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Local Business sells in all 50 states

March 28, 2022

Wheelthrown Pottery Officially Shipped to All 50 States Recently, Joey Holmes, with Wheelthrown Pottery, has officially shipped his pottery to every state in the United States. Holmes started making pottery back in 2003 when his wife, Suellen, gave him a pottery wheel for Christmas. From there, clay became his favorite material to work with.  …

Local Emergency Planning Commission Quarterly Meeting

March 24, 2022

Thank you Joey Avery & Laurens County 911 team for hosting the Local Emergency Planning Commission (LEPC) quarterly meeting. Networking and building relationships between these first responders, educators, industry representatives, and organizations are important for the overall success of Laurens County. Participants received Weather Radios & tons of information. We love every opportunity for communication,…

Raider Creations Ribbon Cutting

March 24, 2022

Raider Creations Ribbon Cutting What a great accomplishment to celebrate! We were honored to participate in the Raider Creations ribbon cutting for Laurens District 55 High School. We look forward to enjoying the “creations” these talented students will produce. Great job Laurens District 55 team!

LushAcres Farm at Thornwell

March 22, 2022

LushAcres Farm at Thornwell LushAcres Farm sits on 340 acres located on Thornwell’s campus in Clinton, South Carolina. This local farm has a little bit of everything – a market, livestock, and produce! When customers visit the market, attend an event, or make any purchase, the proceeds directly support a child or family being served…

LC Revolutionary War 250th Committee

March 16, 2022

LC Revolutionary War 250th Committee The Laurens County Revolutionary War 250th Committee Board Chair, Ernie Segars, and committee members, Bud Marchant , Laurens County Trails Association , Amanda Munyan , LCCC, & Dianne Culbertson , South Carolina 250 Commission enjoyed meeting with Heather Hawkins, SC American Revolution Sestercentennial Commission Coordinator this week! Great things are on the horizon! The Laurens County Revolutionary War 250th Committee…

Ten at the Top Board of Directors

February 28, 2022

Ten at the Top – Upstate South Carolina Executive Committee Ten at the Top – Upstate South Carolina Executive Committee planning for success! Our President/CEO, Amanda Munyan, is excited to represent Laurens County!

Spotlight on the Ambassador – Amber Graydon

February 25, 2022

Spotlight on the Ambassador – Amber Graydon Tell us about yourself! “I am a native of Laurens County, currently residing in Laurens.  Hospice of Laurens County hired me as the Director of Business Development almost 6 years ago, and I have loved every minute of this opportunity.  I have been married to Corey for 8…

Chamber 101

February 16, 2022

Chamber 101 Great way to start the day with a wonderful attendance at our quarterly Chamber 101 meeting. We love to get the opportunity to meet, greet, and network with attendees.   Join us for our next Chamber 101 on May 18, 2022.

43rd Annual Dinner & Awards Ceremony

February 11, 2022

43rd Annual Dinner & Awards Ceremony What an amazing night!!! We had an evening of networking and celebration at our 43rd Annual Dinner and awards ceremony. Thank you to all who sponsored and attended this event. Congratulations to all award nominees and recipients!

“The Brew” Meeting on January 19th

January 19, 2022

“The Brew” Laurens County We are proud to officially be a member of “The Brew” community! Attendees had the pleasure of hearing from guest speaker, Caroline Gaddis, Community Event Manager for the City of Anderson and founding team member of “The Brew”. Caroline shared how The Brew has positively impacted her local business community and…

The Laurens County Chamber of Commerce Launches “The Brew” in Laurens County

January 11, 2022

Laurens County Chamber of Commerce launches “The Brew” in Laurens County LAURENS COUNTY, SC, January 11, 2022 – The Laurens County Chamber of Commerce (LCCC) is launching “The Brew” as one more initiative for small business support in Laurens County.  “The Brew” first began in the City of Anderson in 2017 and with much success,…

Chamber Earns Accreditation from CACCE

December 29, 2021

LAURENS COUNTY, SC, December 28, 2021 – The Laurens County Chamber of Commerce (LCCC) recently received the Carolina Chamber Accreditation from the Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (CACCE). Amanda Munyan, LCCC President & CEO, presented the designation to the Chamber Board of Directors during the December Board meeting by thanking the Board for…

