News Briefs

Published 10:00 pm Friday, June 16, 2017

Landrum approves second reading for annexation

The City of Landrum approved a second reading of an ordinance accepting a petition to annex property contiguous to the city on E. Rutherford Street. Landrum City Council met June 13. The property owner is Spartanburg Group Unlimited LLC with the property being annexed into city limits being between Bi-Lo and Campbell Avenue. Mayor Bob Briggs said the owner will be building a new store there.

LABA gives to Landrum youth and backpack program from car show

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The Landrum Area Business Association reported to city council this week that the Landrum Car Show generated enough funding to donate $2,021 to the Landrum Youth Association and $2,021 to the backpack program. Councilman Randy Wohnig told the business association they did a great job on the car show and he was told by someone who goes to a lot of car shows that Landrum’s was the most diverse show he had ever been to.

Landrum police asked people to be mindful of crosswalks

Landrum Police Chief Tim Edgens reported to Landrum City Council this week that his officers are currently monitoring people using crosswalks as well as drivers stopping for pedestrians in crosswalks. Edgens said the city got requests from business owners and residents to be more mindful of crosswalks and speeding downtown.

Landrum ordinance enforcement closes out 14 of 15 violations in May

Landrum Police Chief Tim Edgens reported to city council on Tuesday, June 13 that the city had 15 ordinance/code violations during the month of May and 14 of those violations came into compliance. During his police report to council, Edgens also thanked area law enforcement agencies for helping with the recent Color Run.

Landrum Library Patriotic Parade June 29

The patriotic parade held annually at the Landrum Library where children wear red, white and blue and decorate their bicycles and wagons, etc. will be on Thursday, June 29 at 10:30 a.m. at the library. Children begin at the library and walk to Brookwood Park. The library is also holding its first patriotic concert on Thursday, June 29 at 6:30 p.m. with the Sparkle City Brass Quintet. Blankets and lawn chairs are encouraged.