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  I cover this town. I’m interested in things that happen in Laurens, sure. I cover the Laurens County Council because, supposedly, it’s for all the county. Although, the county hasn’t helped us in Clinton hardly at all. We have spec buildings — they’re ours. We have a rec complex coming — it’s...
  This article catches up with my previous series focusing on each of District 56’s schools. We have covered MS Bailey, Clinton Elementary, Eastside Elementary, and Joanna-Woodson Elementary in previous articles. This month, we look closely at Clinton Middle School. Truth be told, I have not yet...
  The editor, I want to thank The Clinton Chronicle for allowing me to announce that the Laurens County Republican Party will be holding a candidate forum, open to the public, on Monday, February 4,  from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Laurens YMCA.   All four candidates running for the Republican...
  EDITORIAL - Recreation Ideas   We have got to have a water park. The City of Clinton’s new recreation complex is a blank slate. Some writing was done to that slate yesterday (Jan. 22), as residents were invited to a brainstorming meeting on the Hwy 56 site (details will be in the Jan. 30...
  What MLK Knew - The Solution is Us.    Gov. John Kasich For The Boston Globe   For most of us, January is a time to toss aside our old habits, adopt a renewed sense of purpose, and resolve to do better in the 12 months ahead. Sadly, that hasn’t been the case in Washington, where politicians rang...
  COLUMBIA – Governor Henry McMaster today announced that Major General R. Van McCarty will be South Carolina’s next Adjutant General. Maj. Gen. McCarty will become the first Adjutant General appointed by a governor since the constitutional amendment giving him that authority was approved by South...
  Duncan Files Pro-Life Legislation Ahead of the March for Life   Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jeff Duncan (SC-03-Laurens) filed legislation, the Ultrasound Informed Consent Act, to continue standing up for the sanctity of life. He was the main sponsor of the same legislation in the 114th...
  It’s good to see that an independent commission is drawing lines for redistricting state house and senate seats in South Carolina. This is real election reform, as opposed to the “reform” of letting people vote by showing their driver’s license. What’s the point of having a voter registration...
  Fewer and fewer employers are offering health benefits.  In 2001, 68 percent of firms sponsored health plans. Last year, that share dropped to 53 percent.   Part of the problem is that insurance premiums have soared, pricing many employers out of the market. For businesses with fewer than 200...
  COLUMBIA – Governor Henry McMaster today announced the FY 2019-20 Executive Budget – a fiscally responsible budget that invests heavily in K-12 education, returns $200 million of surplus funds back to the taxpayers who earned it, and proposes a path toward freezing tuition at South Carolina’s...

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