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Nonprofit warehouse closure causes budget hits

The closure announced last week of a large Gifts-In-Kind warehouse store in Spartanburg is causing at least a couple of Laurens County non-profits to seek how they’ll fill the budgetary void left from the store’s closure. The warehouse-style store was run by the United Way of the Piedmont and supplied by Walmart, which donated overruns…

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Living United: Agency gives nod to partners, campaign contributors

Clinton, S.C. – The United Way of Laurens County held its first Annual Campaign Kick-off and Awards Dinner since the pandemic forced its cancellation the last two years, and several workplaces left with awards for their efforts to keep services going to their various partner agencies. In addition, Board member and long time volunteer Sharon…

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Bonnie Threatt McCurry

Waterloo, South Carolina Bonnie Threatt McCurry, age 81, of Waterloo, passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2022, at her home. Born in Charlotte, NC, she was the daughter of the late Eula Threatt and Aline Funderburk Threatt Miller. Bonnie retired from Jostens and enjoyed camping, the lake, traveling, and meeting new friends. Surviving are: her…

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Lona Smith Ladd

Dateline – Laurens, South Carolina Lona Smith Ladd, age 74, widow of Howard C. Ladd, II, passed away peacefully at home, June 7, 2022. She was born May 29, 1948 in Lexington, SC and was a daughter of the late David Hope and the late Eula Miles Smith. “Grandma” had a profound effect on her…

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Terrie Duvall Clark

Dateline – Laurens, South Carolina Terrie Duvall Clark, 44, of 104 Arrowood Ln. and wife of Christopher Michael Clark passed away Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at her home. Born in Greenwood, she was a daughter of Jerry Gene Duvall of Laurens and the late Rebekah Clayton Duvall. A homemaker, Terrie was a member of New…

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