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When the Class of 2017 walked out of the Clinton High School gymnasium last Wednesday night, they were freshly-recognized high school graduates who had garnered a total of almost 100 scholarships and awards considered worthy enough to be listed in the graduation program. In consideration of...
It’s hard to imagine exactly where we are today as a people. The level to which our discourse has fallen is so low, our perceptions of reality, Left and Right, are so disparate it is hard to imagine how we got here. One of our old debates is whether art imitates life or life imitates art. Do...
No matter how many times I watch it or how many years pass, “The Andy Griffith Show” continues to be an ongoing source of entertainment for me. Given that the show continues to be shown in reruns on televisions across America almost 60 years after it first aired, lots of folks apparently agree. I...
I’ve been asked from time to time, what’s your deal? Where did you grow up? How did you get to where you are today? How in the world did you end up in Clinton? These are but a few of the questions I get throughout the community in my day-to-day work. Unlike most of today’s youth, I grew up in the...
Many people who have read this paper will take notice that there is one thing on city council’s mind right now: the budget. Every year, the city crafts a budget by which the City of Clinton will operate for the next fiscal year. Utilities, Administration, and Public Safety, amongst many other...
  Clinton High School has a history of quality – some would say outstanding -- coaching in all sports. When you think of Red Devil coaches, the name Keith Richardson immediately comes to mind with 200+ wins and six state championships. We would submit and advance the argument that Clovis Simmons’...
#ShoutOut    If you follow the city on any of our social media outlets you have probably noticed a few shout out hashtags.   We have a lot to be proud of here in Clinton and when something great happens or someone does something excellent we want to acknowledge it.   Lots of individuals, businesses...
  Trails Await in Laurens County for National Trails Day   From coast to coast, and here in Laurens County, Americans will be celebrating National Trails Day this Saturday, June 3rd, by exercising their birthright to travel freely under their own muscle power—hiking, biking, and paddling. National...
The editor: My wife and I live in Charleston, but for 27 years Clinton was our home. We still love the town and have many dear and cherished friends there. We have long thought of The Clinton Chronicle as one of Clinton's most precious treasures. Judi and I have been subscribers over many long...
It is the graduation season. High school graduates are either preparing to go off to college, enter the workforce, or continue their search for their respective purposes in life. College graduates are preparing to execute the knowledge embodied in their degrees or to try to secure employment to...

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