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  • MONTE DUTTON

Four candidates for Laurens County Council – two in District 1 and two in District 5 – made their cases to the local Tea Party organization on Thursday night at the Laurens Family YMCA.

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Piedmont Technical College (PTC) and South Carolina State University (SC State) recently signed an articulation agreement that will create more options for students who would like to begin their studies at Piedmont Tech and then complete a bachelor’s degree program at SC State.

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  • PAM STONE

I will freely admit it: I am an absolute ninny, nerd, doorknob, when it comes to royal weddings. Never mind the fact that Paul and I have been happily co-habitating for twenty seven years as common-law-white-trash (there never seems to be a box with that term to tic when filling out tax and …

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  • MONTE DUTTON

Laurens City Council gave unanimous, first-reading approval to a fiscal-year, 2018-19 budget of $7,415,700, and, doubtless because the councilors had already deliberated at length about its provisions, it went through with nary a discouraging word on Tuesday.

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The Laurens Commission of Public Works, citing increasing cost of operations, voted to raise the wholesale rate for water, effective July 1, to the Laurens County Water and Sewer Commission.