Upstate Today

Category: Editorials

Not passing the smell test

Since November, we’ve been reporting that Clemson City Council is getting leaned on by the Pickens County Office of Voter Registration and Elections to change the date of its elections after a change in state election laws by the General Assembly.

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Armchair quarterbacking

When Norm Cannada told me last week Seneca Police Chief Casey Bowling had invited those of us in the newsroom to participate in a training simulation, I didn’t know what to expect, but I was game for it.

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Preemptive strike

After likely taking stock of the national and local hullabaloo over book banning in schools and libraries, the School District of Oconee County made a wise move to clean up its own policy on the matter.

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Sign of the times

It’s been eight months since Uvalde, nearly five years since Parkland, six years since Townville, 10 years since Sandy Hook, 15 years since Virginia Tech and 22 years since Columbine.

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A win for transparency

Beginning Monday, media far and wide will descend on Colleton County to report on what figures to be one of the most infamous criminal trials in South Carolina state history.

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