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Local utilities prepare for potential winter storm

Laurens, South Carolina – Utility companies servicing Laurens County and the South Carolina Department of Transportation are taking steps to prepare for the projected winter storm tonight and tomorrow. The SCDOT announced it was to begin sanding or salting roads on Thursday and would continue work as needed, and encouraging motorists to stay off roadways…

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Power crews head out to assist after Dorian

Crews from Laurens Electric Cooperative (LEC) and Laurens Commission of Public Works (LCPW) left early Friday morning to assist utility companies struggling to get customers’ power back up after Dorian’s sweep through the South Carolina Lowcountry and Midlands, which is good news for the more than 202,000 electric customers who were still without power Friday morning. Six…

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