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Oyster Roast funds chamber as shells help the state’s coast, marsh

Laurens County, South Carolina – The Laurens County Chamber of Commerce welcomed a record number of guests to its 15th Annual Oyster Roast last Thursday evening, raising needed funds for its work in business support and development across the county. It’s become the chamber’s largest fundraiser and this year’s record crowd of more than 750…

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Volunteers contribute to cleaner waterways, roadways

A morning of cleaning county roadways and the Laurens County side of Lake Greenwood on Saturday paid off big with well over 4,000 pounds of trash collected, and that’s only from a segment of the lake area, said Courtney Stonell, executive director of Keep Laurens County Beautiful. With several cleanup campaigns scattered throughout the county,…

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Volunteers in contest Saturday as they beautify their county

This Saturday morning, June 2, volunteers have another opportunity to hit the streets and help remove some of the trash from Laurens County’s roadways, and a contest will pit groups against each other as they post fun pictures with the hashtag, #keeplaurenscountybeautiful, and clean up the areas closest to your homes and businesses. “They can…

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