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After Hours: Making dreams come true
February 2, 2019 – 12:57 am | Comments Off on After Hours: Making dreams come true
After Hours: Making dreams come true | Test

Have you ever wondered how it would be if you were unable to enjoy some of the simplest pleasures in life, such as going to a ball game, the movies, even a restaurant or shopping?

Searching for 4-H alumni
February 2, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Searching for 4-H alumni
Searching for 4-H alumni | Test

Founded in 1902 in Ohio, 4-H has grown to become the nation’s largest youth development organization. It came to South Carolina just six years later in 1908, first to Marlboro County.

A Call to Action Oconee looks forward to 2019
February 2, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on A Call to Action Oconee looks forward to 2019
A Call to Action Oconee looks forward to 2019 | Test

As A Call to Action Oconee looks forward to 2019 and the job that lies before us in raising awareness of and educating the community on issues of domestic and dating abuse and bullying, we cannot do so without looking back at 2018 and being reminded of all who were instrumental in helping our organization.

America’s worst enemy
February 2, 2019 – 12:19 am | Comments Off on America’s worst enemy
America’s worst enemy | Test

What will happen to the United States when its own citizens become its worst enemy? I don’t pretend to know the answer to that question, but I’m afraid we’re about to find out. The nation I grew up in and loved no longer exists.

Clemson bridge saga looks to be reaching its merciful end
February 2, 2019 – 12:18 am | Comments Off on Clemson bridge saga looks to be reaching its merciful end
Clemson bridge saga looks to be reaching its merciful end | Test

The older generation will likely remember the old Simon and Garfunkel tune “Bridge Over Troubled Water.” Some Clemson city officials and residents would say the replacement of the Norfolk Southern railroad bridge at the intersection of U.S. Highway 123 and S.C. Highway 133 has been nothing but trouble.

What’s a couple million between friends?
February 1, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on What’s a couple million between friends?
What’s a couple million between friends? | Test

In today’s edition of The Journal you’ve read where the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority commissioners are scheduled to consider a proposal to reduce its reserve fund from more than $13 million to about $5 million by returning approximately $8 million back to the three member cities who paid the money to the sewer authority in the first place.

Seemingly sub-zero symbolism
February 1, 2019 – 12:27 am | Comments Off on Seemingly sub-zero symbolism
Seemingly sub-zero symbolism | Test

Jan. 30 is when I started my first “real” job here at the paper in 2013 and the date I closed on my house last year.

Congratulations on your retirement, Kaye!
February 1, 2019 – 12:23 am | Comments Off on Congratulations on your retirement, Kaye!
Congratulations on your retirement, Kaye! | Test

After 15 years of dedicated service, Kaye Gibson is retiring and, coincidentally, today is her anniversary date and her last day of work.  

I know how you’ll be voting
February 1, 2019 – 12:21 am | Comments Off on I know how you’ll be voting
I know how you’ll be voting | Test

Willie: I enjoy your column every day.

Greg Oliver: Patriots look to enhance legacy against Rams
February 1, 2019 – 12:15 am | Comments Off on Greg Oliver: Patriots look to enhance legacy against Rams
Greg Oliver: Patriots look to enhance legacy against Rams | Test

This year’s Super Bowl matchup between the five-time champion New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams — whose only Super Bowl title came 20 years ago when the team was in St. Louis — is full of compelling storylines.

You and my other reader got me curious
January 31, 2019 – 12:40 am | Comments Off on You and my other reader got me curious
You and my other reader got me curious | Test

Willie: I don’t know what happened, but they put the wrong number for you in The Journal.

Dear Mom and Dad: Cool it
January 31, 2019 – 12:25 am | Comments Off on Dear Mom and Dad: Cool it
Dear Mom and Dad: Cool it | Test

If you are the mother or father of a high school athlete here in South Carolina, this message is primarily for you.

Walking on the judgmental side today?
January 30, 2019 – 12:50 am | Comments Off on Walking on the judgmental side today?
Walking on the judgmental side today? | Test

Willie: I received a call from a “Social Security office” lady who stated her name and ID number, and said my Social Security number had been tagged with drug trafficking.

Super Bowl bonding
January 30, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on Super Bowl bonding
Super Bowl bonding | Test

From junior high school until my first year of college, Sunday afternoons in the fall were set aside as father-son time.