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Thank you for making a difference
January 24, 2015 – 12:47 am | No Comment
Thank you for making a difference | Test

I woke up Christmas morning exhausted, but with joy in my heart knowing that 800 children, for whom gifts under the tree were not a certainty, were waking up to a very merry Christmas. This is due to the hearts and pockets of the good people of Oconee County.

Get off their backs
January 22, 2015 – 12:54 am | One Comment
Get off their backs | Test

In response to the letter and the letter writer in the Jan. 9 edition of The Journal, we have only one thing to say: “Give them a break.”

Tears fell like rain
January 22, 2015 – 12:45 am | One Comment
Tears fell like rain | Test

While driving down Stumphouse Mountain last week, I witnessed the carnage that had taken place on private property just past Issaqueena Falls.

Oconee school board deserves appreciation
January 21, 2015 – 12:49 am | No Comment
Oconee school board deserves appreciation | Test

January is School Board Appreciation Month, and Oconee County is truly blessed to have five caring and competent individuals to lead and direct our school district.

Running the county…into the ground
January 15, 2015 – 12:40 am | One Comment
Running the county…into the ground | Test

In a recent letter to The Journal by Paul Corbeil concerning county attorneys, he said we get what we pay for. I believe the county got what we were forced to pay for by the then-county council. We got nothing in return, because the county attorney only represented himself and the council.

Let’s give council members time
January 13, 2015 – 12:56 am | 10 Comments
Let’s give council members time | Test

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We’re fortunate to have Zaki’s view
January 13, 2015 – 12:55 am | No Comment
We’re fortunate to have Zaki’s view | Test

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Putting our priorities in order
January 13, 2015 – 12:54 am | No Comment
Putting our priorities in order | Test

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Schools should provide safe environments for everyone
January 10, 2015 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Schools should provide safe environments for everyone | Test

As a new year begins, most people have set New Year’s resolutions, many of which are quickly forgotten.

Does the new council majority know how business works?
January 9, 2015 – 12:40 am | No Comment
Does the new council majority know how business works? | Test

On Jan. 1, The Journal touted: “For now, there is plenty of reason for optimism in the county. Michelin is expected to make a final decision soon on whether to open a $175 million distribution center near Fair Play.”