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  1. Egypt Morales, 17 months, remains hospitalized in serious condition.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... do this to my child - no." Laurens Police arrested Egypt's father Joseph Kevin Morales. He remains in the Laurens County Detention Center, charged with unlawful conduct toward a child. The warrant for Morales' arrest says he "did maliciously inflict ...

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  2. Suspect in high speed chase had tumultuous pastRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WYFF-TV Greenville

    The family of a young man suspected in a robbery and high speed chase says he suffered from multiple psychological problems. COUNTY...BUT INVESTIGATORS SAY IT ALL STARTED YESTERDAY MORNING IN OCONEE COUNTY...WHERE THEY SAY THE SUSPECT ROBBED A COUPLE AT GUNPOINT... TONIGHT...THE SUSPECT'S PARENTS WANTED TO TALK ONLY TO ONE REPORTER.... THAT'S OUR MANDY GAITHER...SHE JOINS US NOW LIVE AND LOCAL AT THE DETENTION CENTER IN LAURENS COUNTY... MANDY... ADAM MARTIN WAS GRANTED BOND HERE...BUT HE'S NOT GETTING OUT OF JAIL... BUT TONIGHT IN AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW...HIS PARENTS TELL ME ABOUT HIS PAST...AND WHAT HAPPENED BEFORE THE CHASE.

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  3. Bartanus Recognized with Innovator of the Year AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | GwdToday.com

    ... 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 ...

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  4. Barry Morrow - LaurensRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | GwdToday.com

    Barry Gene Morrow, 50, resident of 103 Glenwood Drive, fianc of Lori Byers Starnes, died March 2, 2015 at Laurens County Hospital. Born June 2, 1964, in Greenwood, he was a son of the late Jerry Virgil Morrow and Miriam Daniel Corley.

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  5. Clemson man leads authorities on 3 county chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WYFF-TV Greenville

    ... OF CHARGES...FROM TWO COUNTS OF ARMED ROBBERY...TO FAILING TO STOP FOR BLUE LIGHTS AND SPEEDING. HE IS AT THE LAURENS COUNTY DETENTION CENTER...AND EXPECTED TO BE IN COURT FOR A BOND HEARING TOMORROW AFTERNOON. ASHLEY SWANN, WYFF NEWS 4 LIVE IN ...

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  6. Details released on driver in 3-county high-speed chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WYFF-TV Greenville

    ... deputies from three counties. The chase continued through Anderson and Greenville counties and then into Laurens County, according to Jonathan Smith, with the Greenville County Sheriff's Office. Just before 3:30 p.m., the vehicle crashed at exit 2 ...

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  7. High-speed chase ends, reports shots fired along interstateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WIS-TV Columbia

    The high-speed chase had gone through Anderson and Greenville counties and ended in towards Laurens County on Interstate 385. Laurens County Sheriff Ricky Chastain told FOX Carolina that Adam Martin was the driver of the vehicle that led deputies from multiple agencies on the chase.

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  8. Police seek shoplifting suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | FOX Carolina

    The Laurens Police Department has asked for the public's help identifying a man and a woman accused of shoplifting at a Walmart. The suspects entered the Laurens Walmart on Feb. 2 around 1:15 a.m. according to a Facebook post on the Laurens County Sheriff's Office Facebook page.

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  9. LakelandsRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2015 | GwdToday.com

    ... This information will be immediately relayed to the Sheriff Tony Davis. Click Here to use our form. The Laurens County Sheriff's Office has arrested John Daniel Crumpton Jr. 35 of 206 North Marion Street, Joanna SC. Crumpton is being charged with ...

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  10. New fire station opens nearly 2 years after previous building destroyed in fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | FOX Carolina

    A new fire station is now open in Laurens County at the site where, nearly two years ago, a fire broke out inside a the existing fire station building, destroying it and the equipment inside. Laurens County firefighters, county officials and members of the public gathered to celebrate the completion of the new Ekom Beach Fire Department building on Neely Ferry Road on Saturday morning.

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  11. David Lee WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | WIS-TV Columbia

    After a week-long trial and several hours of deliberation, a jury of Laurens County citizens found David Lee Walker, 48, of Fountain Inn, guilty of murder. Walker was sentenced to a life in prison without parole.

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  12. SchoolRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2015 | GwdToday.com

    ... Lander women's and men's basketball games on Feb. 7. Piedmont Technical College's work with the businesses in Laurens County through the Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CAM) has won the College another national recognition. CLEMSON, SC - Clemson ...

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  13. Johnie Gillion, Sr. - Honea PathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | GwdToday.com

    Johnie Edward Gillion, Sr., 82, of 103 Pinson Drive, Honea Path, widower of Ruby Jean Jenkins Gillion, died Sunday, February 22, 2015 at Hospice of Laurens County. Born in Saluda, he was the son of the late Johnie W. and Nattie Leopard Gillion.

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  14. Johnie Gillion, Sr. - Honea PathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | GwdToday.com

    Johnie Edward Gillion, Sr., 82, of 103 Pinson Drive, Honea Path, widower of Ruby Jean Jenkins Gillion, died Sunday, February 22, 2015 at Hospice of Laurens County. Born in Saluda, he was the son of the late Johnie W. and Nattie Leopard Gillion.

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  15. LakelandsRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2015 | GwdToday.com

    ... This information will be immediately relayed to the Sheriff Tony Davis. Click Here to use our form. The Laurens County Sheriff's Office has arrested John Daniel Crumpton Jr. 35 of 206 North Marion Street, Joanna SC. Crumpton is being charged with ...

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  16. SchoolRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | GwdToday.com

    ... Lander women's and men's basketball games on Feb. 7. Piedmont Technical College's work with the businesses in Laurens County through the Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CAM) has won the College another national recognition. CLEMSON, SC - Clemson ...

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  17. One killed in Laurens County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | GwdToday.com

    A Fountain Inn woman was killed Thursday afternoon in a single vehicle crash just west of Fountain Inn on Fairview Church Road. According to officials with South Carolina Highway Patrol, the victim was one of two passengers in a 1998 Ford.

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  18. GreenwoodRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | GwdToday.com

    ... City Monday night and Tuesday morning, leaving thousands in the area without power. Representatives of the Laurens County Water and Sewer Commission on Tuesday made a presentation to Greenwood County Council seeking to use Lake Greenwood as a future ...

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  19. Troopers investigate fatal crash in Laurens CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | FOX Carolina

    ... Inn girl who died from the flu just hours after she began to develop symptoms of the virus, according to the Laurens County Coroner. Funeral plans have been announced for a 9-year-old Fountain Inn girl who died from the flu just hours after she ...

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  20. Deep Winter Blues is Feb. 21 at Hagood MillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Pickens Sentinel

    ... South Carolina is a historical Mecca for the Piedmont Blues. Throughout the 1920's and 1930's the streets of Laurens County, Greenville, Spartanburg and Anderson reverberated with the music of bluesmen/street preachers as they were strolling with ...

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