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Eugene Robinson blatantly inaccurate
September 2, 2014 – 12:53 am | One Comment

Eugene Robinson’s “Paying for the 2003 Invasion” presents another of his blatant sophomoric efforts to attack the Bush-Cheney administration and promote President Barack Obama.

Saitta explains activity bus vote
August 30, 2014 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Saitta explains activity bus vote | Test

At the last Pickens County school board meeting, the board approved buying two new activity buses for $252,000, with myself and Jimmy Gillespie voting against the purchase and Jim Shelton, Judy Edwards, Herb Cooper and Brian Swords voting for it.

Women’s Equality Day
August 26, 2014 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Women’s Equality Day | Test

August gets shortchanged in the holiday department. But while it doesn’t have any of those holidays where the mail isn’t delivered and the banks are closed, there is a holiday worth celebrating.

Rogers’ life and legacy a ‘beautiful thing’
August 26, 2014 – 12:19 am | No Comment
Rogers’ life and legacy a ‘beautiful thing’ | Test

We did not know Kathy Rogers. We never even met her. But she touched our lives just the same.

‘Hired help’ wasting taxpayers’ money
August 23, 2014 – 12:07 am | No Comment
‘Hired help’ wasting taxpayers’ money | Test

Thanks to the information age, we’re finding that Oconee’s “Pine Street” spending more than double a neighboring county’s per-capita spending on government services.

Differences in the Presbyterian church
August 21, 2014 – 12:45 am | No Comment
Differences in the Presbyterian church | Test

This letter is to correct an incorrect identification of Presbyterian churches in Wednesday’s “Guest View.”

Refuting Lecroy
August 20, 2014 – 12:58 am | 15 Comments
Refuting Lecroy | Test

Doug Lecroy’s opinion column from Saturday illustrates the misconceptions some Oconee residents have about the November sales tax referendum. I want to set the record straight.

A better quality of life in Oconee?
August 19, 2014 – 12:44 am | No Comment
A better quality of life in Oconee? | Test

While I am a member of the Oconee County Public Library board, I am writing as an individual. I am not speaking for the board here.

Thank you from Oconee Democrats
August 16, 2014 – 12:11 am | No Comment
Thank you from Oconee Democrats | Test

The Oconee County Democratic Party gives a big “thank you” to The Journal for its front-page article informing the public the Democratic Party has been granted approval by Seneca City Council to conduct the public service of voter registration during Thursday’s Jazz on the Alley.

Grateful for Lunney director
August 16, 2014 – 12:09 am | No Comment
Grateful for Lunney director | Test

In the July 17 edition of The Journal, I read with much interest of the many hours and involvements of Dr. John Martin. I knew of Dr. Martin’s work with the Lunney Museum, but had no idea of the many other areas he also contributes his time and talent.