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Spring, music, excitement in the air
April 6, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Spring, music, excitement in the air | Test

Ram Cat Alley was filled with music and excitement as the eighth season of Jazz on the Alley kicked off Thursday night.

Smith decision difficult, but necessary for Clemson
April 6, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Smith decision difficult, but necessary for Clemson | Test

Audra Smith has nearly all the qualities one could ask for — she’s thoughtful and bright, and she has an unlimited supply of enthusiasm to go along with a burning desire to see the Clemson women’s basketball program rise to its former heights.

Inadvertent fraud through Medicare
April 6, 2018 – 12:23 am | No Comment
Inadvertent fraud through Medicare | Test

At least once a day I receive a call from an individual that claims to be with Medicare.

A bully and a hypocrite
April 5, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
A bully and a hypocrite | Test

So the new object of the “Trump Bullying Pulpit” is Amazon, and more specifically Jeff Bezos.

A good reason to vote out Duncan
April 5, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
A good reason to vote out Duncan | Test

As a newcomer to South Carolina, the first thing I did was register to vote. I subscribed to three newspapers and began to try to get an understanding of those who represent me.

I’ll start by taking your advice to have a blessed day!
April 5, 2018 – 12:06 am | No Comment
I’ll start by taking your advice to have a blessed day! | Test

Willie: I was wondering if you found out any information on the next local shredding event in Oconee County.

A win/win situation for all
April 5, 2018 – 12:05 am | No Comment
A win/win situation for all | Test

As the administrator of Loving Health Care Inc. for 16 years, I have found many different varieties of care — some good, some not so good. The one that stands out as outstanding follows.

Remembering my friend
April 4, 2018 – 12:56 am | No Comment
Remembering my friend | Test

As I write this, I have a deep sense of sadness.

Palmetto Trail: A team effort
April 4, 2018 – 12:23 am | No Comment
Palmetto Trail: A team effort | Test

The Oconee Chamber of Commerce is experiencing an exciting time of growth and inspiration.

Overlapping defenses
April 4, 2018 – 12:22 am | No Comment
Overlapping defenses | Test

Editor: I would like to take this opportunity, as a third-party candidate, to respond to Jeff Duncan’s proposals regarding school shootings.

Tax bill doesn’t help lower, middle classes
April 4, 2018 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Tax bill doesn’t help lower, middle classes | Test

Editor: Rep. Jeff Duncan (R) came to Keowee Key in Salem on March 29, purportedly to describe how the new tax bill would help the middle class.

At least if you do that, you’d be half right
April 4, 2018 – 12:01 am | No Comment
At least if you do that, you’d be half right | Test

Willie: Can you ask the school district what they are going to do about the principal they named to WOMS who is now going to be superintendent of Dalton County, Ga.?

Nothing better than driving on a nice, smooth new road
April 3, 2018 – 12:50 am | No Comment
Nothing better than driving on a nice, smooth new road | Test

Willie, Just finished reading your column. I read it every day. I enjoy it very much.

Buyer beware
April 3, 2018 – 12:09 am | No Comment
Buyer beware | Test

Editor: Great article by The Journal regarding the impact on Oconee jobs with Trump’s new steel tariffs. No surprise. Trump does “tell it like it is.”

Tariffs raising the cost to stay well informed
April 3, 2018 – 12:07 am | No Comment
Tariffs raising the cost to stay well informed | Test

Surely you’ve already heard about the tariff war that President Trump has begun with many of the nation’s trade partners. Steel and aluminum from China are being hit hard. And it will hurt Oconee County businesses as well.

A tribute to man’s best friend
March 31, 2018 – 12:17 am | No Comment
A tribute to man’s best friend | Test

Why am I paying tribute to dogs in this op-ed section of the paper? Because I think they deserve some honor and recognition for all the services they perform for us humans.

Hats off to those young boys and girls!
March 31, 2018 – 12:09 am | No Comment
Hats off to those young boys and girls! | Test

Willie: It’s your favorite weekly reader, but on Saturdays, Doug LeCroy is my favorite.

This is just the beginning of my new life
March 31, 2018 – 12:08 am | No Comment

I grew up in a troubled home.
Dad worked out of town most of the time, but Mom was the main breadwinner, working 12 hours a day. We never went without. My relationship with Dad changed …