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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.

Outdoors: Getting back to your fishing roots
May 12, 2018 – 12:43 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Getting back to your fishing roots | Test

Many die-hard anglers started out in the fishing world by cutting their teeth bream fishing.

A memorable ride back in time
May 12, 2018 – 12:24 am | No Comment
A memorable ride back in time | Test

During World War II, my mother sometimes left my brother, Dick, and me with our maternal grandparents while she was away visiting with dad, who was serving in the Army.

A new chapter and an exciting future
May 11, 2018 – 12:17 am | No Comment
A new chapter and an exciting future | Test

Earlier this week, I heard the excited voice of one of our young ladies as she came bursting through the door calling, “Ms. Tina, Ms. Tina … here’s my progress report! Look at the As and Bs!”

Greg Oliver: Fans worried about Swinney should just enjoy the ride
May 11, 2018 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Greg Oliver: Fans worried about Swinney should just enjoy the ride | Test

Some recent chatter about Clemson football — sparked by Paul Finebaum of ESPN — has revolved around head coach Dabo Swinney and whether he’ll eventually leave Tigertown to take over at Alabama once Nick Saban decides to call it quits.

Happy (becoming my) Mother’s Day!
May 11, 2018 – 12:09 am | No Comment
Happy (becoming my) Mother’s Day! | Test

While one day a year is dedicated to those who have brought a child in to their home in some way, shape, form or fashion, Mother’s Day isn’t enough of a celebration for me.