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Earl Thomason

Dateline – Laurens, South Carolina Earl Thomason, 94, resident of Laurens, SC, widower of Carolyn Parkman Thomason, passed away Friday, October 7, 2022, at Martha Franks Baptist Retirement Community. Born November 5, 1927 in Fountain Inn, SC, he was a son of the late Willie J. Thomason and Essie Smith Thomason, and was lovingly raised…

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Richard Allen (Rick) Pease

Richard Allen (Rick) Pease died March 19, 2022, of Legionnaires disease in Savannah, Georgia. He was a faithful Christian, a wonderful friend and a beloved husband. Formerly of Laurens, Rick was an avid golfer and enjoyed returning often to golf and joke with friends at Lakeside Country Club, attend his early morning Bible studies at Chick-fil-A…

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Joe Robinson Giles, Sr.

Dateline – Clinton, South Carolina Joe Robinson Giles, Sr., age 89, of S. Adair Street, Clinton, husband of Lou Cornwall Giles, passed away, Sunday, February 6, 2022 at NHC of Clinton. Born July 27, 1932 in Greenwood, SC, he was a son of the late Lewis Franklin and the late Jodie Robinson Giles. He was…

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Michael Edward “Mike” Simmons

Dateline – Laurens, South Carolina Michael Edward “Mike” Simmons, age 66, of Laurens, and husband of Sallie Johnson Simmons, passed away on Saturday, November 27, 2021, at PRISMA Health Greenville Memorial Hospital. Born in Laurens, Mike was the son of the late James Edward and Lois Bailes Simmons. He was a 1977 graduate of Clemson…

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United Way still filling slots for May 4 fundraising golf tourney

Laurens County, SC – The United Way of Laurens County (UWLC) is hosting its 26th Annual Golf Championship Friday, May 4th at Lakeside Country Club and there are still plenty of opportunities for golfers to form teams and get involved. Golfers will enjoy a day of golf, contests, prizes, beverages and good food. Lunch will be…

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Fighting addiction: FAVOR meetings begin Thursday

Laurens County, SC – FAVOR-Laurens County, a new subgroup of FAVOR-Greenville, will assist Laurens County families who are trying to help loved ones fighting addictions. FAVOR stands for Faces and Voices of Recovery, and its first Family Support meeting of the new group will be this Thursday evening, Sept. 14, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.…

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