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Best wishes for back to school
August 16, 2017 – 9:27 pm | No Comment
Best wishes for back to school | Test

The start of a new school year is always an exciting time for teachers and students … and parents, of course.

Taking stock of today’s journey to higher education
August 11, 2017 – 9:55 pm | No Comment
Taking stock of today’s journey to higher education | Test

A couple things are pretty clear from the analysis we’ve done on the cost of going to college in South Carolina these days — the cost continues to rise, and there are outstanding options for students to get a great education locally.

Clemson officials should address parking problem now
August 9, 2017 – 9:56 pm | No Comment
Clemson officials should address parking problem now | Test

Call us crazy, but with the already dire parking situation in downtown Clemson, we fail to see how the combination of more students plus fewer parking spots equals a “win-win-win” situation for the city, as zoning and codes administrator Todd Steadman told council it would recently.

Time to close loophole for energy providers
August 8, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Time to close loophole for energy providers | Test

Unforeseen consequences are a risk with any legislation, and the hope is a rigorous vetting process, and various checks and balances, can help to predict calamity … or at least protect against it.

What can you do for your city?
August 3, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
What can you do for your city? | Test

To riff on the famous line from John F. Kennedy, sometimes you should ask not what your city can do for you and ask what you can do for your city.

A whole bunch of garbage
August 1, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
A whole bunch of garbage | Test

If you saw the stories in today’s edition from litter cleanup efforts in the cities of Walhalla and Westminster, we hope you’ll join us in commending everyone who spent their Saturday mornings working to make their communities look a little bit tidier.

Fun for the whole family
July 28, 2017 – 10:09 pm | No Comment
Fun for the whole family | Test

When we first pitched the idea of a Labor Day weekend barbecue festival to Seneca city officials, we weren’t sure exactly what the reaction would be.

Wait for football is finally over
July 28, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Wait for football is finally over | Test

The Kenny Chesney tune “The Boys of Fall,” which waxes nostalgic on the experience of playing high school football, begins with the line: “When I feel that chill, smell that fresh-cut grass, I’m back in my helmet, cleats and shoulder pads.”

Rest in peace, Chief Sanders
July 26, 2017 – 9:49 pm | No Comment
Rest in peace, Chief Sanders | Test

Like many of you, we were shocked and saddened to learn of the passing of West Union Police Chief Charles Sanders Jr. from a heart attack Tuesday evening.

Program offers perfect opportunity to explore Oconee
July 22, 2017 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Program offers perfect opportunity to explore Oconee | Test

Oconee County’s popularity as a tourist destination is seemingly ever increasing, and it’s also become one of the most desirable areas for retirees to relocate, but sometimes even those who live here can forget about everything this little neck of the woods has to offer.