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Toddler, dead animals found in SC house

...and bruised in a Gray Court home filled with dozens of dead and dying animals.Multiple media outlets report that Laurens County deputies were called to the home Tuesday evening after the boy's mother, Savannah V. Morgan, said the boy had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-30/toddler-dead-animals-found-sc-house
McCormick County man sentenced to 3 years collectively in separate animal abuse cases

...property," Brennessel said. "The law is weak, but it's our state's reluctance toward enforcing those laws." A Laurens County animal cruelty case also involving animals allegedly bought by a kill buyer for slaughter is currently pending.Justin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-09/mccormick-county-man-sentenc
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
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
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
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
Execution scheduled for man convicted of killing deputy

...according to a department news release.Brannan was sentenced to die for the Jan uary 1998 slaying of 22-year-old Laurens County sheriff's Deputy Kyle Dinkheller. The shooting was captured by the video camera on Dinkheller's patrol car...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-02/execution-scheduled-man-convi
Dead horses found in South Carolina county

...Officials are investigating after a report of almost two dozen dead horses found in a ravine on a property in Laurens County.Joe Mann, who runs the Big Oaks Rescue Farm in Greenwood, tells WYFF-TV that there were many as two dozen dead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-17/dead-horses-found-sout
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