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Local elections are important
November 8, 2011 – 10:12 am | No Comment
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The leadership of four local communities is up for grabs …

Higher education is vital
November 4, 2011 – 5:20 pm | No Comment
Higher education is vital | Test

A staple of society’s legends is the Ph.D. waiter, or the poet slinging hash at the diner. As with most legends, there is more than a little truth to it.

‘Efficient government’ — the impossible dream
November 3, 2011 – 4:43 pm | One Comment
‘Efficient government’ — the impossible dream | Test

Consider this scenario. A government program is supported by a member of Congress, a governor, a county council member or any appointed or elected official.

Respect for the lake
November 2, 2011 – 1:22 pm | No Comment
Respect for the lake | Test

We have all heard of cleaning our house “top to bottom,” and most people on and around Lake Keowee are accustomed to seeing about 200 Friends of Lake Keowee Society members and other volunteers with orange vests conducting lake sweeps each spring and fall.

Memorial may get booted from national forest
November 2, 2011 – 12:59 am | One Comment
Memorial may get booted from national forest | Test

Political correctness has run totally amok. In the rush to be “correct” and in keeping with the current philosophy that we have to do everything in our power to make sure someone isn’t offended, the federal government is now taking action against decades-old memorials.

Guardian ad Litem helps teen find permanent home
October 31, 2011 – 8:30 pm | No Comment
Guardian ad Litem helps teen find permanent home | Test

People often associate adoption with younger children. However, when older children are adopted, the personal significance for the child can be more obvious because you are seeing all that can be overcome.

Sewer suggestions just stink
October 31, 2011 – 8:28 pm | No Comment
Sewer suggestions just stink | Test

Will someone please explain to us why anyone in their right mind thinks the Oconee County Council should get into the sewer business?

Party should pay for primary
October 25, 2011 – 10:08 pm | One Comment
Party should pay for primary | Test

With all due respect to our Republican friends, we would …

Safety requires speed policies
October 25, 2011 – 10:11 am | One Comment
Safety requires speed policies | Test

In times of emergency, police need to respond quickly. However, …

Kudos for DHEC crackdown
October 21, 2011 – 10:01 pm | No Comment
Kudos for DHEC crackdown | Test

Kudos to the Dept. of Health and Environmental Control …

Hold their feet to the fire
October 20, 2011 – 7:10 pm | No Comment
Hold their feet to the fire | Test

When it came to where they stand on the issue of disposing spent nuclear materials, the entire field of GOP candidates was singing from the same choir book at Tuesday night’s debate in Las Vegas.

Vets office earns its stripes
October 20, 2011 – 10:13 am | No Comment
Vets office earns its stripes | Test

There should be absolutely no doubt that The …

Feel better; blame the press
October 19, 2011 – 10:18 am | 5 Comments
Feel better; blame the press | Test

The media has long been blamed for all manner of unpleasantness …

Tax riddle begs an answer
October 14, 2011 – 9:07 pm | No Comment
Tax riddle begs an answer | Test

If you read the headlines, the hand counts or, apparently…