Waterloo SC

Incumbents roll in city elections

In Tuesday’s municipal elections, outlying towns in the county had several uncontested races, while campaigning had been strong for council seats within the cities of Laurens and Clinton, but incumbents held on in every race. All vote totals were unofficial until they certified Thursday by the board of elections, said Laurens County Voter Registration director…

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Some precincts adjusted for March 2 municipal elections

The last day for absentee voting in the March 2 Municipal Elections is Monday, March 1, and the office of Voter Registration and Elections will be open through 5 p.m. for that purpose. Several council seats are up for grabs, and particularly in Clinton and Laurens incumbents face opposition. Several precincts have been adjusted, but most…

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Filing opens December 7 for March municipal elections

Municipal elections set for March 2 may seem like a long time off, but with filing opening in early December, those considering a run in local town and city elections have a couple of weeks to begin making their plans. Filing opens on Monday, Dec. 7, for all the open seats, all of which are non-partisan,…

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LCSO aiding in Waterloo search for missing N.C. woman

By John Clayton, Editor Laurens County, SC – Authorities are searching today (Friday, Aug. 27) for a body in a missing-person cold case near the intersection of Lois Lane and Serene Drive in Waterloo. The Gaston County, N.C. case dates back to the mid-1990s and involves a missing woman. According to Laurens County Sheriff’s Office Capt.…

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Accident brings commuter community together

Waterloo, SC – Highway 221 commuters on the Lake Greenwood side of Waterloo came together as a community early Wednesday morning when a semi truck heading toward Greenwood veered off the side of the highway into a ravine, splintering the truck cab and, surprisingly to all who saw the accident, left the driver, Bill Humphries…

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