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  The Editor, This election will be over after the primary voting for the contested county council seats.  You, the voters, have less than two months to meet and determine who has your best interest at heart. Their agenda should be to improve you and your families quality of life. They should be...
  I try not to give advice. In our divided world most people only take the time to listen to those with whom they already agree, so I try not to give advice. Most people won't listen anyway. But let me give you some advice. I hope you will listen. I have spent 22 years of my life in formal...
School District's 56, Clinton, and District 55, Laurens, will receive $29,856 each to operate summer reading camps. The announcement was made today by the SC Department of Education. The announcement said 24 districts will receive a total of $700,000. The District 56 Summer Reading Community...
  IRS, Security Summit Partners warn of new twist on phone scam; crooks direct taxpayers to IRS.gov to “verify” calls   WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service today warned of a new twist on an old phone scam as criminals use telephone numbers that mimic IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers (TACs) to...
It is difficult for us to believe that, for lo these many years, the City of Clinton has conducted special events without a Special Events Ordinance. The city has had many fine, detail-oriented city managers, and not one of them has ever said to the city council, “This city needs a good Special...
I sure would hate to be a sleep walker in the Grand Canyon. One misstep and you surf the wild Colorado the hard way. My wife and I, along with six other intrepid from Laurens County, recently spent a week, roaming the scenic National Parks of northern Arizona and southern Utah. The people were...
I recently spoke to a group of elementary school students who were learning about the three branches of government.  Boy, these kids were smart!  Executive Branch, Legislative Branch, Judicial Branch… these kids knew all three.  I enjoyed our conversation so much I decided to devote this next...
The Editor, To make more than 20,000 high school girls politically aware of the ballet box and the importance of self-government is no small task, but is one that the American Legion Auxiliary has undertaken for more than 70 years. Our Palmetto Girls State is sponsored by American Legion Auxiliary...
Guest Opinion Tariffs threaten newspapers’ future. There are two things you need to know about newspapers. Newspapers are important to community life and democracy. Always have been. We at the National Newspaper Association think it is important for all sorts of newspapers to survive for the sake...
We are not really, entirely sure why, but there is indisputable photo evidence that a train-load of tanks rolled through Clinton last Wednesday. We figure they are on their way to the United States war against Syria. They almost were not seen, since they were all camo tanks. They rolled on flat-bed...

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