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Back Street gathering Saturday will document, share Laurens history

A grassroots effort and an invitation to remember the importance of “Back Street” in Laurens has prompted several Laurens residents and Laurens natives to plan a “Back Street Market” this Saturday. Their hope is to bring people together who can provide their memories about an area of vital economic and cultural importance to the African American community…

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Novelist about Southern sororities at Library Tuesday night

     Bestselling author Lisa Patton will be at the Laurens County Library on Tuesday October 2 at 7:00 pm. to talk about her writing, as well as her new book, Rush.       This latest novel was inspired by Lisa’s experiences as a sorority member at the University of Alabama, and born after a chance encounter with one…

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