Laurens County SC

County condemns mausoleum at Forest Lawn

Laurens, S.C.  – After months working to get the owner of Forest Lawn Mausoleum to make badly needed repairs, Chuck Bobo, the director of Building Codes for Laurens County, placed a condemned notice  on the structure today, Tuesday, July 27. “We have been working with South Carolina Labor, Licensing and Regulations Agency and have written…

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Walk-ins available for COVID-19 testing, vaccines this week at Laurens County Health Department

DHEC is providing regular updates for COVID-19 vaccine clinics and testing opportunities in the Upstate Region and hours include daytime and on Tuesday, early evening hours. (see below) For the most current vaccine clinic information:  scdhec.gov/vaxlocator.  For the most current testing site information: scdhec.gov/findatest. COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective, and free. The Moderna and Janssen (Johnson &…

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Blood Connection adds additional sites for June

Laurens County, South Carolina –  Calls by The Blood Connection for additional Mobile Clinic Donor Sites have resulted in locations added to the previous schedule, and today the mobile units will be at the City of Clinton and later in the day at Walmart. “The local blood supply is critically low after months of historically…

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Clinton Police make arrest in Wednesday’s fatal shooting

May 27, 2021 Clinton, S.C.  – A Greenville man has been charged with the murder of a Clinton resident who was shot at Countryside Townhouses Wednesday morning in what appears to stem from a domestic violence issue, according to Clinton Police Chief Sonny Ledda. Devon Rhys Neal, 33, of Satterfield Drive, Greenville, was arrested Wednesday by…

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