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Get out your hankies for a sympathy cry …
November 16, 2017 – 10:16 pm | No Comment
Get out your hankies for a sympathy cry … | Test

Willie: The Oconee County Salvation Army needs bell ringers to collect for the less fortunate citizens of our great communities.

Three kernels of thanks
November 16, 2017 – 10:14 pm | No Comment

As a child, my mother passed around a bowl of corn kernels at the end of the Thanksgiving meal.

Thankfulness will always trump grumpiness
November 16, 2017 – 10:02 pm | No Comment
Thankfulness will always trump grumpiness | Test

Sunday night had me in a bit of a grumpy mood.

Anxiety about holidays
November 15, 2017 – 9:29 pm | No Comment
Anxiety about holidays | Test

Bonnie: Mom used to be the hub for our holiday dinners. She loved visiting with all her relatives, and we, too, enjoyed the experience

It does reach the level of ‘stupid human who shouldn’t own a pet’
November 15, 2017 – 9:28 pm | No Comment
It does reach the level of ‘stupid human who shouldn’t own a pet’ | Test

Willie: First, thank you (again) for being there. The heart of a dog is not much different than a dear child’s. Some owners even refer to their dog as their “child” — part of the family.

Feeling right at home in Salem
November 15, 2017 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Feeling right at home in Salem | Test

I appreciated Norm Cannada’s column, “Thanks for noticing.”

Veterans who have impacted me
November 14, 2017 – 9:38 pm | No Comment
Veterans who have impacted me | Test

I know it’s a few days after Veterans Day, but I wanted to share a little about the veterans who have had a special impact on my life.

Maybe we could stop telling the Yankees to go home
November 14, 2017 – 9:34 pm | No Comment
Maybe we could stop telling the Yankees to go home | Test

Willie: Gun violence has received much attention in the national news. Drug addictions have similarly received national news attention.

Thank you for honoring veterans
November 14, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Thank you for honoring veterans | Test

This past Veterans Day, and throughout the entire week, I observed and learned about many events saluting military veterans in Upstate South Carolina.

Expect more tax increases
November 14, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Expect more tax increases | Test

I examined the five-year capital budget recently passed by the Pickens County School Board in a 6-0 vote.