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Early morning hoax call causes alarm for Laurens neighborhood

Laurens, South Carolina – Residents in the Moreland Ave. area of Laurens were awakened early Monday morning by Laurens police seeking a possible shooting victim from a call that was later determined to be a hoax. The call came into dispatch about 3:50 a.m. Monday, Dec. 6. “It sounded allegedly like a small child who…

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Upstate K-9s, handlers gather in Laurens for training

See full story in the Wednesday  Jan. 27 issue of The Laurens County Advertiser Laurens, South Carolina – As part of a large-scale training program, K-9 officers and their handlers from five different Upstate police departments spent Monday and Tuesday searching through office space, storage areas and the property outside the former Todd Distributor building.…

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Business Security program Tuesday perfect for owners, employees

Clinton, SC  – Business owners may fear the day that their business is threatened, either by a disgruntled customer or potential thief, and on Tuesday evening, July 17,  a “Business Security” event will be offered from 5:30 to 8 p.m.  at the Higher Ed. Center, 663 Medical Ridge Rd., Clinton to help people know what…

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