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UPDATE: STUDENT WITH KNIFE WILL BE ARRESTED. A coach broke up a knife attack today at Laurens District High School, according to a video posted to social media. A school resource officer was on duty, but no other law enforcement was sent to the scene a report said. Assistant Superintendent Dr....
  Six people with Clinton addresses have been arrested and charged for cocaine possession in Laurens County. Authorities identified the suspects as: --Dedric Lamont Howard, 42, of 24 Taylor Dr., Clinton; charge: distribution of crack cocaine, possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute...
The 39th Annual Meeting of the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce was a time of service recognitions, including many for Clinton residents, in a program at Presbyterian College. Awards and recognitions presented at Thursday’s Chamber annual meeting were: --Wendy’s High School Heisman: Alexis Pagano...
Light blue against a deep, rich blue sky, the Joanna Woodson Elementary School flag sun-burst its way up the school’s flagpole last Wednesday. It is third from the top, with the American Flag and the South Carolina Flag first and second. It is smaller, and different. The red, white and blue, and...
It’s as local as the 200 people working there who live in and near Clinton. It’s as global as the fact that the expanded Panama Canal cuts the shipment time of fabrics from China to days. Richloom in Clinton has been a corporate partner here since 2003 and is extending its community outreach. The...
Clinton High School students will have the chance to see first-hand what previously they only could see in the history books of England and France through an educational trip. Authorized by the District 56 Board of Trustees for “laying the groundwork” status, the trip is envisioned for summer, 2018...
A 91-year-old woman died this morning in a Laurens traffic accident. The victim was identified as Helen Coates of 289 Breazeale Rd., Mountville. She died of blunt force trauma. The incident happened at 7:57 am on Lisbon Road. A report said a Saturn SUV went airborne at a railroad crossing and hit a...
The Dominion natural gas pipeline through Laurens County has received the go-ahead from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. In a 44-page filing Thursday, FERC answered questions from Upstate Forever, the SC Department of Natural Resources and others about the pipeline’s impact on a 55-mile...
  Clinton man, Burglar sentenced to 20 years in 2012 burglary   Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Wednesday that a Clinton man was sentenced to 20 years in prison for breaking into a home in 2012. Keaston Kinard, 23, was found guilty Wednesday afternoon of first degree burglary,...
School District 55 in Laurens is proposing to borrow $109 million, build a new high school and renovate other buildings. The district wants to know what taxpayers think about the plan. The bond referendum will be May 9; prior to that date, D55 plans for public forums to present the school building...

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