Clinton SC

Thursday PMPA meeting offers solution for supplemental power discord

Update note: Includes broader supplemental power agreements description. While the city councils of Laurens and Clinton handled an issue in very different ways, both councils approved resolutions this week ahead of a Thursday morning, Nov. 21, meeting of the Piedmont Municipal Power Authority. At issue is the supplemental power agreements that the 10 cities have…

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Missing toddler, Elijah Henderson, found safe just before dark Saturday

Clinton, SC – After about nine hours as a missing child, Elijah Henderson, the three-year-old toddler lost Saturday morning Sept. 28 near Clinton, was found safe about 7:30 p.m. near his home. “Elijah was found approximately two miles from the home,” said Laurens County Sheriff Office public relations officer Courtney Snow. “The sheriff had already dismissed most of the…

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Clinton toddler still missing as evening arrives, hundreds volunteer

Clinton, South Carolina – Hundreds of volunteers have walked dense woods alongside officers from several different law enforcement agencies today in an effort to find Elijah Henderson, the three-year-old who disappeared from his front porch about 10:30 this morning, Saturday, Sept. 28. Laurens County Sheriff Don Reynolds said their call came in around 11 a.m. and…

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Doves fly at FOTD as Hospice brings 400 cyclists to Clinton

Walt Willard and Claire Hamanaka of Hidden Lake at Cross Hill are typically riding along with other tandem bicyclists at rides like the Georgia Tandem Rally or the Southern Tandem Rally in Greenwood held in September.      This past Saturday, Aug. 10, however, they were among the 400 cyclists from Laurens County, across South Carolina,…

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City of Clinton offers warnings about upcoming heat

Clinton, S.C. – With a 10-day forecast including heat indexes above 100 degrees and daytime temps in the upper 90’s, the City of Clinton is warning residents to check on family and friends, especially the young and elderly who may have more difficulty in the extreme weather. The office of the City Manager encouraged residents to avoid exposure by drinking plenty…

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City of Clinton chosen for $20,000 in TD Green Space funding

Clinton, South Carolina – For the second year, the City of Clinton is among 20 cities in the U.S. and Canada selected to receive a $20,000 TD Green Space Grant. Director of Utilities Joey Meadors said he expects the city to work with Clinton Canopy to develop specific plans for the funds. “We virtually did…

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PC announces Cally Gault has died

Calhoun “Cally” Gault, the former head coach of the Presbyterian College football team who helped lead the Blue Hose to a pair of South Atlantic Conference titles over a 22-year college career, has died. He was 91. “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Calhoun Folk “Cally” Gault ’48, longtime PC…

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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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