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Why are we torturing our animals? Laurens County has taken a great step forward in dealing with stray dogs with the opening this month of new kennels at the Animal Control facility near the airport. Former Public Works Director Rob Russian and his staff saw that the animal facility was overrun, and...
So, I’m writing on Wednesday, purposely ahead of the hearing of Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford before the Senate Judiciary Committee, and sadly just after learning there are accusations from other women. I’m writing now because the outcome of tomorrow’s deliberations will have no bearing...
  Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jeff Duncan (SC-03) praised the passage of the Tax Reform 2.0 bill in the House of Representatives: “Our economy has been on fire since the passage of historic tax cuts last year, and it’s just getting started. Americans have been seeing more money in their...
  COLUMBIA – BMW is having problems, and job-killing tariffs are at least in part to blame. CNBC reported that BMW shares fell 5 percent Tuesday after the automaker warned investors its 2018 revenues and profits will likely fall. Why? Well in part, it’s because of “uncertainty stemming from the...
  If you even think about sending us a letter to the editor and putting somebody else’s name on it, stop in your tracks. Do not do that. Under no circumstances will we publish it. We will not be scammed in that way. The recent decision by the Clinton City Council to dissolve the Department of...
  Everyone remembers “the good ol’ days.” We all had some… Where everyone washed clothes in their bathtub, and hung their clothes out to dry on a line. Cars had no power steering or power breaks, and no air conditioning.  Where you did your business in an outhouse in the freezing cold, or blazing...
  We in the news business chronicle instant history. Documentary film makers step back and examine history through the lens of time. Both are valuable so people have a perspective of where we are, and how did we get here. Chris Marshall of Clinton has provided the nation with an valuable example of...
  The editor, Do you think the education of our children is important for their future and for the future of our country?  Do you think that “local” control of our schools is important or should we just let the state decide what's best for our community? Do you think school administration should be...
  Next month I plan to return to chronicling the distinctive excellent programs and opportunities found in each of our six district schools; however, this month it was just too timely not to mention the efforts—most behind the scenes—in preparation for and response to Hurricane Florence. We have...
  Early in life, I heard America described as a melting pot, a place where all nationalities, ethnicities, religions, and trains of thought come together to form America, the Beautiful.  Later in life, our vision of a greater nation described America as a salad bowl of diversity.  With the salad...

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