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Being a first class city is more than providing excellent fire and police protection, clean safe drinking water, reliable electricity, quality sewer service, timely sanitation service and clean streets. A first class city also provides quality recreation facilities and services which I assure you...
The school year may seem to be winding down but not so with many of our athletic and academic teams. The semester has been a very good one for Clinton High. Both the baseball and tennis teams won their regions and will enter playoffs highly seeded and with great expectations. The soccer team,...
In my last two articles, I had mentioned different men and women from the Lydia village who had an influence on my young life. Now I would like to remember some of the wonderful men and women who made my career at the Clinton Post Office enjoyable. The ladies will be mentioned first, and just...
Laurens County Council Chairman Joe Wood has assigned a council committee to study a recommendation by Council Member Diane Anderson of Clinton that the county implement a 1-cent sales tax to fund capital projects. According to state law, the 1-cent capital projects sales and use tax has to be...
Dogged by GOP charges of untrustworthiness and that she has seriously transgressed on Benghazi and that private email account. Roundly criticized by her Democratic challenger for her close links to corporate power as indicated by her $250,000 speeches to Goldman Sachs. Ex-First Lady, former Senator...
This past weekend, the state in general and Newberry County in particular lost a vibrant and truly virtuous citizen—Mr. Bennie Bennett, superintendent of Newberry County Schools. He was tragically killed in an automobile accident early Saturday evening. Rather than focus on the tragic loss of such...
On most Sunday mornings you will find Carter and I at the Waffle House with my dad for breakfast. Mind you, he eats breakfast out every day of the week; six of the seven days with his brother Sam. But on Sundays, he eats with us. This has become “one of our traditions” for at least 12 years. If...
In my college days, the music group TRUTH popularized a song called Living Life Upside Down. The lyrics warned, What if we’ve fallen to the bottom of a well thinking we’ve risen to the top of a mountain? America has been on moral free-fall for several decades. In the Old Testament, one prophet...
“Public safety works in Clinton.” That was Clinton City Manager Frank Stovall’s assessment the morning after a particularly gruesome two-car accident in Clinton. The investigation by the MAIT (Multi-disciplinary Accident Investigation Team) of the SC Highway Patrol isn’t completed and no charges...
Iconic landmark. Neville Hall, the iconic building on the PC campus, will undergo a facelift and expansion beginning in May. The college has announced more than $8 million of the $11.8 million to renovate and expand Neville has been raised through alumni and friends of the college. A video about Neville Renewed is on the PC Facebook page. - File photo
Spring has sprung in Clinton and at PC. If you haven’t been on campus lately, take some time to take a walk on the West Plaza. The campus looks the best it has in years! As you can imagine, April is a very busy month at PC. This past Saturday we welcomed to campus approximately 205 accepted...

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