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Help make a child’s wish come true this holiday season
December 15, 2016 – 12:23 am | No Comment
Help make a child’s wish come true this holiday season | Test

The holidays are upon us. Do you have a “wish list?”

To preserve and protect
December 14, 2016 – 12:24 am | No Comment
To preserve and protect | Test

The list of ways that Duke Energy contributes positively to our community is not a short one.

Keeping it local
December 12, 2016 – 8:14 pm | No Comment
Keeping it local | Test

Look, we get it. It’s easier than ever to sit in your pajamas at your computer — or even on your phone — and have your entire Christmas shopping list arrive on your doorstep a few days later.

Just a little (more) patience
December 10, 2016 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Just a little (more) patience | Test

It’s often been said that good things come to those who wait, but the Berkeley Drive pedestrian bridge project is testing the patience of even the most tolerant souls.

Thank you for the work in preventing childhood injuries
December 9, 2016 – 12:18 am | No Comment

A decade ago, Oconee Memorial Hospital partnered with local children’s advocates and the leadership of the School District of Oconee County and Seneca Fire Department to help bring the nationally recognized Safe Kid Upstate program to Oconee County.

Every little bit helps
December 8, 2016 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Every little bit helps | Test

At the risk of sounding like a broken record, we hope those of you who are able will give a little extra this holiday season to some children who aren’t as fortunate.

‘A date which will live in infamy’
December 6, 2016 – 8:31 pm | No Comment
‘A date which will live in infamy’ | Test

In 1994, the United States Congress designated this date each year as National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, when the American flag should be flown at half-staff until sunset to honor those who died as a result of the attack on U.S. military and naval forces in Hawaii.

Make a child’s Christmas merry
December 6, 2016 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Make a child’s Christmas merry | Test

We’ve all seen the eyes of children — dazzled with excitement and happiness — on Christmas morning as they spring out of bed to open their presents.

Please help
December 1, 2016 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Please help | Test

We’re going to be very blunt here today.

US Refugee Program: How it works
November 30, 2016 – 12:18 am | No Comment
US Refugee Program: How it works | Test

Most Americans are unaware as to how extensive and involved the refugee process is in this country.

Stop spreading the (fake) news
November 18, 2016 – 10:49 pm | No Comment
Stop spreading the (fake) news | Test

If you spent any time at all on social media in the months leading up to the election, you probably learned Hillary Clinton once said in a speech, “Sharia Law will be a powerful new direction of freedom and democracy for the women of Libya.”

Good news, bad news
November 17, 2016 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Good news, bad news | Test

We learned Tuesday night Oconee has been approved for a $500,000 grant for water and sewer infrastructure.

The public has spoken
November 10, 2016 – 12:25 am | No Comment
The public has spoken | Test

Often in political circles you’ll hear the word mandate. Candidates and parties consider convincing victories a mandate that the victor’s policy is what the American public desperately wants.

Let your voice be heard
November 7, 2016 – 10:10 pm | No Comment
Let your voice be heard | Test

Elsewhere in this section, you can read an anecdote from the former Chief Justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court, Jean Toal, who told of being asked by visiting judges from Russia about how she handles it when she gets “the call.”

The Journal’s pick
November 4, 2016 – 12:27 am | No Comment
The Journal’s pick | Test

Typically speaking, any politically involved newspaper lifer with ink in his veins cringes at the notion that one should hold their nose and vote for the lesser of two evils.

Make sure to dispose of unused meds
November 1, 2016 – 10:06 pm | No Comment
Make sure to dispose of unused meds | Test

Upstate residents are estimated to bring home more than 5 million prescriptions per year, and many of those drugs end up in the trash, the toilet or the wrong hands when they go unused.

Don’t buy the bad news about papers
October 28, 2016 – 11:37 pm | No Comment
Don’t buy the bad news about papers | Test

Contrary to what you may have read elsewhere this week, newspapers aren’t dying … at least not the ones that remembered that they are, well, newspapers.

Coming right up
October 27, 2016 – 9:51 pm | No Comment
Coming right up | Test

We know some of you are still looking for more information in order to make your decisions this election cycle, while others have been clamoring for the sample ballots we publish annually before Election Day.