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War Stories: Clinton honors city’s veterans

Clinton, South Carolina – Charles Nally was a young Army soldier in West Germany when he faced his most dangerous day of service completely by mistake. The Clinton resident, now 88, was out with fellow soldiers in the early 1950s on a border patrol when a commander sent sharp orders to return. “We’d gone into…

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Clinton’s Rhythm on the Rails and plenty of BBQ this weekend

Clinton, South Carolina – Rhythm on the Rails returns this weekend to Clinton, and among the highlights is the Purple Masquerade Tribute Band. “It’s one of those situations where he looks like Prince and he sounds like Prince,” said Main Street Clinton manager Joe Timmons. “When he performed in Lancaster once, I think some of…

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New life for former Clinton hospital as Legacy at Hays apartments

Clinton, South Carolina –  Clinton native Leonard Pitts was surrounded by family and friends as the City of Clinton and the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce assisted in a joyful ribbon cutting and opening of Legacy at Hays, a new premium apartment building in the completely renovated buildings which for decades served as Dr. Hays’…

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District 56 seeks input on modified ’23/’24 calendar

Clinton, South Carolina – Clinton District 56 may be joining Laurens District 55 in taking on a modified school year calendar for the 2023/24 school year, but it won’t make that final decision until late this month. At last week’s regular District 55 school board meeting on Monday, May 23, the board approved a modified…

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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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