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On the retirement of Mike Lucas
April 24, 2014 – 12:10 am | No Comment
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A photo on School District of Oconee County superintendent Mike Lucas’ blog shows him reading to a group of students during a visit to a school. For some in his position, the photo could have been a simple photo opportunity.

An analysis of the GHS-OMC deal
April 16, 2014 – 12:00 am | No Comment
An analysis of  the GHS-OMC deal | Test

There is no more speculation.

In support of John Covington
April 11, 2014 – 12:38 am | One Comment
In support of  John Covington | Test

Since the arrest of Seneca reserve officer Adam Covington nearly two months ago on charges related to his work as a reserve officer in the Seneca Police Department, we have heard criticism — primarily anonymous criticism — mostly directed at Police Chief John Covington, Adam’s father.

Thanks to fire and rescue volunteers
April 10, 2014 – 12:45 am | One Comment
Thanks to fire and rescue volunteers | Test

More than 90 percent of those who answer fire and rescue calls in Oconee County are volunteers.

Why not drug test in school?
April 4, 2014 – 12:15 am | 11 Comments
Why not drug test in school? | Test

Last week, we took a look at where local administrators and athletic directors stood on the issue of drug testing student-athletes at area high schools.

Be careful what you say online
April 3, 2014 – 12:28 am | 2 Comments
Be careful what  you say online | Test

The uproar over a recent posting of a photograph taken of a child at Walmart led to the resignation of a Walhalla High assistant principal Tuesday.

Early childhood the right time for learning to read
March 27, 2014 – 12:35 am | No Comment
Early childhood  the right time for learning to read | Test

As chairman of the Pickens County Republican Party, Phillip Bowers is supposed to take a stand on issues that support his party’s stance.

SC House passes a balanced state budget
March 22, 2014 – 12:18 am | 2 Comments
SC House passes a balanced state budget | Test

Preparing, debating, and approving the state budget is one of the most important thing we do as legislators each year.

Walhalla pool: A total community effort
March 20, 2014 – 12:31 am | No Comment
Walhalla pool: A  total community effort | Test

What a difference a year makes.

A fresh start on City Council
March 15, 2014 – 1:25 am | No Comment
A fresh start on City Council | Test

A week after Tuesday’s municipal election in Seneca, the newly-elected City Council members will be sworn into and take part in their first council meeting next week.