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Our policy on political letters
October 9, 2018 – 12:33 am | No Comment
Our policy on political letters | Test

Four weeks from today, voters will step into voting booths across Oconee and Pickens counties and throughout the state of South Carolina to cast their ballots in the general election.

The cost of public service
October 5, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
The cost of public service | Test

When we kiss our spouse and children on our way to another shift at work, we probably don’t think that moment could be the last time we see our loved ones on Earth.

Communication builds trust
October 4, 2018 – 12:21 am | No Comment
Communication builds trust | Test

As we were growing up, we were taught to respect and trust those who held some kind of authority over us — parents, grandparents, babysitters, teachers, church leaders, neighbors, military servicemen and servicewomen, firefighters, law enforcement officers and others.

Utica — not forgotten by everyone
October 3, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Utica — not forgotten by everyone | Test

On Saturday morning, a group of people are planning to gather in the Utica community near Seneca and go through the neighborhood picking up trash.

More work needed to stop domestic violence
September 29, 2018 – 12:23 am | No Comment
More work needed to stop domestic violence | Test

In Oconee and Pickens counties and throughout South Carolina, there are people — mostly women and children — living in fear for their lives.

The right thing to do
September 28, 2018 – 12:57 am | No Comment
The right thing to do | Test

Oconee County Council will have the first of two meetings this morning to begin in-person interviews with five candidates for the vacant county administrator job.

Time to get registered to vote
September 25, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Time to get registered to vote | Test

Imagine you had a chance to be heard on something that may be important to you and you were disqualified a month before your time to be heard.

A wise decision
September 22, 2018 – 12:46 am | No Comment
A wise decision | Test

It probably sounded like a simple request when Clemson University Undergraduate Student Government president Mason Foley and Bubba Britton of the Clemson University Alumni Association asked city officials to give the go-ahead for a block party on College Avenue in Clemson.

Time to act
September 21, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Time to act | Test

Last week, Jared Ketterman, CEO of JKAT LLC, announced the company was releasing its purchase agreement to buy a 4,200-square-foot city-owned building that had once been the Walhalla Fire Station headquarters and currently houses public restrooms in downtown Walhalla.

Blindly following is not leading
September 20, 2018 – 12:43 am | No Comment
Blindly following is not leading | Test

The public session at Tuesday’s Oconee County Council meeting was filled with people voicing opinions on a controversial amended ordinance called the Oconee County Animal Control Act.

Rosa Clark grant to bring much needed dental services
September 18, 2018 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Rosa Clark grant to bring much needed dental services | Test

For more than 35 years, the Rosa Clark Medical Clinic in Seneca has met a need in our community by offering affordable and accessible quality health care to those who need it.

Bringing out the best in us
September 15, 2018 – 12:43 am | No Comment
Bringing out the best in us | Test

For more than a day, Hurricane Florence has brought a deluge of rainfall and damaging winds to the coasts of North and South Carolina, and the storm is expected to have at least some impact later this weekend on Oconee and Pickens counties, as well as the rest of the Upstate. 

Preparing for Florence: Safe, not sorry
September 13, 2018 – 12:43 am | No Comment
Preparing for Florence: Safe, not sorry | Test

By now, you probably know a storm is coming. 

Combating crime in the Utica community
September 12, 2018 – 12:17 am | No Comment
Combating crime in the Utica community | Test

A shooting Monday that left two people dead outside a mobile home in the Utica community near Seneca was only the latest example of the ongoing problem of drugs and violence that has plagued the neighborhood.