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Embracing other countries’ socialist aspects could help
April 19, 2014 – 12:49 am | No Comment
Embracing other countries’ socialist aspects could help | Test

I am constantly surprised about the strong aversion against socialism I see around me: people use it as a curse word, it is in negative bumper stickers and it is described in opinion articles as the worst thing that could happen to a country.

‘We have nothing to fear but fear ourselves’
April 19, 2014 – 12:48 am | No Comment
‘We have nothing to fear but fear ourselves’ | Test

We have nothing to fear from foreign terrorists’ plans for the demise of America.

Heartfelt thank you to 911 dispatchers
April 16, 2014 – 12:25 am | One Comment
Heartfelt thank you to 911 dispatchers | Test

The second full week of April has been dedicated as National Telecommunications Week.

Questions remain about Winkopp project
April 16, 2014 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Questions remain about Winkopp project | Test

I am completely amazed! How could such an unwanted project get approved, and in such a rushed and lopsided manner?

School district’s superintendent hire not impulse
April 15, 2014 – 12:44 am | No Comment
School district’s superintendent hire not impulse | Test

On April 10, in a 6-0 vote, the Pickens County School Board named Dr. Danny Merck the new school district superintendent.

Do it once, do it right
April 12, 2014 – 12:13 am | One Comment
Do it once, do it right | Test

I agree with the guest editorial published Wednesday that there is no excuse for the lack of progress in improving data security for taxpayer and other sensitive information.

Pragmatism will trump naysayers
April 11, 2014 – 12:41 am | 6 Comments
Pragmatism will trump naysayers | Test

In response to a letter written about my previous letter of April 2, about Obamacare, I’d like to say that I’m not only a “good-hearted person,” I have common sense too.

A great country and a great family
April 10, 2014 – 12:30 am | One Comment
A great country and a great family | Test

Later this month, we veterans of the Korean War and World War II have been invited to go on the Honor Flight to Washington, D.C., to visit several war memorials and Arlington Cemetery.

Continuity or change?
April 9, 2014 – 12:47 am | No Comment
Continuity or change? | Test

On June 10 you have the privilege to cast your vote in the Republican primary for Oconee County Council.

Shaver litter
April 8, 2014 – 12:31 am | No Comment
Shaver litter | Test

I noticed a good bit of cigarette litter while I was walking around the Shaver Complex track.