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A new County Administrator and a new Sheriff are bringing multiple changes to the inner workings of Laurens County government as the year 2016 comes to a conclusion, and a challenging 2017 looms on the horizon. Jon Caime was named Laurens County Administrator in March, and began in office in May....
  Remember Christ this Season   Everybody is rushing this time of year.  Last week, our family’s schedule was packed with doctor’s visits, basketball games, Christmas-parade preparations, and service projects at church – not to mention the normal routines of life.  Whew!  I’m sure you can relate....
  The Reluctant Christmas Poet   As you read this article, students and teachers will be off enjoying their first full day of vacation. It seems mere hours when I wrote about the start of the school year and now we approach the halfway point in the year. The rest, relaxation, and mirth are well-...
  When Will We Open Our Gifts (Hope, Peace, Joy, and Love)   During this time of year, Christmas is on the hearts and minds of many.  There is a certain excitement that shines through eyes of both child and adult.  Some are excited about reconnected with family and friends, while others are just...
Nature's Calling!, by Bob Bryant   If you want peace on earth, take care of creation.   This Christmas, like shepherds long ago watching over their flock by night, many people all over the Upstate, across this country, and around the world are faithfully taking care of some portion of God’s good...
  President’s December News Column – Gratitude and Service   The holiday season may mean a frenzy of activity in your home as you prepare for celebrations with family and friends. December at PC typically means that the campus quiets down just a little bit. It comes with the end of the fall...
  This time of the year is my favorite, especially with Christmas just a few weeks away. All of the towns and cities are having their parades and all of the stores are decorated with their pretty things. As a youngster at the Lydia Village, I was always excited when our Lib McLendon and some of the...
    Recently I found myself discussing politics with some associates and colleagues. A member of the group eventually asked all of us to categorize our views politically. I was excited when it became my time to speak as I proudly stated, I can be categorized as a “progressive”. By definition, the...
Jon Caime had no sooner unpacked his briefcase in the new Laurens County’s administrator’s office when County Council told him to take a look at the way the county does business. There were to be no sacred cows. We imagine Caime is going to soon wonder just what he did to make his new bosses angry...
Whatever else our recent election means about the state of our nation, it has revealed the depth of our disunity. The disharmony within the body politic is almost as stunning as Trump’s unconventional success. Unless the depth of their vision is limited by an uncompromising partisanship, even...

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