Final plea

We hope you’ve been following along with our series of local business stories tied into our Neighbors Helping Neighbors program.

Our own choices

It would be easy to criticize Gov. Henry McMaster for asking counties, cities and towns to enact mask requirements as a patchwork, pass-the-buck decision.

Not in my backyard

In recent weeks, you’ve probably heard rumblings that Matt Durham — co-owner of Sure Shot Firearms in Seneca — and his father, Scott, may be starting a gun club of sorts on property they just purchased in the Salem area.

Getting it right

If nobody was studying how Seneca’s government dealt with a tornado damage recovery project and the pandemic at the same time, we would have recommended that such a study be done.

Let’s get this done

In Oconee County, four of the five grocery store chains are now requiring their customers to wear masks. Other retailers are doing the same. 

Feet in the sand

Oconee County parents are being asked to make a decision about their children’s education in July that won’t take effect until August — and can’t be changed until at least October.

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.