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Editorial: What does it take to protect our kids?
October 2, 2012 – 12:01 am | No Comment
Editorial: What does it take to protect our kids? | Test

Most of us were shocked last week to learn of allegations that a former Walhalla High School and Middle School teacher sexually abused his students.

Editorial: Police volunteers deserve bonus
September 28, 2012 – 12:02 am | No Comment
Editorial: Police volunteers deserve bonus | Test

Kudos to Mayor Dan Alexander and the Seneca City Council for the message they sent to their reserve police officers.

Editorial: Police volunteers deserve bonus
September 27, 2012 – 12:01 am | No Comment
Editorial: Police volunteers deserve bonus | Test

Kudos to Mayor Dan Alexander and the Seneca City Council for the message they sent to their reserve police officers.

Editorial: Local school districts excel in SAT scores
September 26, 2012 – 12:01 am | No Comment
Editorial: Local school districts excel in SAT scores | Test

Top 20. That’s where Pickens and Oconee school districts rank among South Carolina schools for Scholastic Aptitude Test performance in the 2011-2012 school year.

Voter ID laws could mean turmoil
September 25, 2012 – 12:01 am | No Comment
Voter ID laws could mean turmoil | Test

One thing this country does not need come Nov. 7 is to be thrown into a protracted court battle over who won the 2012 presidential election. Yet, given the numerous legal challenges and courtroom battles taking place over voting laws in several states, that potential exists.

Editorial: Pioneer breaks deadlock on future
September 21, 2012 – 12:01 am | No Comment
Editorial: Pioneer breaks deadlock on future | Test

Compromise. Cooperation. Those are two words that are too often missing from politics and government in general nowadays. They are being replaced by stubborn and partisan.

County must never forget its identity
September 20, 2012 – 12:02 am | One Comment
County must never forget its identity | Test

In states like Florida and Arizona, there is a strong belief that the best economic driver, the most valuable asset, is retirees.

Fast-tracking new hotel is a good thing
September 19, 2012 – 12:01 am | No Comment
Fast-tracking new hotel is a good thing | Test

The announcement Tuesday of a new Hampton Inn and Suites hotel for Seneca was good news – although it was not a surprise seeing as how the city has talked about the hotel and subsequent development around it for weeks.

Editorial: Transparency not to be taken lightly
September 18, 2012 – 12:01 am | 3 Comments
Editorial: Transparency not to be taken lightly | Test

The South Carolina Press Association asked each member to seek a signed commitment to open government from elected officials in their area. It’s called a pledge for transparency.

Editorial: Clemson remains one of top colleges
September 14, 2012 – 12:01 am | No Comment
Editorial: Clemson remains one of top colleges | Test

Clemson University was named this week as the 25th-best public college in America. That is a lofty compliment for a school that may not always be mentioned in the same breath as the Harvards, Yales, UCLAs and Stanfords.

Editorial: Covidien story sad in many ways
September 14, 2012 – 12:01 am | No Comment
Editorial: Covidien story sad in many ways | Test

The news – rumored for weeks – that Covidien is leaving Oconee County for greener pastures overseas was a crushing blow Wednesday.

Editorial: Cities should get behind sewers
September 13, 2012 – 12:01 am | No Comment
Editorial: Cities should get behind sewers | Test

Oconee County is inching ever so close to having a modern sewer system that will connect its population centers with the Golden Corner commerce park near Interstate 85. It is a project that has been bandied about for years.

Editorial: Keep nuclear waste out of S.C.
September 12, 2012 – 12:01 am | No Comment
Editorial: Keep nuclear waste out of S.C. | Test

A coalition of environmental groups is correct in asking the state to resist any federal effort to send spent fuel from nuclear reactors to the Savannah River Site.

9/11 not something you can easily forget
September 11, 2012 – 12:02 am | No Comment
9/11 not something you can easily forget | Test

Today we observe the anniversary of that terrorist attack that claimed so many innocent lives while, at the same time, raising up heroes that before were just common folks. Those on the airplane who attacked the terrorists and stopped the potential for even more death in Washington, D.C. and those firefighters, EMS and police who tried to help at the World Trade Center.