Ribbon Cutting for Overstock Outlet

December 10, 2021

This morning, we had the honor of participating in the celebratory, grand opening ribbon cutting for Overstock Outlet SC in Clinton, SC! The Chamber team was joined by City of Clinton Mayor Bob McLean, City of Clinton, SC Representatives, and community supporters to welcome the business co-owners Sissy Copeland, Brent Daulton, and Judy Daulton. Overstock…

Touchdown Club Banquet 2021

December 9, 2021

Another successful Touchdown Season came concluded with an amazing banquet. The student-athletes and coaches were celebrated with our largest attendance yet! It was a treat to have Derrick Moore, Executive Director of Character and Player Development for the University of South Carolina, Coach Derrick Moore, join us as our guest speaker! Thank you Lee’s Barbecue…

Shop Small Saturday Prep

November 23, 2021

Loved starting the day by seeing all these friendly faces for our #shopsmallsaturday merchant pick up! As you prepare for the holiday season, show our local businesses some love by shopping small and #ThinkLocalLaurensCounty!

Woodbridge of Clinton Ribbon Cutting

November 18, 2021

We started our day by celebrating Woodbridge Of Clinton with a Ribbon Cutting! This event was extra special with City of Clinton Councilmember, Ronnie Roth, sharing a city resolution, proclaiming today, November 18th, 2021, “Woodbridge of Clinton Senior Living Day” in the City of Clinton, SC. Laura Camper, Woodbridge of Clinton Executive Director, Amanda Munyan,…

Business Before Hours at The Vestibule

November 10, 2021

We enjoyed starting the day by enjoying coffee and conversations with many smiling faces at Business Before Hours! Huge thank you to The Vestibule Coffee & Tea for hosting this networking event.

Institute for Organization Management

November 9, 2021

We are super proud of our President/CEO, Amanda Munyan, for completing her first year at Institute for Organization Management (IOM), a four-year nonprofit leadership training program at the Centennial Institute in Athens, GA. IOM is a professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. “Institute graduates are recognized across the country as leaders…

Designs By D Ribbon Cutting

November 2, 2021

Tuesday, November 2nd, we celebrated the Grand Opening of Designs by D at their new location, 224 South Public Square in Laurens. What a great new addition to Historic Downtown Square! Our President/CEO, Amanda Munyan, kicked off the celebration by thanking attendees, including Mayor Nathan Senn, The City of Laurens, Jonathan Irick, Main Street Laurens…

2021 Leaders Against Litter Award

October 28, 2021

Congratulations, Laurens County!!! Mallory Coffey, Keep South Carolina Beautiful State Leader Community Outreach Program Manager, attended the Council meeting tonight to Present the PalmettoPride 2021 Leaders Against Litter Award to Laurens County Council. This award was given for creating a cohesive countywide litter prevention program, including applying for and receiving the Litter Task Force grant…

Southern Trade Outfitters, LLC Ribbon Cutting

October 9, 2021

On Friday, October 1st, we had the honor of participating in the celebratory, grand opening ribbon cutting for Southern Trade Outfitters, LLC! We are so excited to have this really cool, much needed business in downtown Laurens. Congratulations to the team & we look forward to watching you grow!

Leadership Laurens County, Class XXIII

August 11, 2021

Leadership Laurens County, Class XXIII, kicked off today with an orientation held at the Chamber office! The Board of Regents is thrilled to welcome 23 participants for the 2021-22 year!

Ribbon Cutting for Sadler-Hughes Apothecary

July 17, 2021

Friday, July 16th, the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new location of Sadler-Hughes Apothecary. For over 100 years, Sadler Hughes Apothecary has been serving the community and looks forward to continuing its service at the new location, 102 Jacobs Highway in Clinton, SC. Father and son duo Walter…

Ribbon Cutting for Floyd Family Funeral Home

July 16, 2021

A Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting was hosted by the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce on Friday, July 16th, to celebrate Floyd Family Funeral Home. The owner, Mr. James Floyd Jr., is a Presbyterian College student-athlete alumna, and he has deep roots in the Laurens County Community. James began his funeral services career alongside his mother…

