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The moral issue in health care
September 22, 2017 – 12:26 am | No Comment

Health care seems to be a perennial issue in our country. We can’t agree about how it should function.

School district deserves credit for transparency
September 20, 2017 – 9:39 pm | No Comment
School district deserves credit for transparency | Test

It’s been about two months now since we picked a little bone of contention with the School District of Oconee County, and they with us, over the exact number of school administrators earning six-figure salaries.

A day to honor bravery, sacrifice
September 15, 2017 – 9:13 pm | No Comment
A day to honor bravery, sacrifice | Test

You may have noticed the flags atop government buildings were being flown at half-staff Friday and wondered why. We thought it appropriate to use this space today to answer that question.

A great change to a great event
September 14, 2017 – 7:18 pm | No Comment
A great change to a great event | Test

In recent years, Steak in Oconee has become an annual highlight on the fall calendar — a chance to celebrate the county’s rich and vibrant agriculture industry and for business leaders, farmers, elected officials and others to gather and discuss how to engage youth in agriculture, as well as ways to help local farmers grow their productions.

A big thank you to the cleanup crew
September 12, 2017 – 8:48 pm | No Comment
A big thank you to the cleanup crew | Test

For many of you, Monday night was a harrowing experience, with heavy winds and rain leaving trees down around the area, thousands without power and an untold number with property damage.

A wonderful way to celebrate Labor Day
September 5, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
A wonderful way to celebrate Labor Day | Test

From our perspective, it could hardly have been a better night in the city of Seneca on Sunday for the inaugural Labor Day Brew & ‘Que.

We hope to see y’all on Sunday
September 2, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
We hope to see y’all on Sunday | Test

As we celebrate a holiday that honors the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity and well-being of our great country, we hope you’ll join us for an event that allows us to put work aside for an evening to enjoy some good food and fun.

Wishing you a happy — and safe — holiday
August 31, 2017 – 8:56 pm | No Comment
Wishing you a happy — and safe — holiday | Test

When it comes to tragedy on the roadways, Labor Day weekend — this weekend — is the second-deadliest weekend of the year.

Make sure your money gets to those in need
August 30, 2017 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Make sure your money gets to those in need | Test

Many watching the devastation wrought in Texas in the wake of Hurricane Harvey have likely wondered how they can help those affected by the unprecedented rainfall and historic flooding.

Oconee job prospects are here and growing
August 29, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Oconee job prospects are here and growing | Test

Here’s some good news you can take to the bank: Oconee County is putting people to work. Relentlessly.

Swinney rewarded for being an ‘overbeliever’
August 26, 2017 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Swinney rewarded for being an ‘overbeliever’ | Test

One of the more memorable adages Dabo Swinney has espoused during his tenure as Clemson’s head football coach — and there have been several — is, “It’s only unthinkable if you don’t think it.”

School district staying ahead of the curve on technology
August 25, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
School district staying ahead of the curve on technology | Test

Odds are high that regardless of what industry in which you’re employed, and away from work as well, technology has become an increasing part of your daily life.

A warm welcome to Clemson’s largest freshman class
August 23, 2017 – 12:26 am | No Comment
A warm welcome to Clemson’s largest freshman class | Test

While students in Oconee and Pickens counties returned to school last week — and can finally settle into a routine with the solar eclipse having come and gone — a great number more students will return to class in Pickens County today.

Area ready for once-in-a-lifetime event
August 18, 2017 – 9:42 pm | No Comment
Area ready for once-in-a-lifetime event | Test

In the news business, stories come along every so often that dominate headlines for weeks or months at a time, but we struggle to think of many topics that have gotten more ink recently than the lead-up to Monday’s total solar eclipse.