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Keep Laurens County Beautiful

Roadways, rivers benefit from record spring cleanups

Laurens County, South Carolina – With more than 200 volunteers participating, April’s various cleanup events throughout the county appears to have brought in the highest amount of trash ever collected from Laurens County roadways within a single month. While the year-old  Keep Laurens County Beautiful affiliate has encouraged volunteer cleanup events several times a year,…

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Volunteers urged to ‘Team Up to Clean Up’ to celebrate Earth Day

Laurens County, South Carolina – Three weeks into April’s “Upstate Team-Up to Clean-Up” anti-litter challenge, Laurens County has already had many bags of trash cleared from its roadways with many more events remaining for volunteers to join in or launch a cleanup of their own. “Last week the American Legion Post 25 picked up 50…

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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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