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Thank you for helping kids
December 20, 2014 – 12:32 am | No Comment
Thank you for helping kids | Test

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All children deserve a merry Christmas
December 9, 2014 – 12:37 am | No Comment
All children deserve a merry Christmas | Test

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‘A date which will live in infamy’
December 6, 2014 – 12:23 am | No Comment
‘A date which will live in infamy’ | Test

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You can’t have it both ways
November 18, 2014 – 12:47 am | No Comment
You can’t have  it both ways | Test

In this weekend’s edition of The Journal, Oconee County Council chairman Joel Thrift was quoted as saying, “They’re covered under the IRF — the Insurance Reserve Fund.”

Election provided no mandates
November 18, 2014 – 12:46 am | No Comment
Election provided no mandates | Test

“Massive defeat.” “Resounding rejection of Obama’s policies!” “Clear mandate for Republican values!”

Referendum: A lack of trust
November 6, 2014 – 12:50 am | No Comment
Referendum: A lack of trust | Test

Tuesday’s defeat of the Oconee County capital sales tax referendum may have had less to do with the projects on the list — or even the increase in the sales tax itself — than one would think.

Your vote does count
November 4, 2014 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Your vote does count | Test

Each Election Day, we hear people say they are not going to the polls because they believe their vote will not make a difference.

Anatomy of a mistake
October 17, 2014 – 12:32 am | No Comment
Anatomy of  a mistake | Test

As a member of the media in this community, The Journal has a responsibility to hold leaders accountable for mistakes.

The right move on unsolved homicides
October 16, 2014 – 12:57 am | One Comment
The right move on unsolved homicides | Test

A Journal poll found most readers don’t have a lot of hope the hiring of a new investigator to focus on Oconee County’s unsolved murders will result in unraveling mysteries that have gone years or decades without closure.

In whose best interest?
October 3, 2014 – 12:57 am | 7 Comments
In whose best interest? | Test

If all goes to plan Tuesday, Oconee County Council members will hold first reading of a new ordinance aimed at offsetting the cost of personal lawsuits they expect from the owners of this newspaper should they continue to pursue suing the Edwards brothers over airplane taxes.