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This is just the beginning of my new life
March 31, 2018 – 12:08 am | No Comment

I grew up in a troubled home.
Dad worked out of town most of the time, but Mom was the main breadwinner, working 12 hours a day. We never went without. My relationship with Dad changed …

Have a blessed Easter
March 31, 2018 – 12:07 am | No Comment
Have a blessed Easter | Test

On behalf of everyone here at Collins Children’s Home, I hope you have a beautiful Easter weekend!

Grant brings pollinator programs to Oconee County
March 31, 2018 – 12:04 am | No Comment
Grant brings pollinator programs to Oconee County | Test

Pollinator gardens are popping up all over Oconee County, thanks to a grant that Clemson Extension and Oconee County 4-H received on behalf of the Pete and Sally Smith Foundation.

From cupcakes to cucumbers
March 30, 2018 – 12:36 am | No Comment
From cupcakes to cucumbers | Test

I’d normally consider it rude to toot my own horn in such a public manner but be aware I am about to do just that because I am incredibly proud of myself right now.

MLB season opens with plenty of storylines
March 30, 2018 – 12:35 am | No Comment
MLB season opens with plenty of storylines | Test

In a different twist than seasons past, all 30 Major League Baseball teams were scheduled to open the 2018 season on the same day Thursday — although weather forced some to postpone.

Under the Fla sun
March 28, 2018 – 12:51 am | No Comment
Under the Fla sun | Test

Every now and then, we all need to get away from the daily pressures and grind of life for a few days of relaxation.

Mulch — first line of defense against weeds
March 24, 2018 – 12:55 am | No Comment
Mulch — first line of defense against weeds | Test

With the recent warm spell, there is hope that spring is just around the corner.

Outdoors: Lee wins back-to-back Classics as event draws record numbers
March 24, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Lee wins back-to-back Classics as event draws record numbers | Test

Before the start of the 2018 Bassmaster Classic, both fans and competitors were hoping for record numbers.

Protecting our students and balancing the budget
March 24, 2018 – 12:03 am | No Comment
Protecting our students and balancing the budget | Test

We are more than halfway through the 2018 legislative session.

The Great Egg War
March 24, 2018 – 12:02 am | No Comment
The Great Egg War | Test

Recently, with the arrival of spring, after being cooped up for what seemed like the eternity of winter, I had to get out of the house and go somewhere, anywhere.

Happy birthday, Dad!
March 23, 2018 – 12:55 am | No Comment
Happy birthday, Dad! | Test

If you missed me last week, don’t fret — I’m still here!

Springtime activities at Tamassee DAR School
March 23, 2018 – 12:53 am | No Comment
Springtime activities at Tamassee DAR School | Test

Springtime is finally here!

Clemson’s season successful regardless of tonight’s outcome
March 23, 2018 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Clemson’s season successful regardless of tonight’s outcome | Test

When the Clemson football team took part in its third consecutive College Football Playoff in January, fans were excited about achieving a feat not many teams — other than Alabama — can claim.

Seminole friendly
March 21, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Seminole friendly | Test

When Michelle and I first started dating, we talked about all the important things — our faith, values, what we wanted out of life.