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Judge’s decision is a victory
January 1, 2014 – 12:04 am | One Comment
Judge’s decision is a victory | Test

A small group of Oconee County farmers got their land back this week — or at least their right to determine how to use it.

Emphasis on reading a necessity
December 27, 2013 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Emphasis on reading a necessity | Test

In today’s world, the ability to read is almost a necessity in order to be able to function well in life. That is why it is so disheartening to hear stories of students who drop out of school or even graduate from high school without a strong grasp of reading.

A&E sending 2 messages
December 26, 2013 – 12:05 am | 5 Comments
A&E sending 2 messages | Test

For the past week, we have resisted commenting on the controversy surrounding Phil Robertson of the TV show “Duck Dynasty” and the A&E Network.

The Christmas Story — Luke 2:1-20
December 25, 2013 – 12:21 am | No Comment
The Christmas Story — Luke 2:1-20 | Test

The following is the biblical passage from the Book of Luke that tells the story of the first Christmas.

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus
December 24, 2013 – 12:43 am | No Comment
Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus | Test

Editor’s Note: In 1897, 8-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon wrote a letter to the editor of New York Sun, and the quick response was printed as an unsigned editorial Sept. 21, 1897.

The giving spirit of Christmas comes through again
December 21, 2013 – 12:58 am | No Comment
The giving spirit of Christmas comes through again | Test

A warehouse that was nearly empty a week ago was filled with toys as the Christmas for Kids program began its an annual distribution to needy families Thursday. Christmas for Kids officials were able to help all the kids on their list and have a little extra for some who have emergency situations.

Cities abuse executive session
December 19, 2013 – 12:14 am | No Comment
Cities abuse executive session | Test

In many cases there are literal translations of how a municipality may use executive session under the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act, and in many cases the rules are perhaps a bit gray.

Personal service loses out again
December 18, 2013 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Personal service loses out again | Test

It seems that things are getting a little less personal every day.

Remembering Tom Bass
December 17, 2013 – 12:40 am | No Comment
Remembering Tom Bass | Test

The Seneca community is saying goodbye this week to a legendary football coach and a great man who had a profound impact on untold numbers of lives.

A day to celebrate in Oconee County
December 13, 2013 – 12:00 am | No Comment
A day to celebrate in Oconee County | Test

Wednesday was a day to celebrate in Oconee County.