Brown Patterson is winner - Laurens County Council.
Political newcomer Walter Brown Patterson Jr. won the Republican Primary election last Tuesday for the District 4 seat on Laurens County Council.
Patterson defeated Jennifer Garrett, another political newcomer, 494 to 190, getting nearly 75%...
Retrial Underway for Pamela Tackett; March 2018 Felony DUI charge from wreck on I-385.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - WLBG on-line
The re-trial of Pamela Tackett began just after lunch yesterday afternoon, under Judge Couch from Spartanburg. She’s charged with two counts of Felony DUI and one count...
Attempted Murder in Saturday Shooting.
Monday, July 15, 2019 - WLBG on-line
One man’s attempt to gun down another Saturday was charged with an overnight arrest by Laurens Police.
Booked in the Johnson Detention Center early Sunday morning was 21-year-old Deshawn Isaih Simmons of Apartment...
City will pay itself back with a $5M bond issue, AND how to apply for tourism money.
Four major projects for the City of Clinton will be done or started now that the city council has agreed to a document that allows repayment of costs through the issuance of tax-exempt bonds.
The city expects...
Animal cruelty, neglect of children are alleged - SUSPECT SOUGHT.
On July 1, 2019 the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office responded to 452 Tractor Drive to assist Animal Control.
When Animal Control approached the property, one of the subjects, Lori Lockey, fled the scene.
When Deputies arrived,...
Caime will know July 9 if he has Horry County job
The Laurens County Administrator since 2016, Jon Caime, will get the word on July 9 if he is or is not the Horry County Council’s selection as the new county administrator.
Caime said last Tuesday he is “not going anywhere,” but he interviewed...
Pitts returns to government as a magistrate
In a surprise move, former State Rep. Mike Pitts has come out of retirement to be named a Laurens County Magistrate.
One published report has Pitts designated as the “Chief Magistrate,” the leader of five magistrate authorized for Laurens County.
County Council finalizes budget on a 5-1 vote
In an unusual Thursday night meeting, Laurens County Council passed the county’s next budget, a $22.9 million spending plan without public comment or discussion.
“We have worked very hard. We may not all be pleased but under the circumstances, we...
City of Clinton Workers’ Comp Modifier Hits Enviable Low AND Tourism Grants Deadline
The City of Clinton will enjoy a historic low on its workers’ compensation insurance experience modifier, according to the National Council on Compensation Insurance, Inc. (NCCI).
NCCI is the nation’s largest...
An Army tank made of tires is a patriotic display in uptown Clinton.
Owners of a re-opened garage and tire store on South Broad St. show their patriotic spirit; they are at B & J Tire Express. How will you be celebrating the Nation's Independence on Thursday, July 4th?