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  It is a huge understatement to say about Clinton and Hurricane Irma, “We dodged a bullet.” Except for an unfortunate, house-wrecking tree-crash on Calvert Avenue, there was no major damage to the city as Irma transitioned from a hurricane to a tropical storm. Our brave utility crews patched our...
  The Editor: According to the American Society of Addiction Medicine, the leading cause of accidental death in 2015 was drug overdose. The life toll from the drug epidemic has been consistently growing over the past couple of years with opiate addiction and overdose being one of the lead causes....
  Since violence erupted in Charlottesville last month over the proposed removal of a statute of General Robert E. Lee there has been an increase in vigorous debate over Confederate monuments.  Senator Greg Gregory (R-Lancaster) and Senator Darrell Jackson (D-Richland) will hold a press conference...
COMMENTARY: We are so mad we could spit. This is bad. This is really, really bad. This is pure-T bad. It's being cleaned up, so there won't be any criminal charges. But this is bad, this is the pure definition of malfeasance in office. In what will have to pass as fairness, the argument could be, "...
  Program Growth “Good For Our State, Our Nation And America’s Allies”   COLUMBIA – South Carolina Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Ted Pitts today urged members of South Carolina’s congressional delegation to support the growth of Lockheed Martin’s F-35 program for the good of the state, the...
  August. Who said there’s nothing to do in Clinton? We started the month of August off with National Night Out in Lydia Park on August 1st.  This is a great event to show community and law enforcement collaboration. It focuses on connecting our youth and their families with our law enforcement...
  The editor: Curt Childress and Jay Weisner would like to thank the editor of The Clinton Chronicle for allowing the publication of all the corrections to the erroneous information Dr. Peters, his trusted followers, and the majority of the school board constantly and profusely poured forth to the...
  Congressman Jeff Duncan’s SHARE Act Advances Through Natural Resources Committee   Washington, DC - After the House Committee on Natural Resources advanced H.R. 3668 to the House floor today, Congressman Jeff Duncan released the following statement: “Today, the House Committee on Natural...
  STATE: Proactive Steps to Take in Wake of Massive Equifax Security Breach   COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is encouraging consumers to demonstrate extreme vigilance regarding their personal identifying information in the wake of Equifax breach affecting half...
  If you make no other donation this year - and we certainly hope that you will, based on you ability to do so - please consider making this donation. The Dolly Parton Imagination Library in Laurens County needs your help. The Imagination Library has mailed 230,000 books, and each month, mails 1,...

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