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Memorial Blood Drive Set For Thursday in Laurens

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LAURENS, S.C. -

A blood drive is scheduled in Laurens County in memory of a deputy killed in the line of duty.

The Deputy Roger Rice Memorial Blood Drive will be Thursday, August 1st from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. in the parking lot of the Laurens County Sheriff's Office located at 216 W. Main St in Laurens.

All donors will receive a t-shirt.

Blood donations will support local hospitals and The Blood Connection.

Rice died in the line-of-duty during a shootout in Laurens County in July of 2011.  Rice had served with the Laurens County Sheriff's Office for 18 months.

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