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Where is the love, sweet love? Where is the love, sweet love?

February is associated Valentine’s Day and, of course, love.

The year for education reform? The year for education reform?

State legislators from all sides in Columbia say 2019 is the year to reform the public education system, calling for higher teacher salaries, fewer standardized tests and the consolidation of smaller, failing school districts and much more.

Clemson to break ground on chapel in May Clemson to break ground on chapel in May

Clemson University is scheduled to break ground in May on a non-denominational chapel. 

‘People made money at the cost of lives’ ‘People made money at the cost of lives’

Oconee opioid lawsuit moving forward slowly

Officials: Proposed education bill a ‘good start’ Officials: Proposed education bill a ‘good start’

Superintendents for Oconee and Pickens counties said there is a lot more reading to do before fully comprehending the education reform bill being proposed in the state legislature.

PICKENS — A Pickens County Detention Center officer has been fired and now faces criminal charges after he allegedly provided drugs, cellphones and tobacco to inmates while working at the jail.

Ruling efforts need to be remembered Ruling efforts need to be remembered

Your Feb. 7 editorial, “Girls rule,” correctly recognizes the efforts Amanda Brock, Janet Hartman and their team have made to secure funding for the Oconee Industry and Technology Park road access and paving project.

2 charged with murder in store clerk’s shooting 2 charged with murder in store clerk’s shooting

TyChristian Ladson, 19, and Quinton Maurice Collins, 28, are both charged with murder and attempted robbery with a deadly weapon, Easley Police detective Brandon Liner announced during a news conference Wednesday afternoon. 

Police: Chase exceeds 100 mph Police: Chase exceeds 100 mph

Richard William Shumsky, of Sugarhill Road, is charged with distribution of methamphetamine, driving under suspension and failure to stop for blue lights after the chase on S.C. Highway 188.

No one injured after train hits car No one injured after train hits car

Two women were uninjured after fleeing a vehicle that was stuck on railroad tracks and hit by a train Wednesday evening in Seneca.

Girls rule Girls rule

In a story on today’s front page, you have the opportunity to read about how Oconee County administrator Amanda Brock and Oconee Economic Alliance director Janet Hartman saved all of us $1.27 million by going the extra mile.

Public performance of ‘Something Very Fishy’ set for Saturday Public performance of ‘Something Very Fishy’ set for Saturday

The public has an opportunity Saturday to see a fun, educational musical with a timely message. 

Helping state teachers never fall behind again Helping state teachers never fall behind again

Editor: I am a newcomer to South Carolina. I came here to be closer to family members.