Opinions

South Carolina Sends Emergency Assistance Resources To Texas SC-HART And S.C. Forestry Commission To Respond To Hurricane Harvey   COLUMBIA – Governor Henry McMaster announced today that South Carolina has received a request from Texas for emergency assistance following Hurricane Harvey and that...
BLOOD DONORS ARE URGED TO DONATE BLOOD IN AFTERMATH OF HURRICANE HARVEY   Piedmont, SC – Hurricane Harvey and subsequent flooding in Texas is currently impacting the nation’s blood supply.  The Blood Connection (TBC) is urging eligible donors to make a blood donation as soon as possible and keep...
  Where Do We Stand?   Charleston, SC. Charlottesville, Virginia. Clinton, SC? Yes, it could happen here.   I wanted to stop my article with just the mention of those three communities and the profound statement that such a tragedy could happen in our own community, but the lives that have been...
The City of Clinton clearly dodged a bullet recently when a car - traveling like a bullet - came the wrong way down Musgrove Street and came to rest near the railroad tracks. A slight miscalculation to the right, and we would have lost The Depot. Established by the late Lynn Cooper, The Depot is a...
LETTER: The county's spending problem   The Editor:  This county doesn't have a revenue problem, it has a spending problem. Why would anyone vote for more tax in name of their kids education.  SC has one of the worst education systems in the nation, so in essence a increase in taxes for schools...
  STATE: 32 S.C. Lawmakers Sign Bipartisan Letter Opposing Offshore Drilling   COLUMBIA — A bipartisan group of 15 Republicans and 17 Democrats in the South Carolina General Assembly sent a letter today to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) objecting to efforts to open the Atlantic Coast...
STATE: Gov. Henry McMaster Announces 2017 S.C. Governor's Opioid Summit   COLUMBIA  –  As part of the state’s response to issues related to prescription opioids and heroin in South Carolina, the 2017 S.C. Governor’s Opioid Summit will be held September 6-7 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention...
  STATE: MADD South Carolina Encourages Everyone to Eclipse Drunk Driving on August 21st and Beyond  South Carolina - On Monday, August 21, when South Carolina and other states will witness an amazing and rare total solar eclipse, Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) South Carolina wants to remind...
Laurens County Council faces what could be its most important meeting ever this Tuesday. It needs to pass a budget - there’s no guarantee that’s going to happen - and it needs to mend some fences. The Aug. 22 meeting will be normal in terms of time and place - 5:30 p.m. in the council chambers of...
  I wanted to respond to the  August 8 county council meeting.  First, I want to thank Sheriff Reynolds for his attempt to bring peace and civility to the meeting which could have gotten out of control. Then, I want to thank Councilman Jones for standing up for the citizen who was being  rudely...

Pages

My Clinton News

P.O. Box 180
513 North Broad St.
Clinton, SC 29325
Phone: (864) 833-1900
Fax: (864) 833-1902

 

Sign Up For Breaking News

Stay informed on our latest news!

Manage my subscriptions

Subscribe to My Clinton News Newsletter feed
Comment Here