Laurens County closes all schools over illnesses

DUBLIN, Ga. - Laurens County closed all of its public schools...side of caution," Rob Johnson, the Laurens County school superintendent, told The...of the illnesses were reported at East Laurens Primary School, Johnson said, but other...

Downtown Aiken bakery moving to city southside

...downtown Aiken bakery and tea bar is moving to the city's south side.La Dolce Gourmet Bakery, Coffee and Tea Bar, 123 Laurens St NW, will open in a new location in September under a new name.The re-named La Dolce Bakery.Cafe.Tea Bar at 967...

For the record

...Bernard Oglesby, 35, of the 2700 block of Wheeler Road, theft by receiving stolen propertyJames Latiel Tomlin, 37, of Laurens, S.C., two counts of theft by takingDwayne Charlton Street, 41, of the 1700 block of Hicks Street, possession of methamphetamine...

Josey falls to East Laurens

EAST LAURENS 34, JOSEY 6East Laurens 14 14 6 0 ? 34Josey 6 0 0 0 ? 6 JELFirst Downs14xRushes-Yards21-123xx-xxxPassing Yards70xxComp.-Att.-Int.6-13-0xx-xx-xFumbles-Lost1-1x-xPunts-Yards2-42x-xx.xPenalties-Yards8-45x-xxINDIVIDUAL...

Harlem gets win over East Laurens

HARLEM - Austin Burt and Harlem returned to the win column, holding off East Laurens.Harlem, who had lost it previous two games after opening the season with five consecutive wins, was paced by Burt, who rushed for 154 yards.

Hephzibah loses to West Laurens

...less than two minutes to go, giving West Laurens a 13-12 victory Friday night. West Laurens used up most of the clock in the first quarter...take a 10-6 lead at the half. After West Laurens quarterback Calvin Smith fumbled on the Hephzibah...

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Laurens girls take Girls AAAA title

...juniors led undefeated and top-ranked Laurens to a victory over Summerville at Carolina...Christy Blackwell combined for 44 points as Laurens finished at 29-0. Summerville (25-3...Raiders missed their first 14 shots. But Laurens turned up the full-court pressure and...

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Late touchdown pass lifts Screven County past East Laurens

SCREVEN COUNTY 15, EAST LAURENS 14In Dublin, Ga., Aikeem Mingle hit...game to lift Screven County past East Laurens.Jeremy Johnson set up the game-winning touchdown when he recovered an East Laurens fumble at the Screven 28 with 1:35 to...

Wardlaw 50, Laurens Academy 6

Wardlaw 50, Laurens Academy 6 LAURENS, S.C. -- Tyler Lyons and Will Bryan scored two touchdowns each to lead Wardlaw to a 50-6 eight-man football victory over Laurens Academy on Monday night. The game was postponed last Friday because...

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Aiken over Laurens

...Lexington than they did Friday night against Laurens. Two touchdown passes from quarterback...will work on for next week." Early on, Laurens (1-3) appeared headed for a long night...a 21-0 lead into the half. Although Laurens quarterback Deric Mills ran the Aiken...

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