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Teachers’ rally recalls Oconee protest of 1979
May 2, 2019 – 12:35 am | Comments Off on Teachers’ rally recalls Oconee protest of 1979
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Today, the Oconee County Council and school board are required by state law to give teachers in public schools an annual pay raise based on the Consumer Price Index, but that was not always the case.

A day to pray
May 2, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on A day to pray
A day to pray | Test

As the first Thursday in May, today is designated as the National Day of Prayer, a time when the people who are part of this nation are asked to pray specifically for the United States.

The can can’t be kicked again
May 2, 2019 – 12:29 am | Comments Off on The can can’t be kicked again
The can can’t be kicked again | Test

I’d just like to say this. I can’t wait for election time to come up here in Westminster, because Brian Ramey is going to be out on his derriere.

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
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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.