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  North Carolinians just spent more than a year watching corporations relocate or alter plans for expansion, suffering costly boycotts, and losing countless economic opportunities because we decided it was better to treat some people as an issue rather than as our children, our colleagues, our...
  In a previous article, I mentioned the “yard brooms” which most mill village mama’s had and now I would like to mention something else which I had not thought of in a long time. In fact there are two things that came to my attention since the hot days of July. The first thing and one which I...
  From Hilton Head to Myrtle Beach, our state contains some of the most beautiful and historic places in the country.  From the beaches, sea grasses, wetlands, marshes, and barrier islands along our coast to the incredible wildlife preserved at the ACE Basin National Wildlife refuge, there is no...
  The Trump administration is one step closer to unlocking America's vast offshore energy reserves.  The Department of the Interior recently issued a request for information on a five-year plan for leasing offshore federal areas to oil and gas developers. This is encouraging news, as America's...
  Viable plan must be determined before taking action on VC Summer situation, Speaker says   Columbia – House Speaker Jay Lucas (District 65-Darlington) today announced the formation of the House Utility Ratepayer Protection Committee in response to the abandonment of the VC Summer nuclear facility...
Upstate Fatherhood Coalition Will Host First “Fueling Fathers” Networking Event   Networking Event Aims to Raise Funds for Fatherhood Program Participants   GREENVILLE – Upstate Fatherhood Coalition is hosting its first “Fueling Fathers” networking and fundraising event on Tuesday, August 15 at Up...
  Gov. Henry McMaster Announces “Employ SC” Rapid Response Coalition To Assist VC Summer Workers   COLUMBIA – Governor Henry McMaster today announced the creation of a dynamic, rapid response coalition of public and private organizations called “Employ SC” that will begin holding job fairs to...
  COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is offering the following tips for consumers to get the best sales tax free weekend shopping experience:    -        Review the list of sales tax free items. Visit the Department of Revenue’s website (https://dor.sc.gov/...
  It won’t happen, but wouldn’t it be great if Laurens County life could come to an absolute halt about 2 p.m. on Monday, August 21. That’s the day we lose the sun. Lose it for 2 minutes and 30 seconds anyway. It’s The Great American Eclipse. For people the age of this newspaper’s editor, it is a...
  The editor, I would like to thank The Chronicle for printing  my views about the district 55 school bond  referendum. I think it is necessary to clean up some of the messages that are coming from the school district.   In a recent article, The Clinton Chronicle reported that at a  LCDC meeting Dr...

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