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Cooperation in Clemson
December 11, 2013 – 12:38 am | No Comment
Cooperation in Clemson | Test

Monday’s announcement of a new foundation to help charitable organizations in the Clemson area do the work of meeting people’s needs is good news for the community.

Much ado about nothing?
December 10, 2013 – 12:41 am | One Comment
Much ado about nothing? | Test

Pickens County Sheriff Rick Clark received some criticism when he made national news over the weekend for his decision not to lower the flag at the sheriff’s office to half-staff in honor of former South African President Nelson Mandela.

Thanks to the ‘Greatest Generation’
December 7, 2013 – 12:01 am | No Comment
Thanks to the ‘Greatest Generation’ | Test

In a 1998 book, NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw coined the phrase “The Greatest Generation” to describe a group of people who made some of the most important contributions ever to American Society.

A mixed bag
December 6, 2013 – 12:35 am | One Comment
A mixed bag | Test

A recent report by the State Budget and Control Board showed a mixed bag of results for Oconee County government spending.

Cannada: Church should welcome everyone
December 5, 2013 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Cannada: Church should welcome everyone | Test

The words above, attributed to Jesus Christ, demonstrate one of the foundations of the Christian faith — everyone is invited to come to Jesus.

Government checks and balances are a necessity
December 4, 2013 – 12:23 am | 10 Comments
Government checks and balances are a necessity | Test

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A bold step
December 3, 2013 – 12:29 am | No Comment
A bold step | Test

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Christmas: A time to help others
November 30, 2013 – 1:10 am | No Comment
Christmas: A time to help others | Test

It is easy during this first official holiday shopping weekend to forget it, but there are many families in our community who are struggling, wondering how they can provide Christmas joy for their children in tough financial times.

Sending a strong message to shoplifters
November 29, 2013 – 12:01 am | No Comment
Sending a strong message to shoplifters | Test

Just as the holiday shopping season is beginning, Oconee County Magistrate Blake Norton has sent a message to shoplifters and would-be shoplifters — be prepared to go to jail even during the holidays.

A time to be thankful
November 28, 2013 – 12:57 am | No Comment
A time to be thankful | Test

While the history of the Thanksgiving holiday is often traced back to the pilgrims, the establishment of the nationally-celebrated holiday we have today actually goes back to some of the darkest days in American history.