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District 56 taking seriously videos of toy gun at Clinton Middle School

Clinton, S.C. –  District 56 officials are taking seriously a video and images discovered on social media which showed Clinton Middle School students with what appeared to be a firearm on school grounds on Tuesday, but which was later found to be a toy Airsoft gun. Clinton Middle School officials were alerted Tuesday evening that…

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“Wine and Wishlists” this week Tuesday, Nov. 23

Laurens, South Carolina – Main Street Laurens businesses have also joined forces to present Wine and Wishlists, a new shopping activity set for Tuesday afternoon and evening, Nov. 23. Shops will be giving samples of wine and providing cards so that shoppers can fill out wishlist cards and leave them on file at the participating…

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Latimore, Ledda in top ranks of S.C. Police Chief Association

Laurens County, South Carolina – Laurens County now has two law enforcement officials holding top spots in the South Carolina Police Chief Association following this past weekend’s SCPCA annual leadership conference. Laurens Police Chief Chrissie Latimore was installed as the president of the South Carolina Police Chief Association, and Clinton Police Chief Sonny Ledda was…

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Corley easily wins open seat on District 56 board

Laurens County, S.C. – Teresa G. Corley easily won the open Seat 5 during a special election Tuesday, Oct. 5,  for District 56 School Board. Corley won with 179 votes to Patricia Green’s 27 votes. Four precincts were open, and while there were no votes cast in Clinton 2, there were 206 votes cast in…

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Prisma Health limits visitation because of COVID case surge

Laurens County Hospital is among those which, starting today, Monday, Aug. 9, is returning to a limited visitation policy because of the increasing COVID-19 infections. Prisma Health will limit visitation at all hospital and clinical facilities. Adult inpatients, outpatients and ambulatory pediatric patients will be limited to one visitor. These restrictions also will continue: Visitors…

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