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Libraries provide crucial resources
October 25, 2014 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Libraries provide crucial resources | Test

While some people may find it attractive to oppose any tax proposal, the truth is a civil society requires a functioning government to avoid anarchy, and it is the responsibility of the citizens to fund this functioning government through appropriate taxation.

Money buys ‘truth’
October 25, 2014 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Money buys ‘truth’ | Test

If something is repeated enough, it becomes perceived as truth, whether it is or not.

Board members’ relationships play no role in duties
October 25, 2014 – 12:22 am | No Comment
Board members’ relationships play no role in duties | Test

A recent letter to the editor contributor raised the issue of candidates for Pickens County School Board having spouses employed by the district.

In support of Kevin McKenzie for school board seat
October 25, 2014 – 12:11 am | No Comment
In support of Kevin McKenzie for school board seat | Test

Of the several candidates seeking a position for District 2 on the Pickens County School Board, Kevin McKenzie is the best qualified for the position.

A little common sense?
October 24, 2014 – 12:50 am | One Comment
A little common sense? | Test

We humans prove on a daily basis we’re not that far removed from lower species of primates. We’ve all heard the expression, “monkey see, monkey do.”

Vote for your beliefs instead of your fears
October 24, 2014 – 12:44 am | 2 Comments
Vote for your beliefs instead of your fears | Test

Vote for your beliefs, not your fears.

It isn’t just a penny — it’s 17 percent
October 23, 2014 – 12:42 am | One Comment
It isn’t just a penny — it’s 17 percent | Test

A referendum on the Nov. 4 ballot could increase the sales tax you will pay on every taxable item you buy in Oconee County. Proponents, hoping to take more than 36 million additional dollars from you over the next eight years, are trying to convince you it’s no big deal, usually referring to the tax increase as a “penny” or “one cent” sales tax.

YMCA official: ‘This ain’t our first rodeo’
October 22, 2014 – 12:09 am | No Comment
YMCA official: ‘This ain’t our first rodeo’ | Test

I appreciate the recent letter expressing concerns regarding the Foothills YMCA. It allows us an opportunity to educate the community.

Reexamining our priorities
October 17, 2014 – 12:34 am | One Comment
Reexamining our priorities | Test

Lower taxes! What’s the impact of this disguised GOP spending addiction?

Voting no on sales tax referendum
October 17, 2014 – 12:33 am | No Comment
Voting no on sales tax referendum | Test

I’m going along with Spencer Radnich and voting no on the proposed 17-percent tax increase