Articles in Editorials
While students in Oconee and Pickens counties returned to school last week — and can finally settle into a routine with the solar eclipse having come and gone — a great number more students will return to class in Pickens County today.
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.
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.
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.
Clemson officials will hold a second town hall meeting Sunday night at Abel Baptist Church, and considering the first one lasted more than two hours and drew a huge crowd on Father’s Day, we’d expect the turnout for this one to be even bigger.