Activities put on hold by the Jan. 22-23 ice storm are being re-scheduled. The City of Clinton and the Blood Connection will have the city's blood drive on Tuesday, and a new Miss Laurens County and Teen Miss Laurens County will be crowned Feb. 20
The need for blood is critical in Upstate South Carolina, the Blood Connection reports. Participants in the Feb. 2 blood drive will receive a T-shirt.
The Miss Laurens County Pageant will be Feb. 20, 7 pm at Laurens District High School. Contestants have until Feb. 15 to sign-up. Miss Laurens County contestants have to raise $100 for Children's Miracle Network, a designated charity of Miss South Carolina and the Miss America Organization. Miss Laurens County is a pre-lim event for the Miss South Carolina Pageant. The Miss Laurens County Teen entry fee is $100 - competition in physical fitness, talent, evening wear, on-stage question and interview. Miss Laurens County contestants compete in swimsuit, talent, evening wear, on-stage question and interview.
Tickets for the pageant are $10, available at the door or the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce. Info:.