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The latest crowning achievement
April 12, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on The latest crowning achievement
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While some of you, hopefully, read about the awards The Journal’s staff recently won from the state press association, what you may not realize is that my first-place plaque wasn’t the highest achievement of my night. 

Greg Oliver: Spring game shows Tigers’ talent in large supply
April 12, 2019 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on Greg Oliver: Spring game shows Tigers’ talent in large supply
Greg Oliver: Spring game shows Tigers’ talent in large supply | Test

Clemson’s spring game last Saturday didn’t have quite the pizzazz of last year’s event — when Trevor Lawrence made his Memorial Stadium debut — but that doesn’t mean there were no notable takeaways.

Pajama move
April 10, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Pajama move
Pajama move | Test

Michelle was cheerful as she woke me on the morning of Thursday, April 4.

‘20 Stones — 20 Words’ and your own journey
April 9, 2019 – 12:55 am | Comments Off on ‘20 Stones — 20 Words’ and your own journey
‘20 Stones  — 20 Words’ and your own journey | Test

The March meeting of the Compassionate Friends was time spent in valuable discussion of worthwhile material in conjunction with the “God’s Healing for a Mother’s Heart,” a one-day retreat for mothers who have experienced the death of a child, held March 30 at First Baptist Church in Simpsonville.

Sustainable lawns
April 6, 2019 – 12:50 am | Comments Off on Sustainable lawns
Sustainable lawns | Test

As the weather warms, taking care of the lawn is one of the first things many homeowners start doing outside. 

‘Best Buddies’
April 6, 2019 – 12:45 am | Comments Off on ‘Best Buddies’
‘Best Buddies’ | Test

Just over a year ago, I was approached by our after-hours coordinator, who gave me the name and phone number of someone she had met the day before. 

Outdoors: Take your pick for Lake Jocassee bass
April 6, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Outdoors: Take your pick for Lake Jocassee bass
Outdoors: Take your pick for Lake Jocassee bass | Test

All the focus this weekend is on bass fishing as the Bassmaster Elite tour makes another stop at Lake Hartwell.

If left to the left, we’ll be left alone
April 6, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on If left to the left, we’ll be left alone
If left to the left, we’ll be left alone | Test

“Stupid is as stupid does” is a line from the movie, “Forrest Gump.” To my sorrow, I can’t seem to get it out of my mind lately.

Our very special guest is touching lives
April 5, 2019 – 12:15 am | Comments Off on Our very special guest is touching lives
Our very special guest is touching lives | Test

Perhaps you have seen, or heard, that international Christian recording artist and film-score composer Calvin Jones will be performing solo piano live in concert at Southern Wesleyan University in concert at 7 p.m. tonight at the Newton Hobson Chapel and Fine Arts Center.  

Greg Oliver: Still plenty to watch in Tigers’ spring game
April 5, 2019 – 12:15 am | Comments Off on Greg Oliver: Still plenty to watch in Tigers’ spring game
Greg Oliver: Still plenty to watch in Tigers’ spring game | Test

When Clemson football held its annual spring game last year, the thing that most of those in attendance wanted to see was the quarterback battle between incumbent senior Kelly Bryant and freshman Trevor Lawrence.

Feeling foolish
April 5, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Feeling foolish
Feeling foolish | Test

I don’t necessarily need a holiday for a good prank or a specific reason to hide behind a corner and startle someone.

Back in 1978 …
April 3, 2019 – 12:15 am | Comments Off on Back in 1978 …
Back in 1978 … | Test

I’m getting ready to head out to my 40th high school reunion this weekend in North Carolina, and so my mind has been wandering back to 1978.