Clinton

Clinton rolls to season’s first victory

The Clinton Red Devils’ football team picked up the first victory in head coach Corey Fountain’s tenure with the squad Friday night, washing out Powdersville in a 31-0 rout at Wilder Stadium in Clinton. Kimon Quarles rushed for 93 yards on 12 carries, Greg Sanders rushed for 80 yards and two touchdowns, and both Shyquan…

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Clinton football suffers 2nd straight loss

  The Broome Centurions football team used a four-touchdown second quarter to effectively end the hopes for a Clinton victory Friday night at Wilder Stadium, pulling away to a 49-20 victory that sent the Red Devils to 0-2 to start the season. Broome running back C.J. Littlejohn led the way with a 49-yard touchdown run…

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Laurens VB suffers pair of defeats

The Laurens Raiders’ volleyball team saw its skid reach four straight matches Wednesday after being swept in both halves of a tri-match at T.L. Hanna, losing to both Easley and the host Yellow Jackets. In the match against Easley, which the Green Wave won in two sets (25-21, 25-14), Brielle Macatiag had 14 digs. Hanna,…

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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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Clinton reroutes traffic after Wednesday a.m. SCDOT incident

The City of Clinton is having to reroute traffic this morning after a piece of  SC Department of Transportation equipment used for paving turned over at the corner of West Main and Elizabeth Streets. City of Clinton has crews from Department of Public Safety and Department of Public Works on hand to assist the SCDOT in…

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Record-high bills likely result from record-low temps

Temperatures warmed up on Tuesday afternoon, but the ponds were still frozen on Monday when Duke Energy Carolinas announced its customers had set an all-time peak record for energy usage during the long stretch of extremely cold weather. It’s notable that Duke and all the other energy providers in Laurens County were able to prevent…

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School supply drives launch this weekend

These next few days will see volunteers from across the county collecting school supplies, and Laurens County residents are welcome to participate in the back -to-school events. This Friday and Saturday, items donated from the past month and during the weekend will be collected at Walmart where buses from Laurens and Clinton school districts will…

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Snake’s demise causes Clinton outages

A snake in a Gary Street substation in Clinton had an unfortunate end late Tuesday night and it took out the power for much of the city in the process, according to Dale Satterfield, the director of the Department of Public Works for the City of Clinton. “We had an outage about 11:15 Tuesday night,…

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