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Adjutant general’s view is realistic
February 7, 2013 – 12:15 am | One Comment

The top military man in South Carolina spoke earlier this week in Seneca and to say his remarks and insight were refreshing would be an understatement.

Abuse shelter closer
February 6, 2013 – 12:00 am | No Comment

Persistence pays off.
Donations help too.
Oconee County is much closer today to having a domestic abuse shelter home for women and children thanks to a few dedicated individuals who would not back down, even when the …

Accommodations tax a boost for Seneca
February 5, 2013 – 12:37 am | One Comment

Taxes are never popular. But, Seneca’s Hospitality Accommodations Tax (HAT) may be the kind of tax people are learning to live with.

Library board a determined bunch
February 2, 2013 – 12:00 am | No Comment

Earlier this week, the Oconee County Library Board heard its chairman declare that the fight for a new Seneca branch has not been abandoned.

Sanctuary Pointe, a boost to area
January 31, 2013 – 12:15 am | No Comment

The doctor has arrived and he is bringing a huge economic shot in the arm for Oconee County and surrounding areas.

Legislature must embrace ethics reform
January 30, 2013 – 12:20 am | One Comment

Gov. Nikki Haley’s special commission on ethics reform came up with 23 recommendations on how the Legislature, and the state, can better serve the citizens of South Carolina.

Legislators attack transparency again
January 26, 2013 – 12:15 am | 2 Comments

A bill being fast-tracked through the South Carolina House is little more than an attack on newspapers and a slap in the face to the public.

Give Crenshaw credit for idea
January 24, 2013 – 12:22 am | One Comment

Oconee County Sheriff Mike Crenshaw likes to think things through.

Jail decision can wait
January 22, 2013 – 1:00 am | No Comment

Hold your horses! That’s what we would tell Oconee County Council members who want a recommendation from Sheriff Mike Crenshaw on replacing or refurbishing the detention center.

Oconee fast-tracking economic development
January 18, 2013 – 12:00 am | No Comment

Oconee County Economic Development Director Richard Blackwell only knows one gear — full speed ahead.

Obamacare bill a waste of time
January 17, 2013 – 12:00 am | 6 Comments

We have high regard for the conservative goals of our elected lawmakers in Columbia, but sometimes we can’t help but question their focus.

Officer in each school is a tall goal
January 15, 2013 – 12:00 am | No Comment

The state’s top law enforcement officer has the right idea about protecting students. Now we just have to figure out how to pay for it.

Signs still pointing to energized economy
January 12, 2013 – 12:00 am | 3 Comments

When Bruce Yandle speaks, people usually pay attention.The dean emeritus of the College of Business and Behavioral Sciences at Clemson University spoke Thursday at the monthly meeting of the Oconee Alliance.

A hot summer in Oconee County
January 11, 2013 – 12:00 am | No Comment

So now, Oconee County will have no pools open this summer.