Ribbon Cutting for Riverside Garage & Tire’s Second Location

July 14, 2021

What an exciting afternoon, we cut the Grand Opening Ribbon for Riverside Garage and Tire Inc.‘s second location, on 640 North Harper Street in Laurens, previously Baldwin Automotive. Thank you Bill Baldwin for allowing these amazing entrepreneurs the opportunity to continue a tradition of success in this location. Amanda Munyan , President/CEO, kicked off this…

Keep Laurens County Beautiful unveils anti-litter campaign

January 20, 2023

Keep it Clean, Laurens County   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 28, 2022 Keep Laurens County Beautiful unveils anti-litter campaign   LAURENS COUNTY, S.C. — Keep Laurens County Beautiful (KLCB) launches a new anti-litter campaign for 2023, called “Keep it Clean, Laurens County.”   “THe Keep it Clean campaign promotes the KLCB vision of a cleaner,…

4th Quarter Community Champion Award Winner

December 15, 2022

4th Quarter Communty Champion Winner The recipient of the 4th quarter award is Emily Bailey Affectionately known as the “trash lady of Clinton,” Emily Bailey has for years patrolled the streets of Clinton picking up trash and urging others to do the same. Hardly a day goes by that Emily does not put on her…

3rd Quarter Community Champion Award Winner

December 5, 2022

The Keep Laurens County Beautiful Community Champion Award recognizes a business, organization, or individual volunteer that has initiated and/or actively engaged in an activity that has significantly contributed to the success of the KLCB program. The recipient of the 3rd quarter award is Laurie Riser Laurie doesn’t just clean up around her neighborhood- she often…

Joanna Community Cleanup

December 5, 2022

World Cleanup Day Thank you, volunteers and Laurens County Sheriff’s Office, and Christ Central Mission Station-Joanna for celebrating #NationalCleanUpDay with KLCB. Together we removed 9,240 lbs of litter from Joanna. 102 bags of trash 36 tires 1 couch 1 recliner 2 mattresses 1 bicycle and much more…..

Ware Shoals River Cleanup

July 20, 2022

KLCB partnered with Greenwood County SC Government litter prevention and educate our youth on the importance of taking pride in our community and keeping our waterways clean! We heard from Laurens County Fire Department Chief, Greg Lindley, about the importance of water safety. Much praise to the volunteers and Children’s Escape Zone for showing up…

Trekking on a Trail with SC7

July 20, 2022

What an amazing day, hiking the @PalmettoTrail with South Carolina 7 in Laurens County! Thank you, Laurens County administration, and Musgrove Mill Golf Club for hosting Lieutenant Governor Pamela Evette and Tom Mullikin with SC7 today. We encourage you to follow SC7, get outside, appreciate, enjoy, and protect our beautiful outdoors. Check out the Palmetto…

Take Action SC Workshop

July 20, 2022

It was a pleasure to have SC DHEC come to Joe R. Adair Outdoor Education Center and tell us about their Take Action program, an activity-based curriculum supplement that introduces solid waste, recycling, and composting to kindergarten through eighth-grade students. We even participated in creating a compost bin from plastic bottles and can’t wait to…

TATT Connect “tackling Litter in the upstate”

July 12, 2022

Thanks, Ten at the Top for hosting Upstate Connect at the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce to discuss Tackling Litter in the Upstate. Great discussions were had, ideas shared and connections made. We were able to speak to many people across the update including the Urban League of the Upstate, Spartanburg, and Pickens County Environmental…

Smart Business Workshop

July 12, 2022

Recycle Right SC Thank you, Alex Miller, with SC DHEC for partnering with us and Laurens County Chamber to provide a Smart Business Workshop for local businesses! Attendees enjoyed hearing about the variety of ways their business can be more eco-friendly through the SC DHEC’s Smart Business Program.

Laurens County Disability And Special Needs Board Fun Day

July 8, 2022

LCDSNB Fun Day Thanks to the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office for inviting us to LCDSNB Fun Day! We started the morning off by talking about the importance of not littering and ways we can recycle our trash. Then we got to get our hands in some dirt by planting flowers in a recycled plastic bottle…

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