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Are partnerships really inevitable?
February 28, 2014 – 12:18 am | One Comment
Are partnerships really inevitable? | Test

We still seem to find ourselves with more questions than answers in relation to the future of healthcare here in Oconee County.

Another chance to be heard at OMC
February 27, 2014 – 12:35 am | No Comment
Another chance to be heard at OMC | Test

Some local residents arriving at Oconee Medical Center (OMC) Monday night to express their feelings about the fact that the hospital was “exploring a formal arrangement” with Greenville Health System (GHS) were disappointed to find there was no room in the boardroom.

Your hospital needs you
February 22, 2014 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Your hospital needs you | Test

A few months back we learned the power of the people when they became motivated here in Seneca after hearing the news of the City of Seneca’s plans to build a work facility at the former Kellett School.

Video rental case shows need for common sense
February 21, 2014 – 12:09 am | 4 Comments
Video rental case shows need for common sense | Test

By now, you’ve probably heard that Kayla Finley was arrested last week on a warrant charging her with larceny for allegedly failing to return a video to Dalton’s Video in Pickens County — in 2005.

Should we really be concerned about an earthquake?
February 19, 2014 – 12:34 am | No Comment
Should we really be concerned about an earthquake? | Test

Twitter and Facebook were alive with excitement late on Valentine’s night, but it had nothing to do with spending time with that special someone.

Guarded optimism or pessimism?
February 18, 2014 – 12:33 am | No Comment
Guarded optimism or pessimism? | Test

You’ll forgive us if we tread carefully through the announcement(s) coming from Oconee Medical Center (OMC) executives regarding their intent to reach out to the Greenville Health System (GHS) for some form of partnership.

Council move is fair
February 8, 2014 – 12:45 am | One Comment
Council move is fair | Test

Charles “Bozo” Richards is now a member of the Oconee County Planning Commission.

Local officials made good weather calls
January 31, 2014 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Local officials made good weather calls | Test

The stories and photos of traffic coming to a stop in Atlanta Tuesday in the wake of the snow and ice brought on by Winter Storm Leon were certainly horrific.

Decision to slow down on Kellett a good one
January 25, 2014 – 12:36 am | No Comment
Decision to slow down on Kellett a good one | Test

Sometimes, a mistake can be an opportunity to learn a lesson.

Archie Barron: A true public servant
January 22, 2014 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Archie Barron: A true public servant | Test

The death of Oconee County Councilman Archie Barron may have caught many by surprise, but those who knew him best were not surprised by the outpouring of respect for a man who was a true public servant.