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Thanks for your patience
January 12, 2016 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Thanks for your patience | Test

If you’re one of our home subscribers, you likely noticed your newspaper was a little later than usual arriving in your driveway this morning.

New chairman, new tone
January 7, 2016 – 12:24 am | One Comment
New chairman, new tone | Test

As is customary in its first meeting of the year, Oconee County Council ran through the process of electing and appointing the heads of the various committees as well as the council chairman, which had been held in 2015 by District 2 councilman Wayne McCall.

Moving forward
January 1, 2016 – 12:23 am | No Comment
Moving forward | Test

The title of the traditional tune “Auld Lang Syne,” which many of you no doubt heard in some form or fashion last night, might best be translated into modern English as “days gone by” or “for the sake of old times.”

Happy New Year!
December 31, 2015 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Happy New Year! | Test

We here at The Journal have had another amazing year in 2015, and we hope you have as well.

Celebrate Oconee tops $100,000
December 26, 2015 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Celebrate Oconee tops $100,000 | Test

When we began Celebrate Oconee seven years ago, it was in response to years of terrible news that had seemed to dominate the newspaper during the recession.

A big thank you
December 24, 2015 – 12:25 am | No Comment
A big thank you | Test

Every child deserves a happy Christmas.

Graham’s parting triumph
December 23, 2015 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Graham’s parting triumph | Test

Lindsey Graham officially ended his pursuit of the 2016 Republican presidential nomination on Monday, but it had long been clear that he would not succeed in that mission improbable.

Time for the LGF to be fully funded again
December 18, 2015 – 12:46 am | One Comment
Time for the LGF to be fully funded again | Test

We have learned in recent weeks the state of South Carolina has found around $1.2 billion in a so-called windfall of state revenues.

A teachable moment
December 16, 2015 – 12:22 am | One Comment
A teachable moment | Test

We were all young once, and many of us probably committed a senseless act of vandalism such as the one that took place at Norton-Thompson Park over the weekend.

Keep the momentum going
December 12, 2015 – 12:17 am | One Comment
Keep the momentum going | Test

Oconee economic development boss Richard Blackwell has said, “If you build it, they will come,” so often since coming to the county in 2012 that the makers of the movie “Field of Dreams” might have a plagiarism case against him.