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  “The road less traveled” is an iconic idiom that has bounced around for decades, but sadly, not enough young people are taking it as they head into adulthood. Paraphrased from a line in the Robert Frost poem, The Road Not Taken, the road less traveled conjures the image of a young person acting...
  Opinion: Democrat-led impeachment trial 'will cause irreparable harm to our country'.     On Dec. 18, 2019, I voted “no” on two articles of impeachment against President Trump. I would have preferred to vote “hell no,” but that wasn’t an option. The Democrats’ decision to push through a partisan...
  We bought the television from Kmart in Taylors in 1988. Long before flat screens, this set included turn knobs and required antenna wrapped around screws. I watched many shows on that set at home. My mother – not one to be abreast of the latest technology – just got rid of this set one month ago...
  The last few decades have been a whirlwind. Globalization has redrawn boundaries we've long lived by and counted on. Technology has transformed everything about how we work, shop, and even socialize. There's turmoil on the political front. At times it's easy to feel a little lost. But here's the...
  The City of Clinton has received bids for the first phase of recreation complex work. This phase is clearing and leveling the land so recreational development can begin. Now What? Well, the winning bid must be awarded by City Council vote, then the contractor can plan for the work to begin. One...
  EDITORIAL -- Putting together the team.   We had a great interview with Joey Meadors recently, and came away with the information for a Jan. 8 news article related to City of Clinton Public Works. It was prompted by reports that Meadors and the city’s economic developer Marvin Moss provided to...
  We had a great late, family Christmas two Saturdays ago at Big Boys in Clinton. My children are kinda scattered so we have to organize a day to get together - even though it was early for three of the four, the breakfast buffet was perfect for the fourth, as she had just gotten off work. Pat and...
Happy New Year! We look back. We look forward. We’re optimistic. At The Chronicle, we begin the year with some design changes. It’s a more modern look and we hope you’ll like it. Sports will move to the B Section front. Spotlight photos will now be photo packages within the A Section. Tommy Kitchen...
A Look Ahead.   It will be the biggest vote in Laurens County’s history. No, not President Trump’s landslide re-election. We are speaking of The Capital Initiative. The 1-Cent Sales Tax Vote on Nov. 3 will be a major issue for Laurens County. Likely, Clinton will seek funds for a Library, possibly...
So, what does this mean, Clinton First?     We are emphasizing Clinton as our theme for this pivotal year - 2020. We, meaning our Clinton community, are poised to undertake projects; but right now we need some successes. For me, that means extending this invitation: Presbyterian College writes a...

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