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11-year-old recovering after dog attack

An 11-year-old boy is recovering in a Greenville hospital after a pack of four dogs attacked him Wednesday morning as he was walking to his bus stop on Livingston Street for school. Clinton Police Commander Crystal Roberts said Thursday morning all four of the dogs involved in the attack have been put down. Officers were…

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Veterans honored during cities’ programs, video

Laurens County, South Carolina – When Laurens resident Willie Rice was drafted to fight in Vietnam on Oct. 30, 1966, his cousin John Rice made a final decision. “I told him if he was going, then I was going too,” John Rice said. “Then later when I landed at Cam Ranh Bay, it was 110…

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Clinton finally gets back to construction of recreation complex

Clinton, South Carolina – Clinton City Council took action Monday evening to finally start again on its long-awaited recreation complex, directing City Manager Tom Brooks to work with GMK Architects to select a building contractor for the project. At its special called meeting, council met in executive session with GMK architect Bryant Brown. “Mayor Pro…

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Clinton begins plans for future power sales

Clinton, South Carolina – Seeking to lessen the possibility of electric rate hikes for the city in coming years, Clinton City Council last week instructed Clinton City Manager Tom Brooks to develop contracts with Piedmont Municipal Power Agency for the potential sale of excess electric capacity starting in 2029. The sale will only involve excess…

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Randall returns; Senn, Garrett head to run-off

***Story updated to show that early voting begins Wednesday, March 15. Incumbent Nathan Senn and challenger Randy Garrett still have campaigning left to do for the Laurens mayoral election while Clinton voters brought back a familiar face to lead the city. Randy Randall, who served as  Clinton’s mayor a decade ago, was elected to the…

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Early voting open for county’s municipalities

By Judith Brown, Staff Writer Laurens County, South Carolina – Less than two full days after early voting began, about 1 percent of certified voters in the City of Laurens have already voted for mayoral and council positions. A three-way race for mayor and one city council seat are being contested in Laurens, while three…

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