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Dr. Austin Shull, assistant professor of biology at PC, was one of 10 professors in South Carolina to be recently awarded a South Carolina IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research (SC INBRE) 2019 Developmental Research Project Program award.

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It makes perfect sense that 25-year-old Grateful Dead fan Vincent Bell would enroll at Harvard University this summer to study business. The former Piedmont Technical College student can only applaud a band that very successfully deployed one of the most unconventional business plans in musi…

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COLUMBIA – South Carolina Connections Academy, a tuition-free, online public school serving students in grades K-12 across South Carolina, celebrated nearly 620 graduating seniors during the school’s annual high school graduation ceremony. Hundreds of family members, friends, teachers and ad…

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The American Legion Auxiliary’s Palmetto Girls State program culminated with a parade through downtown Columbia and an inauguration at the State House on Friday, June 13.

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ITHACA, N.Y. – Clinton Middle School’s Science Olympiad team, S.C. state champions 17 years in a row when one includes its Bell Street predecessor, finished 28th in a field of 60 at the 35th National Science Olympiad at Cornell University on May 31-June 1.

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Bayley Burns, a 14-year-old Laurens native and rising freshman at LDHS, will compete in the upcoming Miss S.C. Teen pageant in Columbia. Bayley secured her spot in the state pageant after entering her first pageant ever in February of this year and winning the title of Miss Upstate Teen.

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This is how old I am, I thought, as I maneuvered my shopping cart around a display of flip- flops and just missed an orderly line of patio umbrellas, I remember when grocery stores only sold food.

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M. S. Bailey Child Development Center is home to the 4K program in Laurens School District 56. Stop by the school and register now for the few spaces still available for the 2019-2020 school year.

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Thanks to state and federal financial aid, local Promise programs, and a thriving Foundation scholarship program, 70 percent of students attending Piedmont Technical College are able to attend tuition-free. Now, a new South Carolina scholarship is poised to make the cost of attending the col…

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The agenda of Thursday night’s Laurens Commission of Public Works meeting was crowded but hardly controversial. From approval of the minutes, through four resolutions, to a pair of recommendations, all passed without dissent, and a bit of levity occurred from playful turns of deciding who wo…

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It turns out that sometimes firemen do rescue animals. On Monday in a Laurens residential area, it wasn’t a kitten in a tree, but it was a pair of fawns who, for some reason, decided it would be interesting to try to squeeze through a wrought-iron gate and became trapped there.