Absentee Voting at NEW Location Begins May 16

  May 10, 2022

In person Absentee voting for the 2022 Statewide Primaries will begin Monday, May 16 at the new Voter Registration & Elections office at the Bolt Drive Complex, Laurens. The address…

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County Council Allocates ARPA Grant Funds

  May 9, 2022

Laurens County Council met on Tuesday, April 19th for the purpose of reviewing the ARPA application grants. As reported by the Buzz previously, the county will receive $13.1 million in…

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Laurens County Council Meeting – May 10th Agenda

  May 9, 2022

Laurens County Council will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, May 10th. The meeting location is the old historic courthouse on the square in Laurens and starts at…

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County opens mental health training session to residents

  May 9, 2022

As part of efforts to highlight May as Mental Health Month, Richland County’s Government and Community Services Department (GCS) is partnering with a local nonprofit treatment center for a training…

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Midlands leaders discuss rail elimination and alignment

  May 2, 2022

Midlands leaders gathered today for a press conference focused on rail elimination and alignment.  Local officials who supported the press conference included representatives from the SC Senate, SC House of…

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DHEC breaks ground on Community Demonstration Garden

  May 2, 2022

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) held a groundbreaking ceremony today, April 29, for its new Community Demonstration Garden project. The garden is the vision of the Bureau…

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Medical Freedom Bill Signed into Law in South Carolina

  May 2, 2022

Last week Governor Henry McMaster signed South Carolina House bill 3126 into law the legislation dealing with COVID-19 vaccine mandates in South Carolina. The lead sponsor, Rep. Stewart Jones (Laurens…

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County seeks interns to help assess local water health

  April 25, 2022

Undergraduate students are encouraged to apply for internships through a new watershed protection program from Richland County Stormwater Management. While the County and private organizations work to monitor water quality…

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Laurens County Council Meeting – April 26th Agenda

  April 25, 2022

Laurens County Council will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, April 26th. The meeting location is the old historic courthouse on the square in Laurens and starts at…

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Global Eco Adventures receives boat outfitted for SCUBA work

  April 22, 2022

Boat donated by Bentley Pontoons, Yamaha Rightwaters, and the S.C. Boating and Fishing Alliance will aid in offshore smart reef development By W. Thomas Smith Jr. Lieutenant Governor Pamela Evette…

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SBA approves Gov. Henry McMaster’s request for disaster assistance

  April 20, 2022

Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Colleton, Hampton, and Orangeburg Counties Included in Disaster Declaration Following Severe Storms and Tornadoes on April 5-6 Following Governor Henry McMaster’s April 15 request, the U.S. Small Business…

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Government charge cards require stringent oversight

  April 20, 2022

By Richard Eckstrom, S.C. Comptroller Government procurement cards, known as p-cards, are intended to streamline routine purchases such as for office supplies and small dollar items.  Functioning like credit cards…

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City Council Meeting

  April 18, 2022

On Tuesday, April 19, 2022, the City of Columbia will hold a City Council meeting at 4:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St., Columbia, SC 29201. View the City…

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