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