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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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...

Mrs. Emmie Carr

GRANITEVILLE -- Mrs. Emmie Elizabeth Green Carr, 79, of 98 Stephens Road, died Friday, Jan. 8, 1999, at Laurens County Hospital, Laurens. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Breezy Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Fred Mann...