An old cliche' comes to mind, "I can't see the trees for the forest.” Money in politics and corresponding government corruption affects all Americans. Does this money erode our democracy?
It's hard to deny lobbying has become an integral part of political deal-making in our county...
We have to save Samsung!
It was a godsend for our neighbors in Newberry when Samsung announced it would open a new plant at the old Caterpillar facility and employ almost
However, Samsung's competitors are now trying to get government bureaucrats on the International...
I never dreamed in my 83 years that I’d ever see what is happening to our great nation that God has so richly blessed.
Why can’t people take the blinders from their eyes and see what prejudice and hate are doing to our country? Prejudice and hate have no color. It’s the same in all...
No entity such as the Laurens County Economic Development corporation is above oversight in our democratic government! All agencies of government are required to have control and direct policy of influence on the spending of tax payers money. They are not immune to the liabilities of...
It's a natural known fact areas affected by hurricanes/tropical storms will see a huge increase in mosquitoes.
In the Joanna area since Irma they are terrible, I've never seen them so bad in my 59 yrs.
Thus, why wasn't our areas sprayed prior to a case of West Nile Virus being...
I appreciate Mr. Ryan Thorne's comments of his letter to the editor in last Wednesday's paper (Advertiser), regarding Laurens County incompetents (lack of knowledge) of adjoining counties’ EMS systems and what is need to improve our county's response time for emergencies.
We should all be concerned in District Five as taxpayers of Laurens County that we don’t have a representative on the Laurens County Council, and have not had one for the past 5 months or more.
It’s evident that the voters of our District 5, which would include approximately 7,000...
The constituents of Laurens County District 5 are being taxed without representation.
Councilman (Keith) Tollison has been absent nine of the last 10 county council meetings. Councilman Tollison’s employment has pulled him out of state.
Although Councilman Tollison appears sincere in...
I want to thank Sandy T. Cruickshanks for his letter in The Chronicle and his concerns about our recreation parks.
Several years ago, council voted and approved a motion to start an accommodations tax to be used for a recreation complex for our kids and would bring many other teams...
On September 5, the voters of Laurens County School District 55 did two things.
First and foremost, they voted against a proposed $109 million tax increase.
The vote was 77% against the tax increase. The Laurens County Libertarian Party stands with the voters, and opposes all tax...