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NBC’s ‘Today Show’ spot extends reach of The Echo Project

Laurens, S.C. – Rev. David Kennedy and his congregation’s Echo Project have been on the national stage before, and that was the case again Tuesday morning when Kennedy was interviewed by The Today Show host Craig Melvin for the beginning of Black History Month. Melvin visited Laurens in the fall to begin filming the five-minute…

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Cadaver dogs, historians search for the dead at Hayes’ Station in Laurens County

Laurens County, South Carolina – Searchers with metal detectors and handlers of cadaver search dogs trained in historical human decay searches were in eastern Laurens County Saturday afternoon, searching for evidence of two mass graves which hold the bodies of militia members slaughtered in 1781 by the notorious “Bloody Bill” Cunningham. A monument donated in…

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Museum’s Friday Gala offers public fundraiser: music, dancing, dinner

Laurens,  SC – The Laurens County Museum Association is sponsoring a variety of upcoming events to appeal to many in the upstate community, starting this weekend with its Night at the Museum, LCMA’s Fourth Annual Spring Gala, Friday, April 20. It will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the museum’s Witherspoon Building, 116 South Public Square in historic Laurens.…

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