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Party differences
October 31, 2014 – 12:54 am | No Comment
Party differences | Test

There are obviously differences of opinion between Democrats, Republicans, Libertarians and Tea Partyers. So why do candidates trend toward the middle?

Spouses on boards
October 31, 2014 – 12:51 am | No Comment
Spouses on boards | Test

A recent letter by a former principal in the School District of Pickens County offered that having a school board member with a spouse working for the same district is not a big deal. I disagree.

Is evil beautiful?
October 30, 2014 – 12:38 am | No Comment
Is evil beautiful? | Test

Off the west coast of South America is Easter Island. The stone heads on the island are called moai and are meant to ward off evil.

Christian against prayer at meetings
October 30, 2014 – 12:36 am | No Comment
Christian against prayer at meetings | Test

This letter is in response to the recent Journal article, “School board tables prayer decision.”

Advocating for Seneca library
October 28, 2014 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Advocating for Seneca library | Test

As we approach the date to vote on the proposed 1-percent sales tax increase for Oconee County, I plan to vote yes, with the hope our new library will be built soon and located in historic downtown Seneca.

Libraries provide crucial resources
October 25, 2014 – 12:26 am | One 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 | 6 Comments
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 | 3 Comments
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.”