Editorial

  A few months ago, the federal debt we have accumulated over the past decades crossed the $22 trillion mark. That’s a record. And it’s surely not going to be the last. According to Congressional Budget Office estimates, annual federal deficits over the next decade — the deficit is the annual...
  In her first try at Miss South Carolina, Morgan Nichols, Miss Clemson from Lexington, will be the newest ambassador worldwide for the Palmetto State. She won the crown Saturday night at The Township in Columbia. Kellan Fenegan, Miss Columbia Teen from Lexington, will carry the Palmetto State’s...
  Kudos to the President George W. Bush Supreme Court for its ruling in The American Legion v. American Humanist Association. As a result, The Peace Cross will remain in place in Bladensburg, Maryland. Development has grown up around it, but the city has installed other war memorials around it, to...
  Kudos to everyone scheduling and working summer events - past, present and future. They fight vacations, heat, apathy and general summertime slow-down to give us active, fun things to do when schools are out. Libraries schedule summer reading and programs. Teen centers try to offer more than “...
EDITORIAL W-PHOTOS: Our county’s forest is being destroyed at an alarming rate, with a response letter to the editor. On Brown Road near Laurens, two large tracts have been clear-cut. Beside the fire station on South Harper St. Extension, a large tract was clear-cut and now is fenced. Now much...
  In a recent statement to a local on-line news source, outgoing Clinton High School Principal Maureen Tiller observed that the latest Red Devil graduates - and the newest CHS Alumni - were the first class to have four full years of “flex” time. In her mind, it made the class more cohesive - it...
  It has been anything but a smooth walk these past few years for the Laurens County Trails Association to realize its goals of fitness and profit from a trails system to compliment that of neighboring Greenville. Just as a reminder, from their website, here’s what the group seeks to accomplish:...
  EDITORIAL: We encourage Laurens County to move with all haste to have EMS service back in Clinton.  The safety of our citizens is of paramount importance to this newspaper. Having Laurens County EMS service for eastern Laurens County anchored in Joanna, instead of Clinton, is unacceptable. There...
  In sports, it’s called a rebuilding year. Clinton High Athletics looks at it as re-loading. Last Tuesday’s 2019 Winter/Spring Sports Awards Ceremony in the Red Devil gym showcased what Clinton High School is losing. Its Athletics Director Dr. Nickie Templeton is leaving to become an assistant...
Kudos to Main St. Clinton and The City of Clinton for staging a very successful Rhythm on the Rails festival. You can usually tell things are going well when the featured performer is getting good feedback – Lee Roy Parnell seemed to be enjoying himself singing and playing for an appreciative crowd...

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