they certified Thursday by the board of elections, said Laurens County Voter Registration director…

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