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Why condone an illegal event if it’s prosperous?
September 19, 2014 – 12:59 am | One Comment
Why condone an illegal event if it’s prosperous? | Test

The main reason for this letter is to express a concern I have had for many years. This concern was highlighted over the past few days.

Vigilantes coming at you?
September 18, 2014 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Vigilantes coming at you? | Test

Never in Oconee’s history have we seen such a lust for power over “we the people” by the “hired help.”

We must be a watchful community
September 5, 2014 – 12:26 am | No Comment
We must be a watchful community | Test

Some local churches put up signs asking us to pray for our students and teachers. Although many of these signs have been replaced, we must remain a watchful community.

Real men take care of their children
September 4, 2014 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Real men take care of their children | Test

My father was a good man who lived in life what he lived in church. Being human, he had his flaws.

How far have we come?
September 3, 2014 – 12:18 am | 4 Comments
How far have we come? | Test

1949 was a big year for me as a 12-year-old entering a new country, environment, language and culture. Being a survivor of the Holocaust and its aftermath, memories of how far we had come were a bit overwhelming.

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.