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Laurens County closes all schools over illnesses

DUBLIN, Ga. - Laurens County closed all of its public schools Friday after an estimated 150...are going to err on the side of caution," Rob Johnson, the Laurens County school superintendent, told The Courier Herald of Dublin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-24/laurens-county-closes-all-sch
Horse 'kill buying' legal, but critics see abuse, deception

...horses from a neglect case in Laurens County, S.C.In the eight years Mann...in the U.S. or abroad, the Laurens County case is evidence of the inherent...The day after Mann was called to Laurens County, the McCormick County Sheriff's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-17/horse-kill-buying-legal-criti
Georgia executes man convicted of 1998 killing of sheriff's deputy during a traffic stop

...He was convicted of the January 1998 shooting death of Kyle Dinkheller, a 22-year-old sheriff's deputy in Laurens County, central Georgia."I extend my condolences to the Dinkheller family, especially Kyle's parents and his wife...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-13/georgia-executes-man-c
SC firefighter killed cutting down tree

GRAY COURT, S.C. - A volunteer firefighter in Laurens County has died after a tree he was cutting down at his home fell on him.Coroner Nick Nichols told local media outlets that 25-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-10/sc-firefighter-killed-cuttin
Landmark S.C. Supreme Court case affects Aiken murder pleas

...convicted him of murder for fatally shooting his cousin, Fred Suber, during a family cookout on Memorial Day 2004 in Laurens County.During his 2006 trial, the state argued that while Belcher was trying to break up a fight between Suber and another...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-14/landmark-sc-supreme-co
Across the region

...act after killer is sentencedLAURENS, S.C. -Authorities say someone vandalized the gravestone of a strangled Laurens County teen the day her killer was convicted and sentenced to life in prison.Clinton police said an unknown liquid was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-02/across-region
Clemency petition calls death-row inmate mentally ill

...clemency petition filed Wednesday.Andrew Brannan, 66, is to be executed Tuesday for the January 1998 slaying of Laurens County sheriff's Deputy Kyle Dinkheller. The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles will hold a clemency hearing Monday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-07/clemency-petition-call
Thomas Tomlinson

...65, of McLeroy Drive, entered into rest March 25, 2015. Mr. Tomlinson was a native of Laurens County, Georgia and graduated from Laurens County High School. He served in the U. S. Army as a Military Police during Vietnam; graduated...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174497311
Lonnie Brown

...Trent Fountain, Mark Braswell, Gregg Warnock, Jerry Cadle and P. O. Youmans. Mr. Brown was born in Dublin, Laurens County, GA on November 24, 1951 and lived most of his life in Swainsboro, GA and to his family was the Best Husband and...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174003215
Ben Walters III

...Sandersville and they will also receive friends Saturday following the memorial service at the church. Ben was born in Laurens County and raised in both Washington and Baldwin Counties. He was the son of the late Bennie Folsom Walters Jr. Ben was...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174076731