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Rosemary Avins Shelley

Laurens, South Carolina Rosemary Avins Shelley, age 66, of Laurens and daughter of the late Hal and Dorothy McDuffie Avins, passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2023. Born in Sumter, SC, Rosemary worked for Becton Dickinson Co. in Sumter, she worked in several cafes over the years, and then most recently, she was a loving…

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Family Promise puts the FUN in Saturday fundraiser

Laurens, S.C. – A bed race on the Historic Downtown Square in Laurens will likely bring a lot of laughs this Saturday morning, Sep. 29 as teams push decorated beds around a temporary racetrack. Planners for the unusual event hope it also brings in a good bit of funding for the non-profit organization Family Promise, which is using…

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