Engineering Council launches infrastructure advancement initiative

  June 28, 2022

ACEC-SC guides lawmakers on critical state infrastructure projects, funding allocation Through the launch of its Infrastructure Works (IW) initiative, the American Council of Engineering Companies of South Carolina (ACEC-SC) will…

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New Chief Appointed to Lead Laurens Fire Department

  June 27, 2022

Mayor Nathan Senn announced today (Monday, June 27, 2022) the appointment of Neil Roberts as the next Chief of the City of Laurens Fire Department. Roberts will officially take over…

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Tuesday is Primary Runoff Election Day

  June 27, 2022

Two weeks ago, the primary elections took place and based on the results, there are two races that were put into a runoff for local voters. On Tuesday, June 28…

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Laurens County Council Meeting – June 28 Agenda

  June 27, 2022

Laurens County Council will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, June 28. The meeting location is the old historic courthouse on the square in Laurens and starts at…

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“Lock It Up, Columbia” firearm safety campaign kicks off

  June 22, 2022

In partnership with Columbia Police Department, Columbia Parks and Recreation and a local nonprofit, Serve and Connect, the city announced its “Lock It Up, Columbia” campaign which encourages firearm owners…

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Tax tips about working remotely

  June 21, 2022

The relief offered to out-of-state employers from South Carolina’s requirements to withhold taxes from wages for employees who temporarily work in the state due to COVID-19 will end on June…

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Prime Time in the Parks teen program

  June 20, 2022

The Columbia Parks & Recreation Department are hosting 12 free teen nights for Columbia’s youth which began Friday, June 10. Prime Time in the Parks is a free late-night teen program that…

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Local Primary Results – Incumbents Prevail

  June 15, 2022

The increase in election signs over the last two weeks were an indication that primary elections were coming up. Traditionally primary voter turnout is lower than that of a general…

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City’s misting stations to operate during summer heat

  June 15, 2022

The City of Columbia will operate misting stations in several of the City’s parks to help guests stay cool on days when the heat index reaches 90 degrees or higher. Misting stations will operate from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., at the following locations: Misting Stations: Granby Park, 100 Catawba St. MLK Park, 2300 Greene St. Owens Field Park, 1351 Jim Hamilton Blvd. Riverfront Park, 312 Laurel…

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Laurens County Council Meeting – June 14

  June 13, 2022

Laurens County Council will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, June 14th. The meeting location is the old historic courthouse on the square in Laurens and starts at…

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Columbia City Council announces business friendly initiatives

  June 8, 2022

WHO: Mayor Daniel Rickenmann, City Council members, the City Manager, Chamber of Commerce representatives, commercial realtors and local business leaders will gather for a press conference and business briefing regarding business-friendly…

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Coming July 1: A final increase of the Motor Fuel User Fee

  June 8, 2022

​For the sixth consecutive year, South Carolina’s Motor Fuel User Fee—which helps support road, bridge, and infrastructure construction—increases at the pump starting July 1. Users will pay $0.02 more per…

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City of Columbia announces Food Truck Fridays  

  June 8, 2022

The City of Columbia has announced an exciting summer initiative that will feature delicious food as a way to highlight various types of cuisines that can be enjoyed in our…

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State Treasurer Curtis Loftis announces SC maintains high credit ratings

  June 7, 2022

State Treasurer Curtis Loftis announced that South Carolina continues to receive an excellent response from the three major credit rating agencies. In preparation for a general obligation bond issuance, Moody’s…

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Police Chief Latimore Nominated by President to be U. S. Marshal

  June 6, 2022

The White House announced Monday that President Biden has nominated Laurens Police Chief Chrissie Latimore to serve as the District of South Carolina’s next U. S. Marshal. The official announcement…

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Laurens County Council Budget Workshop Meeting

  May 30, 2022

Laurens County Council will hold their second budget workshop on Tuesday, May 31st at 5:30. The meeting location is the old historic courthouse on the Public Square in Laurens. Below…

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Berkeley County awards CDBG funds to local nonprofits & municipalities

  May 26, 2022

$1.2 Million Awarded for Public Facility Improvements, Other Community Projects Berkeley County has awarded approximately $1.2 million in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) to seven different local nonprofits and municipalities.…

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Tax tips for newlyweds in South Carolina

  May 25, 2022

In 2021, South Carolina hosted more than 29,000 weddings, according to The Wedding Report, a national wedding research firm, and those numbers are expected to increase this year. If you are…

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City of Laurens Announces Juneteenth Celebration

  May 23, 2022

The City of Laurens recently announced a JUNETEENTH – CELEBRATE FREEDOM event scheduled for June 18th, 2022. Juneteenth goes back to June 19th, 1865, when Union soldiers, led by Major…

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Laurens County Council Budget Workshop Meeting

  May 23, 2022

Laurens County Council will hold their first budget workshop immediately following the regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, May 24th. The meeting location is the old historic courthouse on the Public…

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