Clinton man sentenced to 20 years in prison

Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Wednesday that a Clinton man was sentenced to 20 years in prison for breaking into a home in 2012.

Blue Hose fall on the road to Liberty

Liberty used a 22-2 run in the first half to erase an early deficit and take the eventual 71-51 win over the Presbyterian College men’s basketball team in Big South action Thursday evening at the Vines Center in Lynchburg, Va.  Ed Drew and Reggie Dillard led the Blue Hose effort with 12 points apiece. 

Red Devils remain undefeated in Region 3

CLINTON – Guard Kiah Young led the way with 24 points as Clinton, ranked third in the state in Class 3A, defeated Newberry, 68-60, in the Red Devils’ final home basketball date of the regular season on Tuesday night.

Sadler-Hughes Apothecary donates to Thornwell

Sadler-Hughes Apothecary donated a percentage of profits to Thornwell during its fourth annual contest to support local charities. The Clinton pharmacy donated $1083.65 to Thornwell.

Presbyterian College to host faculty recital

The department of music at Presbyterian College will host a performance by Catherin Culp Hazan, violin and viola instructor at the College and the Laurens County Academy of Music at PC, on Feb. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Edmunds Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

Blue Hose knock off Longwood, 71-62

CLINTON, S.C. – Ed Drew scored a season high 21 points and pulled down a team-high nine rebounds to lead the Presbyterian College men’s basketball team to the 71-62 win over Longwood in Big South action Saturday evening at the Templeton Center in Clinton, S.C.  Reggie Dillard added 19 points in the win. 

District 56 allocates $100,000 to Wilder Stadium project

A private fund-raising effort to upgrade and add facilities to Wilder Stadium will receive a $100,000 boost from School District 56.

Laurens County trooper graduates from prestigious Staff and Command program

The South Carolina Highway Patrol recently announced the graduation of First Sergeant J.T. Morf from the School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC) at Northwestern University.

Joanna man dies after hit-and-run accident on Hwy. 76

One man is dead after a hit and run accident on Highway 76 in Joanna on Tuesday night, according to Laurens County Coroner Nick Nichols.

Thornwell’s 4K program now enrolling for 2017-2018 school year

Thornwell is now enrolling for four-year-old kindergarten for the 2017-2018 academic year.