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Clinton may soon see new restaurant, Starbucks

Clinton, S.C. – Earlier this week an official with the City of Clinton had verified that two new unnamed restaurants were planning to locate near the I-26 and Hwy. 72 interchange, and now one of them appears to be Starbucks, judging from an agenda item for Clinton City Council’s regular March meeting this upcoming Monday,…

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Potential wastewater facility raises concerns in Clinton

From the Wednesday, July 14 issue of The Advertiser Clinton, S.C. – Clinton residents in the area just north of the city limits are concerned about a company, H20 Blue, LLC,  which is seeking approval from DHEC for the construction of a “hauled waste receiving and evaporating facility” on Highway 56 N, according to an…

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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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Some precincts adjusted for March 2 municipal elections

The last day for absentee voting in the March 2 Municipal Elections is Monday, March 1, and the office of Voter Registration and Elections will be open through 5 p.m. for that purpose. Several council seats are up for grabs, and particularly in Clinton and Laurens incumbents face opposition. Several precincts have been adjusted, but most…

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Walsh takes Ward 6 race, incumbents hold in two Clinton seats

Nine candidates were vying for three different seats in the City of Clinton municipal election and once the votes were tallied, incumbents held their seats in two races but Ward 6 incumbent Jimmy Young lost to challenger Megan Walsh. Mayor Bob McLean easily held on to his seat despite a fairly strong showing by supporters…

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Threatt resigns post in Clinton

Clinton, SC – Clinton will be searching for a new assistant city manager after Assistant City Manager Jerre Threatt resigned from his position last week, and Clinton Mayor Bob McLean said although he hadn’t spoken to Threatt, he was sure he would do well in his next venture. “Jerre always presented a very professional image…

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