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Funding haze needs to lift
December 4, 2010 – 12:55 am | No Comment
Funding haze needs to lift | Test

The Oconee County Council will hold a public …

Immigration is a smoke screen
December 2, 2010 – 1:00 am | One Comment
Immigration is a smoke screen | Test

It is probably no coincidence that our state lawmakers — at least most members of the Oconee and Pickens delegations — are like-minded that the time has come to crack the whip on illegal immigration.

Wiki goes over the line
December 1, 2010 – 1:00 am | 3 Comments
Wiki goes over the line | Test

You will find no group more staunch in defense of the First Amendment right to a free press than the press itself.

Children need you
November 30, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Children need you | Test

Two weeks into the annual “Christmas For Kids” program, hundreds of children are still facing the prospect of a bleak Christmas.

Hope, incredulity after Oconee meeting
November 27, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Hope, incredulity after Oconee meeting | Test

Oconee County’s embattled county council acted in clear violation of the will of its citizens earlier this week in approving the purchase of 407 acres on SC Highway 11 dubbed Project North.

Cause to give thanks
November 25, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Cause to give thanks | Test

Following are excerpts from the 1863 Lincoln Presidential Proclamation – celebrated shortly after Lincoln committed his life to Christ and celebrated while America was still in the midst of its Civil War.

Battling for liberties lost
November 24, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Battling for liberties lost | Test

There is plenty of irony to go around as we debate the limits to which we are willing to allow the government to invade our personal space in the name of aviation safety.

Council set to thumb nose at citizens
November 23, 2010 – 1:00 am | 2 Comments

Residents of Oconee County will find out tonight if their County Council really cares what they think.

Project North: It’s your turn
November 20, 2010 – 1:00 am | 2 Comments
Project North: It’s your turn | Test

Over the past several days, The Journal has tried to touch on some of the many issues swirling around Oconee County’s proposed purchase of 415 acres on S.C. Highway 11.

Gridlock is growing roots
November 19, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Gridlock is growing roots | Test

The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Project artwork doesn’t tell the story
November 18, 2010 – 1:00 am | One Comment
Project artwork doesn’t tell the story | Test

If a majority of the Oconee County Council sees the pending Project North land purchase as a job development initiative — a better option, by the way — what was all that talk about recreation two weeks ago?

Lessons unlearned must be taught
November 17, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Lessons unlearned must be taught | Test

One of the most striking observations coming out of the Nov. 2 midterm elections is that Americans in all sections of the country and across cultural and racial lines are unhappy with the way government is doling out taxpayer money.

Children need you
November 16, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Children need you | Test

Joan Patterson has a simple philosophy when it comes to Christmas and children: as long as a child is in school and faces the prospect of no Christmas, she intends to help them

Seeking answers on Project North
November 13, 2010 – 1:00 am | 3 Comments
Seeking answers on Project North | Test

Oconee County Council seems determined to spend $2.5 million for 415 acres along SC Highway 11 even though they don’t have a defined use for the land.