Array ( )
No time like the present - UpstateToday.com
. Home » Archive by Category

Articles in Editorials

No time like the present
October 16, 2017 – 9:51 pm | No Comment
No time like the present | Test

It seems most every week or month nowadays has some designation attached to it aimed at promoting a cause or bringing awareness to an issue.

Thanks to those who answer the calls
October 12, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Thanks to those who answer the calls | Test

An emergency scanner sits in our newsroom, and it chirps and buzzes intermittently pretty much all day every day.

‘Enough is enough’ nuclear waste
October 10, 2017 – 10:13 pm | No Comment

South Carolina has been generally accommodating to the federal government’s nuclear waste disposal needs over the decades, based on the promise that the highly radioactive material would be eventually shipped out of Savannah River Site to a permanent storage facility.

A (brief) celebration of newspaper week
October 6, 2017 – 10:02 pm | No Comment
A (brief) celebration of newspaper week | Test

A recent post that made the rounds on social media suggested: “The future of news is 3,000 outlets blowing up your phone about a resignation at the White House and nobody investigating school boards.”

Sheriff offers a common-sense solution for pets
October 5, 2017 – 9:05 pm | No Comment
Sheriff offers a common-sense solution for pets | Test

In striving to place as many adoptable pets into homes as possible, Oconee Sheriff Mike Crenshaw’s call for variable pricing for county shelter pets makes so much sense you kind of wonder why the change hasn’t already been made.

No change in spending planned
October 2, 2017 – 10:15 pm | No Comment
No change in spending planned | Test

Hopefully over the last couple weeks you’ve read our series on the School District of Oconee County’s salary structure, and we hope you found it informative.

A good visit with the governor
September 28, 2017 – 8:41 pm | No Comment
A good visit with the governor | Test

We hope you saw our coverage of Gov. Henry McMaster’s visit to Oconee County in Thursday’s edition and, perhaps not surprisingly given that he was speaking at a Chamber of Commerce function, his message was all business.

Local news trumps national media in trust
September 27, 2017 – 10:33 pm | No Comment
Local news trumps national media in trust | Test

We’ve often opined in this spot how the myth that newspapers are struggling is more a case of some outlets having poor business models — rushing to cater to perceived demand for digital products and social media content — than any real change in their importance within a community or society as a whole.

Recognition for a worthy cause
September 22, 2017 – 10:11 pm | No Comment
Recognition for a worthy cause | Test

With fall now upon us, October is right around the corner, and both Oconee and Pickens county councils have passed proclamations recognizing it as National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

The moral issue in health care
September 22, 2017 – 12:26 am | No Comment

Health care seems to be a perennial issue in our country. We can’t agree about how it should function.