You’re about to read some good things about President Donald J. Trump in a newspaper.
I’ll refer to our President as President Trump in this column, not just Trump. It’s disrespectful to the office to just use a leader’s last name.
I’ll have to lead with a disclaimer....
Remember as a kid that thrill you got when you found an Easter egg.
I’ve got that feeling again.
My family and I are now geocachers.
Geocaching (noun, jee•ow•ka•shuhng): the recreation activity of hunting for and finding hidden objects by means of GPS coordinates posted on a website.
"I'm proud as anyone
That's where I come from.”
- Mac McAnally (Back Where I Come From)
Community used to grow up around a mill. Now it’s anywhere Dollar General locates.
I grew up in a small town (population 665), just 17 miles from Clinton — Enoree, South Carolina. Yes, it has a Dollar...
Pass on what you have learned. Strength. Mastery. But weakness, folly, failure also. Yes, failure most of all. The greatest teacher, failure is. Luke, we are what they grow beyond.
– Yoda, Star Wars VIII – The Last Jedi (2017)
The preacher talked about failure recently, referencing...
Laurens County is trashy.
Yes, I said it. Don’t act offended. You know it’s true.
I hate that it is trashy. I take pride in where I live.
Unfortunately, others don’t.
Most every road and street is trashed.
WLBG 860AM Laurens had a Facebook post in February asking, “What is the most littered road or...
Build the wall.
Yes. I said it — that taboo phrase that conservatives can’t say without being ripped on social media and called a racist.
I lock my doors every night. It’s not because I hate the people on the outside, it’s because I love the people on the inside of my home more than I love the...
Now is the time for New Year’s Resolutions.
Nobody ever wants to gain weight and be broke. Now those are resolutions I can keep.
Losing weight, saving money, making new friends, finding a new job or hobby, finding love and travel are on every list, according to Offers.com — they surveyed 1,000...
EDITORIAL: A Christmas Message
Prince of Peace
“For a child is born to us, a son is given to us. The government will rest on his shoulders. And he will be called: Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” – Isaiah 9:6
Prince of Peace.
Peace. Noun. 1. Freedom...
2018: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
2018 was my first year as publisher of The Clinton Chronicle. That’s been a blessing and I count it a privilege to serve this wonderful community.
This Christmas some newsmakers will be rewarded by Santa and others will get coal. As a year in review, lets look...
On Sunday night, my father was smiling from Heaven.
For the first time in 14 years, a driver piloting a Ford was champion of NASCAR.
Harvey Whitmore loved NASCAR racing. It was a Sunday tradition at my house. And he passed that love to me. A lot of times we would start a race, fall asleep and...