UPDATE: Officer is cleared of any wrongdoing. Scott Satterfield returns to work Tuesday after an internal investigation finds no evidence to sustain allegations of a racial slur or drunk driving.
Joining hands and declaring that All Lives Matter, a prayer group in Laurens this morning lifted prayers for the men and women in Blue, and families suffering through tragedies.
The dogged determination of an Asheville-base environmental group has led to a petition of 600 names going to Laurens County Council, seeking to block the wood pellet industry.
The prosecutor who secured double murder convictions this month against a Clinton man says he is concerned about the fate of the death penalty in the United States.
A good friend of mine is a retired political science professor. He’s spending his retirement enjoying life in Charleston, traveling and writing a monthly column for this newspaper. Faithful readers will know I’m talking about Dr. David Gillespie.
I can’t help but think – and I haven’t asked him – at times this year he’s regretted not being in the classroom. The politics of 2016 are gold, Jerry, gold. (Seinfeld, if you don’t recognize the reference.)
John Wayne was born in 1907. He died in 1979 at the age of 72. When the Duke died, Dr. Joe Gettys, who was also born in 1907, was still in his prime and would live another 37 years. Dr.
A few random thoughts from a newly-minted beach bum. We just returned from a week’s stay on the South Carolina coast.
We were Mayberry!
One afternoon recently an old Joanna friend of mine since high school days, Paul Mode, called me about a conversation he and several other Joanna folks had.
The Clinton Family YMCA is offering open registration for Flag Football and Cheerleading for three playing divisions until the August 19 deadline.