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Worth fighting for
March 23, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Worth fighting for | Test

All too often we are critical of government in every form for being weak.

A business license bill that’s fair to businesses, cities
March 23, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
A business license bill that’s fair to businesses, cities | Test

Over the last few weeks, a lot has been said and written about two of the bills I introduced this year in the S.C. House of Representatives, companion bills H.3650 and H.3651.

A reply to a February letter
March 23, 2017 – 12:22 am | No Comment
A reply to a February letter | Test

My reply to the Feb. 25 letter “Apology owed.”

Search your own heart …
March 22, 2017 – 10:51 pm | No Comment
Search your own heart … | Test

Willie, It seems like every time I call Walhalla City Police, the sheriff’s department picks up the line.

A united family
March 22, 2017 – 10:49 pm | No Comment
A united family | Test

Once children grow up, there are only a few times when the whole family is together — among them, births, graduations, weddings and funerals.

Roosevelt’s words
March 21, 2017 – 10:19 pm | No Comment
Roosevelt’s words | Test

Editor: Everybody usually has a favorite president. Some people will automatically say Abraham Lincoln. Others pick Ronald Reagan. My dad’s favorite was President Dwight D. Eisenhower.

The new parable of the loaves and fishes
March 21, 2017 – 10:16 pm | No Comment
The new parable of the loaves and fishes | Test

Editor: 1:1 — And when the disciples Ryan and Mulvaney saw the hungry being fed with 5,000 fishes and loaves, they spake as one, saying: “Stop! Thou art behaving like unto evil Socialists! Give 4,999 of those catfish and hush-puppies to the richest among us, that the benefits may trickle down to the hungry. Someday.”

I thank you for the conversations
March 21, 2017 – 9:56 pm | No Comment
I thank you for the conversations | Test

Every week, complete strangers welcome me into their homes, into their offices, into their businesses and, often, into their hearts.

I sure hope I don’t cross her path when I’m out on the road!
March 21, 2017 – 9:54 pm | No Comment
I sure hope I don’t cross her path when I’m out on the road! | Test

Willie, I have a bit of a small issue to address about the Oconee County complex at Pine Street.

Brother, I can’t spare a dime
March 21, 2017 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Brother, I can’t spare a dime | Test

There’s no detour around this issue: South Carolina roads and bridges need repair.