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American Legion assists local charities
January 13, 2010 – 11:00 pm
American Legion assists local charities

Commander Carlton Patterson, left, of the Charles McGee Byrd Post 120 American Legion in Seneca, presents Jerry Crane of Bethesda Ministries of Seneca with a check for $815.

Marriage license, 1-14
January 13, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Marriage license, 1-14

Davy James Clifton to Kaylyn Michelle Hopkins, both of Jonesville, Va.

Patrick Moynihan: Formed, not just schooled
January 13, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Patrick Moynihan: Formed, not just schooled

Mark Twain claimed, “I never let my schooling interfere with my education.” Robert Green Ingersoll likewise proffered, “It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.”

Retirement is a growth industry
January 13, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Retirement is a growth industry

Editor,
The Journal’s front page on Dec. 19 carried two stories, which show the difference between private economic development and public economic development.

Information sought on Confederate soldiers
January 13, 2010 – 7:06 am
Information sought on Confederate soldiers

Editor:
I would like to inform your readers about a project I am undertaking to document the men from your area who served from 1861-1865 in the 20th South Carolina Infantry regiment of the Confederate Army.

Chellis is on right track
January 13, 2010 – 7:04 am
Chellis is on right track

If Converse were king, life in South Carolina might not be so bad.
But since we don’t live in a monarchy, State Treasurer Converse Chellis can’t just have it his way. To make his dream of fiscal responsibility a reality, he needs to have friends in the General Assembly, to say nothing of a good working relationship with the governor

Eugene Robinson: A truth, crudely put
January 13, 2010 – 7:03 am
Eugene Robinson: A truth, crudely put

Skin color among African-Americans is not to be discussed in polite company, so Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s newly disclosed remark about President Obama — that voters are more comfortable with him because he’s light-skinned — offended decorum. But it was surely true.

Big, beautiful bodied women fight for acceptance
January 13, 2010 – 5:00 am
Big, beautiful bodied women fight for acceptance

She’s big, beautiful and proud.

Fast start lifts Lions over Seneca
January 12, 2010 – 11:15 pm
Fast start lifts Lions over Seneca

Seneca High School boys’ basketball coach Kevin Padgett saw it coming, but couldn’t do anything to slow the Daniel freight train in the opening quarter of their Tuesday night matchup.

Tigers not lacking motivation to beat UNC
January 12, 2010 – 11:15 pm
Tigers not lacking motivation to beat UNC

Given their storied history, tradition and current status as defending national champs, the North Carolina Tar Heels are certainly accustomed to playing with a proverbial bull’s eye on their collective back.