A very important decision
A small story runs elsewhere in today’s issue of The Clinton Chronicle (Page 11), but its significance cannot be overstated. A federal court changed a key provision in how we vote. The United States Supreme Court has changed it back.
From our hard-working friends at the...
Russ Dean: Moral leadership, we need it today.
I've been thinking a lot about leadership lately. What it is. What it is not. What it takes to be a great leader. It reminded me of two stories from my childhood. Both relate to the same Clinton family, which is not a coincidence given the subject...
America Needs Journalists – and America’s Journalists Need Our Support
In a year of fighting a global pandemic, historic protests for racial equality, and the rapidly approaching presidential election, America needs journalists to bring them critical reporting. The events of this year have led to...
The Past Chairmen’s Council of the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce (LCCC) was established in 1995 as a forum and sounding board for past chairpersons of the LCCC to discuss pertinent issues, policies and programs important to the work of the LCCC and, ultimately, important to the...
I know you can’t see me
And you feel as if I am gone forever
But please know mom
That I am always with you
Although my physical body is not here
A part of me lives within you
A part of me will always be with you
I can’t be gone forever
From the woman that carried me for 9 months
Those brisk whips...
Finally. Finally, finally, we played some football.
Yes, we’ve had pre-season and jamborees, but there’s really nothing like that playing it “for real”. COVID-19 stopped it from being played in August - truth be told, we like September even better.
CHS protocols were in place and working well at...
Speak to your neighbor
And dare to say more than just
Will it break your heart
Break your spirit
Break your soul
To dare care more than just a little
Or to even care at all
Has society molded you
To mind your own business so much
That you didn’t even hear
Over the next two years, several hundred acres of land near Early Branch, South Carolina will be transformed into greenhouses for farming. Using recycled rainwater and high-tech climate controls, farming companies will grow tomatoes, leafy greens, berries and other crops safely and sustainably. ...
The COVID-19 pandemic is ravaging the health, social fabric and economies of South Carolina communities.
The virus is having a disproportionate effect on communities of color due to the widening racial gap in health and economic disparities.
Community Development organizations across South...
Rep. Stewart Jones, R-Laurens, will be speaker at Saturday event - Columbia.
“OverWatch USA”, a Christian activist organization promoting the restoration of America’s foundations and “South Carolina – We, the People”, a faith based grassroots coalition of South Carolinians who care about...