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11-year-old recovering after dog attack

An 11-year-old boy is recovering in a Greenville hospital after a pack of four dogs attacked him Wednesday morning as he was walking to his bus stop on Livingston Street for school. Clinton Police Commander Crystal Roberts said Thursday morning all four of the dogs involved in the attack have been put down. Officers were…

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Byrd, Senn among new trustees at Presbyterian College

Clinton, South Carolina – Presbyterian College welcomes three new members to the school’s board of trustees this month, according to a release Thursday afternoon by Presbyterian College. The Rev. Dr. John C. Brearley ’81, Clinton community leader Lumus Byrd, and Laurens Mayor Nathan Senn joined the board for the trustees’ first meeting of the year…

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Week of railroad crossing closures starting Jan. 22

Laurens County, South Carolina – Starting Monday, Jan. 22, motorists may face significant detours in portions of Laurens County as CSX Transportation performs maintenance and resurfacing on close to 20 railroad crossings in Laurens County. The crossings will gradually be closed from Newberry through Clinton and on to the northeast of Laurens. The rail company…

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Starting Thursday, Dec. 14, Santa visits, local retailer events and cinema fill Christmas season

Laurens County, South Carolina – Thornwell Charter students charmed audiences this past weekend with their four showings of “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.” Now beginning Thursday, Dec. 14, these last 12 days before Christmas are filled with Santa sightings and shopping opportunities across the county. Santa magic will be strong in Clinton this Thursday, as…

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Veterans honored during cities’ programs, video

Laurens County, South Carolina – When Laurens resident Willie Rice was drafted to fight in Vietnam on Oct. 30, 1966, his cousin John Rice made a final decision. “I told him if he was going, then I was going too,” John Rice said. “Then later when I landed at Cam Ranh Bay, it was 110…

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ROTR back with great crowds and Clinton’s Got Talent

The 2023 version of Rhythm on the Rails had great crowds and great music, and with a ton of work by city staff, Clinton’s community event planner Dianne Wyatt was very pleased with the results. “Friday had especially good crowds,” Wyatt said. “A lot of people came out to support everyone at Clinton’s Got Talent,…

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Programming returns, volunteers sought for Clinton Community Garden

Clinton, S.C. – A large group of Presbyterian College freshmen spent part of their orientation week assisting at the Clinton Community Garden and learning a bit about the Clinton community as they put into action the school’s commitment to service.Clin It was a much appreciated service at the volunteer-run Clinton Community Garden located on South…

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Clinton finally gets back to construction of recreation complex

Clinton, South Carolina – Clinton City Council took action Monday evening to finally start again on its long-awaited recreation complex, directing City Manager Tom Brooks to work with GMK Architects to select a building contractor for the project. At its special called meeting, council met in executive session with GMK architect Bryant Brown. “Mayor Pro…

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Community spaces included in the plans for Clinton library branch

Clinton, South Carolina – Clinton City Council got a look Monday evening at an array of conceptual drawings of the long-anticipated Clinton branch of the Laurens County Library. And with construction expected to begin soon, the library might be hosting patrons by next summer at its planned location of 304 W. Pitt St., just a…

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