Historic Downtown

Zoning issue on garage to proceed for ‘fairness to everyone’

Updated, 7:45 a.m. Feb. Laurens, S.C. – Concerning a controversial zoning issue decision, Laurens City Council opted Tuesday night to go with an “objective opinion” and voted unanimously to allow a circuit court judge to rule on a downtown Laurens business’ plan to build a garage yards from the Historic Square. “The vote was unanimous,…

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Public encouraged to attend tonight’s Echo Theater meeting

A community meeting will be held in the Laurens City Council Chambers in City Hall tonight to gauge community support and gather ideas for the former Echo Theater. The meeting was announced during the recent meeting of Laurens City Council and council members and members of the public were asked to attend at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 7,…

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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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