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Obama — the conservative in 2012
December 29, 2011 – 10:46 am | No Comment
Obama — the conservative in 2012 | Test

At a moment when the nation wonders whether politicians can agree …

Giving a little to save a lot
December 29, 2011 – 10:43 am | No Comment
Giving a little to save a lot | Test

Giving up a lot to save a littleThe fact that Oconee County has, for …

Do what’s best for your family
December 29, 2011 – 1:00 am | No Comment

I have been with my husband, “Andrew,” for 10 years. During this time, I have witnessed the way he is treated by his stepmother. His father always defended his wife when she insulted or hurt Andrew, saying …

Weak or dead car battery?
December 29, 2011 – 1:00 am | One Comment
Weak or dead car battery? | Test

This is kind of a public service message. What’s the number one reason cars don’t start in cold weather? The answer is a dead or weak battery. When was the last time you checked your battery?

Romantic relationships: see God’s will
December 29, 2011 – 1:00 am | No Comment

How can I know whether or not to stay with my boyfriend? I like him and we talk about getting married, but he admits he’s been a bit wild and even fathered a couple of children he never sees.

Happy New Year
December 29, 2011 – 1:00 am | No Comment

We are tying loose ends for 2011 and have been evaluating the Serenity prayer. We ended last week exploring the concept of wisdom. As we move into 2012, we can do so with serenity, courage and wisdom.

The Founding Fathers’ intent
December 28, 2011 – 10:30 pm | One Comment
The Founding Fathers’ intent | Test

EDITOR: Government power is limited and separate, as …

Life on other planets
December 28, 2011 – 1:00 am | No Comment

Do you think we’ll ever know if there’s life on other planets? My 8-year-old son (who is fascinated by space travel) asked me this question, but I didn’t know how to answer him.

Retirement advice on a budget
December 28, 2011 – 1:00 am | No Comment

Can you recommend any resources that provide affordable one-shot financial advice for folks on a budget? I’m about six years from retirement and would like a quick financial checkup and get a few questions answered …

Texting and driving … banned!
December 28, 2011 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Texting and driving … banned! | Test

I’m calling to say how proud I am of West Union for making the no-texting law. Now the council members in Walhalla should start banning texting in Oconee County, period.

Gains in IQ, big rewards
December 28, 2011 – 1:00 am | No Comment

The conventional wisdom has, for years, been that basic intelligence (IQ) is genetically determined, and is therefore essentially set in stone.

Standing up for oneself has consequences
December 28, 2011 – 1:00 am | No Comment

My sister is snide and competitive and makes hateful comments whenever we’re together. She’s a bully who has made my life difficult for the past 10 years.

A brainpower revolution
December 27, 2011 – 9:56 pm | No Comment
A brainpower revolution | Test

This is a moment when policymakers should be thinking …

Spirit of Christmas lives in Upstate
December 27, 2011 – 9:54 pm | No Comment
Spirit of Christmas lives in Upstate | Test

EDITOR: I have been hearing about the Christmas layaway payments …