Laurens County Council

Laurens County Council Chairman Joe Wood ignited a firestorm including a temper burst by a fellow council member, a refusal by the sheriff to remove that council member, and a walk-out of citizens Tuesday night, from a meeting designed to save the county money. A video of the meeting is posted...
Laurens County Council pretended to adjourn into executive session on Aug. 8, and that caused supporters of Councilman Stewart Jones and local activist Brenda Stewart to walk out of a meeting, that got heated because the county is calling in an independent company to examine how much it is paying...
UPDATE WITH TUESDAY AGENDA: Letter - Who’s Really Minding the Store? County Council Continues to Show Lack of Vision and Leadership   The editor, When you think of wasteful government spending, what comes to mind? Plenty would respond with Washington, DC but you don’t have to travel that far to...
UPDATE - Laurens County Council will discuss a telephone audit and energy efficiency study during its July 25 regular meeting, which is open to the public. Council will meet at 5:30 pm in the council chambers, second floor of the historic courthouse in downtown Laurens. Council will conduct a...
TONIGHT: Laurens County Council will hear a report Tuesday about the fire contracts with Clinton and Fountain Inn. Council will receive the reports from Fire Service Director Greg Lindley at its meeting, 5:30 pm in council chambers, second floor of the historic courthouse in downtown Laurens. The...
A majority of Laurens County Council last night rejected the idea of an immediate hiring freeze for the county. The freeze would have exempted First Responders: EMS, fire, 911 operators and Sheriff’s deputies. Councilman Stewart Jones, who made the motion, said it would be temporary until an...
UPDATE: Neither budget is adopted, county will operation under a continuing resolution. Previous - Laurens County Council has the county's fire budget - but not its General Fund budget - up for final approval. The General Fund budget must be given 3rd and final approval, with a public hearing, and...
TONIGHT: Team Clinton - the South Carolina Science Olympiad Champion and state representative at Nationals - will have a Resolution of Recognition in its honor considered Tuesday by the Laurens County Council. The Science Olympiad Teams of Clinton Middle School and Clinton High School won the...
What some people are saying about Laurens County Animal Control on Facebook is hurtful - and it must stop, the County's Public Works Director said tonight. Rob Russian said the morale of Animal Control supervisors and officers is low because of "personal attacks on them and their families." Two...
Laurens County Council will consider a resolution honoring Clinton High School, and an ordinance in support of a solar farm at its meeting TONIGHT. Council member Stewart Jones will present the CHS recognition ordinance. A Public Hearing and 2nd Reading of a FILOT Ordinance will be presented for...

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