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Cellphones and expecting an instant response
May 30, 2018 – 12:19 am | No Comment
Cellphones and expecting an instant response | Test

Back in the mid-1980s, a friend told me that one day in the future we would use telephones to call a person instead of a home or business. That person, the friend added, would have a phone in his or her pocket.

Gamecocks look to lock up Belk
May 29, 2018 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Gamecocks look to lock up Belk | Test

South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp appears to be in position to land former Clemson defensive lineman Josh Belk.

4-H summer camps
May 26, 2018 – 12:53 am | No Comment
4-H summer camps | Test

Need something to keep your kids occupied this summer? This summer we will offer five-day camps through Oconee County 4-H.

Ripple of One program: ‘The rewards are totally worth it’
May 26, 2018 – 12:51 am | No Comment
Ripple of One program: ‘The rewards are totally worth it’ | Test

Hi, my name is Amber Charles and I am a Ripple of One graduate and I now volunteer as a health coach for the program.

Greg Oliver: Remembering mom
May 26, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Greg Oliver: Remembering mom | Test

I was a late bloomer when it came to following sports, as I didn’t show much interest until I was a teenager.

‘God bless’ or ‘May God bless’ America?
May 26, 2018 – 12:24 am | No Comment
‘God bless’ or ‘May God bless’ America? | Test

It’s one of the most common phrases in our language. I’ve been hearing it for as long as I can remember. Lately, every time I hear it, I can’t help but wonder if it hasn’t become a catchphrase — one with little, if any, thought given to it.

Outdoors: Yield to wildlife during summer activities
May 26, 2018 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Yield to wildlife during summer activities | Test

With the long-suffered winter and the few days South Carolina gets that pass for spring, area residents are looking forward to enjoying the summer.

Common ground
May 25, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Common ground | Test

After spending a long weekend in April with my eldest niece, another on the horizon and a long weekend in May with my nephew, it has really hit me how big they’re getting.

Savor the moment, enjoy the memory!
May 25, 2018 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Savor the moment, enjoy the memory! | Test

My brain is full of so many wonderful events happening over the next few weeks.

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.