‘Moving to Venezuela’

Editor: On July 14, you published a letter titled “Wake up, Democrats.” The letter quoted Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as saying “If Trump is elected, I will move to Venezuela.” That did not sound right to me, so after 8-10 minutes of intensive research, I found the actual quote. In July 2016, […]

School officials address reopening plan details

On Tuesday, officials with the School District of Oconee County addressed several issues regarding the upcoming school year, now tentatively scheduled to begin Aug. 24, including when parents may switch learning options for their children.

Modern transparency

Walhalla City Council is developing a better system to hold its meetings online, a step toward greater transparency first recommended by Councilman Josh Roberts at the city’s committee meeting July 7.

Kudos to the board of elections

Editor: As a first-time candidate for an elected office, I was extremely concerned when the board members and staff of the Board of Voter Registration and Elections of Pickens County resigned collectively on April 1.