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Tamassee Academy provides hands-on learning
October 24, 2014 – 12:55 am | No Comment
Tamassee Academy provides hands-on learning | Test

The Tamassee DAR School Academy serves sixth- through eighth-grade residential students and is open to day students from the community.

A little common sense?
October 24, 2014 – 12:50 am | No Comment
A little common sense? | Test

We humans prove on a daily basis we’re not that far removed from lower species of primates. We’ve all heard the expression, “monkey see, monkey do.”

Vote for your beliefs instead of your fears
October 24, 2014 – 12:44 am | No Comment
Vote for your beliefs instead of your fears | Test

Vote for your beliefs, not your fears.

There’s no reason to not be informed about the one-cent tax
October 24, 2014 – 12:22 am | No Comment
There’s no reason to not be informed about the one-cent tax | Test

Just want to make a little clarification on what I said about the availability of brooms sold by the Lions Club.

Greg Oliver: Clemson awaits Syracuse after another close win
October 24, 2014 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Greg Oliver: Clemson awaits Syracuse after another close win | Test

If it’s shown nothing else the last few weeks, the Clemson football team has proven it’s plenty capable of winning close games.

It isn’t just a penny — it’s 17 percent
October 23, 2014 – 12:42 am | One Comment
It isn’t just a penny — it’s 17 percent | Test

A referendum on the Nov. 4 ballot could increase the sales tax you will pay on every taxable item you buy in Oconee County. Proponents, hoping to take more than 36 million additional dollars from you over the next eight years, are trying to convince you it’s no big deal, usually referring to the tax increase as a “penny” or “one cent” sales tax.

Ask the Ref: Questions from Week 7 in high school football
October 23, 2014 – 12:15 am | No Comment

This is the seventh installment of “Ask the Ref,” a weekly question-and-answer column that appears in the High School GameDay section every week.

Getting a raise after bankruptcy is odd
October 23, 2014 – 12:06 am | One Comment
Getting a raise after bankruptcy is odd | Test

An interesting article online bears sharing with your readership. Basically, Americans of all political affiliations are fed up by a lack of “competence” in elected officials — the ability to actually get something done.

What to consider when choosing a walk-in bathtub
October 22, 2014 – 12:39 am | No Comment
What to consider when choosing a walk-in bathtub | Test

I’m interested in getting a walk-in bathtub for my wife that’s easy for her to get into and out of, but could use some assistance. Can you offer any consumer tips?

It’s not my fault I’ve only got two hairs on my ol’ bald head
October 22, 2014 – 12:24 am | 3 Comments
It’s not my fault I’ve only got two hairs on my ol’ bald head | Test

I change comments when I can’t understand what you say on the machine — this latest message included. I gladly give you and everyone else space in my column free of charge.