New opportunities emerge from pandemic, supply chain chaos

  June 15, 2022

By Justin Benson Carolina Handling There’s a 16th Century proverb that says, ‘It’s an ill wind that blows nobody any good.’ While the ill wind of coronavirus and the subsequent…

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LCSD 56 Announces Change in Covid-19 Protocols

  March 2, 2022

On Tuesday, March 1st, Laurens County School District 56 announced changes to the Covid-19 protocols. The changes include: Students and staff are no longer expected to wear masks on school…

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DHEC announces planned reductions in COVID-19 testing operations

  February 22, 2022

With the accuracy, convenience, and widespread availability of rapid at-home tests, and a significant decrease in demand for drive-through PCR testing, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control…

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Coronavirus & vaccination update in South Carolina

  February 14, 2022

Updated Feb 14, 2021  The links provided below are updated regularly as information becomes available. Keep checking back here for updates. Latest SC Data (Feb 14, 2021) SC Demographic Data…

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Councilwoman English, Sen. Jackson pair up for vaccine drive

  January 26, 2022

Gift cards available for residents getting first dose; County resources also will be featured County Councilwoman Cheryl English and state Sen. Darrell Jackson are teaming up for a COVID-19 vaccine…

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Midlands COVID-19 vaccine clinics and COVID-19 testing 

  January 17, 2022

January 17-January 23, 2022 DHEC provides weekly updates for COVID-19 vaccine clinics and testing opportunities in the Midlands Region (Aiken, Barnwell, Edgefield, Chester, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lancaster, Lexington, Newberry, Saluda, Richland,…

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State agencies partner on COVID-19 Jingle Campaign

  January 17, 2022

Jingle Submissions Must Be Entered by January 31 The deadline for submissions for the statewide jingle competition is fast approaching. In an effort to engage students and staff, the South…

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Holiday travel tips at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport

  December 20, 2021

COVID-19. TSA requires wearing a mask at all times while at the airport and on aircraft until March 18, 2022. Additional information on the coronavirus and travel impacts is available at https://gspairport.com/covid-19-updates/ or…

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Nephron opens pediatric COVID-19 vaccine clinic

  November 10, 2021

Hours Are Monday – Friday, 12 PM – 5:30 PM As children ages 5 to 11 become eligible for COVID-19 vaccines, Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation has announced the opening of a pediatric…

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Gov. Henry McMaster bans vaccine mandates at cabinet agencies

  November 8, 2021

Requires State Agencies to Cooperate with Ongoing and Anticipated Litigation Related to Federal Vaccine Mandates COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster today issued Executive Order 2021-38, which prohibits all state agencies in his…

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County offering $100 gift cards as vaccination incentive

  October 18, 2021

Pair of events Oct. 30 will focus on community resources In an effort to make COVID-19 shots easier to access for Richland County residents, an upcoming vaccination drive will be…

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Wells Fargo announces nearly $3 million in grants to CDFIs to help minority-owned businesses in South Carolina recover

  October 1, 2021

Wells Fargo and South Carolina Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette announced nearly $3 million in grants to Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), including CommunityWorks, the South Carolina Community Loan Fund and…

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City of Clinton to Host Blood Drive

  September 7, 2021

The City of Clinton will host another blood drive on Friday, September 10th at their W. Main parking lot. If you are able to donate, please consider doing so. Blood…

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Superintendent of Education Imposes Mask Mandate on Buses

  August 30, 2021

In a memo received from the South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE) on Thursday, August 26, 2021, Laurens County School Districts learned of a mandate that took effect on Monday,…

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