Laurens County SC

Upgrades are coming to city, county parks

Children of Laurens County, and adults who are young at heart, will have splash pads to play in to cool off now that the Capital Project Sales Tax passed in this week’s election. The three splash pads will go into parks within the City of Laurens, Joanna and Ware Shoals as part of a large scale upgrade to…

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Voters say ‘Yes’ to CPST referendum

Laurens County voters approved a 1-cent Capital Project Sales Tax Tuesday, voting overwhelmingly in favor of a plan that will invest nearly $35 million in 16 building and improvement projects all around the county. When the votes were tallied, 14,370 people voted for the referendum (58%) and 10,366 (42%) voted against it. The “Yes” votes…

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Deputy Roger Rice Memorial Ride set for today, Oct. 18

At noon today, Sunday, Oct. 18, check-in begins for the Deputy Roger Rice Memorial Ride at Destination Power-Sports, 23165 US-76, Clinton, SC. The event includes food, refreshments, raffles, vendors, auction, commemorative T- shirts and more, and the cost to ride is $20 per bike. Bikes depart at 2 p.m. The fundraising ride was postponed earlier…

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Updated Laurens County Airport terminal planned with CPST funds

For a link explaining all the county’s proposed CPST projects,  go to https://www.yestoinvestlc.com. Oct. 14, 2020 Laurens, SC – The Laurens County Airport Commission is hoping funds from the Capital Project Sales Tax will help with crucial upgrades and provide a much more welcoming entrance for the many industrial leaders and others who fly into…

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Autopsy: Gray Court woman attacked, killed by dogs

A 32-year-old woman found deceased in a yard at an Allegra Lane residence in Gray Court Tuesday was apparently mauled to death by dogs, the Laurens County Coroner’s Office said following an autopsy Wednesday morning. Jaqueline Nicole Robinson of Gray Court was identified as the victim of the attack. Her body was found Tuesday morning…

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