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Free money
March 6, 2019 – 12:27 am | Comments Off on Free money
Free money | Test

Hopefully you’ve followed the developments surrounding former interim county administrator Rick Martin approving raises for countless county employees, to the tune of nearly $320,000.

Playing with fire
March 5, 2019 – 12:41 am | Comments Off on Playing with fire
Playing with fire | Test

Editor: Imagine going to work with flames, smoke, ash, soot and noxious chemicals swirling about you, burning your eyes, obscuring your vision and choking your lungs, all the while dodging large limbs and even entire trees that threaten to crash down upon you at any moment.

Just be glad we have police officers for when we need help
March 5, 2019 – 12:26 am | Comments Off on Just be glad we have police officers for when we need help
Just be glad we have police officers for when we need help | Test

Willie: I think Sheriff Crenshaw and SCHP Troop 3 Commander Captain Craven need to put a time limit on how long their officers are allowed to hang around Bountyland Quick Stops in Oconee County and do nothing.

Your timing in sending this letter is perfect!
March 2, 2019 – 12:51 am | Comments Off on Your timing in sending this letter is perfect!
Your timing in sending this letter is perfect! | Test

Willie: Conflict of interest: Receiving funds from international officials while paying rent to one’s own administration for the building in which those funds are received.

March is Disabilities Awareness Month
March 2, 2019 – 12:50 am | Comments Off on March is Disabilities Awareness Month
March is Disabilities Awareness Month | Test

In South Carolina, there are more than 500,000 residents and families that are impacted by severe lifelong disabilities.

Make humanity first again
March 2, 2019 – 12:04 am | Comments Off on Make humanity first again
Make humanity first again | Test

Do lobsters have more rights than people? In some places they do, especially in Switzerland and Italy. 

Patriotism is love of country
March 1, 2019 – 12:58 am | Comments Off on Patriotism is love of country
Patriotism is love of country | Test

Willie: I’ve got a burning question. As you know, the price of gasoline is around $2 to $2.19 a gallon.

Serving children exceptionally well
March 1, 2019 – 12:57 am | Comments Off on Serving children exceptionally well
Serving children exceptionally well | Test

When I came to work for Collins Home over 10 years ago, I was struck by the quality of care that was provided to the children God sends our way.  

Happy Friday! Happy March!
March 1, 2019 – 12:54 am | Comments Off on Happy Friday! Happy March!
Happy Friday!  Happy March! | Test

Please excuse my absence last week. I was taught if I don’t have anything nice to say not to say anything at all, and I do believe my mood fell into that category when I should have been writing.

Greg Oliver: Clemson turns page, but fans can still bask in title
March 1, 2019 – 12:23 am | Comments Off on Greg Oliver: Clemson turns page, but fans can still bask in title
Greg Oliver: Clemson turns page, but fans can still bask in title | Test

Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney has long said that the start of a new season begins the day after the current season comes to an end.

You’ll be seeing this one
February 28, 2019 – 12:59 am | Comments Off on You’ll be seeing this one
You’ll be seeing this one | Test

Willie: I hope you’ll take my message. I’ve called many, many times and never seen my comments in your column.

Illegal raises explained
February 28, 2019 – 12:48 am | Comments Off on Illegal raises explained
Illegal raises explained | Test

Illegal — that is a big word to use in just about any situation.

Unreasonable real estate prices lead to unreasonable development in city of Clemson
February 28, 2019 – 12:07 am | Comments Off on Unreasonable real estate prices lead to unreasonable development in city of Clemson
Unreasonable real estate prices lead to unreasonable development in city of Clemson | Test

Editor: Since the city of Clemson has essentially opened up the floodgates for private developers to construct marginal, out-of-scale student housing projects, real estate prices have blown up to take advantage of those wanting to cash in.

An important step
February 27, 2019 – 12:48 am | Comments Off on An important step
An important step | Test

Next week, the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority is expected to take action to begin the process of returning more than $7.6 million to its three member cities — Seneca, Walhalla and Westminster.