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The District 56 Board of Trustees had small changes to the promotion and retention, and graduation requirements policies before them Monday night, to comply with the SC Read To Succeed Act, State Board requirements, and rules of the SC Department of Education.

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Institutions that support excellence in workforce development love company. Accordingly, the U.S. Department of Labor has selected Piedmont Technical College (PTC), Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College (OCtech), and Aiken Technical College (Aiken Tech) to form a consortium to develop a virtu…

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Olivia Malone participated on the color guard team for the Laurens District 55 High School Raider Band all four years of high school and on the winter guard team for two years, graduating this past May. Since graduation, she has been a member of the Furman University color guard, through her…

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A Clinton man is headed to prison for 10 years after pleading guilty to charges resulting from a multi-county crime spree that ended with him fleeing to New York to evade arrest, 8th Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Friday.

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In their monthly meeting at the Laurens CPW Training Center on Wednesday night, Laurens City Council unanimously approved first reading of an ordinance that authorizes city administration and the mayor to negotiate the sale of 201 West Main Street in Laurens.

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As much as things change, they often also seem to stay the same. That can be said of the machine tool industry — even in the midst of digital advances and increased automation. Don Lytch has been teaching machine tool at Piedmont Technical College (PTC) for nine years and with the Greenwood …

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Presbyterian College’s mission to transform a piece of real estate in downtown Clinton into a social hub uniting the campus and local communities was accomplished Tuesday at the official ribbon-cutting for 112.

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A Joanna man with a lengthy criminal history is headed back to prison after pleading guilty to drug and weapon charges the day his trial was scheduled to begin, 8th Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Tuesday.

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The District 55 band programs will host a mattress sale on Saturday, March 25. The sale is used as a fundraiser to help grow the band programs in the district.