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Congrats to Tigers, USC
June 29, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Congrats to Tigers, USC | Test

It is not often that fans of Clemson University’s Tigers and the University of South Carolina’s Gamecocks agree …

Where’s the airport transparency?
June 25, 2010 – 9:00 pm | No Comment
Where’s the airport transparency? | Test

As the swell of anti-government and anti-incumbent …

Budgets reflect taxpayers’ pain
June 25, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Budgets reflect taxpayers’ pain | Test

City leaders in Clemson, Seneca, Westminster, Walhalla and Central have all passed new municipal budgets that spend less money than the year ending June 30 and hold the line on tax increases.

Vote today in Seneca
March 8, 2010 – 7:33 pm | No Comment
Vote today in Seneca | Test

One of the most cherished rights citizens of the United States enjoy is that of voting in free and open elections to select who among their peers will represent them in the seats of government.

Seneca council endorsements
March 5, 2010 – 8:00 pm | No Comment
Seneca council endorsements | Test

Three incumbents and a challenger have received the endorsement of The Journal in Tuesday’s Seneca City Council elections.
E. Riley gets the nod for re-election.

State of education: mixed
February 20, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
State of education: mixed | Test

For all the positive news about innovations, community relations or test score accomplishments coming from local universities and public schools, there is a dark lining worry about budget cuts that could undermine many years of hard work.

Remove EMS secrecy
February 18, 2010 – 12:00 am | No Comment
Remove EMS secrecy | Test

If you want to find out how long it takes for a publicly funded Emergency Medical Services crew to respond to a call in South Carolina, forget it. It’s secret.
An obscure state law, passed some years ago at the request of DHEC, casts a blanket of secrecy over all EMS information.

Why so much money left over?
February 16, 2010 – 9:41 pm | No Comment
Why so much money left over? | Test

Normally it would be cause for celebration if a governmental body actually spent less than its budgeted amount. There are times, though, as in the current situation with Oconee County, that the magnitude of such an unusual occurrence is cause for concern.

New development will be welcomed
February 16, 2010 – 12:00 am | No Comment
New development will be welcomed | Test

The signs announcing imminent retail, commercial and office development between Clemson and Seneca are welcome news to residents who live nearby and those who travel that stretch of Highway 123 Bypass daily.

Table rezoning was correct
February 11, 2010 – 12:00 am | 2 Comments
Table rezoning was correct | Test

Monday night’s decision by the Oconee Planning Commission to table action on a Luther Land rezoning request was exactly the right thing to do.