Clinton SC

CNNGA’s expensive annual ‘training trips’ brought into question

The general manager and the chairman of the board for Clinton Newberry Natural Gas Authority on Tuesday defended the natural gas agency against accusations made in recent articles by The Post and Courier, claiming they don’t believe funds spent on training workshops over the years to be unethical. General Manager Jimmy Capps was hired by…

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Clinton City Manager Bill Cannon retires “effective immediately,” Higgs named as Interim

Monday, Feb. 8 Clinton, South Carolina – With the news that Clinton City Manager Bill Ed Cannon “has retired effective immediately,” Clinton City Council on Monday night voted to name Assistant City Manager as Interim City Manager. The announcement came tonight Monday, Feb. 8, after council returned to open session after a short executive session,…

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MLK service taking athletes beyond lacrosse

Clinton, South Carolina  – While the majority of the Presbyterian College student body won’t arrive back on campus until this Friday, Jan. 22, the women of the PC lacrosse team returned last week and spent their Martin Luther King Day on Monday raking leaves into large tarps at a rural Presbyterian church near Clinton. “The…

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CMS students, small church food bank meeting local needs

Clinton, S.C. – A small food bank in Clinton which routinely delivers extra groceries to specific families in need received a boost this month through a large donation by students and staff at Clinton Middle School, and the help of the middle school students led to Christmas season assistance for dozens of families in Clinton…

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Filing opens December 7 for March municipal elections

Municipal elections set for March 2 may seem like a long time off, but with filing opening in early December, those considering a run in local town and city elections have a couple of weeks to begin making their plans. Filing opens on Monday, Dec. 7, for all the open seats, all of which are non-partisan,…

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Fountain Inn man killed in Clinton shooting

Clinton Police are investigating a shooting death that happened Tuesday night on or near Academy Street. Kevern Dimone Simmons, 29, of Fountain Inn has been identified by the Laurens County Coroner’s Office as the victim in the shooting. He was found dead at in a grassy field inside his car near First Pentecostal Church on…

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