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  Don’t Sprint, Run the Marathon if you’re going to take away this title   You’re going to have to change a lot more than venue and number of events to make us lose this title. For the 17th consecutive year, Clinton Middle School (and its predecessor Bell Street Middle School) is the South Carolina...
  There is a television show on The Discovery Channel with an intriguing name: Naked and Afraid. I am not making that up. I confess at this moment that I’ve never watched it, so I’m offering you my opinions about something I know very little about. (I’ll pause now while all my faithful readers...
  Dear Sen. Verdin:   On behalf of the newspapers of your district and the S.C. Press Association, I want to thank you for passing the amended version of S. 621. The original version of S-621 is a bill put forth by JEDA in an effort to comply state law with new federal regulations.  While we...
  ADDED SALES TAX: makes it more difficult to shop local   By Stewart Jones Laurens County Council Member, Republican Nominee, House District 14   On March 26th, County Council will vote to send an additional 1% countywide capital improvement sales tax (CPST) to the voters for a referendum vote.  I...
STATE - WALK LIKE MADD --- Saturday   Mothers Against Drunk Driving will host 6th Annual Walk Like MADD Event -- Columbia community says No More Victims   MADD South Carolina is walking to raise awareness of the dangers of drunk and drugged driving.  The chapter will host its 6th annual Walk Like...
  I was privileged to see last Wednesday Elton John’s farewell tour performance in Columbia. Despite the mid-week show and getting home in the wee hours of Thursday (people our age are just too old for that) the Colonial was packed. For a guy over 70 (!). Same held true for last month’s Fleetwood...
  Corner   I find myself – in the autumn of my years – becoming far more introspective than I ever was in the springtime of my youth. I think that’s probably good if I’m wise enough to recognize the truth and to try to make some changes. The way I look back on it, my real life began when I got...
  The editor, As some of you know, plans are underway on a county and city level that may affect the future of the Clinton Public Library.  As the now-retired Clinton branch librarian, who served the Clinton community for 37 years, I am still deeply interested in seeing a permanent, well-designed,...
  The editor, Thank you, thank you Brian Whitmore for your article “Laurens County litter – We are better than this” which appeared in the March 6 Chronicle. It needed to be said exactly like you wrote it. It is so disturbing to see mounds of trash everywhere in Laurens County.   Last year, I wrote...
  The editor: As a pastor, I am grateful for the annual Clinton YMCA Youth Prayer Breakfast and for the gifted speakers who bring the Gospel to young people in our community. I disagree with the Freedom from Religion Foundation that holding an event like this on school property is illegal.  Federal...

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