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Broken promises

You’ve all heard the joke, “You know how to tell when a politician is lying? When his lips are moving.” Well, this time it’s no joke.

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Help, if you can

If you remember around May of last year, this newspaper dug into some not-so-great happenings in Oconee County’s Animal Control department and the Oconee Humane Society.

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Under the microscope

Over the next few weeks, a limited series will be unveiled on the front page of your Friday and Saturday editions of this newspaper.

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More questions than answers

You might think it’d be easy to say that while we are glad that emergency responders — including sheriff’s deputies, EMS workers and the like — received a hazard pay bonus in the form of premium pay for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic, we don’t think everyone deserved it.

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