SC Ports CEO Jim Newsome receives Order of the Palmetto

  June 22, 2022

Governor Henry McMaster honored South Carolina Ports President and CEO Jim Newsome with the Order of the Palmetto. The Order of the Palmetto is the highest civilian honor in South…

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Kontakt.io opens new office in Charleston

  June 16, 2022

Kontakt.io, the industry leader in smart building IoT, has announced the opening of a new national sales office in Charleston, South Carolina to support the company’s growth in healthcare and…

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Gehl Foods, LLC establishing operations in Colleton County

  June 15, 2022

$46 million investment will create 106 new jobs Gehl Foods, LLC (Gehl Food & Beverage Companies), a leading food and beverage manufacturing company, today announced it has established operations in Colleton County.…

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“Celebrating Our Voices and Our Votes” Luncheon

  June 13, 2022

The idea came from a conversation about Women’s History Month and how to encourage conversation and cooperation between all communities in Laurens County.  The result was the Laurens County Women’s…

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Schattdecor expanding operations in Lexington County

  June 8, 2022

$21 million investment to create 23 new jobs Schattdecor, an international, family-owned decor printing company, today announced plans to expand operations in Lexington County. The company’s $21 million investment will…

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Laurens County Hospital Hiring Event

  June 7, 2022

Laurens County Hospital is hiring! On Wednesday, June 22 Laurens County Hospital will hold an in-person hiring event from 9 am – 3 pm. Come to the event and meet…

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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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REI Co-op to open store in Mount Pleasant in fall 2022

  June 6, 2022

Specialty outdoor retailer REI Co-op will open a new store in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina in fall 2022. The location will offer a wide assortment of apparel, gear and expertise for camping, cycling, running,…

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Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Loop Trail Set for June 3

  May 30, 2022

The community is invited to attend the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the new Loop Trail, the official beginning of the Prisma Health Swamp Rabbit Trail (SRT) in Laurens County, this Friday,…

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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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Riverbanks is paving the way for a Bridge to the Wild

  May 20, 2022

Zoo Seeks Support from Both Lexington and Richland Counties Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is seeking funding from both Lexington and Richland Counties to build a Bridge to the Wild. The $80…

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LaserForm & Machine, Inc. expanding operations in Richland County

  May 19, 2022

$5 million investment will create 51 new jobs LaserForm & Machine, Inc. (LaserForm & Machine), a metal fabrication and machine shop, announced plans to expand operations in Richland County. The…

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E.A. Sween Company establishing operations in Greenwood County

  May 18, 2022

$38 million investment will create 300 new jobs E.A. Sween Company, a leading supplier in the ready-to-eat sandwich industry, today announced plans to establish operations in Greenwood County. The company…

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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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BID Group expanding operations in Dorchester County

  May 5, 2022

BID Group, a leader in the wood processing industry, announced plans to expand operations in Dorchester County. The company’s $10.6 million investment will create 25 new jobs. With locations throughout…

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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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Sumner Bender named executive director of The Nickelodeon

  April 29, 2022

Sumner Bender, an educator in Lexington-Richland School District 5 and president of the board of Trustus Theatre, will become the new executive director of The Nickelodeon arthouse theater on June…

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New Trash Collection Service Launched in Laurens County

  April 28, 2022

Brothers, Brown and Neal Patterson, have recently developed a new trash collection service for Laurens County residents. Carolina Waste Management is a local, family-owned rural residential trash collection service, focusing…

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Famously Hot New Year to sunset annual event

  April 27, 2022

After a decade of bringing visitors, residents, businesses, and community and civic leaders from diverse backgrounds together for South Carolina’s largest free New Year’s Eve party in downtown Columbia, South…

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Chernoff Newman names McCament as new CEO

  April 27, 2022

Carolinas-based integrated communications agency taps industry veteran for senior leadership role Chernoff Newman, South Carolina’s longest-standing and most prominent integrated marketing communications agency, has appointed industry veteran Carrie McCament as…

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PurePower to expand footprint in Richland County

  April 27, 2022

PurePower Technologies, which supplies diesel fuel injection systems for Ford Motor Co. and other diesel engine manufacturers, is expanding its operations in Richland County. The company plans to invest $5.4…

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Earth Day County Wide Clean Up Friday April 22

  April 21, 2022

Keep Laurens County Beautiful director Courtney Stonell is leading a countywide effort to make a difference locally this Friday for Earth Day. Everyone is encouraged to clean up Laurens County.…

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Helping Our Service Members During Military Saves Month

  April 17, 2022

By South Carolina Treasurer Curtis Loftis I always look forward to recognizing and promoting the annual observance of Financial Literacy Month in April. As State Treasurer, I enjoy providing our…

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