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The District 56 Board of Trustees spent just 30 minutes Monday night receiving a report about Eastside Elementary School – its meeting location – and learning about the anti-bullying phone app, “StopIt.”

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SOUTH BEND, Ind. – It was no surprise the Notre Dame defeated Presbyterian in men’s basketball Monday, but the Blue Hose put a scare into the Fighting Irish, who won, 63-53.

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On November 29-30, the Laurens County Museum Merry Market Holiday Craft and Gift Fair will be held from 5-8 p.m., on Friday, November 29, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, November 30, at the Witherspoon Building, 116 South Public Square, Laurens.

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Sophomore running back Kendrick Bell rushed for 123 yards, and Alex Usry kicked field goals of 51 and 42 yards as Charleston Southern defeated Presbyterian, 27-7, in the Blue Hose’ last game as a football member of the Big South Conference on Saturday at Bailey Memorial Stadium.

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On November 20, 1780, following a fierce battle late in the day, General Thomas Sumter, leading around 1,000 Patriot militiamen, gave the feared Lt. Colonel Banastre Tarleton, leading 270 British regulars, his first defeat during the Revolutionary War.

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Almost no one can afford health care without insurance. Many people in Laurens County and everywhere else in the United States receive government assistance in securing health care.

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With balanced scoring and stifling defense, Morehead State defeated Presbyterian, 77-55, in the Blue Hose’ first men’s game of the season at Templeton Center on Thursday night.

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On the heels – it’s a particularly apt cliché for a football team that goes by Blue Hose – of a victory that ended a 16-game losing streak, Presbyterian College will go for another streak on Saturday afternoon at Bailey Memorial Stadium when Charleston Southern brings down the curtain on PC’…

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On Thursday, the Laurens County Sheriff’s office arrested an additional suspect in the November 4 murder of Miguel Gutierrez-Mendoza in Clinton.

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The Capital Initiative Commission, which will write the ballot question for a 1-cent addition to the Laurens County sales tax for a Nov. 2020 vote, is now final after 1 hour, 20 minutes in closed session and seven ballots by the County Council.