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Clinton resident killed in single-car crash

An 80-year-old Clinton resident died Sunday afternoon in a single-car accident on Old Milton Road. The accident occurred around 1:30 p.m. on Old Milton Road near Keller Drive, about two miles south of Clinton. South Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Mitchell Ridgeway said the victim was traveling west on Old Milton Road in a 2008 Nissan…

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Laurens, Clinton to hold Veterans Day observances

Both Laurens and Clinton will hold Veterans Day observances Friday. The City of Laurens will host its Veterans Day Celebration at 10 a.m. at the new water park at 122 South Street just off the Historic Square. The event will feature the Davidson Brass ensemble and state Rep. Doug Gilliam (R-Union), a retired U.S. Army…

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Clinton daycare closes after COVID-19 cases

Clinton, South Carolina – A Wednesday evening release by a Clinton daycare facility confirmed social media reports that one of its employees tested positive for COVID-19 and closed its doors Tuesday. According to the letter, an employee tested positive Tuesday (March 31) and has been in self-quarantine, and the family member of an employee tested positive for the virus…

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Laurens survives opening scare; Clinton ousted

The Laurens Raiders’ football team opened its quest for an SCHSL Class 5A championship Friday night, and in doing so nearly saw its outstanding season come to a sudden end. However, running back Duane Martin didn’t let that happen. Martin rushed for 231 yards and four touchdowns to help spark Laurens to 466 rushing yards…

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Foster TD helps Raiders take huge step

The Laurens Raiders’ football team is alone in first place in Region 1-5A after a thrilling road victory over the Woodmont Wildcats Friday night. Dee Foster caught three passes for 77 yards, including a 7-yard touchdown pass from Ryan Campbell with 15 seconds left in regulation, giving the Raiders a 28-24 victory over the Wildcats…

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Laurens’ Martin nominated for Mr. Football award

Laurens Raiders’ running back/linebacker Duane Martin picked up another honor Wednesday night when he was announced as a finalist for the state’s Mr. Football award. Martin was nominated with Dutch Fork wide receiver Jalin Hyatt, Saluda quarterback Noah Bell, Chapman quarterback MIkele Colasurdo, Byrnes running back Rahjai Harris, and Daniel quarterback Tyler Venables. Through five…

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Clinton boys’ runners take 3rd at Emerald meet

The Clinton High boys’ cross country team turned in a solid performance at an open meet, held at Emerald, finishing in third place with 82 points. All of the top five scoring runners – and the top eight runners for the Red Devils – finished with personal bests. Nick Perkins led Clinton with a time…

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Craig punt return TD boosts Laurens

The Laurens Raiders’ football team used its offense and, especially, its defense to stay in the game Friday night against the Westside Rams at K.C. Hanna Stadium, but it was special teams that ended up providing the big blow. Isaac Craig returned a punt 66 yards for a touchdown with 2 minutes, 9 seconds left in…

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