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The role of government in a free society
March 28, 2015 – 12:16 am | No Comment
The role of government in a free society | Test

The Federalist Papers is a collection of 85 essays and articles that were written by three of the founders of this country: James Madison, Alexander Hamilton and John Jay. The intention of these essays was to encourage the states to ratify the U.S. constitution.

A champion for your right to know
March 27, 2015 – 12:55 am | No Comment
A champion for your right to know | Test

The S.C. Press Association has lauded Sen. Larry Martin, R-Pickens, for his work in protecting First Amendment rights, and we’d like to use this space to do the same.

Agriculture is business
March 26, 2015 – 12:16 am | One Comment
Agriculture is business | Test

When people think of economic growth, the emphasis is often on technological breakthroughs, advancing manufacturing and creating jobs for the future.

We need to talk
March 25, 2015 – 12:43 am | No Comment
We need to talk | Test

Remember the last time you heard that? “We need to talk” usually means someone is upset with you.

Awards: Gratifying and validating
March 14, 2015 – 12:45 am | No Comment
Awards: Gratifying and validating | Test

On today’s front page is an article about the South Carolina Press Association’s annual awards, which saw our staff at The Journal honored with 11 different awards this year for everything from photography and design to in-depth reporting.

We want to hear from you
March 13, 2015 – 12:24 am | No Comment
We want to  hear from you | Test

Just because we might not agree with you doesn’t mean we don’t want to hear from you.

Guest View: SC energy prosperity ‘just over the horizon’
March 12, 2015 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Guest View: SC energy prosperity ‘just over the horizon’ | Test

Offshore energy exploration and production could be an economic game-changer for South Carolina, providing our citizens with the jobs and state revenue we need to prosper and succeed into the future.

It’s the right move
March 11, 2015 – 12:58 am | No Comment
It’s the right move | Test

On Tuesday, we ran a report on the legal expenses the county incurred during the month of December. Undoubtedly there are those who are upset with us for continuing to beat this drum.

Need more coffee?
March 10, 2015 – 12:57 am | No Comment
Need more coffee? | Test

If you’re like the rest of us, you jumped in your car yesterday morning and wondered what you were doing. “Is this right? Am I early?” Then, “Oh … yeah.”

Be careful what you wish for
March 7, 2015 – 12:51 am | No Comment
Be careful what you wish for | Test

Several times over the last few years, we’ve warned against the wisdom of publicly chastising the local delegation — made up of Sen. Thomas Alexander, Rep. Bill Whitmire, and Rep. Bill Sandifer — over differences in funding the Local Government Fund.