May 25, 2019 12:28 am | Comments Off on Gratefulness at Memorial Day
A young man fresh out of basic training and getting ready for his first assignment as a member of the United States armed forces thought back about his weeks of rigorous preparation and the fact that he had left his pregnant wife to be there.
May 8, 2019 12:54 am | Comments Off on A failure to cooperate
In the classic 1967 movie “Cool Hand Luke,” the Captain tells prisoners in an iconic line that “What we’ve got here is failure to communicate.” What we’ve got here in Oconee County is a failure to cooperate.
May 4, 2019 12:28 am | Comments Off on An expansion to improve our workforce
Friday’s groundbreaking for the $3.1 million expansion and renovation of South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation’s Oconee-Pickens office on Wells Highway comes about 15 years after the project was first discussed.
May 1, 2019 12:27 am | Comments Off on A reasonable alternative
On the surface, a plan by the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority to refund a total of $7.6 million to its three member cities seemed reasonable when the sewer authority board voted 7-1 to do just that in February.