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I think a little compassion never hurt anyone
July 31, 2018 – 12:01 am | No Comment
I think a little compassion never hurt anyone | Test

Willie: This is in response to the article on Americans incarcerated in the U.S.A. versus families trying to enter the U.S.A.

Rain brings many things
July 28, 2018 – 12:46 am | No Comment
Rain brings many things | Test

With all the recent rains, it is actually nice to see everything so green. 

The importance of choice and making changes
July 28, 2018 – 12:29 am | No Comment
The importance of choice and making changes | Test

Hi, my name is Beth Arnold. My kids and I have only been in the Ripple of One program a short time, but we’ve already been impacted in so many ways that I wanted to share my story to give other people hope in their own circumstances.  

Why bother to have an election if the result is a done deal?
July 28, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Why bother to have an election if the result is a done deal? | Test

Willie: Here’s something to think about. The Titanic was built by professionals, while the Ark by amateurs.

Fair or foul?
July 28, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Fair or foul? | Test

How is it that some people get to use the taxpayers’ money to start and run their businesses, while other business owners only get to help foot the bill?

Oliver: Kennedy-Dixon remembered for life on and off the court
July 27, 2018 – 12:35 am | No Comment
Oliver: Kennedy-Dixon remembered for life on and off the court | Test

The passing earlier this week of Clemson women’s basketball great Barbara Kennedy-Dixon, 58, after a battle with cancer, marked the third former Clemson athlete in nearly four months who died too young — joining Bennie Cunningham and Dwight Clark.

Tariffs and bailouts hurt farmers
July 27, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Tariffs and bailouts hurt farmers | Test

President Trump’s one-time offer of $12 billion to farmers for the damage done by his imposed tariffs is nothing but a scheme to buy farm votes in the midterm elections. 

Holiday confusion
July 27, 2018 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Holiday confusion | Test

The countdown is on: T minus one day until my official Christmas in July housewarming party kicks off.

Tamassee celebrates the past, embraces the future
July 27, 2018 – 12:19 am | No Comment
Tamassee celebrates the past, embraces the future | Test

For its year-round celebration of Oconee and Pickens counties’ sesquicentennial (150 years) anniversary, Duke’s World of Energy is hosting educational forums focused on local history.  

Good thing you’re here to ‘educate and inform’ my readers
July 27, 2018 – 12:18 am | No Comment
Good thing you’re here to ‘educate and inform’ my readers | Test

Willie: Just a few days ago, I was in the Dollar Tree in Seneca and I noticed that a lot of shelves were bare.

Maybe we’ll find out some day
July 26, 2018 – 12:55 am | No Comment
Maybe we’ll find out some day | Test

Willie: My wife wants to know what has happened to the comics.

Life as a seen-ager
July 26, 2018 – 12:23 am | No Comment
Life as a seen-ager | Test

I am a seen-ager (senior teenager).

Trump is right to want to renegotiate trade agreements
July 25, 2018 – 12:45 am | No Comment
Trump is right to want to renegotiate trade agreements | Test

Editor: Recent Wall Street Journal stories confirm why Trump is so right in wanting to re-negotiate many previous trade agreements with the EU. 

THE SANDIFER UPDATE — Special session
July 25, 2018 – 12:44 am | No Comment
THE SANDIFER UPDATE — Special session | Test

The South Carolina General Assembly returned to the Statehouse at the end of June and focused on two critical issues — finalizing the state budget and resolving the ongoing saga of the V.C. Summer nuclear fiasco.