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Dozens of planes to descend on Laurens County Airport to view eclipse

The Laurens County Airport is expecting a significant increase in traffic for the eclipse on Monday, August 21.

Pam Stone: Utz...you have some explaining to do

There’s something going on at Utz and I mean to get to the bottom of it.

Letter to the Editor: Many questions

I have always been a strong supporter of District 55 schools – as a student, as a parent, as a teacher, as a community member.  But I am very opposed to the bond referendum we are being asked to support on September 5.

District 55 acquires over 6,000 MoonPies for unique eclipse experience

Where there is a will…there is a way. That is the mantra that Laurens County School District 55 (LCSD 55) Student Nutrition Services Director Wanda Knight followed to make sure that every student in District 55 will receive a MoonPie along with their eclipse glasses on Monday, August 21.

Laurens Police investigating report of pedestrian struck by vehicle

A pedestrian was reportedly hit by a truck this morning in Laurens but Laurens Police are not able to substantiate any of the victim’s claims, according to Assistant Chief Chrissie Cofield.

Photos: 12th annual Flight of the Dove

The 12th annual Flight of the Dove cycling event rolled through Laurens County on Saturday morning. 

Local events planned for solar eclipse

If you haven’t heard…the 2017 total solar eclipse will occur Monday, August 21.

Man who discharged firearm at Fountain Inn plant enters guilty plea in federal court

United States Attorney Beth Drake stated Friday that David Jerome Butler, age 43, of Simpsonville, pled guilty this week in federal court in Greenville to felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition.

Photos: Hundreds come out for Finally Friday's community pep rally

Hundreds of people braved the sweltering heat in downtown Laurens on Friday night for the community pep rally, a part of Main Street Laurens' Finally Friday event. 

New Laurens County business celebrates ribbon cutting with Chamber of Commerce

Paychex of Laurens celebrated their opening in Laurens County with a ribbon cutting ceremony last week at the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce.

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