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Meet our new Administrative Assistant

Meet our Administrative Assistant, Cora Lewis Cora Lewis joins us as our new Administrative Assistant. Cora, graduated from Clinton High School in May of 2022, a year ahead of schedule, she was ranked at the top of her class with High Academic Honors and a 4.9 GPA. Her goal is to learn more about Laurens County and further…

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Meet our Tourism Marketing Manager, Christian Taylor

Meet our Tourism Marketing Manager, Christian Taylor Christian Taylor joins us as our new Tourism Marketing Manager. Christian, originally from Greenville, SC, relocated to northern Laurens County in 2019. Since graduating from Furman University, with a B.A in Business Administration, she worked for the Greenville County School District’s STEAM program, while developing her freelance work…

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Business After Hours at South Bend Winery

Business After Hours at South Bend Winery Thank you South Bend Winery and Greenwood SC Chamber for a great collaborative event! Business leaders from both counties came out last night… for a fun time with wine, networking, & music by Dixie Barns! Larry N Mandy Cozine purchased the six beautiful acres of 100-year-old farmland with…

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National Disability Employment Month

National Disability Employment Month Luncheon What an inspirational event! What amazing partnerships in Laurens County, supporting our students! Thank you Mrs. Carolyn Beasley Shortt for your leadership and the support of the many people from Laurens County Disabilities and Special Needs Board, SC Vocational Rehabilitation Department, Laurens County School District 56, and Laurens District 55.…

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Southern Twist & Trade Ribbon Cutting

Southern Twist & Trade Ribbon Cutting We love Southern Twist & Trade! What a great crowd to help us celebrate; thank you to their amazing team, The City of Laurens Mayor Nathan Senn, Main Street Laurens Director Jonathan Irick, County Council Chair Brown Patterson, the Todd’s, and many loyal customers for joining us for their…

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Brewing at the Clinton ROTARY

Guest Speakers at Clinton Rotary The Clinton Rotary invited us to come to speak at their meeting on Tuesday, October 4th. Communications and Marketing Coordinator, Graysen Martin, shared about The Brew. This is a bi-monthly networking and educational opportunity for local entrepreneurs. Courtney Crosby Stonell, Keep Laurens County Beautiful Affiliate Coordinator, reported all the great…

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Laurens County Agriculture Tour

We had a blast at this year’s annual Laurens County Agriculture tour! Thank you Beekeeper Richard Hanks, Laurens Livestock, Calvin Young Row Crop Operations, and Will Do Jersey Farm for participating. We appreciate the opportunity to co-host this event with Clemson Extension, AgSouth Farm Credit, and Laurens County Farm Bureau (South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation).…

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Ambassador Spotlight – Jervelle Fort

Ambassador Spotlight – Jervelle Fort Tell us about yourself. I was born and currently reside in Greenville, SC.  I’m the mother to a cat named Sage, several fish and snails who occupy a 20 gallon aquarium and 2 bowls, and 8 plants.  I like to travel, cook, shop, and remain active in the many organizations…

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Spotlight on the Ambassador – Jenny Turner

Spotlight on the Ambassador – Jenny Turner Tell us about yourself. I am originally from a small town on the coast of North Carolina and love the beach! I currently live in Spartanburg with my wonderful husband, Roger. We have two fur babies, our cat Marlo and our dog Hector. I also love coffee and…

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