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A bad idea under any circumstances
December 1, 2018 – 1:15 am | No Comment
A bad idea under any circumstances | Test

My letter refers to the most unfortunate headline “Real hatred” that Alex Maminakis used in the Tuesday, Nov. 20, issue. 

Winterizing trees and shrubs
December 1, 2018 – 12:06 am | No Comment
Winterizing trees and shrubs | Test

As the air temperature decreases and the potential for winter storms approach, now is the time to winterize your woody trees and shrubs.

Being thankful
December 1, 2018 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Being  thankful | Test

Thanksgiving Day has come and gone, however, the spirit of being thankful should still be in our thoughts year-round.

Maybe renting isn’t a bad idea
December 1, 2018 – 12:04 am | No Comment
Maybe renting isn’t a bad idea | Test

Willie,
Wow, I can’t believe Seneca High School is looking for its seventh head football coach in 11 years. Actually, I can.

Duke Energy can’t ‘relax’ any safety standards!
November 30, 2018 – 12:45 am | No Comment
Duke Energy can’t ‘relax’ any safety standards! | Test

Willie says: Last Saturday, I ran a comment from one of my readers who was critical of local judges they thought were setting bonds too low.

Community appreciation
November 30, 2018 – 12:44 am | No Comment
Community appreciation | Test

From the very beginning, Tamassee DAR School has been blessed by the love and support of members and business owners in the local communities.

Jovial judgment
November 30, 2018 – 12:39 am | No Comment
Jovial  judgment | Test

One of my favorite things about being a journalist is that no two days in this job are the same.

Congratulations, Walhalla FD
November 30, 2018 – 12:11 am | No Comment
Congratulations, Walhalla FD | Test

We congratulate Chief Brandon Burton and the Walhalla Fire Department for improving its Insurance Services Office (ISO) rating from a Class 3 to a Class 2/2x.

Manufactured emergencies put liberties at risk
November 30, 2018 – 12:07 am | No Comment
Manufactured emergencies put liberties at risk | Test

Editor: In his column Saturday on the federal judiciary, Doug LeCroy demonstrates a poor understanding of our system of checks and balances, the actual danger (or lack thereof) of the caravans and what the law states about asylum seekers. 

Greg Oliver: Clemson gets one for thumb, eyes ACC title
November 30, 2018 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Greg Oliver: Clemson gets one for thumb, eyes ACC title | Test

One of the things that has stuck in the craw of Clemson fans is the five-game winning streak South Carolina enjoyed in the rivalry series not so long ago.

America was born from a set of high ideals
November 29, 2018 – 12:48 am | No Comment
America was born from a set of high ideals | Test

Willie: Here’s something to think about. Ever hear of a gun store hold up?

Lead, follow or get out of the way
November 29, 2018 – 12:18 am | No Comment
Lead, follow or get out of the way | Test

Editor: This is in response to Sen. Thomas Alexander’s caution on medical marijuana debate in The Journal: His point is well taken about having the legislature deem a drug legal — not a good idea or perhaps even a dangerous precedent. 

Some thoughts from a ‘global warming agnostic’
November 28, 2018 – 12:52 am | No Comment
Some thoughts from a ‘global warming agnostic’ | Test

Editor: As a “global warming agnostic,” I am responding to a recent letter.

You hit on something near and dear to ol’ Willie’s heart
November 28, 2018 – 12:42 am | No Comment
You hit on something near and dear to ol’ Willie’s heart | Test

Willie: I didn’t win the recent lottery, but I’m glad someone in South Carolina did.