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Cross Hill SC

Rehabbed owls have rapt audience for Lake Greenwood release

Cross Hill, S.C. – Three young barred owls were released last weekend near the shores of Lake Greenwood, much to the pleasure of an audience of a couple dozen people as they landed nearby and provided a lengthy photo shoot. It was the first public release of rehabbed birds since the Covid-19 pandemic, and PAWS…

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Cross Hill man charged with February murder

An Laurens County Sheriff’s Office murder investigation that lasted more than a month has led to an arrest of a Cross Hill man. Jahmez Wayvon Lindsay, 20, was arrested Tuesday and charged with murder, grand larceny, second-degree burglary and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime. Lindsay is accused of shooting…

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Incumbents roll in city elections

In Tuesday’s municipal elections, outlying towns in the county had several uncontested races, while campaigning had been strong for council seats within the cities of Laurens and Clinton, but incumbents held on in every race. All vote totals were unofficial until they certified Thursday by the board of elections, said Laurens County Voter Registration director…

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Historic Cross Hill’s ‘Comin’ Home’ festival this weekend

The 29th Annual “Comin’ Home to Cross Hill” Festival is set for this upcoming Labor Day Weekend, beginning Friday evening, Aug. 31, and continuing throughout the day on Saturday,  Sept. 1 in the historic town in the Southern part of Laurens County. The Saturday morning parade begins at 10 a.m., and musical guests throughout the day include the 282nd…

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