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

    Friday May 15 | GwdToday.com

    The Laurens County Coroner's Office identified the victim as 43-year-old Jamal Amador Cloud. Cloud died as the result of multiple blunt force trauma sustained in the accident, according to the Coroner's office.

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  2. Misenhelter at Deen's funeral: "BJ was good people"Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | FOX Carolina

    ... repair worker came across a startling sight while on a call - a snake coiled up inside of a unit. The Laurens County Coroner's Office said a Ware Shoals man was killed in a crash on Highway 101 at Postell Hughes Drive Thursday morning. The Laurens ...

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  3. Coroner: One killed in Gray Court motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | FOX Carolina

    The Laurens County Coroner's Office said one person was killed in a crash on Highway 101 at Postell Hughes Drive Thursday morning.

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  4. Mother takes to Facebook after fallen Laurens Co. deputy's grave robbedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | FOX Carolina

    The mother of a fallen Laurens County deputy took to Facebook after a light was stolen from her son's grave.

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  5. Mug shots released after warrant sweep to curb meth, marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    The Laurens County Sheriff's Office, with assistance from Clinton Public Safety, Laurens Police Department, and SLED, did a recent warrant sweep targeted at curbing the manufacture and trafficking of Meth. Suspects were charged primarily with attempted possession of Sudafed beyond the legal limit.

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  6. Concerned citizens try to save historic Laurens Co. schoolRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | FOX Carolina

    The group said they want to preserve the legacy of Bell Street Middle School, a former African American "separate but equal" school. "At one time Bell Street was the only African American High School for individual in Laurens County," Bell Street Concerned Citizens Committee member Rev.

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  7. Person prayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | FOX Carolina

    ... 12:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 7 p.m. Laurens A National Day of Prayer service will be held on the steps of the Old Laurens County Courthouse at noon. Mauldin A public prayer service will begin at noon at City Hall. Newberry A National Day of Prayer service ...

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  8. Charges filed in alleged fake kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | GwdToday.com

    A Newberry woman is facing criminal charges in two counties after reports that she faked a kidnapping to force a man to give her money. Victoria Queeyona Turner, 23, of 414 Brown Chapel Circle, Newberry, is facing charges of improper use of 911, giving false information to a police officer, filing a false police report and breach of peace in Laurens County.

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  9. Woman charged after faking kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Newberry Observer

    Victoria Queeyona Turner, 23, of 414 Brown Chapel Circle in Newberry, was charged with filing a false police report related to a felony after faking her own kidnapping Tuesday morning. Investigators from the Newberry County Sheriff's Office, Laurens County Sheriff's Office, Clinton Police Department and SLED conducted a four hour search for her.

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  10. Charges filed in alleged fake kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | GwdToday.com

    A Newberry woman is facing criminal charges in two counties after reports that she faked a kidnapping to force a man to give her money. Victoria Queeyona Turner, 23, of 414 Brown Chapel Circle, Newberry, is facing charges of improper use of 911, giving false information to a police officer, filing a false police report and breach of peace in Laurens County.

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  11. S. Carolina woman accused of faking kidnappingRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | WBTV

    A 23-year-old South Carolina woman has been accused of locking herself in her car trunk to fake a kidnapping. Local media outlets report a Laurens County judge Wednesday set bond at $20,000 for Victoria Turner on charges including filing a false police report and giving false information about a kidnapping.

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  12. Victoria Queeyona TurnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The Newberry County Sheriff says he plans to seek restitution from a woman accused of filing a false report earlier this week that she was kidnapped. On Tuesday, Victoria Queeyona Turner, 23, of Newberry, was arrested in Laurens County.

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  13. Officers make Special Olympics torch run from Upstate to StatehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    ... law enforcement will kick off that torch run from the law enforcement center at 5 a.m. They'll run through Laurens County and Newberry County Thursday, then on Columbia and the final destination of Fort Jackson Army Base by Friday. More than 1,500 ...

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  14. False kidnapping report leads to manhuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Newberry Observer

    A report Tuesday morning made by a woman reportedly from the trunk of a vehicle was later determined to be false, officials said. Laurens County 911 received a call from the mother of a 23-year-old woman who reported her daughter had been kidnapped and put into the trunk of a car.

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  15. Growing dreams, fixing schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Cheraw Chronicle

    ... upon graduation based on a percentage of their salary earned. Tuition supplements for technical school - Laurens County recently implemented a policy that they will pay whatever tuition supplements are needed to enable any and all of their students ...

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  16. Deputies: Woman facing multiple charges after false kidnapping report in Laurens Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The Laurens County Sheriff's Office said the investigation into a reported kidnapping turned out to be false and a woman is now facing charges. Tuesday morning, deputies said they were searching for a woman who contacted her mother and said she had been kidnapped.

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  17. Woman allegedly fakes kidnappingRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | GwdToday.com

    A woman was arrested Tuesday afternoon in Laurens County after authorities say she lied about being kidnapped Monday night from Newberry County. Authorities in Laurens County received a call Tuesday morning from the mother of Victoria Turner saying the woman had been kidnapped from her grandfather's house in Newberry County.

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  18. LCSO: Kidnapping victim called mom from trunk of car; search underway for suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    Laurens County officials are looking for a man who they believe kidnapped a woman from Newberry County and drove her to the Upstate in the truck of a car, according to Laurens County Sheriff's Office officials.

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  19. Laurens Co. deputies searching for suspect in reported kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | FOX Carolina

    ... been kidnapped. The mother called 911 and the woman was found in the trunk of a vehicle on Toolshed Road. The Laurens County Sheriff's Office said the woman told deputies she was kidnapped Tuesday morning from Newberry County, forced into the trunk ...

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  20. GreenwoodRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | GwdToday.com

    A woman was arrested Tuesday afternoon in Laurens County after authorities say she lied about being kidnapped Monday night from Newberry County. Greenwood County has received the American Heart Association's Mission: Lifeline EMS Bronze Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks.

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