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The significance of Easter


April 19th, 2014

By NORMAN CANNADA THE JOURNAL As Christians in the local area and around the world celebrate Easter this weekend, they do so in a more secularized wo

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Chamber plans annual meeting
April 19, 2014 – 12:55 am
Chamber plans annual meeting

The Greater Oconee County Chamber of Commerce recently announced Spotlight Oconee, its 108th annual meeting and awards dinner to celebrate local businesses.

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Annual Central Railroad Festival set for April 26
April 19, 2014 – 12:53 am
Annual Central Railroad Festival set for April 26

As the literal “central point” between Atlanta and Charlotte, N.C., the Town of Central found itself at the center of a railroad boom in 1873, and the town will celebrate that railroad heritage when the annual Central Railroad Festival takes over Main Street.

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Weekend offers variety of Easter events
April 19, 2014 – 12:51 am
Weekend offers variety of Easter events

Local churches will be gathering for services Sunday morning in celebration of Easter, but a variety of events — including Easter Egg hunts, sunrise services and more — are scheduled this weekend in the local area.

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Embracing other countries’ socialist aspects could help
April 19, 2014 – 12:49 am
Embracing other countries’ socialist aspects could help

I am constantly surprised about the strong aversion against socialism I see around me: people use it as a curse word, it is in negative bumper stickers and it is described in opinion articles as the worst thing that could happen to a country.

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‘We have nothing to fear but fear ourselves’
April 19, 2014 – 12:48 am
‘We have nothing to fear but fear ourselves’

We have nothing to fear from foreign terrorists’ plans for the demise of America.

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Bagwell: Walhalla budget could shrink
April 19, 2014 – 12:46 am
Bagwell: Walhalla budget could shrink

A Walhalla city councilman this week thanked all of the department heads for holding the line on the budget.

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Sometimes one person ruins a good thing for everybody
April 19, 2014 – 12:46 am
Sometimes one person ruins a good thing for everybody

On 60 Minutes recently, it said 24 states refused to accept and enable Medicare expansion money as part of the new Affordable Care law, which would allow the destitute in the country to receive healthcare insurance, or at least access to some viable healthcare resources.

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Researching the ‘human factor’
April 19, 2014 – 12:45 am
Researching the ‘human factor’

Kelly Caine likes to keep things private.

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Clemson plans Earth Day event
April 19, 2014 – 12:44 am
Clemson plans Earth Day event

Clemson University will celebrate Earth Day on Tuesday, with the annual Earth Day plant sale and other events.

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Seneca woman charged with food stamp fraud
April 19, 2014 – 12:43 am
Seneca woman charged with food stamp fraud

A Seneca woman was charged with four counts of food stamp fraud Thursday afternoon.

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