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Let it shine
March 14, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Let it shine | Test

This is a special week every year for sports fans as March Madness gets set to tip off around the country.

What changed?
March 11, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
What changed? | Test

Perhaps the even better question may be: What’s the rush?

They got it right
March 9, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
They got it right | Test

Most of you who read The Journal know that we’re often pretty tough on the Oconee County Council and other county officials from time to time. Particularly when tax dollars are at stake.

Clemson officials’ golden opportunity
March 8, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Clemson officials’ golden opportunity | Test

There’s an old saying that you can’t put the toothpaste back in the tube. But you can stop squeezing to prevent a bigger mess.

Kicking the can down the crumbling road
March 2, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Kicking the can down the crumbling road | Test

Gov. Henry McMaster has said that increasing South Carolina’s gas tax to fix its deteriorating roads is “the absolute last resort, only when we are in desperate straits.”

Pension problems: What does it mean to you?
February 27, 2017 – 10:43 pm | No Comment
Pension problems: What does it mean to you? | Test

We’ve all got that one relative, don’t we?

Pension pain not worth the gain
February 24, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Pension pain not worth the gain | Test

We tried to paint a picture for you in this spot a few days ago with an editorial titled “Pain is coming” that several things in motion on the state and local levels are going to end up hitting us all where it hurts — in the pocketbooks.

Bad bills explained
February 22, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Bad bills explained | Test

In Tuesday’s edition of The Journal, we took a pretty hard stance against legislation on the House floor that would move business licensing from the cities and their municipal association up to the state level.

Don’t let FOI bills stall again
February 18, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Don’t let FOI  bills stall again | Test

In a climate that’s given rise to terms like fake news and alternative facts, never has the public’s right to know how governmental bodies are functioning been more important.

Just say no
February 17, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Just say no | Test

In Thursday’s edition of The Journal, you read where the chairman of the planned agricultural center or FARM Center board, Stanley Gibson, went before an Oconee County Council committee Tuesday to request council consider designating millage to help the FARM Center both during construction and after for general operations.