Clinton SC

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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Main Street Clinton, Main Street Laurens plan fun tonight, Friday

Laurens County, SC – Main Street Clinton and Main Street Laurens are hosting free summer fun in the evenings this week, starting with Clinton’s free family movie night at 6 and 8 p.m. tonight, Thursday, July 26  in Vance Park in Clinton. Then on Friday, the classic car club will be on the Downtown Square in Laurens tomorrow, Friday…

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BMX, country music, BBQ headline ROTR fest in Clinton

Clinton, SC – A rising star in the country music world and a fast-paced BMX bicycle stunt show, as well as an “anything goes” juried car show, are among the many new items headlining this weekend’s Rhythm on the Rails and barbecue festival in Clinton. Main Street Clinton is sponsoring the event, which starts with…

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PA school setback means only one year delay, PC’s Staton says Tuesday

Clinton, SC – Presbyterian College learned earlier this month that its application for accreditation of its planned Physician Assistant school  had been turned down, and on Tuesday, Presbyterian College President Bob Staton was able to work with PA leadership team and the officials of the accreditation review commission and decided a reapplication would likely cause…

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Clinton Middle School copycat bomb threats ‘unacceptable behavior’

Clinton, SC – No students have been charged, but Clinton Public Safety was called when numerous copycat-style bomb threats were written on various bathroom walls in Clinton Middle School early on Wednesday, resulting in a special-called school assembly that very day to explain the negative ramifications for any child found to have written the notes.…

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Street changes with Clinton’s sewer work Monday night, March 19

The City of Clinton announced Monday that contract crews from North American Pipeline Management Inc. are making preparations now to perform sewer pipe bursting beginning at 7 p.m. tonight, and will result in limited access to Gary Street from Broad Street. Crews will be working from the intersection of South Broad and Gary Streets to…

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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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