Skip to content


Harriett Elizabeth Taylor Atkinson

Laurens, South Carolina Harriett Elizabeth Taylor Atkinson, 91, of Laurens and widow of Marvin Fredrick Atkinson passed away Sunday, November 13, 2022, at Martha Franks Retirement Community. Born in Laurens, she was a daughter of the late Charlton Holmes and Loree Garrett Taylor. Mrs. Atkinson retired from Milliken and was a member of Laurens Pentecostal…

Read More

Randell “Randy” Price Smith

Dateline – Laurens, South Carolina Randell “Randy” Price Smith, age 87, of Laurens, SC, widower of Sarah Porter Lester Smith, passed away Sunday, November 13, 2022 at Langston Place. He was born July 19, 1935 in Scottsburg, IN, and was a son of the late Randell Pope Smith and Ernestine “Tina” Phillips Smith. Mr. Smith…

Read More

Philip Samuel Adair

Dateline – Laurens, South Carolina Philip Samuel Adair went to be with the Lord Jesus Christ on Sunday, December 19, 2021. He was surrounded in his last days by family and friends. Phil was born, November 7, 1946, to Samuel Watts Adair and Lettie Arlene Pfaff Adair in Laurens, SC. He was a graduate of…

Read More

Workforce development partners hold first ever drive-thru job fair in county

Laurens County, South Carolina On Wednesday, February 10, Laurens County’s first ever drive-thru job fair was held at the Piedmont Technical College Center for Advanced Manufacturing (PTC CAM) in Laurens. Hosted by partner organizations Piedmont Technical College, SC Works Upper Savannah, and the Laurens County Development Corporation (LCDC), the job fair included five participating industries.…

Read More