Clinton SC

Prisma Laurens County responds to Thursday morning shooting

From Prisma Health release: Clinton, SC –  In a release sent to media Thursday evening, Prisma Health leaders credited law enforcement and team members at Prisma Health Laurens County Hospital for helping quickly resolve an active-shooter incident that occurred just before 2 a.m., Thursday, April 11, at the hospital. Greenville Health Authority (GHA) Police were…

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Hospital shooting by ‘armed visitor’ at Prisma Laurens

Well after sunrise on Thursday morning, visitors to the Prisma Health Laurens County Memorial Hospital’s Emergency Department were being scanned by an officer with a hand-held metal detector wand after an early morning altercation just before 2 a.m. resulted in injuries to an armed visitor and a Greenville Health Authority officer. “According to the police…

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“Elephant and Piggie’s” musical on stage this weekend at PC

Clinton resident and Laurens District High graduate Crysta Gurga is among the small cast of Presbyterian College students in this weekend’s production of “Elephant & Piggie’s ‘We are in a Play!’” and the one-act show is open to the public for $5 general admission. A total of three weekend shows will be held in Edmunds Hall on the…

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City of Clinton seeks public input Tuesday on planned Rec Complex

Clinton, S.C. – The City of Clinton, along with the city’s Recreation Committee, will conduct a community input forum on Tuesday, Jan. 22, beginning at approximately 5:00 p.m. in the M.S. Bailey Council Chambers, located on the second floor of the M.S. Bailey Municipal Center. City staff, along with representatives from the engineering firm, will reveal…

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Christmas celebrations this week prior to Saturday parades

Christmas parades across the county are set for Saturday, Dec. 1, but the Christmas season begins even sooner as Main Street organizations in Clinton and Laurens hold their tree lighting ceremonies and highlight their downtown retail businesses. Main Street Clinton will begin its celebration of “A Family Christmas” at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29,, with its…

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Family Promise puts the FUN in Saturday fundraiser

Laurens, S.C. – A bed race on the Historic Downtown Square in Laurens will likely bring a lot of laughs this Saturday morning, Sep. 29 as teams push decorated beds around a temporary racetrack. Planners for the unusual event hope it also brings in a good bit of funding for the non-profit organization Family Promise, which is using…

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Clinton street closed, reopened after Tuesday night hit and run

Update 10:50 p.m. Clinton, South Carolina – No one was injured in a hit and run which forced the temporary closure of Calhoun Street in Clinton Tuesday night. Officers with the Clinton Department of Public Safety and Presbyterian College Safety were able to apprehend the driver who caused the accident, said DPS Director Robin Morse. The driver,…

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