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New magistrates a welcome addition
May 16, 2017 – 10:14 pm | No Comment
New magistrates a welcome addition | Test

It’s been said that the wheels of justice turn slowly, but the ones in Oconee County got a much needed greasing this week when two new part-time magistrate judges were sworn in for duty.

Road-funding fix a positive step forward
May 10, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Road-funding fix a positive step forward | Test

It was Theodore Roosevelt who said, “The only man who never makes mistakes is the man who never does anything.”

State highway deaths on frightening pace … again
May 9, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
State highway deaths on frightening pace … again | Test

It seems there is a week or month for just about everything nowadays, but May is both National Seat Belt Safety Month and Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month.

A good day for prayer
May 5, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
A good day for prayer | Test

We know some of you think Thursday’s National Day of Prayer festivities that took place around our area and across the nation were a fruitless endeavor and you had no interest in taking part. And that’s OK — they were praying for you, too.

Enemy of the people
May 4, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Enemy of the people | Test

There aren’t many issues across the political landscape that virtually everyone can see eye-to-eye on, but we haven’t heard from anyone who opposes the Freedom of Information Act reform bill that passed the state House 93-0 in March.

The process
May 2, 2017 – 11:17 pm | No Comment
The process | Test

In college football circles, Alabama coach Nick Saban has been lauded for “the process.”

Kudos to the cleanup crew
April 29, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Kudos to the cleanup crew | Test

It seems the natural beauty of our little neck of the woods is becoming less and less of a secret every day. There’s a reason people are flocking from other parts of the country to live on our lakes, hike our mountains and explore our parks.

Pioneer’s fuzzy facts
April 27, 2017 – 10:41 pm | No Comment
Pioneer’s fuzzy facts | Test

A lie is a lie, no matter when it’s told or who it’s told to.

A tale of two projects
April 21, 2017 – 12:26 am | No Comment
A tale of two projects | Test

It’s not the project; it’s the process. Longtime subscribers will recall us making that argument on more than one occasion when it came to something we just couldn’t throw our support behind.

Time to fold ‘em
April 20, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Time to fold ‘em | Test

Kenny Rogers long ago gave some sage advice when he said “you’ve got to know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em.”