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Driver dies in single-vehicle crash near Ware Shoals

The driver of a pickup truck was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Ware Shoals Saturday evening. The wreck occurred around 7:30 p.m. on U.S. Highway 25 at Highway 252, about two miles north of Ware Shoals. The victim has been identified by the Laurens County Coroner’s Office as Lukas Michael Welsch, 29, of Ware…

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Clinton gives nod to pre-pay metering; surprised by LCDC move

This story is from the Aug. 1 issue of The Laurens County Advertiser. Clinton, S.C. –  Clinton City Council gave Utilities Department Director Joey Meadors the go-ahead to begin plans for an optional utility billing system that can help those customers who have the toughest time keeping up with their utility bills. The pre-pay metering…

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Deputy Roger Rice Memorial Ride set for today, Oct. 18

At noon today, Sunday, Oct. 18, check-in begins for the Deputy Roger Rice Memorial Ride at Destination Power-Sports, 23165 US-76, Clinton, SC. The event includes food, refreshments, raffles, vendors, auction, commemorative T- shirts and more, and the cost to ride is $20 per bike. Bikes depart at 2 p.m. The fundraising ride was postponed earlier…

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Clinton daycare closes after COVID-19 cases

Clinton, South Carolina – A Wednesday evening release by a Clinton daycare facility confirmed social media reports that one of its employees tested positive for COVID-19 and closed its doors Tuesday. According to the letter, an employee tested positive Tuesday (March 31) and has been in self-quarantine, and the family member of an employee tested positive for the virus…

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