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Working for the future of Pickens County
May 23, 2017 – 9:42 pm | No Comment
Working for the future of Pickens County | Test

My parents told me before I left home for college to find my passion for what I love and then spend my time and talents on those things.

Adams will choose between Clemson, UNC
May 23, 2017 – 12:03 am | No Comment
Adams will choose between Clemson, UNC | Test

Wide receiver Jordyn Adams of Cary, N.C., a former quarterback at Blythewood, has narrowed his decision to Clemson and North Carolina and will announce his choice at The Opening, which begins June 28 in Oregon. Adams also is a highly regarded baseball prospect and plans to play both sports in college. His father is the defensive line coach for the Tar Heels and formerly coached at South Carolina.

How to live in peace
May 22, 2017 – 9:52 pm | No Comment
How to live in peace | Test

Millions of people love Apple computers and wouldn’t be caught using a PC.

Cogongrass — help stop the spread
May 22, 2017 – 9:31 pm | No Comment

As we slip into springtime, the weather begins to warm, the days become longer, the plants begin to bloom and the grass begins to grow. But there is one species of grass that we want to prevent from flowering, establishing and growing in South Carolina — cogongrass.

Seneca baseball team made a city and county proud
May 20, 2017 – 6:22 pm | No Comment
Seneca baseball team made a city and county proud | Test

There was a time – not very long ago at all – when the young men who make up the 2017 Seneca High School baseball team were just, well, young ‘uns.

Stop the fighting among yourselves
May 20, 2017 – 12:22 am | No Comment
Stop the fighting among yourselves | Test

I wasn’t old enough to fight in the Second World War, but I remember a lot about it. As bad as it was, it was nowhere near as scary as the times we’re now living in.

Watson’s gone, but cupboard far from bare
May 20, 2017 – 12:03 am | No Comment
Watson’s gone, but cupboard far from bare | Test

Clemson kicks off its 2017 football season 15 weeks from today, which means two things: (1) I’m so starved for football I actually took the time to count the weeks until it’s back and (2) it’s still a long freaking way away.

At 85, he gave me sprigs from his youth …
May 19, 2017 – 10:31 pm | No Comment
At 85, he gave me sprigs from his youth … | Test

My father served in Patton’s army during World War II. Because he survived the war and lived to the ripe old age of 93,
and because he was an artilleryman, I never connected him with Memorial …

Wussification of baseball is a good thing
May 19, 2017 – 12:23 am | No Comment
Wussification of baseball is a good thing | Test

When the first cave dwellers began using fire, the elders in the tribe sneered and scoffed.

Summertime is in the air!
May 18, 2017 – 10:09 pm | No Comment
Summertime is in the air! | Test

As the sunlight lasts longer with each passing day, it is a clear sign that summer is on the way.