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An apology and a plea
July 6, 2018 – 12:07 am | No Comment
An apology and a plea | Test

Let me first offer my apologies for those of you who missed me last week.

Socialize! Don’t become isolated
July 5, 2018 – 12:43 am | No Comment
Socialize! Don’t become isolated | Test

Dementia can cause you and your loved one to become isolated.

Are we really independent?
June 30, 2018 – 12:51 am | No Comment
Are we really independent? | Test

A reader recently suggested the following statement be included in my column near the Fourth of July.

Planning for emergencies
June 29, 2018 – 9:19 pm | No Comment

My goodness, what intense thunderstorms we have been having lately!

The joy of visiting with former students
June 29, 2018 – 12:19 am | No Comment
The joy of visiting with former students | Test

One of the neat things about being at Tamassee DAR School for eight years is that children who were small when I first began my career here have grown and are now living independently.

Greg Oliver: Clemson legends Bourret, Blackman will be missed
June 29, 2018 – 12:10 am | No Comment
Greg Oliver: Clemson legends Bourret, Blackman will be missed | Test

One of the toughest parts about getting older is saying goodbye — even to people you may not know entirely well.

Why trade deficits are needed
June 27, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Why trade deficits are needed | Test

After the G-7 meeting in Quebec in June, White House trade director Peter Navarro said,  “when it comes to trade disputes, these allies are robbing us blind.”

Summer, primaries and the state budget
June 26, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Summer, primaries and the state budget | Test

Is there anything better than summer in the Palmetto State? So much beauty all around us, kids out of school, vacations and more.

Lil’ Ripplers talk about Ripple of One
June 23, 2018 – 12:34 am | No Comment

Ripple of One is a nonprofit organization in Oconee and Pickens counties that helps parents who are struggling and who feel stuck.

Outdoors: How to make boating safer
June 23, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Outdoors: How to make boating safer | Test

Last week, Larry Rottmann, a contributor to the Springfield (Mo.) News-Leader, authored an opinion piece suggesting it was time to ban bass boats from public waters.

Highlighting 4-H’s wildlife food plot project
June 23, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Highlighting 4-H’s wildlife food plot project | Test

When people think of 4-H, the first thing they think of is farming and showing livestock.  

Tourism is a key to Oconee’s economic success
June 23, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Tourism is a key to Oconee’s economic success | Test

Nestled in the northwestern corner of South Carolina, Oconee County has redefined the standard for quality of life.

Night life in the attic — the finale
June 23, 2018 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Night life in the attic — the finale | Test

Editor’s note: This is the third and final part of a story that began in the June 9 edition of The Journal.

Greg Oliver: Forty years later, 1978 still a special year
June 22, 2018 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Greg Oliver: Forty years later, 1978 still a special year | Test

Sometimes, there are years in sports where everything just seems to come together — where games and storylines prove memorable decades later. You find you’re able to look back and remember what life was like at that time, and little things like songs can trigger memories of a given era.