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Is your bag packed?
May 24, 2018 – 12:36 am | No Comment
Is your bag packed? | Test

In the summer, many of us are packing our bags for vacations. But if you’re a caregiver, have you considered packing a bag for your loved one for potential emergencies?

Legislature adjourns, progress continues
May 24, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Legislature adjourns, progress continues | Test

As the school year winds down, the days get longer and people’s thoughts turn to summer.

The favorite grandparent
May 23, 2018 – 12:23 am | No Comment
The favorite grandparent | Test

While visiting nine of my 10 grandchildren over the weekend in Georgia, I was indeed the favorite grandparent.

Recovering our greatness not easy to do
May 19, 2018 – 12:58 am | No Comment
Recovering our greatness not easy to do | Test

“Make America great again” is a phrase we hear a lot these days.

Outdoors: Being prepared, safe the best way to enjoy boating season
May 19, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Being prepared, safe the best way to enjoy boating season | Test

With only one week remaining before the unofficial beginning of the 2018 boating season on the state’s waterways, the state has witnessed several boating accidents and incidents, including a large boat fire that damaged dozens of watercraft docked at Portman Marina on Lake Hartwell earlier this week.

Burn this, not that! Burn barrel safety guidelines
May 19, 2018 – 12:22 am | No Comment

Last winter, a heavy winter snow brought down one of my old apple trees.

Standing for transparency
May 19, 2018 – 12:02 am | No Comment
Standing for transparency | Test

We have often used this space over the years to criticize public bodies who seek to hide what they are doing from the public, particularly when it comes to spending and making important decisions about the future of the community.

Greg Oliver: Braves’ rebuilding effort starting to pay dividends
May 18, 2018 – 12:10 am | No Comment
Greg Oliver: Braves’ rebuilding effort starting to pay dividends | Test

The Major League Baseball season is a quarter of the way through, and the Atlanta Braves have been one of the biggest surprises thus far.

A tale of air conditioning and redneck engineering
May 18, 2018 – 12:08 am | No Comment
A tale of air conditioning and redneck engineering | Test

As you may recall, it was hot over the weekend. Not necessarily record-breaking hot, but enough to make this cheapskate turn on her air conditioner.

Awards and more
May 18, 2018 – 12:08 am | No Comment
Awards and more | Test

As the 2017-18 school year winds down, the activities around campus are ramping up!

The (not-so) handy man
May 16, 2018 – 12:46 am | No Comment
The (not-so) handy man | Test

I built a desk Saturday night.
When I made that announcement at a family cookout on Mother’s Day, someone asked, “You sawed and measured the wood and built the desk?”

Tigers pick up pledge from defensive tackle
May 15, 2018 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Tigers pick up pledge from defensive tackle | Test

Clemson’s 2019 recruiting class hit the dozen mark Monday afternoon when defensive tackle Tayquon Johnson (6-3, 275) of Williamsport, Md., announced for the Tigers from a field of 10 finalists.

Kentucky 31 tall fescue an interesting history
May 12, 2018 – 12:50 am | No Comment
Kentucky 31 tall fescue an interesting history | Test

This time of year is so nice. The temperatures are comfortable, and everything is green

BabyRead Family: Brandon, Alli and Anna
May 12, 2018 – 12:47 am | No Comment
BabyRead Family: Brandon, Alli and Anna | Test

This month we meet one of BabyRead’s families — Brandon, his mom, Alli, and his great-grandmother, Anna.