Upstate Today

Category: Opinion

Local GOP

Editor: At a time when a clear majority of voters recently expressed their demand for a return to legitimate legislation and governance from a center position, it is a sad commentary that our dominant local GOP struggles to display even a semblance of maturity, let alone leadership.

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Congratulations, Sen. Alexander

Editor: As a proud native of Oconee County and a longtime subscriber to The Journal, I wanted to send this note of congratulations to Sen. Thomas C. Alexander, distinguished president of the South Carolina Senate.

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Shop local

Many of you will be out in the stores this weekend getting started on your Christmas holiday shopping. 

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Run Herschel, run

Editor: I have been reading for years Mr. Jim Palmer’s numerous letters to the editor generally bashing Republicans, as if he is going to change people’s minds.

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