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Coming together for community’s children
December 12, 2017 – 10:24 pm | No Comment
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For most of us, it is almost impossible to imagine our own children waking up on Christmas morning without any gifts under the tree.

Good step one
December 6, 2017 – 10:23 pm | No Comment
Good step one | Test

On Tuesday evening, the Oconee County Council found itself in the unenviable position of essentially having to approve or disapprove a massive loan restructuring for the not-a-merger merger between Greenville Health System and Palmetto Health System.

Sharing Christmas joy with a kid
December 1, 2017 – 8:49 pm | No Comment
Sharing Christmas joy with a kid | Test

While the Christmas season is joyful for many of us, it can also be a stressful time — especially for parents who are struggling to make ends meet.

Will they stay or will they go?
November 30, 2017 – 10:49 pm | No Comment
Will they stay or will they go? | Test

Recently, members of the Oconee County Council got into an old debate about how long Duke Energy is going to stay in the county and what should be done, if anything, so the county is prepared if and when the nuclear plant does close its doors and the county loses the estimated $28 million property tax revenue.

A word about the Opinion page
November 25, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
A word about the Opinion page | Test

A newspaper’s editorial page is a place that should welcome debate — on all sides. It is here where people are free to voice opinions and debate issues.

A national proclamation of Thanksgiving
November 22, 2017 – 6:05 pm | No Comment
A national proclamation of Thanksgiving | Test

In the midst of the Civil War, when the nation was divided and at war with itself, President Abraham Lincoln found reasons to be thankful.

Recognized for integrity
November 22, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Recognized for integrity | Test

Integrity. It’s something that seems to be lacking in our world today.

Oconee economic development efforts are paying off
November 17, 2017 – 10:12 pm | No Comment
Oconee economic development efforts are paying off | Test

While some may have questioned it a few years ago, there is now no doubt that efforts to improve economic development in Oconee County are paying off.

Thank you, veterans
November 10, 2017 – 10:28 pm | No Comment
Thank you, veterans | Test

We sometimes take it for granted, but we do owe a lot to our veterans.

Local elections matter, so go vote
November 7, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Local elections matter, so go vote | Test

In a presidential election year, we get all excited about the candidates, the ads, the debates and even what so-called experts want to tell you is important.