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A reasonable alternative
May 1, 2019 – 12:27 am | Comments Off on A reasonable alternative

On the surface, a plan by the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority to refund a total of $7.6 million to its three member cities seemed reasonable when the sewer authority board voted 7-1 to do just that in February.

I admire those who help a stranger
May 1, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on I admire those who help a stranger
I admire those who help a stranger | Test

I was faced with trying to reload my truck by myself in the middle of very busy highway! All of a sudden, there appeared a gentleman who went to the middle of the road, directed traffic and helped me put the load back on my truck.

Another sign I’m old
May 1, 2019 – 12:17 am | Comments Off on Another sign I’m old
Another sign I’m old | Test

You would think I wouldn’t intentionally go out and look for reasons for people to point out that I’m old, but I do it all the time.

County budget proposal
May 1, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on County budget proposal
County budget proposal | Test

The Journal reported in early April that a budget proposal for Oconee County includes $926,000 for a “wage and compensation study.”

Maybe a car will fall in that pothole and help fill it up!
April 30, 2019 – 12:54 am | Comments Off on Maybe a car will fall in that pothole and help fill it up!
Maybe a car will fall in that pothole and help fill it up! | Test

I read about spending $36,000 to upgrade the railroad track at the old Propex building. I just fail to see where they’re going to invite prospective customers to come in there when they don’t take care of what they already have.

Gamecocks land pledge from running back
April 30, 2019 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on Gamecocks land pledge from running back
Gamecocks land pledge from running back | Test

South Carolina is officially on the board with its 2021 recruiting class with a commitment from running back Lovasea Carroll (6-1, 189) of Warrenton, Ga., on Sunday afternoon.

On hypocrisy
April 30, 2019 – 12:06 am | Comments Off on On hypocrisy
On hypocrisy | Test

In 1999, Lindsey Graham gave his impassioned speech saying there was no choice but to impeach President Bill Clinton because he interfered with a lawsuit, hid evidence and encouraged people to lie.

A good gamble
April 27, 2019 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on A good gamble

There’s an old saying that you’ve got to spend money to make money.

Politicians at their worst
April 27, 2019 – 12:29 am | Comments Off on Politicians at their worst
Politicians at their worst | Test

Eureka! A flash of enlightenment.

Do you hear all that buzzzzzzing?
April 27, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Do you hear all that buzzzzzzing?
Do you hear all that buzzzzzzing? | Test

Spring is here, and our pollinators are hard at work collecting pollen and nectar from the abundance of blooming plants. 

What will your Ripple be?
April 27, 2019 – 12:12 am | Comments Off on What will your Ripple be?
What will your Ripple be? | Test

My name is Tara Victoria Williams, and I have told my Ripple of One story many times.

Westminster really is in a pickle
April 27, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Westminster really is in a pickle
Westminster really is in a pickle | Test

Willie: I’m calling about this Westminster deal. It’s bad when the town has got to beg for everything, but they don’t have to beg for Christmas lights to be like Seneca.