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Willie thinks we should all be grateful the government was shut down for awhile
February 24, 2010 – 7:52 pm | No Comment
Willie thinks we should all be grateful the government was shut down for awhile | Test

Willie,
West Union Mayor Sharon Nunnery made a presentation to Oconee County Council with a request for $100,000 in funds to repair the roof and window of the old West Union School. Was this request granted or denied?

Living well, 2-24
February 23, 2010 – 7:53 pm | No Comment
Living well, 2-24 | Test

Do you struggle with a child that “won’t listen” or has tantrums? Perhaps you sometimes feel your family is in an endless chain reaction of conflict?

Savvy Senior, 2-24
February 23, 2010 – 7:31 pm | No Comment
Savvy Senior, 2-24 | Test

Dear Savvy Senior,
What can you tell me about home genetic tests that predict the risks of developing certain diseases? My mother died from breast cancer and dad died from a heart attack. I’m wondering if these diseases are in my genes.

You can tax cigarettes, but you can’t tax fat!
February 23, 2010 – 7:06 pm | One Comment
You can tax cigarettes, but you can’t tax fat! | Test

Willie,
I’ll start by saying that I am disappointed in your sports editor. There is only one who is entitled to judge and it is not him. The article he wrote, “Tiger’s ‘not a press conference’ just a sham” was unmeritedly judgmental.

Good ole’ Willie sure doesn’t appreciate texting while driving
February 22, 2010 – 7:02 pm | One Comment
Good ole’ Willie sure doesn’t appreciate texting while driving | Test

Willie,
Are you afraid to question county sports? What’s wrong with the two situations below?

Hints from Heloise, 2-23
February 22, 2010 – 7:01 pm | No Comment
Hints from Heloise, 2-23 | Test

Dear Heloise:
I am putting together a SCHOLARSHIP to honor my deceased parents. I’m thrilled, because the process is fairly simple. These are the steps I took:

Cold truths of a harsh winter
February 20, 2010 – 1:10 am | No Comment
Cold truths of a harsh winter | Test

We’re the nation that put a man on the moon, so we can’t be stupid. We’re just pretending, right? We’re not really taking seriously the “argument” that …

Recycling could be an easy thing
February 20, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Recycling could be an easy thing | Test

Editor:
Thoughts on recycling from Mac Martin, Mayor of Central
Recycling should be an easy thing, unless you live in Pickens County. What is recycling?

State of education: mixed
February 20, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
State of education: mixed | Test

For all the positive news about innovations, community relations or test score accomplishments coming from local universities and public schools, there is a dark lining worry about budget cuts that could undermine many years of hard work.

Clemson baseball back in action
February 20, 2010 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Clemson baseball back in action | Test

One sure sign that the long, cold winter is fast approaching an end is the beginning of baseball season.