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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.

Think Oconee!
October 26, 2016 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Think Oconee! | Test

Hopefully by now you have heard of the latest Destination Oconee initiative of the Oconee Economic Alliance focusing on supporting local businesses.

A positive report
October 21, 2016 – 10:36 pm | No Comment
A positive report | Test

Oconee’s top economic development official is fond of saying that unemployment statistics only provide a snapshot of the county or state’s job climate and don’t necessarily tell the whole story.

Keep up the good work
October 20, 2016 – 10:49 pm | No Comment
Keep up the good work | Test

Vocational rehabilitation is all about helping people overcome disabilities to achieve employment goals, and the success stories continue to grow by the day.