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We’re wasting our resources
January 4, 2010 – 7:18 am
We’re wasting our resources

Editor:
Reading Billy Campbell’s op ed letter, “How much growth do we really need” gave me a good chuckle, although the truth behind his words is sad.

The proof is in the pudding
January 4, 2010 – 7:17 am
The proof is in the pudding

Editor:
Over the last year since a claim that the county taxpayers have been overcharged, I have to sit back just like most of the citizens of our great county of Oconee.

Charles Krauthammer: War? What war?
January 4, 2010 – 7:16 am
Charles Krauthammer: War? What war?

Janet Napolitano — former Arizona governor, now overmatched secretary of homeland security — will forever be remembered for having said of the attempt to bring down an airliner over Detroit: “The system worked.” The attacker’s concerned father had warned U.S. authorities about his son’s jihadist tendencies. The would-be bomber paid cash and checked no luggage on a transoceanic flight. He was nonetheless allowed to fly, and would have killed 288 people in the air alone, save for a faulty detonator and quick actions by a few passengers.
Heck of a job, Brownie.

Soundgarden reunion planned for 2010
January 4, 2010 – 5:00 am
Soundgarden reunion planned for 2010

Soundgarden will reunite for concerts in 2010, according to a Twitter message from frontman Chris Cornell which directs fans to a new Web site, Soundgardenworld.com.

Phil Kornblut: Clemson, USC hit home stretch for 2010 recruiting
January 4, 2010 – 12:00 am
Phil Kornblut: Clemson, USC hit home stretch for 2010 recruiting

The dead period for football recruiting ended Sunday and coaches are back on the road full force. With the exception of a break during the coaches’ convention in Orlando, which starts Jan. 10, recruiters will be on the move from now through the end of January ahead of National Signing Day on Feb. 3.

Duke puts Tigers away early, extends Cameron dominance
January 3, 2010 – 11:15 pm
Duke puts Tigers away early, extends Cameron dominance

Seventh-ranked Duke didn’t need long to make Clemson look as uncomfortable as ever in Cameron Indoor Stadium.

SCarolina hires new O-line coach from App St.
January 3, 2010 – 11:14 pm
SCarolina hires new O-line coach from App St.

South Carolina has hired Appalachian State assistant coach Shawn Elliott to be the Gamecocks new offensive line coach.

Brees rests, Saints routed by Panthers 23-10
January 3, 2010 – 11:13 pm
Brees rests, Saints routed by Panthers 23-10

Drew Brees’ performance as team captain at the midfield coin toss was the closest he came to playing and seemingly the last time his New Orleans Saints had a chance to win in their regular-season finale.

Maryland routs UNC-Greensboro 97-63
January 3, 2010 – 11:12 pm
Maryland routs UNC-Greensboro 97-63

A surprising loss to William & Mary left Maryland in a bit of a funk. A much-needed quick recovery came at the expense of North Carolina-Greensboro.

Tennessee coach Lane Kiffin ‘just getting started’
January 3, 2010 – 11:12 pm
Tennessee coach Lane Kiffin ‘just getting started’

Lane Kiffin’s first season as Tennessee coach didn’t quite end the way he’d like. Still he feels that the Volunteers are on their way to bigger things.