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City of Laurens South Carolina

Laurens roads set for repaving, citizen boards restructured

Laurens, South Carolina – Laurens City Council last week heard a plan that will use a combination of Laurens County Transportation and city funds to repair some of the city streets most in need of repair. “Fortunately, the State Department of Transportation owns most of the roads in the City of Laurens, but there are…

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City of Laurens answers queries with Town Hall Meeting Tuesday, Feb. 28

Laurens, South Carolina – Officials with the City of Laurens will be answering questions about the city’s growth, the new trash pickup service, how the Laurens Police plans to continue keeping the community safe, information about the city’s beautification efforts and other topics when it holds a public Town Hall Meeting tomorrow night, Tuesday, Feb. 28.…

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Broken LCPW hydrant causes Boil Water Advisory

Laurens, South Carolina – An accident involving a broken fire hydrant near Beasley Funeral Home Saturday night resulted in the need for some Laurens residents to boil their water until the Laurens Commission of Public Works deems the water safe to drink. “The person said she was swerving to avoid a deer and hit the…

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Upstate K-9s, handlers gather in Laurens for training

See full story in the Wednesday  Jan. 27 issue of The Laurens County Advertiser Laurens, South Carolina – As part of a large-scale training program, K-9 officers and their handlers from five different Upstate police departments spent Monday and Tuesday searching through office space, storage areas and the property outside the former Todd Distributor building.…

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Christmas on the Square Friday at 6

In spite of the limitations caused by the pandemic, this Friday evening will offer socially distanced activities for children when Christmas comes to Laurens during “Christmas on the Square.” The City of Laurens begins the event with the tree lighting at 6 p.m. The tree was moved from the corner at what is now Back…

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Public welcome to Back Street Park dedication Friday a.m.

  Nov. 5, 2020 Laurens, S.C.  – The City of Laurens’ new Back Street Park will be officially open for the public this Friday, Nov. 6, during an 11 a.m. dedication ceremony. The park is at the corner of East Main Street and Highway 221 at the entrance of Historic Downtown Laurens. The park was first put into…

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