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Joseph “Joe” Earl Brownlee

Laurens, South Carolina Joseph Earl Brownlee, age 76, of the Hickory Tavern Community, and husband of Frances Melton Brownlee, passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, peacefully at his home. He was born in Laurens and was a son of the late Willie Capers and Ena Abercrombie Brownlee. Mr. Brownlee retired from Industrial Distribution Group…

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Grace Williams Davis

Gray Court, South Carolina Grace Williams Davis, 93, of Hickory Tavern Community, and widow of her late husband Leonard Earl Davis, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2022, at Hospice House of the Piedmont in Greenwood. Born in Laurens County, she was the daughter of the late Sam W. Williams and Ora Manley Williams. She was…

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District 55 goes to a week of virtual for three schools

Laurens, S.C.  – Laurens County School District 55 announced Wednesday evening that three of the district’s schools will transition to virtual learning beginning Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, and continuing through Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021.  The campuses affected include Gray Court-Owings School, Hickory Tavern School, and Laurens District 55 High School.  Students at the district’s remaining six…

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Tommy Rowland, Sr.

Dateline – Hickory Tavern, South Carolina Wilton Tommy Rowland, Sr., 79, husband of Janet Elaine Winchester Rowland, of Highway 76 West, died Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Born in Hickory Tavern, he was a son of the late Clint Cleve and Lake Cox Rowland. He was a Member and Deacon of Princeton…

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