Laurens County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Laurens County, SC.

Results 1 - 20 of 246 in Laurens County, SC

  1. Fire destroys Laurens Co. homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | FOX Carolina

    The Laurens County Fire Department was called to a house fire on Mountain View Drive at Hellams Road about 9:45 p.m. Firefighters said when they arrived, the house was completely engulfed in flames. The homeowner was in the house at the time of the fire but made it out safely.

    Comment?

  2. this story a-oRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | GwdToday.com

    Authorities in Laurens County are searching for man wanted on several charges, including attempted murder, who escaped custody Monday afternoon. Officials say they are searching for 34-year-old Kelly Leon Thompson.

    Comment?

  3. Deputies: Laurens Co. man fled in handcuffs, charged with attempted murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | FOX Carolina

    The Laurens County Sheriff's Office said they are searching for a man after he fled from custody in handcuffs. On Monday evening, deputies said they responded to a domestic situation on Bull Hill Road in Gray Court.

    Comment?

  4. Neighborhood watch leader acquitted after fatally shooting neighborRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    Three years after Juan Burns, a self-proclaimed neighborhood watch leader, fatally shot his neighbor, a Laurens County jury acquitted him of murder. "We were very pleased," Jim Bannister, Burns' attorney, told WYFF.

    Comment?

  5. Family raising money to fund infant's lifesaving procedureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | FOX Carolina

    ... in baby pictures, but sometimes what looks like a trick of the camera could actually be a warning sign. The Laurens County Coroner said an autopsy will be performed Friday morning on a man who was found with dead with a gunshot wound Thursday ...

    Comment?

  6. 'Red eye' in baby photos alerts parents to tumorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | FOX Carolina

    ... in baby pictures, but sometimes what looks like a trick of the camera could actually be a warning sign. The Laurens County Coroner said an autopsy will be performed Friday morning on a man who was found with dead with a gunshot wound Thursday ...

    Comment?

  7. Glendale couple sentenced for $2 million food stamp fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | FOX Carolina

    ... offering condolences to the victim's family and claiming that the suspect, Justin Paris, is mentally ill. The Laurens County Coroner said an autopsy will be performed Friday morning on a man who was found with dead with a gunshot wound Thursday ...

    Comment?

  8. Man found not guilty in 2012 Laurens Co. shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | FOX Carolina

    A man charged with murder after an ongoing dispute in Laurens County turned deadly was found not guilty by a jury on Friday.

    Comment?

  9. VIDEO: Coach in physical altercation with student, served with criminal summonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | FOX Carolina

    ... in baby pictures, but sometimes what looks like a trick of the camera could actually be a warning sign. The Laurens County Coroner said an autopsy will be performed Friday morning on a man who was found with dead with a gunshot wound Thursday ...

    Comment?

  10. Coroner: Man found dead with gunshot wound in Gray CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | FOX Carolina

    The Laurens County Coroner said an autopsy will be performed Friday morning on a man who was found with dead with a gunshot wound Thursday evening.

    Comment?

  11. Greenville Co. deputy and K-9 partner work as team to rescue 4-year-old hostageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | FOX Carolina

    ... bout my children and that is what drove us." Both Wasserman and Rudy were back on the job hours later helping Laurens County deputies track a suspect then later on Wednesday the team participated in a training session.

    Comment?

  12. Bartanus recognized with Innovator of the Year awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Newberry Observer

    ... community college education. Bartanus was also a part of the team recognized for work with the businesses in Laurens County through the Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CAM) that won the 2014 National Exemplary Program Award from the National ...

    Comment?

  13. Man accused of fatally shooting neighbor heads to trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | FOX Carolina

    The trial for the Waterloo man accused of gunning down his neighbor while he moved his lawn last year is underway in Laurens County. Deputies charged John Lamar Lever with murder and possession of a weapon with a violent crime in the April 2014 shooting.

    Comment?

  14. SC food stamp fraud prosecution unit gets first convictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... Alan Wilson, the first conviction in South Carolina came Monday, March 23. Edna Foster pleaded guilty in Laurens County to one count of fraudulent acquisition of food stamps. Foster was sentenced to one year in jail suspended to time served and five ...

    Comment?

  15. SC Snap Criminal Prosecution Unit secures convictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... Alan Wilson, the first conviction in South Carolina came Monday, March 23. Edna Foster pleaded guilty in Laurens County to one count of Fraudulent Acquisition of Food Stamps. Foster was sentenced to one year in jail suspended to time served and five ...

    Comment?

  16. Junior Scholars honored by USCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | The Union Daily Times

    Students from schools in both Union County and Laurens County were recently honored for academic achievement by USC Union during its annual Junior Scholars' Program. The Junior Scholars' Program was held March 12 on the USC Union campus.

    Comment?

  17. South Carolina food stamp fraud unit nets first convictionsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | The Aiken Standard

    A special unit dedicated to combatting food stamp fraud in South Carolina has secured its first convictions, according to the state's top prosecutor. Last week, half a dozen people pleaded guilty to food stamp fraud in Laurens and Greenwood counties, Attorney General Alan Wilson told The Associated Press.

    Comment?

  18. South Carolina food stamp fraud unit nets 1st convictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | The Georgetown Times

    A special unit dedicated to combatting food stamp fraud in South Carolina has secured its first convictions, according to the state's top prosecutor. Last week, half a dozen people pleaded guilty to food stamp fraud in Laurens and Greenwood counties, Attorney General Alan Wilson told The Associated Press.

    Comment?

  19. SC food Stamp Fraud Unit Nets Its FirstaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    South Carolina's top prosecutor says a special unit dedicated to combatting food stamp fraud has secured its first convictions. SC food Stamp Fraud Unit Nets Its First Convictions South Carolina's top prosecutor says a special unit dedicated to combatting food stamp fraud has secured its first convictions.

    Comment?

  20. Arrest made after incident involving gun at ambulance service officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | FOX Carolina

    The president of Hayes Ambulance Service in Clinton was arrested Sunday after an incident involving a firearm at the ambulance service office on Torrington Road, according to the Laurens County Sheriff's Office. Deputies said they were called to the ambulance service around 7 p.m. after an employee said Billy James Hayes had pointed a gun at him.

    Comment?