LDHS concert bands achieve superior ratings

After a successful season on the marching field where the Laurens District High School Raider Band won three grand championships and made a fourth consecutive appearance at the 4A State Marching Band Championships, the LDHS concert bands had an equally successful experience.

GHS to host career fair at Laurens County Memorial Hospital

Greenville Health System (GHS) will host a career fair on Saturday, March 25 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Laurens County Memorial Hospital.

Kinard named PTC Innovator of the Year

Zeolean Frick Kinard, director of Institutional Reporting at Piedmont Technical College, has been named the 2017 PTC Innovator of the Year by the PTC Area Commission.

Free vision, blood pressure and blood sugar screenings available on Saturday

The Bell Center of the Blind will offer free vision screenings and the Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy will offer free blood sugar and blood pressure screenings on Saturday, March 25 from 9am-1pm at the Laurens County Library in Laurens.

Laurens City Council swears in three members, elects mayor pro-tem

Laurens City Council held a swearing in ceremony for three council members and elected a new mayor pro-tem at their monthly meeting on Tuesday night at City Hall.

Satterfield named Clinton interim city manager

Clinton City Council agreed on Monday night to have Public Works Director Dale Satterfield serve as the interim city manager.

District 55 to host annual Kaleidoscope – Showcase of the Arts

Laurens District 55 will host its annual Kaleidoscope – Showcase of the Arts on Saturday, March 25 from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.

LCDC to launch new business and education partnership

The Laurens County Development Corporation unveiled plans on Tuesday for a business and education partnership at their monthly board of directors meeting.

Laurens County ranks No. 1 in S.C. traffic fatalities in 2017

Laurens County has more traffic fatalities than any other county in South Carolina so far in 2017, according to statistics released by the S.C. Dept. of Public Safety on Monday.

SC Empowerment Centre celebrates ceremonial ribbon cutting

The SC Empowerment Centre was joined by members of the community as well as elected officials to celebrate their ribbon cutting on Friday, March 17.

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