Laurens County Council

The Laurens County Humane Society, which owns and operates a no-kill animal adoption center in Clinton, wants county animal officers to have law enforcement powers. LCHS Board Member Dr. Brooke Spatta made the request Tuesday night to the Laurens County Council. Joe Wood, chairman of the council,...
Animal Control officers would enforce codes only, and would not be law enforcement officers under a proposal that will be considered Tuesday by the Laurens County Council. The officers would write court summons, and would work with law enforcement on any issues beyond their assigned powers. They...
Laurens County Council will tackle the issue of eminent domain at its meeting Tuesday in Laurens. Council will meet at 5:30 pm in the historic courthouse in downtown Laurens. The meeting is open to the public. Anyone who wants to address the council on any subject must register at the podium before...
Laurens County Council got a better outlook tonight at the struggles of local landowners negotiating to protect their land from damage by a proposed natural gas pipeline. Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission plans to install its Charleston Project pipeline through 22 miles of Laurens County, cutting...
A Clemson student intern, Sam Parsons, will present results of a community enhancement study to the Laurens County Council on Tuesday. The FY16 Audit and a report on the proposed Dominion natural gas pipeline also are on tap for the council meeting - open to the public. The meeting will be at 5:30...
UPDATE: LANDOWNERS INVITED. Laurens County Council will be asked Tuesday to consider a resolution of concern about the Dominion natural gas pipeline. The resolution will be submitted for consideration at the Council's regular meeting, Jan. 24, 5:30 pm in council chambers of the historic courthouse...
UPDATE: Joe Wood was re-elected to a 2-year term as chairman with 4 votes to Diane Anderson's 3 votes. Laurens County Council will meet for the first general meeting of 2017 on January 10th, Tuesday at 5:30 pm at the Old Laurens County Courthouse. In order to make Laurens County a greater place to...
The federal Environmental Assessment of the Dominion Pipeline will be presented Tuesday evening to the Laurens County Council. Dominion is proposing a Moore (Spartanburg County) to Chappells (Newberry County) pipeline that will cut through Laurens County passing a short distance west of Clinton. (...
Four members of Laurens County Council this week extended an offer of retiree status to outgoing sheriff Ricky Chastain. Chastain has “declined the offer” of extended benefits, according to a council member opposed to the arrangement. Coming back into open session following a “legal briefing,...
A program already in place to give every Laurens County high school graduate a shot at a tuition-free, two-year college education will come for an update before the Laurens County Council on Tuesday. Open to the public, the council's regular meeting will be Dec. 13, 5:30 pm in the council chambers...

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