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Laurens County Legacy: Brenda J. Ligon

Laurens County Legacy: Brenda Ligon “I’ve always wanted to own my own business as I grew up in my teen years.  Being an African American female never deterred me from that dream.  After working as an employee for many years while doing some moonlighting with network marketing businesses, I decided to take the entrepreneurial plunge. …

Ambassador Spotlight – Chris Callahan

Ambassador Spotlight: Meet Chris Callahan Tell us about yourself. I am happily married to my lovely wife, Lora Callahan, for 10 incredible years. We share three amazing children, Mathew, Sunday, and Eli, who bring so much joy and love into our lives. As a family, we enjoy exploring new adventures, meeting new people, serving at…

Laurens County Legacy: Newly Established African American Historical Society of Laurens County, South Carolina

African American Historical Society of Laurens County, South Carolina By Felicia Little Wilson, MD and Carolyn Beasley Shortt   The city of Laurens officially opened the Back Street Park on November 6, 2020, a space dedicated to the legacy of African American owned businesses that operated along that street. Honoring the legacy of these African…

Lake Greenwood Cleanup Results

April 3, 2023

Lake Greenwood Cleanup Keep Greenwood County Beautiful (KGCB) partnered with Keep Laurens County Beautiful (KLCB) to host their 15th annual Lake Greenwood Cleanup on Saturday, March 18th. The event was a resounding success, with 158 volunteers coming together to clean up various sites in both Laurens and Greenwood Counties. During the cleanup, volunteers removed an…

KLCB Community Partner Award 2022 Winner

March 9, 2023

The annual KLCB Community Partner award recognizes a business, organization, or individual exemplifying an ongoing commitment to a cleaner, greener, and more beautiful Laurens County. The 2022 recipient was Renee Gibbs, with the LC Conservation District, because of her passion personally and professionally. She works hard to educate residents in Laurens County about the importance…

Keep Laurens County Beautiful Receives Grant Funding to Support Litter Solutions

March 9, 2023

Keep Laurens County Beautiful (KLCB) has been awarded a $10,000 grant through PalmettoPride’s Keep South Carolina Beautiful (KSCB) Annual Support Grant program.  These funds will be used to implement litter prevention, waste reduction, and beautification projects across Laurens County. The KSCB Annual Support Grant provides local Keep America Beautiful (KAB) affiliates in South Carolina with…

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