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Former inmate at Augusta prison pleads guilty to assault on guard

...sentenced to five years in prison, to be followed by five years on probation for the May 12, 2012, assault.Carter, who is now in Valdosta State Prison, is still serving a 20-year prison term for a 2010 armed robbery in Laurens County.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-21/former-inmate-augusta-
Defense asks judge to ban SC mom's Facebook posts

COLUMBIA - An attorney for a Laurens County man charged with murder is asking a judge to order...prosecutors.But he said Beaty can't get a fair trial in Laurens County if Asbill's mother keeps posting and speaking at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-01/defense-asks-judge-ban-sc-mom
Search for missing Laurens County teen goes national

...Center for Missing and Exploited Children met with Laurens County authorities Thursday to discuss a teenager who's...Agent Dennis Weaver met with investigators from the Laurens County Sheriff's Department. "Really and truly, we had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/31/met_399053.shtml
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Woman sues over alleged wrongful imprisonment

...was wrongfully imprisoned by the Laurens County Sheriff's Office and the Fulton...three sheriff's deputies in Laurens County and three police officers in Fulton...that they had the wrong person.Laurens County Sheriff Bill Harrell said he couldn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-06-23/woman-sues-over-alleged-wrongful-im
Man's body found in SC creek

LAURENS, S.C. - Laurens County sheriff's deputies are investigating the discovery of a man's body on the edge of a creek. Lt. Judy Stiles says someone called...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-03-15/mans-body-found-sc-creek
Show lures in fishemen in Indiana

...taken by Gary Walls in Orangeburg County in December of 2009. The second highest scoring typical was a 159 3/8 inch Laurens County buck taken by Ricky Brooks last October. Netting 167 4/8 points, the top scoring non-typical buck was taken...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2014-07-12/show-lures-fis
Mr. Arthur Lee Harrison (LAURENS COUNTY, GA.)

LAURENS COUNTY, GA. - Arthur Lee Harrison, 81, died Tuesday. Funeral services will be held 3:00 p.m. Thursday at Townsend Funeral Home...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/09/obi_446841.shtml
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Woman sues Laurens sheriff

COLUMBIA --- A woman who had an affair with Laurens County Sheriff Ricky Chastain said in a lawsuit filed this...Manley.According to her lawsuit, filed Thursday in Laurens County court, their affair began a month after she started...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-06-03/woman-sues-laurens-sheriff
Across South Carolina

...LAURENS - A man and a woman tried to cover up the killing of her husband last month by staging a crash in his pickup, Laurens County Sheriff Ricky Chastain said. A fisherman found the body of 48-year-old Houston Luther Fuller in his pickup at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/09/met_138950.shtml
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Ware Shoals man killed in weekend plane crash

...WARE SHOALS, S.C. - A Ware Shoals man has died after his plane crashed in an open field in Laurens County just minutes after taking off.Laurens County Chief Deputy Coroner Vickie Cheek says 69-year-old Robert Burdette died from head and chest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-02-22/ware-shoals-man-killed-weeke
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