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Consider this a call to action
January 15, 2014 – 12:11 am | 5 Comments
Consider this a call to action | Test

When Oconee County requests your votes on sales tax increases, we are inundated with complaints.

Well done
January 11, 2014 – 12:57 am | No Comment
Well done | Test

In a grassroots campaign that included gifts from $5 to more than $228,000 over the past 10 months, the dream of an Oconee County domestic violence shelter was realized Friday.

Pool announcement is good news
January 10, 2014 – 12:33 am | No Comment
Pool announcement is good news | Test

The announcement this week that the Walhalla City Council is planning on a Memorial Day opening for the Walhalla Pool is welcome news and a reminder that the initiative and hard work of volunteers can make a difference in the community.

A missed opportunity
January 9, 2014 – 12:48 am | No Comment
A missed opportunity | Test

Public meetings between elected officials and the people they represent should feature a healthy interaction with a good amount of give and take.

Escape leads to more questions
January 7, 2014 – 12:33 am | No Comment
Escape leads to more questions | Test

Law enforcement worked quickly to apprehend Jason Mark Carter less than 24 hours after he escaped a Columbia mental health facility last week.

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.