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Take simple steps to prevent traffic deaths
January 1, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Take simple steps to prevent traffic deaths
Take simple steps to prevent traffic deaths | Test

From 2013-2018, 175 people died in traffic accidents on roads in Oconee and Pickens counties — and 36 of those deaths came in 2018.

Another new year has arrived
January 1, 2019 – 12:25 am | Comments Off on Another new year has arrived
Another new year has arrived | Test

Hard to believe another new year is here.

Time for Westminster to get out of PMPA
December 29, 2018 – 12:26 am | Comments Off on Time for Westminster to get out of PMPA
Time for Westminster to get out of PMPA | Test

In a special called meeting on Friday night, Westminster City Council voted unanimously to terminate a supplemental power agreement with the Piedmont Municipal Power Agency.

Love your enemies; it drives them nuts
December 29, 2018 – 12:23 am | Comments Off on Love your enemies; it drives them nuts
Love your enemies; it drives them nuts | Test

Christmas is hailed as the time when everybody is supposed to show their love for one another, but Christmas this year was anything but love among our leaders.

Happy New Year, friends!
December 29, 2018 – 12:06 am | Comments Off on Happy New Year, friends!
Happy New Year, friends! | Test

Willie says:

Every end is just a new beginning. As the year comes to a close, I’m thinking of all the blessings of this past year. I’m grateful for the important people, including you, my readers. No one knows what this next year has in store for us.

Cheers to 2019
December 28, 2018 – 12:35 am | Comments Off on Cheers to 2019
Cheers to 2019 | Test

This time of year seems to make everyone pause for reflection.
I’m not gonna do that.

Greg Oliver: History says Clemson-Notre Dame will be a barnburner
December 28, 2018 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Greg Oliver: History says Clemson-Notre Dame will be a barnburner
Greg Oliver: History says Clemson-Notre Dame will be a barnburner | Test

On Saturday, Clemson and Notre Dame will meet on the gridiron for just the fourth time, and if their previous meetings are any indication, their latest matchup should be a barnburner.

Low CATbus ridership is no mystery
December 28, 2018 – 12:11 am | Comments Off on Low CATbus ridership is no mystery
Low CATbus ridership is no mystery | Test

I read with interest your two-part series on CATbus ridership declines.

Mr. Moulder hit it out of the ballpark
December 27, 2018 – 12:03 am | Comments Off on Mr. Moulder hit it out of the ballpark
Mr. Moulder hit it out of the ballpark | Test

Willie: Love you, Willie. The city of Seneca did a beautiful job with the Christmas lights. Thank you, Mr. Moulder.

May our county leaders make 2019 a great year in Oconee
December 26, 2018 – 12:54 am | Comments Off on May our county leaders make 2019 a great year in Oconee
May our county leaders make 2019 a great year in Oconee | Test

Willie: Tell the lady that wants to look for pecans that she needs to get some cracked ones at the intersection of Snow Creek and Highway 24.

Christmas Eve and Brunswick stew
December 26, 2018 – 12:49 am | Comments Off on Christmas Eve and Brunswick stew
Christmas Eve and Brunswick stew | Test

I cooked Brunswick stew for Christmas Day lunch on Tuesday, an effort that took a good amount of preparation, but also took me back in time to a Christmas tradition my family celebrated when I was a child. 

Worldwide candle-lighting service held in a global fashion
December 25, 2018 – 12:40 am | Comments Off on Worldwide candle-lighting service held in a global fashion
Worldwide candle-lighting service held in a global fashion | Test

The December meeting of The Compassionate Friends was held Dec. 18, and it was one of review, remembrance and reflection.

I hope all of my readers have a happy Christmas
December 25, 2018 – 12:38 am | Comments Off on I hope all of my readers have a happy Christmas
I hope all of my readers have a happy Christmas | Test

Willie says: It’s finally here — the day that so many people have been waiting for.

Where’s the accountability? 
December 25, 2018 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Where’s the accountability? 
Where’s the accountability?  | Test

Editor: I take great exception to South Carolina GOP chair’s suggestion that we should disburse with the 2020 GOP primary because “our president’s popularity makes the result a foregone conclusion.”