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More legislation isn’t the answer
July 29, 2016 – 12:26 am | No Comment
More legislation isn’t the answer | Test

Any time the topic of Zach Hammond’s death comes up in our newspaper, it’s still as divisive as it was a year ago.

We’re listening …
July 26, 2016 – 12:26 am | No Comment
We’re listening … | Test

Most of us woke up Monday morning to just about the last news we wanted to hear — there had been another mass shooting in our country.

The Sandifer Update: New laws for 2016
July 14, 2016 – 12:21 am | No Comment
The Sandifer Update: New laws for 2016 | Test

The legislature has officially adjourned for 2016, and I want to give you a look at a few of the important bills we passed this year.

The Sandifer Update: Budget vetoes, ethics reform and mopeds
June 28, 2016 – 10:38 pm | No Comment
The Sandifer Update: Budget vetoes, ethics reform and mopeds | Test

Last week, the House and Senate returned to Columbia for a one-day special session to address Gov. Haley’s state budget vetoes and a few other critical issues.

First half of 2016 boomed in Oconee
June 28, 2016 – 12:21 am | No Comment
First half of 2016 boomed in Oconee | Test

Oconee County experienced a strong first six months of 2016, but we expected that.

Separating the needs from the wants
June 23, 2016 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Separating the needs from the wants | Test

After months of exhaustive meetings and debate, when Oconee County Council balanced the budget without a tax increase Tuesday night, we almost felt like a Staples Easy Button would have been useful.

A hero’s welcome
June 22, 2016 – 12:23 am | No Comment
A hero’s welcome | Test

With sweltering temperatures almost every afternoon, it’s been too hot for much in the way of outdoor activities lately. Just venturing outside in the afternoons is not for the faint of heart.

Let us say it again
June 17, 2016 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Let us say it again | Test

We said it once, and we’ll say it again.

Election day
June 14, 2016 – 12:22 am | No Comment
Election day | Test

In light of the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, we thought now more than ever may be a good time to remind you that today you have a chance to exercise one of your most important rights as an American.

What’s a couple million between friends?
June 11, 2016 – 12:26 am | No Comment
What’s a couple million between friends? | Test

Today, councilwoman Edda Cammick tore a page right out of our book and went back on the record again suggesting cuts to the FY ‘17 Oconee County budget that she’d suggested weeks ago, and quite frankly ones we’d been eyeing as well.