Meetings & Special Events Today

This is a busy day for public entities in Laurens County. The Laurens County Development Corporation will hold its regular bi-monthly meeting of the board at Noon today. The location for this meeting has been moved from the Chamber/LCDC building to the nearby Laurens County Hospital.


Laurens City Council holds its September meeting starting at 5:30 this afternoon in Council chambers, 3rd floor of City Hall. A postponed 2nd and final reading on an ordinance adopting the International Existing Building Code, 2015 edition, is to be held this evening, with City Attorney Tom Thompson on hand to answer questions from council. Other matters concerning code of ordinances are also on the agenda for this evening

Mayor Nathan Senn is to be presenting a special representative for the City of Laurens seat on the Capital Projects Sales Tax Commission for the 2020 Referendum.

The Mayor will also present a Proclamation recognizing September as National Suicide Prevention Month.


As City Council begins, the South Carolina Army National Guard is to present Laurens County Sheriff Don Reynolds with “The Patriot Award.” This presentation is at 5:30 at the Historic Courthouse on the Laurens Square.

Also meeting at 5:30 this evening, the Laurens County Planning Commission gathers in the conference room of the Hillcrest Square Administration building. Old business is to feature discussion on an RV Ordinance. New business is to include an update on a Comprehensive Plan and a Lake Greenwood Impact ordinance.


The National Director of Faith Engagement for the Republican National Committee is to be in Laurens this evening. Chad Connelly is guest speaker for a meeting of the Laurens County Republican Party. The public is invited to the event, beginning at 7:00 Tuesday evening in the Laurens County Museum’s Witherspoon Building on the south side of the Laurens Square.