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Support and discipline can help children thrive
August 22, 2014 – 12:49 am | No Comment
Support and discipline can help children thrive | Test

A new school year has started. Students and teachers alike are looking forward to new and exciting learning experiences.

Solution needed for roads and bridges
August 22, 2014 – 12:10 am | No Comment
Solution needed for roads and bridges | Test

While there are many differences of opinion on any number of political issues, one that has almost universal agreement is the need to upgrade the quality of roads and bridges on a local, state and national level.

Greg Oliver: Cluttering out the sports notebook
August 22, 2014 – 12:10 am | No Comment
Greg Oliver: Cluttering out the sports notebook | Test

Starting next week and lasting for about four months, this column will center around college football, and specifically Clemson football.

Broadband frustration
August 21, 2014 – 12:46 am | No Comment
Broadband frustration | Test

If a few years from now broadband Internet service is available throughout Oconee County with fast, reliable service at a reasonable cost, everyone will see the $15.1 million project — $9.6 million with federal funding — as a success.

Differences in the Presbyterian church
August 21, 2014 – 12:45 am | No Comment
Differences in the Presbyterian church | Test

This letter is to correct an incorrect identification of Presbyterian churches in Wednesday’s “Guest View.”

That old saying about forgetting and repeating history is true
August 21, 2014 – 12:13 am | No Comment
That old saying about forgetting and repeating history is true | Test

School districts have this High School Assessment Program (HSAP) test handling all wrong.

Refuting Lecroy
August 20, 2014 – 12:58 am | 7 Comments
Refuting Lecroy | Test

Doug Lecroy’s opinion column from Saturday illustrates the misconceptions some Oconee residents have about the November sales tax referendum. I want to set the record straight.

Getting on an obesity soapbox while sitting at McDonald’s, huh?
August 20, 2014 – 12:45 am | One Comment
Getting on an obesity soapbox while sitting at McDonald’s, huh? | Test

Willie,
With nothing to do, I sat in McDonald’s in our Seneca Walmart and watched the people coming and going.

Is life insurance needed in retirement?
August 20, 2014 – 12:36 am | No Comment
Is life insurance needed in retirement? | Test

Is life insurance needed in retirement? I’m about to retire and have been thinking about dropping my policy to escape the premiums. Is this a good idea?

A better quality of life in Oconee?
August 19, 2014 – 12:44 am | No Comment
A better quality of life in Oconee? | Test

While I am a member of the Oconee County Public Library board, I am writing as an individual. I am not speaking for the board here.