Articles in Editorials
Some would argue that higher pay for teachers doesn’t necessarily equate to increased performance; however, I have seen first-hand many of our area’s most talented teachers choosing to start their career at neighboring districts because the pay is higher.
In the coming weeks leading up to July 1, the Pickens County School Board will be discussing the FY 2015-16 operating budget.
In the current iteration of the 2015-2016 Oconee County budget proposal that has yet to pass, one inclusion that has us a bit puzzled is the $700,000 set aside for the purpose of purchasing land ultimately to be used by Tri-County Technical College to build a long-awaited Oconee Campus.
It’s been said that locked doors only keep honest men out, but forgive us if we keep locking them at night anyway. Requiring a license to carry a concealed weapon falls into a similar ideology — just because criminals might not be deterred doesn’t mean it’s a bad idea.