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Where does the buck stop?
October 30, 2013 – 12:24 am | 2 Comments
Where does the buck stop? | Test

As President of the United States, Harry Truman kept a small wooden sign on his desk that read “The Buck Stops Here.”

Take advantage of ‘free’ credit monitoring
October 29, 2013 – 12:35 am | No Comment
Take advantage of ‘free’ credit monitoring | Test

Today’s world of technology gives us benefits that make our life easier in many ways. Inside our computers, tablets and smartphones are an incredible amount of information and power we often take for granted.

FOIA is not a four-letter word
October 26, 2013 – 12:07 am | One Comment
FOIA is not a four-letter word | Test

Trust, transparency and accountability.

These are simple words we deal with every day, but words most of us take for granted.

Time to take a breath on Obamacare
October 25, 2013 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Time to take a breath on Obamacare | Test

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., may have proposed a legitimate and rational solution to all the concerns about the computer problems with the Affordable Care Act (ACA), otherwise known as Obamacare.

A proud moment for Seneca High
October 23, 2013 – 12:43 am | One Comment
A proud moment for Seneca High | Test

Seneca High School didn’t win its Homecoming football game against Belton-Honea Path last Friday night.

Secret meeting sends the wrong message
October 22, 2013 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Secret meeting sends the wrong message | Test

The West Union Town Council may have just turned a political headache into a migraine — and they have no one to blame but themselves.

The Sales Tax Commission – Your chance to be heard
October 19, 2013 – 12:39 am | No Comment
The Sales Tax Commission – Your chance to be heard | Test

At a recent Oconee Council meeting, a resident expressed her concern that “a large gap exists” between government and its citizens. She is not alone.

Job increase is good news for Oconee
October 18, 2013 – 12:50 am | No Comment
Job increase is good news for Oconee | Test

The economic news in Oconee County has often been more negative than positive in recent years, so a bit of positive news in the job market is encouraging.

Inaction is not meeting a deadline
October 16, 2013 – 1:04 am | No Comment

Since we are in the newspaper business, we understand the importance of deadlines. We sometimes hold a story until the last possible minute because of new developments, so that our readers get the latest news we can possibly give them.

9/11 Memorial: A good addition to Oconee County
October 15, 2013 – 12:41 am | 4 Comments
9/11 Memorial: A good addition to Oconee County | Test

With the site and design approved, a group of Oconee County volunteers are moving closer to making a memorial to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, a reality.