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R&B, Motown highlight downtown Laurens, May 31 Finally Friday!

Main Street Laurens has mapped out plans for its May Finally Friday, which will take place Friday night, May 31, and feature the music of Soulified 7, a Greenville-based band which performs pop, rhythm and blues, and Motown. “They performed a couple of weeks ago at Spartanburg’s Spring Fling, and they’ve performed at events in…

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Absentee voting open for District 55 decision

Absentee voting open for school bond referendum  Absentee voting for the District 55 Bond Referendum is currently underway, according to Lynne West, director of the Board of Voter Registration and Elections of Laurens County. Since the referendum date is Sept. 5, applications that have to be mailed should go into the mail as soon as…

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