Laurens Glass Plant
Richard Eugene “RB” Blackwell
Clinton, South Carolina Richard Eugene “RB” Blackwell, age 71, of 18 Peachtree Street, and husband of Patricia Pruitt Blackwell, passed away on Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at his home. Born in Clinton, he was a son of the late Ernest Eugene and Agnes Lucinda Green Blackwell. A U.S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam Era, “RB”…Read More
Jackson Donnelly “Don” Burroughs, Sr.
Gray Court, South Carolina Jackson Donnelly “Don” Burroughs, Sr., age 88, passed away on March 5, 2022, at home surrounded by family. Originally born in Vance County, NC, he was the son of the late James Gilliam Burroughs and Elain Wright Burroughs. Don spent his first 12 years in Canada and his family moved to…Read More
After nine years of fundraising, Laurens County Museum opens to public
Laurens, South Carolina – A tree seems to grow from the floor and into the rafters of the Witherspoon Building, the newly-completed permanent home of the Laurens County Museum which welcomed hundreds of guests last weekend with a fundraising gala Friday and a grand opening on Sunday, Jan. 2. The “tree room” is an impressive…Read More