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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.

Warrior wrestlers build on tradition
February 14, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Warrior wrestlers build on tradition | Test

You often hear it said some schools are “football schools” or “basketball schools.” If it weren’t the case already, West-Oak High School proved this weekend it has few equals when it comes to wrestling schools.

State should stay out of scheduling
February 10, 2017 – 10:49 pm | No Comment
State should stay out of scheduling | Test

Friday nights in the fall are for high school football. With that sentiment, we couldn’t agree more.

Congrats to State of Clemson honorees
February 9, 2017 – 8:04 pm | No Comment
Congrats to State of Clemson honorees | Test

Pointing out the names of the men whom the award was named for, Johnson Link said it was an honor to receive the Abernathy-Cox One Clemson Award at this week’s annual State of Clemson program.

The importance of accuracy, neutrality
February 7, 2017 – 10:51 pm | No Comment
The importance of accuracy, neutrality | Test

Let’s tell it like it is — just as everyone among us has his or her own political leanings, so, too, do media outlets.

Good news on Groundhog Day
February 2, 2017 – 10:05 pm | No Comment
Good news on Groundhog Day | Test

South Carolina doesn’t have an official groundhog as far as we know, but Georgia’s Gen. Beauregard Lee awoke Thursday morning with his shadow nowhere to be found.

Not just another hump day
February 1, 2017 – 10:54 pm | No Comment
Not just another hump day | Test

With all the modern technology that connects us with one another, perhaps there is no longer any day on the calendar where the fax machine retains such a prominent role in our society as it did Wednesday.