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Sweet Tea, Soulified 7 at tonight’s downtown Soiree

Laurens, S.C. – The heat of August calls for iced tea refreshment, and this Friday night there will be plenty of iced tea flavors to choose from and music by Soulified 7 when Main Street Laurens hosts  its annual Sweet Tea Soiree as this month’s Finally Friday event tonight. “Merchants around the Downtown Square are…

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County condemns mausoleum at Forest Lawn

July 27, 2021 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…

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Immunity for parents, Safe Haven for babies

The South Carolina Department of Social Services announced this month that earlier in April an infant born at Prisma Health Laurens County Hospital had been surrendered to Laurens County Sheriff Deputies and then to DSS under Daniel’s Law, the name for the state’s Safe Haven for Abandoned Babies Act. Daniel’s Law was established after a…

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The new debate – Allergies or COVID?

April 15, 2021 Laurens, S.C. – Yellow pollen clouds aren’t quite as thick as they were a week or so ago but allergy season is still in full swing, and the “Is it COVID or is it allergies?” question is a common thread in conversations in workplaces and in doctors’ offices. Dr. Nate Benitez with…

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